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We went on a friend’s boat out to the reef to see the mixture of fish. It is a great location with... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Mark4560
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Bli Bli, Australia
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Fantastic dive location

We had two different dives at the Cod hole, first at Mooring 1 where we spent most of the time in... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
wilhelmm-norway
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

2nd time diving here - definitely not what it used to be. The coral is mostly bleached out, but the Cod are still there (although not as big as I remember)

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank MWC-Seattle
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We went on a friend’s boat out to the reef to see the mixture of fish. It is a great location with very large potato cod and reef sharks. There is a public mooring and opportunity to snorkel or dive. The current can be strong...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Mark4560
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

I dived the Cod Hole a number of year back great dive BUT I was going to book Lizard Island and do the Cod Hole again They have a 20m DIVE LIMIT That is only half a dive Go with someone other than Lizard Island...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank E518WVpaulh
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

The Reef is bleached white and dying, dive operations are not well suited for the Experienced diver.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank N8916WOrichardc
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We had two different dives at the Cod hole, first at Mooring 1 where we spent most of the time in the company of several Potato cods, and the next day at Mooring 2 where we went down Shark alley and observed several different sharks....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank wilhelmm-norway
Reviewed July 31, 2017

The big cod come right up to you while being fed. Great sight! Good visibility the boat trip was quick and lunch was good

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank vaneyk001
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Slightly mixed feelings about the planned interference with the environment but if it gets people interested in the plight of the reef perhaps that's a small price to pay. The Potato Cod and Red Bass didn't object to being fed even if PADI would!! That...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Andrew N
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Clear water and the most gigantic cod all around. The seas were calm the day we scuba dove so that was perfect, water temperature was comfortable.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Donna P
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Whilst holidaying at Lizard Island we ventured to the Outer Reef to Snorkel in The Cod Hole. It was a very calm day and an easy swim from the boat to the Cod Hole, there were a few Scuba Divers in the group as well....More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank dougiependergast
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Fun dive. You'll se a few reef sharks along with the potato cod. Reef has some damage from the cyclone a few years ago but still nice.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Robert P
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