Norman Reef is located 70 kilometres off the east coast of Australia on the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef along the continental shelf. Our furthest North Outer Barrier Reef location, Norman Reef is easily one of the most prized snorkelling and diving destinations out of Cairns. Norman Reef contains shallow coral gardens, walls and drop-offs, swim-throughs and caves there is even a small wreck on one of the dive sites at Norman Reef. With multiple mooring locations on Norman Reef, there are diving and snorkelling opportunities to suit even the most avid water enthusiasts.
The snorkelling and diving around Norman Reef is known for its crystal clear waters with incredible visibility often up to 30 metres! (100 feet) . Divers and snorkelers can expect to see nudibranchs, reef sharks, bronze whalers, giant Maori wrasse, groupers, and a vast assortment of colourful tropical fish.