Scuba diving in Anchor Bommie

  • must see
Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: not available
Maximum: 68.88 ft
Visibility
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 131.2 ft
Anchor Bommie is an unusual site in the deep waters near Lady Elliot Island. Scuba divers can view marine inhabitants and the soft and hard corals that dwell on and around two old Admiralty anchors that were lost by guano miners and have been lying in the sand for years.

When to go

The average air temperature is 25-30C/77-86F, and the average water temperature is 20-29C/68-77F.

What to see

While scuba diving here divers can find scorpionfish, manta rays, shrimp, turtles, garden eels, and loggerhead turtles. Closer to the sand around the bommie, divers can also see plenty of reef sharks swimming around the anchor.

Reachable from

Lady Elliot Island

Liveaboards with trips to Anchor Bommie

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Lady Elliot Island Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

    8 Dives + 5 Nights (Eco Cabin, DBL)

    This product is upon request only. Please contact us via Live Chat or Drop Us a Line before booking. Diving plus double accommodations for 5 nights. Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort offers a range of comfortable accommodation options, with each Suite, Unit and Cabin designed to minimise impact on the Island while enriching the overall guest experience of the environment and seasonal wildlife. In keeping with the natural, eco-friendly practices there are no telephones, television, radios or Wi-Fi and all rooms are fan-cooled. Situated within 20 to 30 meters walk from the beach, the Eco Cabins are permanent safari style tents with polished timber floors and shared bathroom facilities. Each cabin caters to four people with two sets of double bunk single beds. Electric lighting and power points are available in every cabin as well as a freestanding fan. A small patio is furnished with a table and chairs for added relaxation. Cannot be combined with other packages or specials. Any unused dives are not refundable. Sightings of marine life cannot be guaranteed. The price is for two persons. You can't book a single entry of this product. If you travel alone or with non-diver, for more information please contact us via "Live Chat" or drop us a line
  • Lady Elliot Island Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

    8 Dives + 5 Nights (Garden Unit, DBL)

    This product is upon request only. Please contact us via Live Chat or Drop Us a Line before booking. Diving plus double accommodations for 5 nights. Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort offers a range of comfortable accommodation options, with each Suite, Unit and Cabin designed to minimise impact on the Island while enriching the overall guest experience of the environment and seasonal wildlife. In keeping with the natural, eco-friendly practices there are no telephones, television, radios or Wi-Fi and all rooms are fan-cooled. Arranged in blocks of three, the Garden Units are ideal for couples or families, offering either a queen bed or a combination of a queen and double bunk beds. Each unit is slightly elevated, featuring polished timber floors, ensuite bathrooms and a balcony to make the most of the views. The Garden Units are within 20 to 30 metres walk to the beach. The units are fan cooled and have a mini fridge along with tea & coffee making facilities. Cannot be combined with other packages or specials. Any unused dives are not refundable. Sightings of marine life cannot be guaranteed. The price is for two persons. You can't book a single entry of this product. If you travel alone or with non-diver, for more information please contact us via "Live Chat" or drop us a line
  • Lady Elliot Island Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

    8 Dives + 5 Nights (Reef Unit, DBL)

    This product is upon request only. Please contact us via Live Chat or Drop Us a Line before booking. Diving plus double accommodations for 5 nights. Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort offers a range of comfortable accommodation options, with each Suite, Unit and Cabin designed to minimise impact on the Island while enriching the overall guest experience of the environment and seasonal wildlife. In keeping with the natural, eco-friendly practices there are no telephones, television, radios or Wi-Fi and all rooms are fan-cooled. Arranged in blocks of three, the Reef Units are ideal for couples or families, offering either a queen bed or a combination of a queen and double bunk beds. Each unit is slightly elevated, featuring polished timber floors, ensuite bathrooms and a balcony to make the most of the views. The Reef Units are located less than 10 metres from the beach. The units are fan cooled and have a mini fridge along with tea & coffee making facilities. Cannot be combined with other packages or specials. Any unused dives are not refundable. Sightings of marine life cannot be guaranteed. The price is for two persons. You can't book a single entry of this product. If you travel alone or with non-diver, for more information please contact us via "Live Chat" or drop us a line

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