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S.S. Yongala Wreck Dive Day Trip from Townsville and Magnetic Island

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Overview

-07:00 check in at Townsville Breakwater Marina

-07:20 boat departure to the S.S.Yongala dive site (quick stop at Magnetic Island ferry terminal to pick up other participants)

-Morning tea is served and safety briefing

-10:00 Arrive at S.S.Yongala, 1st dive

-12:00 Lunch

-13:00 2nd Dive

-14.00 travel back to Townsville (afternoon tea is served and stop at Magnetic island ferry terminal to drop off participants)

-between 4 and 4.30 p.m. arrival back to Townsville

Itinerary is subject to change without notice

Price: $ 289

What’s included:

-pick up, drop off from Magnetic island ferry terminal

– 2 dives at S.S. Yongala wreck

– tanks and weight

– morning tea (tea, coffee and cordial available all day), lunch and afternoon tea

– Detailed dive briefing

– $ 25 Taxes and Mooring fees

Optional extras:

– $ 40 dive gear hire

– $ 10 guided dive (mandatory with less than 15 logged dives)

– $ 25 Adventure dives (advanced deep dive training)

What to bring: dive certification, log book, camera, swimmers, towel.

Prices are subject to change from April 2019

S.S. Yongala day trip departure from Townsville Breakwater Marina every Wednesday and Saturday, weather permitting.

Departure time: 7 a.m.

Return time: between 4 and 4.30 p.m.

Pick up and drop off from Magnetic Island ferry terminal included

Dive the S.S. Yongala! One of the Top 10 Dive in the World!

Max. 21 Guests 

History: the S.S. Yongala sank in 1911 during a cyclone, with the loss of all 121 lives on board. The Wreck is a national historic site that lies within the beautiful Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, near Townsville. Due to its remote location, the wreck was not dived until 1958, remaining mostly untouched and allowing it to become a magnificent artificial reef. 

Marine life: the artifacts, marine life and variety of corals that cover the wreck are spectacular. The wreck begins 14m below the surface and sits on a sandy bottom at 28m. Often seen are giant gropers, eagle rays, sea snake, turtles, giant trevally, maori wrasse, bull sharks and thousands of tropical fish. The occasional whale shark, mantra ray and in the cooler months, humpback whales, making it a dive you’ll never forget.

Vessel: Adrenalin is a 14 metre monohull boat, with easy access to the water, shady main deck and sundeck.

Requirements:

Minimum experience required: Open Water Scuba Diver ( min.6 logged dive)

All divers with less than 15 logged dives must be accompanied by one of the dive staff on Guided Dives

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