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
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 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!
DAY SCUBA TRIPS
For the certified diver we offer a range of day dives to various locations around Southeast Queensland including
- Byron Bay
- Cook Island/Tweed Coast
- Stradbroke Island
- exHMAS Brisbane
- Tweed River
- Gold Coast Seaway
- Night Dives
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 6 October 2014
WEEKEND AWAY TRIP TO THE SS YONGALA
The SS Yongala tragedy is considered Australia's worst maritime disaster, sinking on 23 March 1911 with all 122 passengers and crew lost she remained lost until some 50 years later, now she is one of Australia's best dive sites and considered one of the top 10 dive's in the world.
While you can dive on her, you are not allowed to penetrate this wreck of disturb anything on it as she still to this day holds the remains of those who were onboard.
Join us for this amazing 3 day 3 night liveaboard trip departing 24 October we will be visting the nearby reefs and the Yongala herself.
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
- 4-5 October 2014 (Sat/Sun)
- 1-2 October 2014 (Wed/Thur)
- Advanced Open Water Course
- 1-2 October 2014 (Sat/Sun)
- Rescue Diver Course
- 11-12 October 2014 (Sat/Sun)
- Apply First Aid Course
- 13 October 2014 (Mon)
- Night Diver Course
- 10 October 2014 (Fri 5pm)
- For more courses and dates check out the COURSES tab at the top of the page
- UPCOMING DAY TRIPS
- Byron Bay Double Boat Dive
- 18 October 2014 (Sat)
- Tweed Heads Double Boat Dive
- 5 October 2014 (Sun)
Stradbroke Island Double Boat Dive
- 25 October 2014 (Sat)
- HMAS Brisbane Double Boat Dive
- 1 November 2014 (Sat)
- Night Dive
- 10 October 2014 (Fri 5pm)
For more dive trips check out the DIVING INFO tab at the top of the page