The ex-HMAS Brisbane is a former warship
that has been sunk off the coast of Mooloolaba in South East Queensland. Mooloolaba
is located about 1.5 hour drive north of Brisbane, or approximately 2 hours
from the Gold Coast. The wreck is then a further 10km by boat from the mouth of the Mooloolah River.
To dive the ex-HMAS Brisbane
you must book a dive tour with a licensed operator, or obtain a permit through
You obviously must be a certified diver. Fees are $20.00 per person per
off shore boat with a licensed operator is required as the site is in
open water and is protected by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife
diving is great throughout all seasons of the year.
temperature varies between a maximum of 27°C in summer months and a minimum
of 19°C in Winter. This a very comfortable range for diving.
Visibility ranges from 10
to 25 meters, and is typically higher in winter and lower in summer.
Level of Difficulty
A range of dives is available for all skills
from open water level to advanced wreck
There is a vast range of
marine life than can be found in and around the wreck. For a full list
For more information visit
Queensland Government Environment Protection Agency website.