Special Dive – Yongala Wreck November 2020

Hello members.

It’s NOW time to book your place on this year’s Yongala Wreck trip from November 28th and 29th.  
Planning has been underway behind the scenes for a while and Bookings are NOW OPEN – ACT QUICKLY .  Call and book ASAP to lock in the club rates.

Ten places have been reserved with Yongala Dive for each day (Saturday and Sunday) until 13th November after which the seats will be released for public sale.  It is important to decide, commit and book (full payment may be require on booking).  Should there be adverse weather conditions, then Yongala Dive’s refund policy may apply.  Be sure to discuss this with them when you call to book AND have your current Membership card (or recent Membership Payment receipt) on hand to quote the number.

The operator is Yongala Dive out of Alva Beach (near Ayr, South of Townsville).  If you are diving both days then you need to organize your own accommodation nearby.  There are options in Ayr township or at the Caravan Park at Alva Beach out of which Yongala Dive operate (see:  http://www.yongaladive.com.au/dive/yongala-dive-lodge-accommodation-package/ )

Specifics are as below:
Includes per day (as per general day trips):

  • Qualified, experienced friendly guides (see details below)
  • 4WD transfer to the beach launch
  • Short 30 minute boat ride
  • 2 Dives on the wreck
  • Yongala history talk
  • Snacks/drinks on vessel

Special Financial members only rates, NOT for publication – please refer to your member email delivered to your inbox or call and quote your current 2020-21 membership number.

Optional extra’s (available at club rates):
• Gear hire (full kit)
• Adventure Dives Instruction (required for OW divers)
• Advanced Open Water Course
• Nitrox course
• Nitrox fills (must be Nitrox certified – have that C-Card with you too)

These extras MUST be discussed at the time of booking to ensure availability on the day!

Logistics and other:
Further logistics including boarding times, boat location and other information will be provided to you when you make your booking – BE SURE TO ASK!

Yongala Dive allows Unguided diving for experienced Advanced Open Water (or above) divers.  Any diver with under 20 logged dives must go guided.

The cancellation policy for this trip – ask when booking.  Bring your own gear or hire what you need.  If you have never dived the Yongala before, or are a wreck diving nerd or guru, then this is a MUST DO dive that is amongst the best in the world and right on our doorstep (well a few paces away) !!

Call Yongala Dive,  Phone 07 4783 1519 during regular business hours and ask for Janelle. 
Be sure to quote your Current Nautilus Membership Card (or recent Membership Payment receipt) number and take it, your ‘C-Cards’ and Log Book (if you keep one) with you at boarding time.

Further details are available and the Yongala Dive website (link below)


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