S.S. Yongala Shipwreck Dive

S.S. Yongala is located within the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in Queensland,  Australia. S.S. Yongala sank in 1911 during a tropical cyclone. With the loss of all aboard, having created one of  Australia’s most intriguing maritime mysteries.

This is 1 of the Top 10 dive sites in the world & by some considered to be the BEST.

Undiscovered for almost 50 years. Yongala wreck has become a coral-encrusted structure. Home to an amazing array of Marine Life.  You will see huge schools of barracudas, big Queensland Groper, giant trevallies, sea snakes, huge moray eels and manta rays, various species of sharks including the rare bull shark are only just a few.

S.S. Yongala lies on a 33-metre deep sandy bottom. The top of the wreck is around 15 metres deep. Visibility ranges from 10 – 15 metres depending on the tide.

With a strong current, this dive site is better for experienced divers.

Dive Into The History

Even after 100 years in the water, it’s still in very good condition. You can still see the masts and even the toilets.  Yongala is now protected and penetration inside the actual shipwreck is forbidden to avoid any corrosion due to the air bubbles.

The S.S. Yongala wreck is classed as an intermediate dive site, meaning it can be subject to changing conditions eg. wave height and currents.

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