North Solitary Island is only 7 nautical miles from Wooli. Its an oasis of life. The Island has everything you could wish for – in the clear warm waters with abundant coral and tropical fish life, a perfect place for beginners to snorkel.
Best Snorkeling in NSW
North Solitary Island offers protected bays and coves that offer the snorkeler crystal clear water. It is the perfect place not only for family outings but also for the more experienced. It is the southernmost part of the Great Barrier Reef. Where the northern currents meet the Southern currents. It offers by far the best snorkeling in New South Wales.
The Solitary Islands Marine Park is the third largest marine protected area in New South Wales. It covers a total area of 71,000 hectares and extends along 75 kilometres of coast, from Coffs Harbour north to the Sandon River mouth.
The park is home to a huge diversity of marine life, with a tropical, temperate and subtropical species of fish, coral and algae being big attraction for divers, fisherman and tour operators.
Fun for the Whole Family
- Enjoy the clear, safe, blue waters of the Solitary Islands Marine Park
- Only 7 nautical miles from Wooli
- Travel on our comfortable 12m twin 300hp Suzuki powered cat
- Snorkel with an accomplished guide
- School excursions catered for
- Great for a family day out
- Experienced snorkelers catered for
Wooli Dive Center is a PADI Training Facility
Owned and operated by Stan and Claire Young, we are a FULL Service SCUBA Diving Facility, offering snorkeling, tours and training for the new (beginner) diver through to the advanced diver and progressing to Instructor Level.
Wooli Dive Centre is the closest dive operator to the North Solitary Islands and Pimpernel Rock and has arguably the best dive boat operating on the New South Wales Coast. We are a Mares dealer, stockist and supplier with full Scuba Hire. Our aim is to provide divers and snorkelers, young, old , inexperienced or advanced, a professional, relaxed and friendly atmosphere in which to learn from our experience and shop.