MACKEREL BAY

Australie, Queensland

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Mackerel Bay, off the coast of Hook Island, is a shallow dive site where besides diving, snorkel and freediving is possible. The calm clear water will give you plenty of options, including practice diving and underwater photography. Take the most beautiful shots in the crystal clear water of this amazing reef. Mackerel Bay is home to many medium-sized species, including of course mackerel.

Particulars

Mackerel Bay can be reached by boat. Start your dive as deep as possible into the bay and then proceed towards open sea. Find your way in this relatively shallow water through a labyrinth of coral formations, shallow canyons, ledges and swim throughs.

Warnings

Diving at Mackerel Bay is only possible in calm weather conditions. The site is exposed to strong southerly winds. Mackerel Bay can sometimes be very crowded.

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MACKEREL BAY Features

Nicknames
Mackerel Bay
Address
Hook Island, Crayfish Bay, Australia
Parking
At charter
Distance
30 min.
Suitable for
All levels, underwater photography, scuba diving practice, snorkeling, free diving
Permit
N.v.t / NA
Access
Free access
Facilities
Boat dive facilities
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Boat dive, reef dive
Current
Limited
Visibility
10 - 30 m.
Average visibility
20 m.
Depth
20 m.
Bottom
zand
Life
Wrasse, turtle, reef shark, sweetlip
Other recreation
Boating, yachting

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