Cochrane Reef Snorkeling

The 33rd most popular snorkel dive spot in Queensland.

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East of Bundaberg in the Coral Sea, the snorkelling at Cochrane Artificial Reef offers numerous aircraft, wrecks and tanks to check out. Within the Woongarra Marine Park, the Cochrane Artificial Reef spans a rectangle of 800m by 400m. The wrecks are covered with hard and soft corals, along with sponges and sea fans. It is a boat-accessed snorkeling dive site located about 2.75 miles off the coast from Bundaberg. There are regular charter boat tours out to the dive site.

Overall, Cochrane Reef is the 33rd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 43 snorkeling dives in Queensland. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Cochrane Reef including Bargara Beach, Hoffmans Rocks and Barolin Rocks.


Local Contact(s):  Bundaberg Information Centre +61 7 4153 8888

Recommended Book:  "Great Barrier Reef" from Lonely Planet

Best Season:  Jun - Oct

Base Camp:  Bargara Beach Caravan Park

Luxury Loding:  Coral Cove Resort, Bundaberg

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Cochrane Reef Snorkeling Review

GPS:  -24.90558, 152.531635

Date Published:  1/3/2012

Date Updated:  8/5/2016

ID:  24713

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