Scuba diving in Blow Hole

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Access
From Boat
Depth
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 82 ft
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 131.2 ft
Blowhole is one of the most famous dive sites, located on the eastern side of Lady Elliot Island. This L-shaped cave has two entrances, and one of them is located on the reef wall. Divers can explore the 20m/66ft-long cavern.

When to go

The weather here is warm from mid-November to the end of March. February is the rainiest month on the island. The driest months are August, September, and October, so scuba divers can expect good visibility. The average air temperature is 25-30C/77-86F, and the average water temperature is 20-29C/68-77F.

What to see

This site provides the opportunity to see rare silvertip sharks and gnomefish, as well as cave inhabitants like sharks, pipefish, clownfish, anemones, turtles, lionfish, and shrimp.

Reachable from

Lady Elliot Island

Liveaboards with trips to Blow Hole

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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