Whether you are a novice or experienced diver, the Great Barrier Reef offers a wide variety of diving locations to choose from. There are calm protected bays, shallow island dives, and deep water diving on the outer reef.
For those visiting who have never dived before, there are many companies which offer dive training. In addition, there are plenty of accommodation options to ensure you are close to your ideal dive site.
No matter what your dive experience, you are sure to run into amazing wonders in the depths of the ocean. From sea turtles to abundant coral reefs and hundreds of varieties of fish, your Great Barrier Reef dive is sure to be a memorable experience.
The GreatBarrierReef.org website provides a lengthy list of diving tour operators in Cairns to help get you started diving the Great Barrier Reef.
Diving Cairns also provides more information on dive training and certification.