About Cairns - Dive Directory
Dive Directory specialises in Australian Dive Holiday Packages out of Cairns.
If you are a certified diver or a snorkeller Great Barrier Reef Cairns, Australia has some of the best Ocean life in the world. If you have never dived before, Cairns, Tropical North Queensland offers some of the best places in the world to learn to dive. If you don’t have time to do a full blown learn to dive course, you may wish to try an introductory dive or two on a day trip.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is located on the east coast of Australia where you can snorkel with giant Napoleon Wrasse on a day trip or dive with Giant Potato Cod on a liveaboard Scuba Diving and Snorkel expedition. Liveaboard trips are available from 2 days in duration to 11 days!!
Cairns and Far North Queensland is the gateway to the best of the Great Barrier Reef and is our specialty. Dive Directory is your one stop tour and travel centre for your holiday in Australia. We specialise in Scuba Dive Travel and all of our staff are avid scuba divers. We pride ourselves in the products we recommend and wish you a holiday of a lifetime.
We have trips on offer to suit all age groups, experience levels and budgets. Our resident PADI Master Instructor can offer unbiased advice to further your diving education, be it from learn to dive courses right through to dive instructor courses.
One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems, coral cays and literally hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with some of the worlds most beautiful sun-soaked golden beaches.
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world, viewing it from a greater distance, you can understand why. It is larger than the Great Wall of China and the only living thing on earth visible from space.
The Great Barrier Reef includes over 3000 reefs, around 940 islands and cays, and stretches 2,300 kms along the Queensland coastline. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is 345,000 km2, that’s larger than the entire area of the UK and Ireland combined!
The reef is immensely diverse with 1,500 species of fish, 359 types of hard coral, one third of the world’s soft corals, six of the worlds seven species of threatened marine turtle and more than 30 species of marine mammals including vulnerable dugongs.
Adding to that stunning marine life are 5,000 to 8,000 molluscs and thousands of different sponges, worms, crustaceans, 800 species of echinoderms (starfish, sea urchins) and 215 bird species, 29 are seabirds.
All trips within this web site are chosen for their quality and value for money.
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