Airlie Beach Diving - Airlie Beach Whitsundays Australia

Airlie Beach diving day trip to the Whitsunday Islands. This dive trip visits Whitsunday Islands dive sites for scuba diving and snorkelling on fringing coral reefs that extend seaward from the edges of the islands. The 8 metre specialised dive boat caters for a maximum of 12. Snorkellers and introductory divers are welcome. The dive trip includes a 2 tank dive for certified divers. A dive guide is included.

We recommend that all divers must have a logged dive within the past 12 months to participate on diving tours. If you do not have a recent dive, it’s a good idea to complete a refresher before heading out on the ocean dives.

THIS TRIP IS NOT AVAILABLE ON MONDAYS OR THURSDAYS.

Please Note: If you are on a cruise ship we cannot take your booking.

Whitsundays day dive

Departure and Return

Departs from: the boat ramp at Port of Airlie at 8:00 am - Returns between 1:00 pm and 2:00pm depending on weather and tides.

Airlie Beach Day Dive Inclusions

What’s Included:

  • 2 Instructor-Lead Dives: Dive into the depths of the Whitsunday Islands with two expertly guided dives, offering a glimpse into the breathtaking underwater world teeming with life.

  • All Dive Gear Provided: Dive with confidence using our top-of-the-line dive gear, meticulously maintained for your safety and comfort.

  • Dive Time: Enjoy approximately 45-60 minutes underwater per dive, allowing ample time to explore the vibrant coral reefs and encounter fascinating marine species.

  • Diving Depth: Explore depths ranging from 5 to 18 meters, providing diverse diving experiences suitable for divers of all skill levels.

  • Visibility: Experience varying visibility ranging from 3 to 20 meters, influenced by weather conditions, tides, and the beauty the Whitsunday Islands.

Prerequisites:

  • Open Water Certification: Must hold an Open Water certification or higher to participate in the tour.

  • Age Requirement: Participants must be at least 12 years old to join the dive expedition.

  • Medical Questionnaire: Complete a basic medical questionnaire available on our website to ensure you are fit to dive safely.

Facilities on Board:

  • Skipper + Instructor: Dive under the guidance of our experienced skipper and instructor, ensuring a safe and enjoyable dive experience for all participants.

  • Cruising Speed: Cruise at a comfortable speed of approximately 22 knots, with the capability of reaching a top speed of 30 knots for efficient travel to dive sites.

  • Maximum Divers: Limited to a maximum of 8 divers per tour, ensuring personalized attention and a memorable diving experience.

Add-Ons:

  • Snorkeling Experience: Bring a non-diving friend or family member onboard for a snorkeling adventure, available as an optional add-on during the booking process.

Join us on our Airlie Beach 2-Tank Scuba Tour and dive into the wonders of the Whitsunday Islands’ underwater realm. Book now and embark on an adventure of exploration and discovery!

Extra

  • Lunch: Enhance your dive excursion with a delicious onboard lunch, available as an extra option catering to all dietary requirements.

Discover Scuba Diving - Introductory Dive

Introductory Dive:Under the expert guidance of friendly and professional instructors, you’ll experience the thrill of breathing underwater and discover the magic of scuba diving in a safe and controlled environment.

  • Learn how to use scuba equipment and experience the ease of underwater breathing.
  • Practice essential scuba diving skills that you’ll use during every dive.
  • Enjoy swimming and exploring the underwater wonders of the Whitsunday Islands.

What’s Included:

  • 1 Instructor-led dive around the Whitsunday Islands.
  • All dive gear provided for your convenience.
  • Industry-leading 2:1 student to instructor ratio, ensuring personalized attention and guidance.
  • Dive time approximately 30 minutes (duration may vary based on air consumption).
  • Diving depth: 0-10 m Visibility: 3-15 m
  • Dive time:            30-45 minutes (may vary depending on air consumption)
  • Day-schedule: 

7.30 am meeting time – port of Airlie public boat ramp Return to harbour:  Return: 1-2 pm (may vary depending on the day)

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age requirement: 12 years old.
  • Completion of a basic medical questionnaire to determine fitness for diving.

Add-Ons:

    Bring a non-diving friend or family member onboard for a snorkeling experience (available as an add-on during checkout).

Medical Questionnaire

  • MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE: Every diver needs to answer standard medical questions regarding their health before divng on this cruise. Forms are available on board. An example can be viewed here. Also a PDF can be downloaded.

Prices

Activity Cost
Adult Cruise and Snorkel

$169

Certified Divers 2 Tank Dive - includes all gear and cruise cost

$300

Introductory Divers  
One dive only - includes all gear and cruise cost

$350

Prices valid until 30 June 2025

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