Wave Break Island Snorkeling

The 39th most popular snorkel dive spot in Queensland.

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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 Reef.


Local Contact(s):  Marina Mirage +61 7 5555 6400; Gold Coast Tourism +61 7 5536 4709; Gold Coast Dive Centre +61 7 5526 7722.

Recommended Book:  "Great Barrier Reef" from Lonely Planet

Best Season:  Aug - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Broadwater Tourist Park; Fingal Holiday Park (07) 5524 2208

Luxury Loding:  Sheraton Mirage Resort; Palazzo Versace Gold Coast

Reference Source:  click here http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/gold-coast-beaches-154.html

Article Source:   Best Wave Break Island Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=25286

GPS:  -27.931581, 153.41646

Date Published:  1/21/2018

ID:  25286

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