How far offshore is HMAS Brisbane?

How far offshore is HMAS Brisbane?

Location. About 9km offshore from Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast, 100km north of Brisbane, Queensland.

When was ex HMAS Brisbane sunk?

31 July 2005
Brisbane was sunk approximately 2.8 nautical miles (5.2 km; 3.2 mi) off the coast of Mudjimba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, on 31 July 2005 in 27 metres (89 ft) of water.

Can you fish HMAS Brisbane?

Diving yes! Access permits for general boating and fishing in and around Ex-HMAS Brisbane Conservation Park are not issued, due to the serious risks to divers from hooks and entanglement in discarded fishing line.

Why is there no DDG 40?

As explained earlier, USN ships were numbered in accordance with a different system to the RAN and Coontz was not designated as DDG40 until 1975, well after Brisbanewas commissioned. It would appear that there was no logical reason as to why Brisbane was therefore not designated D40 as this allocated to the RAN.

Can I dive HMAS Brisbane on an alternate day?

*Dive times are subject to change without notice. Make it an experience and dive HMAS Brisbane when it suits you! If you prefer to dive an alternate day, we require a minimum of five divers to run. View our diving conditions forecast page. A little about the marine lifeā€¦.

How much does it cost to go scuba diving in Brisbane?

We provide all diving services to our clients from beginner training to advanced certifications. The ex-HMAS Brisbane is just off shore and one of our favourite dive sites. Our Half-Day dives start from just AUD $169.

What fish can you see on the ex-HMAS Brisbane?

You are likely to see schools of Yellow Tail Kingfish, Trevally, Jewfish, Bat Fish and Red emperor. You are also likely to see octopus, rays, lionfish, crayfish, groupers, anemones, and thousands of bait fish. The whole wreck is covered with over 300 species of hard and soft corals. Dive the ex-HMAS Brisbane from $189