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Magnums Airlie Beach

366 Shute Harbour Rd
Airlie Beach, Whitsundays
QLD 4802 Australia
FREECALL: 1800 624 634 (within Australia)
Phone: +61 7 4964 1199 (International)
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Fax: +61 7 4946 5980

Outer Reefs

See the amazing Whitsundays outer reefs on our Interactive map.

Heart Reef

Heart Reef, in the Great Barrier Reef of the Whitsundays, is a stunning formation of coral that has formed into the shape of a heart. Located in Hardy Reef, Heart Reef is best experienced from the air by helicopter or seaplane.

Many tour companies will combine a scenic flight over Heart Reef with other breathtaking spots in the Whitsundays, including Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. A certain highlight of any visit to the Whitsundays.

  • Seaplane
  • Helicopter Tour

Hardy Reef

  • Good Coral and Reef fish
  • Local marine life very friendly towards snorkellers and divers including large Maori wrasse, trevally, trout and cod.
  • Excellent snorkelling and diving site
  • Visibility 8 - 18 Diving
  • Depth 5 - 18
  • Current operators visiting: Fantasea Cruises

Bait Reef

Bait Reef and Garys Lagoon Dive Site

Located off Hamilton Island, Bait Reef is one of the most popular sites for divers at the Great Barrier Reef. A spectacular location, Gary's Lagoon is in a well protected area perfect for beginners and less experienced divers, but close enough to the action so the more experienced divers can delve into deeper waters just outside the entrance. See beautiful coral life and a variety of tropical marine life while scuba diving.

  • Soft corals and gorgonian fans
  • Fish life can be reasonably large with cod, mackerel, barracuda and trout.
  • Good in all wind conditions
  • Excellent snorkelling and diving site
  • Visibility 10 – 20
  • Depth 4 - 18
  • Current operators visiting: ????????

Hook Reef

Caves and Canyons Dive Site

Situated on Hook Reef, the Caves and Canyons dive site is a 60 metre wall with a 60 metre shelf dotted with bommies, many of which haven't even been discovered yet! See the amazing coral gardens, tropical fish and perhaps some surprises along he way - a great dive site for those who love to explore.

Line Reef

  • Brightly coloured soft coral
  • Plenty of marine life including Angel Fish, Maori wrasse, trevally, trout and cod and Nemos!
  • Excellent snorkelling and diving site
  • Protected from wind, but not from current (drift dive)
  • Visibility 8 -  15
  • Diving Depth 3 - 25
  • Current operators visiting: ????

Knuckle Reef

Seaflight Bommie Dive Site is a majestic coral-decorated bommie that sits in the Knuckle Reef Lagoon. This site offers you a diversity of coral and marine life to explore including many species of clams, hard and soft corals. It also offers excellent underwater landscapes great for micro photography.

  • Good Coral and Reef fish
  • Local marine life very friendly towards snorkellers and divers including large Maori wrasse, trevally, trout and cod.
  • Excellent snorkelling and diving site
  • Dive & Snorkel Pontoon
  • Visibility 8 - 18
  • Depth 5 - 18
  • Current operators visiting: Cruise Whitsunday

Fairey Reef

  • Good coral cover and clouds of small tropical fish.
  • An interesting dive in the lagoon at Fairey Reef
  • Largest bommie cut with ledges and a large cave
  • There is also resident marine life
  • Excellent snorkelling and diving site with minimal current
  • Visibility 10 - 20
  • Depth 5 - 15
  • Current operators visiting: ??????