Brisbane


Brisbane being the capital of Queenland.The first of many wrecks for Qld has finally been put up thanks to Trevor Jackson. Trev runs a dive boat live aboard by the name Esperance Star.Click on Banner above to go to Trev’s website.

Brisbane Region for this website is broken into a number of areas.
1.Moreton Island Bay area.
2.Moreton Island.
3.Deep Wrecks Offshore.
4.Flinders Island area.

Moreton Bay Marine Park is home to Curtin Artificial Reef, the southern hemispheres largest man made reef. Curtin Reef is home to a massive array of Pelagic and Reef fish, as well as attracting large numbers of visiting Turtles, Sharks and Dolphins. This site can cater for all levels of diver as it has 25 wrecks sunk in depths between 11m and 33m. Or you might tackle some of our more adventurous offshore sites such as the wreck of the “St Paul” in 40metres off Cape Moreton or the nearby wreck of the tallship “Aarhus” in just 20 metres. Each of the wrecks has their own special story to tell and we are happy to help you discover them as well.

Dive Locations in Brisbane

Kaptjain Neisen

In the chart drawer of the Esperance Star is a little black book full of marks.These marks have been collected over many years .When I was a fisherman I used to write down the GPS position of anything unusual I observed on the sounder.My fellow trawlermen and I would share this information so that we … Continue reading Kaptjain Neisen

27/04/2017 12:20 hrs
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trimixguy

Melbourne Tug

Melbourne Tug (Curtin Artificial Reef) ( au-> qld-> the_curtin_artificial_reef )

05/02/2017 20:47 hrs
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trimixguy

The Curtin Artificial Reef

The Curtin Artificial Reef is the massively spectacular graveyard of many ships, encrusted with a variety of corals and soft sponges. It is inhabited by tropical fish, wobbegong, sharks and is home to some of Australia’s largest Queensland gropers.It is also visited by large schooling pelagic fish. The Reef was started in 1968 by the … Continue reading The Curtin Artificial Reef

29/01/2015 06:38 hrs
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trimixguy

Tangalooma Wrecks

“Tangalooma Wrecks” – Moreton Island – Multiple Wrecks – Max Depth: 13 Mtrs Average Depth: 8 Mtrs Average Viz: 6 Mtrs Diver Construction: Iron/Steel Sank In: 1969 In 1963, recreational boating bodies brought some pressure to bear on the Qld Government; there intention was to create an artificial harbour near the old whaling station at … Continue reading Tangalooma Wrecks

29/01/2015 06:38 hrs
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trimixguy

St. Paul

History In the late evening of March the 26th 1914, Captain George Corree, master of the Compagnie Navale de Oceanie Steam Ship approached Cape Moreton to the North east of Brisbane. Conditions were fine, with a very slight sea running and good visibility. A study of the weather chart from that fine Autumn evening would … Continue reading St. Paul

29/01/2015 06:38 hrs
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trimixguy

SS Dover Ammo Barge

SS Dover by Trev Jackson [wreck formerly known as Ammo Barge] Position- Middle of Moreton Bay, Brisbane GPS- 27 13 47s 153 16 33e Max Depth-21m Diver Qualification- Open Water Rating-*** This small wreck makes a great muck dive, artifacts are almost guaranteed, but its real identity remained a mystery until 2009l. Visibility is almost … Continue reading SS Dover Ammo Barge

29/01/2015 06:37 hrs
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trimixguy

SS Atlantic

Members of the ES crew located and positively identified the remains of the SS Atlantic near Hutchinsons Shoal on Tuesday evening. The ship sits in 28 metres of water in an upright position and is more or less intact. She lies in an area of craggy rock which made her extremely hard to locate. All … Continue reading SS Atlantic

29/01/2015 06:37 hrs
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trimixguy

Sharon K.

29/01/2015 06:37 hrs
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trimixguy

Jennifer Kaye

– Trawler – Max Depth: 85 Mtrs Average Depth: 83 Mtrs Average Viz: 40 Mtrs Construction: Steel Sank In: 1992 Should only be attempted by advanced and experienced technical divers with trimix and deco mixes. Wreck lies in 85 metres on the sand and appears to have snagged another wreck just to the south, causing … Continue reading Jennifer Kaye

29/01/2015 06:36 hrs
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trimixguy

Dana Marae

Dana Marae is in 18m of water a few hundrel yards off Moreton Is. Its a Timber yacht which burn to the water line in the 60’s ?. All remains is some sails,engine has stuff in the sand to be found. Warning watch out for the tide. one minute .5 of knot next its 4kts. … Continue reading Dana Marae

29/01/2015 06:36 hrs
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trimixguy

Convincible

Convincible by Trev Jackson and Alison Smith Position- NW of Hendersons Rock GPS- 27 07 38s 153 28 28e Max Depth- 30m Diver Qualification-Advanced Rating-*** The Convincible is a small steel cruiser that sank in May 2006. She was stripped of all loose items by divers in no time, leaving a bare hull on the … Continue reading Convincible

29/01/2015 06:36 hrs
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trimixguy

Cementco

As part of the Pacific war effort , the Crusader 2 was commisioned by the Australian Army in 1944 to carry heavy equipment and supplies to the troops stationed in New Guinea. After a short but successful career [ ie. Not sunk] the Crusader was pensioned off to the Qld Cement and Lime Co. to … Continue reading Cementco

29/01/2015 06:35 hrs
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trimixguy

Cane Barge

I was fortunate enough to dive with Dave Walton and his team in the search for a wreck located by fisherman off the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. With help from Herb (Palm Beach Dive) and local fisherman, we were able to drop the shot on her. As the last two times failed this search was … Continue reading Cane Barge

29/01/2015 06:34 hrs
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trimixguy

Bulldog

The Bulldog is a serious dive . Lying in 70+ metres of water to the southeast of Cape Moreton , she is really only accessible to experienced Technical Divers with the appropriate training and equipment . In the mid 1970s the Bulldog , a 13 metre steel prawn trawler snagged her nets on an underwater … Continue reading Bulldog

29/01/2015 06:33 hrs
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trimixguy

American Army Boat

Mystery still surrounds the identity of a timber vessel found near Noosa in May 2001 whilst searching for the SS Dorrigo. The Dorrigo was lost near Double Island Point in 1926 after taking water in a heavy gale.It was initially thought that the timber vessel was the Dorrigo, untill artifacts recovered from the site revealed … Continue reading American Army Boat

29/01/2015 06:33 hrs
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trimixguy

Aarhus

The presence of Smiths Rock was officially known as early as 1850 when a German vessel arriving in Sydney reported grounding out between Cape Moreton and Flinders reef when she had departed Brisbane a week or so earlier. By all accounts this information was ignored until in 1857, the survey ship HMS Herald examined the … Continue reading Aarhus

29/01/2015 06:33 hrs
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trimixguy

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