Whitsunday Diving or Diving in Queensland


Diving into another world

EXPANDING HORIZONS: Whitsunday Times journalist Charlotte Lam goes diving on Saturday morning with Whitsunday Diving Academy for Women’s Dive Day.
Phone 1300 DIVING (+61-1300-348-464)

The Whitsunday Diving Academy is now offering dive day trips on our training vessel Liquid Fever.  Two dives for only $180 all inclusive, no hidden extras.

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Big Savings to be made by Combining your dive course with a Diving Adventure!!

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Try diving for FREE!!

Our Discover Scuba experience will allow you to try Scuba Diving with one of our experienced instructors.  In protected shallow water we will ensure that you are comforatble and feel safe and that your first scuba experience will introduce you to the joys and wonders of diving.

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Learn to dive for only $899!!
Open Water courses are being run continuously so you will be sure to find a time to suits your needs.  Our evening courses are ideal for professional people with a busy schedule. 

Want to expand your diving qualifications?
Our PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver courses will enable you to make the most of your diving skills.

21 Specialty courses from as little as $250!! 
Navigation, Video, Naturalist and many more. 

Why not enjoy your job?
As a PADI Professional you can travel the world with the knowledge that will qualify you for employment in the dive industry throughout your travels.

Diving Adventures!!

The Whitsundays offers some of the most desirable sail and scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef.  There are several tours available that will give you an experience to treasure.

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Welcome to the Whitsunday Diving Academy
Learn Diving at Queensland's Best Dive School

PADI professionals catering for your needs

Learn from the best!! 

At the Whitsunday Diving Academy we specialise in Teaching Diving.  We don't compromise when it comes to providing the best instructors and thorough curriculum.  

  • Affiliation with PADI
  • One of the best equipped scuba training centres in Queensland
  • Small and compact groups for individual attention to all participants
  • Extensive pool training for Beginners at their “own pace”
  • Flexible schedules and “work hours”
  • Constant communication and feedback towards “Continuing Education” in SCUBA diving

The Whitsunday Diving Academy is committed to:

Water Safety: Our visitor orientation initiative in conjunction with Royal Lifesaving Queensland and the Whitsunday Charter Boat Industry Association

Starting them Young: Our School and Youth oriented programmes aimed at developing Responsible eco-tourism and awareness while incorporating related school syllabus in diving courses to offer in-depth and hands on practical knowledge

Scuba Diver Education: All our dive courses are to the highest standard.

Careers in Diving: We have dedicated programmes towards becoming a Dive Pro!

Marine Conservation and Education: Through Forums and Awareness programs focusing on the health, state and protection of our Blue Planet.


Why Is Whitsunday Diving So Popular?

This is a question that a lot of tourists ask. The truth is that it is very hard to answer without actually going scuba diving because this is truly a unique experience. We have to say that Whitsunday diving is a once in a lifetime experience for many tourists. Those that live in the area will get a chance to dive many times but many of the tourists do not have this luxury.

Getting back to the subject at hand, there are many reasons that can be mentioned. The Whitsunday area is made up of 74 islands located inside the Great Barrier Reef, a world heritage listed marine park.  Both Whitsunday and Queensland diving are attractive due to the scenery that you gain access to under water. It is a completely new world that cannot be experienced properly without scuba diving experience.

All of us at the Whitsunday Diving Academy are in love with diving so we can say that we are totally subjective. Since we wanted to know exactly why diving in Queensland is so popular, we asked our students and as many people as we could find to tell us why they love scuba diving in the Whitsundays. The most common reasons that we received are highlighted below:

The Underwater World Is Breathtaking

Every single person that we talked to told us that the diving Queensland experience was unique and that the underwater world was simply breathtaking. There is basically no way to argue with that. Just take a look at the pictures and videos of people diving in the area. You will notice that beauty and consider the fact that it is a lot more attractive in real life. There is something about the blue waters and scenery that is found that is magical.

Diving Lessons Are Affordable

It is a shame to see that some people do not want to learn diving because of the false belief that classes are very expensive. That is not the case. Our courses are very affordable and we even offer a free Discover Scuba experience that you can take advantage of if you never tried diving in the past. You will quickly realise when you breathe under water for the first time what a delight it is to swim under water without having to come up for air. Scuba diving certification opens a whole new world and is a small investment with a huge return.

Huge Diving Diversity Offered

There is no limit to Whitsunday scuba diving in terms of what you can experience. Many say that they would get bored to simply swim with the fish but that is definitely not the case. In reality, you will surely not get bored and you will want to do it again and again. This is exactly what our students tell us so do not take our word for it, ask them and you will receive the same answer.

If you want to get the most out of your scuba diving, there are various specialty courses that we offer right now at highly affordable prices. You can basically make every single diving session unique and you can learn everything about how to experience the underwater world. We will teach you everything that you need to know from how to identify fish and teach you all about the coral reef to how to take digital photographs underwater and how to dive at night so that you can experience another world, totally different than the one you see while diving during the day. There is basically no reason why you should not try scuba diving. Come to a free class, register so that your spot is guaranteed and see why diving is popular by experiencing it!