Can you snorkel yongala?
Prerequisites: Must hold a Minimum of Open Water Diver. Must have a Minimum of 6 Logged Open Water Dives. If you have less than 15 logged dives you must dive with a guide.
What country are you visiting if you go to yongala?
The Yongala Shipwreck is a 110m former steel passenger and freight steamer. It sank in 1911 during a tropical cyclone with its 124 passengers. The Shipwreck was found only in 1958 and is now a main tourist attraction in Australia.
Where is the wreck of the Yongala?
the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
The wreck of Yongala lies within the central section of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It is approximately 48 nautical miles (89 km) south-east of Townsville and 12 nautical miles (22 km) east of Cape Bowling Green. The passenger ship SS Yongala sank off Cape Bowling Green, Queensland, Australia on 23 March 1911.
How did the SS Yongala sink?
SS Yongala was a passenger and cargo ship that sank off Cape Bowling Green, Queensland, Australia on 23 March 1911. En route from Melbourne to Cairns she steamed into a cyclone and sank south of Townsville. Sank during a cyclone, 23 March 1911 with the loss of all 122 passengers and crew.
What is the relationship between the Great Barrier Reef and the SS Yongala?
SS Yongala (1911) was a luxury passenger steamer which foundered and sank during a cyclonic event approximately 12 nautical miles from Cape Bowling Green and 45 nautical miles south of Townsville, Queensland, Australia, in what is now a part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
What is the deepest wreck?
the USS Samuel B. Roberts
The wreck of the USS Samuel B. Roberts, also known as the Sammy B, was found in two pieces on a slope off the Philippines last week at a depth of more than 22,600 feet.
How deep did the Titanic sink in the ocean floor?
roughly 12,600 feet
The ship, which fell to the seabed in two parts, can now be found 370 miles off the coast of Newfoundland at a depth of roughly 12,600 feet.
How far down is the Titanic?
about 13,000 feet
It was also required that ships maintain a 24-hour radio watch. On September 1, 1985, a joint U.S.-French expedition located the wreck of the Titanic lying on the ocean floor at a depth of about 13,000 feet.
Is there a nudist beach on Magnetic Island?
This is the best beach on the island, just one catch……. it’s a nudist beach. We stopped in early and had the beach completely to ourselves for a few hours.
Where is the wreck of the Thistlegorm?
The Red Sea
SS Thistlegorm Wreck is located in the north of The Red Sea, at Shag Rock in the Gulf of Gubal, and can be visited by day trip boats and liveaboards. Day-trip diving boats from Sharm el-Sheikh can take up to four hours to get to the site and offer two-dive day trips.