Best Frankland Islands Snorkeling

The 25th most popular snorkel dive spot in Queensland.

  Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia


  October 9, 2016

Southeast off the coast of Cairns, the snorkelling off Frankland Islands is well known for lush coral formations of both staghorn coral and brain coral. The water visibility can range dramatically from 3m to 25m.

Overall, Frankland Islands is the 25th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 43 snorkeling dives in Queensland. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Frankland Islands 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; Diving Cairns Reef Tours +61-7-4041-7535.

Best Season:  Jun - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  -17.211126, 146.078751

Date Published:  12/31/2011

Date Updated:  10/9/2016

ID:  24718

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