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Welcome to Brisbane Dive Academy

Scuba diving in Brisbane has never been as much fun, with a variety of PADI courses including, Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, Divemaster and Instructor courses all available and regularly scheduled throughout the year. We also run PADI Tec Rec courses including the Hollis Prisim 2 and Explorer rebreather courses. In addition we run regular trips to places like Julian Rock's in Byron Bay, Cook Island and surrounds off Tweed Heads, Stradbroke Island and the exHMAS Brisbane to name a few.

Brisbane Dive Academy is a PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre which is the highest rating offered to PADI centre's, we are also a PADI Tec Rec facility, Green Star Award Holder and 100% AWARE Dive Centre, the last 2 ratings reflecting our commitment to the environment making us the highest rated dive centre in Southeast Queensland and in addition we boast the most qualifed and experienced team of PADI Instructors in the area, most of our team have been with us for over 3 years.

At Brisbane Dive Academy it is our mission to continually foster confident world-class divers ranging from novice to professional disciplines in a safe yet fun and exciting manner using the most advanced teaching methods and materials available. In doing so we seek to enrich the lives of both our students and our own through the mysticism and enchantment of the aquatic kingdom.

We will strive to ensure the comfort and well-being of our guests through continual improvement of our own skills and knowledge and to encourage the preservation of our delicate marine ecosystem so that our children may one day see it's wonders

Live to Dive

    • padi open water diver

      If you are looking for a fun filled adventure under the waves please give us a call and talk to us about our 2 day PADI Open Water Diver Course. Are you interested in possibly going a little bit further? Check out our PADI Open water and Advanced Combo

      We have new courses starting on Wednesday's and Saturday's each and every week!


      For the certified diver we offer a range of day dives to various locations around Southeast Queensland including

      All dive trips have qualified and experienced PADI Divemasters or Instructors leading these trips and cater for a wide varity of divers including beginner divers and experienced technical divers

    • PADI IDC

      Are you looking for something different, some adventure? Have you ever thought about becoming a PADI Instructor? Check it out, fun, sun and adventure with a bit of hard work thrown in, you will love going to work every day.

      Our next IDC starts 5 December 2014


    • MANTAFEST 2015

      Summer, Stradbroke Island and Manta Rays go hand in hand! Join us for a weekend of fun on Stradbroke Island diving with Manta Rays, Leopard sharks, Turtles and sooo much more! Join us for an awesome weekend from Friday night 30 January to Sunday afternoon 1 February.

      Join us for this amazing weekend away.

    • PADI Advanced open water course
    • PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER - Take your diving to the next level!

      The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is your next step in mastering the depths of the ocean. This course is for all students who have successfully completed the PADI Open Water Diver course.

      New Courses start every second Saturday



      Brisbane Dive Academy offers nationally recognised first aid and cpr courses on a regular basis.

      During one of our courses you will learn how to provide immediate care to someone in a life threatening situation while maintaining your own personal health and safety.

      Upon completion you will be issued with a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the course you have completed.

      First Aid certificates are valid for 3 years and it is recommended that you refresh your CPR skills at least annually.

For more dive trips check out the DIVING INFO tab at the top of the page

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