Wave Break Island Snorkeling
The 39th most popular snorkel dive spot in Queensland.
Sunday 21 January 2018 07:01 GMT
On the northern end of the Gold Coast, the snorkelling off Wave Break Island is always good. This island is protected by the barrier islands from the surf and provides good snorkeling for beginners and families. While snorkeling the Gold Coast Wave Break Island, you may encounter up to 50 different species of reef fish in waters from shallows down to 10m. The best time of day is at high-tide and early in the morning.
The only challenge is that it is boat-accessed only. For the best water clarity, try snorkeling at Wave Break Island from September thru November.
Ther eare two local charter snorkel boat tours that head out to Wave Break Island. Both boat companies use Marina Mirage.
Overall, Wave Break Island is the 39th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 43 snorkeling dives in Queensland. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Wave Break Island including Cook Island Aquatic Reserve, Gold Coast Seaway, Kirra Reef, Spiral Beach, Palm Beach Reef and Narrowneck Artificial ReefMermaid Beach.