Best Haslewood Island Snorkeling

The 19th most popular snorkel dive spot in Queensland.

  Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia


  July 18, 2016

Southeast of Cairns and east of Whitsunday Island, the snorkelling at Haslewood Island is well known for its crystal clear waters and fringing coral reef. The best snorkeling on Haslewood Island is at Chalkies Beach on the western coast. It is across the bay from Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island.

Overall, Haslewood Island is the 19th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 43 snorkeling dives in Queensland. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Haslewood Island including Norman Reef, Heron Island, Hamilton Island, Lady Elliot Island, Agincourt Reef and Langford Reef.

Local Contacts:  Great Barrier Reef Marine Park + 61 7 4750 0700; Pro Dive Cairns +61 7 4031 5255.

Best Season:  Oct-Nov

Base Camp:  Base Airlie Beach Resort Hostel; Warrain Beach House, Shute Harbour

Luxury Loding:  Coral Sea Resort, Airlie Beach

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  -20.28542, 149.070038

Date Published:  1/3/2012

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  24700

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