Dives Sites – Split Bommie, Middle Hastings
Depth – Up to 20 meters
Visibility – up to 25 meters
Another of Cairns outer reefs, Hastings Reef is popular for sites such as Split Bommie, Stepping Stones, 1770, Pirates Cove, and Golf Clubs. Hastings Reef offers very protected snorkelling and diving in the stronger winds. You can expect to see clown fish, good schooling pelagics- in particular on ‘Split Bommie’. Friendly black and white tip reef sharks, and up in the shallows, schools of black and white striped sergeant major fish and rainbow coloured parrot fish.
Hastings Reef provides some amazing diving and snorkelling for all levels of experience. With shallow coral reefs up to 1 meter deep perfect for snorkelling and wall dives up to 18 meters depth, perfect for diving with plenty of interesting large coral bommies split-off and stepping-off the main reef as the names ‘Split Bommie’ and ‘Stepping Stones’ suggest.