Bait Reef Marine Park Dive Site

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Bait Reef is located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Outer Reef). We dive this spot today while I’m working at Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays.

Once we hit the water there are two huge Napoleons already waiting for us to accompany us almost for the entire dive. There are also large schools of fish including batfish and surgeonfish hanging around the reef.

During the dive, we see a huge variety of fish including oriental sweetlips, clownsfish, a stingray and two black-tip reef sharks. The dive site offers a big variety of landscape too including a big wall and some coral blocks, overhangs, and swim-throughs. Smaller things to see include Christmas tree worms, nudibranchs, and beautiful corals. During our safety stop,

I already look forward to our next dive here! The Napoleons are still happily swimming around us as if they like to say: “See you after the safety stop!”

The Author: Ellis Derkx is a PADI MSDT with experience as a dive instructor in Australia.

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