Sunreef is a 5 Star Accredited PADI Scuba Diving School offering scuba diving lessons to the inexperienced and experienced diver. Experience the thrill of wreck diving on the HMAS Brisbane. Experience the ultimate diving holidays and vacations with Sunreef.
Thriving marine life, pleasant year round diving conditions and ease of access have quickly made former guided missile destroyer, the HMAS Brisbane, one of Australia’s most talked about dive sites. Sunreef Scuba Diving Services runs morning, afternoon and night dives and can supply all gear. Join the growing number of divers from around Queensland, elsewhere in Australia and overseas who can say “I’ve dived the Brisbane”. Keep up with our diving activities and fresh images on www.facebook.com/sunreef and www.youtube.com/sunreefdive.
Each dive trip includes a double dive aboard our comfortable, purpose built dive boat 2EZY. We generally depart approx.. 8am for morning trips and/or noon for afternoon dives. To comply with EPA guidelines your very first dive on the HMAS Brisbane will be a guided orientation dive. For any subsequent dives, divers with the appropriate qualifications or skill levels are permitted to conduct penetration dives within training organizations standards and the Q.W.H & S. diving code of practice. Morning tea is provided on board between dives and light refreshments are provided upon your return to the dive shop.
Dive depth: 14m (bow) – 18m (main deck at stern) and 28m (rudders)
Av. water temp: 170C (winter) – 280 C (summer). The dive site is in open sea conditions, so advice should be sought if sea sickness is a concern.
Expect to see: Schools of kingfish, trevally and batfish, red emperor, Eagle & bull rays, leopard sharks, octopus, anemones and their resident nemos, hundreds of feather stars, crayfish, a number of huge Queensland Grouper, Guitar Sharks and much more!
Dive Boat: Our dive boat is a 37ft Kevlacat with twin 4 stoke mercury outboards. It is very comfortable, gives a fast smooth ride and is quiet and fume free. It has very easy access to and from the water with 3 entry points and 3 ladders. It is equipped with a toilet on board.
When: Any day that demand and weather will allow. Book at least a week in advance, if possible. To secure your place we ask for payment of the charter ($145) to confirm your booking. Any gear needed for hire can be sorted and paid for on the day. We ask that you please CALL US for a weather check the day prior to your dive (between. 4-5pm). At this point we confirm weather conditions and start time. If the dive is cancelled, we then refund any monies paid in full or transfer payment to another date, if you prefer.
Who: All current diver certification levels are able to dive. Refresher courses are available to those who haven’t been diving in a while. Please phone for details.