Located just north of Cairns, Australia is a highly visited diving destination– Lizard Island. Located in the middle of the largest reef system in the world, the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island diving trips allow you to explore one of the seven natural wonders of the world. This continental island located in the Northern region of the Great Barrier Reef is a perfect destination for scuba diving enthusiasts seeking adventure in the beautiful fringing reefs. Whether you’re an experienced diver or a beginner, Lizard Island diving trips are tailored to your experience level.
Lizard Island dive spots allow you to explore the inner and outer reef, whether you’re looking to scuba dive or snorkel. The pristine water is ideal for viewing the tropical marine life that call the water’s of Lizard Island home. Plus, there’s an abundance of life on the white sandy beaches of the island as well.
This renowned diving destination allows you to explore unforgettable dive sites, such as Cod Hole, well known for it’s large potato cod. When you dive the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll see a diverse variety of marine life and hundreds of species of coral. You’ll also get to swim with sea turtles, thousands of fish and giant clams. Lizard Island diving provides you with the best scuba diving and snorkeling excursions in the world.
Although the island isn’t very accessible, it’s well worth the trip to experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. There’s a number of diving trips available, including full day, night diving and half day trips. There’s even diving trips for beginners to explore the beauty of Lizard Island.
If you don’t want to dive into the water, you can still explore Lizard Island and see the remarkable marine life by taking boat rides. Even from the 24 white sandy beaches, you’ll come in contact with a variety of birds, amphibians and many more creatures that find refuge on the island. There’s even a lagoon to explore along with the secluded beaches.
When on a Lizard Island dive trip, you’ll have the experience of a lifetime as you’ll see rare and mysterious marine life into their natural habitat. You may even be able to pet a potato cod as they’ve become quite tame over the years. You won’t find the beauty Lizard Island possesses anywhere else in the world.