Welcome to Brisbane Dive Academy
Scuba diving in Brisbane has never been as much fun, with a variety of fundives to locations like Byron Bay, Cook Island, Stradbroke Island and the exHMAS Brisbane just to name a few and 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 are also the only PADI Tec Rec centre in Southeast Queensland and run PADI Tec Rec courses including the Hollis Prisim 2 and Explorer rebreather courses.
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 lead by our PADI Course Director, mick, he is in turn he is supported by 4 PADI Master Instructors, Ben H, Dom, Ben W and Ben HR, giving BDA the highest rated instructional team around..
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
LEARN TO SCUBA DIVE
If you are looking for a fun filled adventure under the waves please give us a call and talk to us!
We have 2 options for you
DAY SCUBA TRIPS
For the certified diver we offer day dives on a daily basis to dive sites near Cook Island on the Tweed Coast
We also offer trips to these various locations on a semi regular basis
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
BECOME A PADI INSTRUCTOR
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 May 2015
SOUTH WEST ROCKS
The thrill of entering a 125 metre long cave and travelling right through the centre of a small island is one dive that you will not want to miss. As well as the cave itself, Fish Rock is home to such an amazing array of marine life that you will easily understand how the island came to be named. This is a dive location that must be included in your dive itinerary!
Join us for this amazing weekend away.
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
FIRST AID AND CPR COURSES FOR EVERYONE
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.
- Open Water Course
- 2-3 May 2015 (Sat/Sun)
- 29-30 2015 (Wed/Thur)
- Advanced Open Water Course
- 2-3 May 2015 (Sat/Sun)
- Rescue Diver Course
- 9-10 May 2015 (Sat/Sun)
- Apply First Aid Course
- 8 May 2015 (Fri)
- Night Diver Course
- 1 May2015 (Fri 5pm)
- For more courses and dates check out the COURSES tab at the top of the page
- UPCOMING DAY TRIPS
- Tweed Heads Double Boat Dive
- Trips depart daily (Min 4 Divers)
- exHMAS Brisbane Double Boat Dive
- Fortnightly (Min 4 Divers)
- Next trip: 3 May2015
- Tweed River Shore Dives
- Shore dives every Thursday and Sunday
- Night Dive
- 1 May 2015 (Fri 5pm)
For more dive trips check out the DIVING INFO tab at the top of the page