Wheeler Reef Snorkeling

The 34th most popular snorkel dive spot in Queensland.

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Southeast of Cairns and east offshore of Townsville, the snorkelling at Wheeler Reef is well-known for its pristine coral formations. This is a boat-accessed snorkeling dive site.

Overall, Wheeler Reef is the 34th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 43 snorkeling dives in Queensland. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Wheeler Reef including Norman Reef, Heron Island, Hamilton Island, Lady Elliot Island, Agincourt Reef and Langford ReefBait Reef.

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Local Contact(s):  Great Barrier Reef Marine Park + 61 7 4750 0700; Pro Dive Cairns +61 7 4031 5255.

Recommended Book:  "Great Barrier Reef" from Lonely Planet

Recommended Map:  "TOPO Australia" from Garmin

Best Season:  Oct-Nov

GPS:  -18.797085, 147.526401

Date Published:  1/30/2012

Date Updated:  7/19/2016

ID:  24733

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