Scuba Diving Courses

Scuba Diving Courses For Everyone

Train & learn with professionals not amateurs, Whitsunday Diving Academy is an industry leader for providing high quality PADI Scuba diving courses!


Learn to Dive in 2017

Upcoming Course Dates 2017

Looking for the Right Course to suit your Schedule? UPCOMING OPEN WATER COURSES 2017 (Day time 5 day Courses) JANUARY 2nd January 2017 9th January 2017 16th January 2017 23rd January 2017 30th January 2017 FEBRUARY 6th February 2017 13th February 2017 20th February 2017 27th February 2017 MARCH 6th March [...]

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Discover Scuba Diving

You can come along for a morning session in our pool with our very experienced PADI Instructors who will show you the way and get you blowing bubbles underwater in no time! First of all we will have you try on a wetsuit and equipment for size and then we will get you into our custom built dive pool to practice some basic skills of Scuba Diving. In our pool we hav [...]

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Open Water Diver Course

Getting certified as a PADI Open water Diver is a lot easier than people think, once you have been certified as a PADI Open water Diver, there is a whole range of activities and adventures to experience. Activities like digital underwater photography, visiting new diving locations both here and overseas, adventures like swimming around a ship wreck and taking photos [...]

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Couple Scuba Diving together

Advanced Open Water Diver Course

If you have just completed your Open water Course or you have been diving for a while and have a number of dives already, you will benefit from the PADI Advanced Open water Course. This course introduces you to five (5) different and exciting types of diving. Any special interest you have is catered for, computer diving is Multilevel, photography is Underw [...]

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Rescue Diver Course

The PADI Rescue Diver Course is often labelled as "serious fun!" During your Open water training the focus was on making you a safe diver with a good understanding of the fundamental aspects of scuba diving, then your Advanced course focus was task orientated, being able to navigate a straight line and square, understanding the effects of deep diving on your body [...]

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Wreck Diving On The Great Barrier Reef Queensland Australia

Emergency Oxygen Provider

Oxygen, water and food are fundamentally important to all animals. Of these three basic essentials for the maintenance of life, the lack of oxygen leads to death most rapidly. First Aid with emergency oxygen is useful or necessary as a treatment for many injuries, diseases and intoxications that interfere with oxygen reaching the blood and tissues. For recr [...]

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Do you want to learn how to dive with Whitsunday Diving Academy?

If you’re looking to delve into the world of scuba diving then we have the course for you!

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Whitsundays Scuba Diving, Whale Watching, Sailing Tours, Shark Diving, Snorkeling, plus pure White Sandy Beaches & so much more. All of these activites can be enjoyed in the Airlie Beach, Whitsundays & Great Barrier Reef area's with Whitsunday Diving Academy.

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Great Barrier Reef Liveaboards

Would you like to spend more than a day diving? Want to see why Australia's Great Barrier Reef is a world renowned scuba diving destination? Than we have the perfect answer, Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday's scuba diving liveaboards. Spend anywhere from 3 to 7 days cruising the crystal clear waters off Queensland's far coast looking for Whales, Dolphins, Sharks, Mantas & macro critters. Relax, Eat, Sleep, Dive; this is the liveaboarders moto.

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Queensland's Best Scuba Diving Locations

You may not know it, but the Jubillee Pocket & Airlie Beach area's, give you access to amazing scuba diving in Australia's beautiful Whitsunday Island's & on Queensland's world renowned Great Barrier Reef!


Aerial View Of Airlie Beach

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Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach is the vibrant hub of The Whitsundays and an ideal mainland base for fun, adventure and diving!! The perfect stepping off point for activities on the water and in the lush rainforests and waterfalls nearby. Relax into holiday mode as soon as you reach the main street. Immerse yourself in one of the many spas and boutiques. Find yourself a great [...]

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The Whitsundays

Located in the heart of The Great Barrier Reef on the Queensland coast, lies the 74 Islands. The majority of these islands are uninhabited national park islands, with only a select few having resorts on them. All of them are surrounded by the fringing coral gardens of The Great Barrier reef. Ready to be explored by divers and snorkelers alike. Swim amongst ancient und [...]

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Turquoise waters of The Great Barrier Reef

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Great Barrier Reef

One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays and literally hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with some of the worlds most beautiful sun-soake [...]

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What Our Customers Say About Us

Whitsundays Diving Academy is the only choice for sailing & scuba diving day trips in the Jubilee Pocket & Airlie Beach area's. Let us show you the amazing hidden world that is, scuba diving in the Whitsundays & Australia's Great Barrier Reef !!


" Ian, Wayne and their team are the friendliest and most organised crew I've dived with in 25 years. They are very professional and safety is paramount to their operation. All of your needs will be met regardless of your diving experience ... "

- AlanVicci

" Had been a while since my last dive and I am a novice diver. Wayne, Ian and the team were great they made me feel totally safe so I could relax into the dive and really enjoy it. Thoroughly enjoyed my day with them and will return ... "

- V A

" This is an absolutely first rate team who provide PADI lessons and a wonderful experience. Waded through the reviews of Dive Academy in Airlie and Greg Nadine and Wayne provided the best responses and they lived up to expectations ... "

- jjukes4
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