Palm Beach Reef

Location: Gold Coast
State: QLD
Diver Qualification: Open Water
Average Depth: 17mtrs
Max Depth: 22mtrs
Average Visibility: 15mtrs
Access Type: BOAT
Directions: This large reef begins approximately 800 to 1000metres from shore at Palm Beach on the Gold Coast.
Description: A relatively large reef with an abundance of marine life. Wobbegongs, leopard sharks in summer, sting rays and the odd bronze whaler or hammerhead are seen at this site. Blue wrasse, parrotfish, painted wrasse and a variety of reef fish, with large schools the norm.

There are rocky outcrops on some sections of the reef, with several rising nearly to the surface, and several large bommies with a variety of soft corals and sponges. An interesting and enjoyable dive when ocean conditions are good.