Exclusive Great Barrier Reef Scuba Diving on the Ribbon Reefs

Are you planning your next Great Barrier Reef scuba diving trip? We know it’s not always easy deciding which area to dive and where to base yourself when there is so much on offer. Here at Blue Dive in Port Douglas we understand that when you are scuba diving Great Barrier Reef dive sites you want to dive the best of the best and that’s what why we offer daily trips to the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs. These reefs are known for being among the most pristine reefs of the entire Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef diving Port Douglas
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Seeing Turtles from Port Douglas

Following on from some great feedback about our last blog post we are going to keep on the theme of turtles.

Diving with a turtle from Port Douglas
Everyone loves the opportunity to swim with turtles

Every day when I take people out to the Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas I ask my divers what animals they most want to see on their dives?  By far the most common response to that question is ‘TURTLES!’

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Wet Season diving on the Great Barrier Reef

Here in Port Douglas wet season is upon us and what a magnificent time it is!

Stretching from December to April, the wet season is when Port Douglas and the surrounding area, including the Daintree Rainforest, receives more than 60% of its yearly rainfall.

Many locals call this time of year ‘the green season’ as the rainfall results in abundant growth in the gardens of Port Douglas and the surrounding rainforest.

Whether you’re coming to Port Douglas as an experienced certified diver, an introductory diver trying scuba for the first time or considering completing a PADI course and learning to scuba dive this is a fantastic time of the year.

The Coral Sea off Port Douglas is beautifully warm over the summer months with water temperatures between 28-30 degrees celsius (80-86F), no wetsuit required! Continue reading “Wet Season diving on the Great Barrier Reef”