North of Sydney near Coffs Harbour, the snorkeling in the Solitary Islands Marina Park is known for its diverse reef fish and hard coral species. Overall, there are 90 types of hard corals and over 500 species of reef fish.
Located north of Sydney and south of Brisbane, the Solitary Islands Marina Park protects 75km of coastline and islands from Coffs Harbour heading northward to Plover Island. While snorkeling the various coves and islets, you may encounter anemone fish, sea turtles or even grey nurse sharks.
To reach the snorkeling in the Solitary Islands by air, the best is to fly into Sydney, which is serviced by both international and domestic airlines.
Overall, Solitary Islands Marine Park is the 3rd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 6 snorkeling dives in New South Wales.