Fitzroy Island Scuba Diving

Lets go underwater and get up close and personal to the wonders of the underwater world!

The Fitzroy Island Sports Hub is PADI accredited and offers equipment hire for experienced divers and introductory SCUBA Diving in the training pool or from a safe beach access point only 35m from the shop. We will be soon be offering certified ocean dives, night dives, open water courses and a ‘Bubblemakers’ scuba experience for children – stay tuned!

Our impressive dive sites like Welcome Bay and the Eastern Wall offer sites and stories for all levels of divers. Whether you are a beginner, an avid photographer aiming for that perfect shot of a nudibranch or turtle, or even someone who is newly certified, the fringing reef around Fitzroy Island will offer you something magical.

We have put together a list of frequently asked questions for your convenience. For enquiries and bookings, please contact the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub at 07 4044 6700 or email us.

Diving will not be operational on Christmas Day 25th December or New Years Day 1st January.

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DISCOVER Scuba Diving

If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you! This PADI certified program is a great introduction into what it takes to explore the underwater world.

The Details:

  • Age: Minimum 12 years
  • When: Daily from 10-11:30am
  • Where: The dive pool or straight from the beach
  • Duration: Please allow 1.5 hours
  • Requirements: Minimum age 12 years. A medical declaration must be provided – Click here for a full list of requirements.
Options Price
Introductory Dive – from pool/beach $165
2nd Dive – from beach $145

Discounts available for groups of 2 divers or more. Bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

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Equipment Hire for Certified Divers

Already certified? We offer equipment hire for experienced divers to explore the waters of Fitzroy Island! Entry is beach-access only (dive boat coming soon!).

Divers must hold a current dive certification (open water or above) and have recent and regular dive history. Click here for a full list of requirements.

Equipment Cost Duration
BCD, Regulator (SPG, Computer, Compass), Weight Belt + 5x 1.5kg weight $20 per item 1.5 hours
Wetsuit, Stinger Suit, Fins, Mark & Snorkel $10 per item per day
Dive Flag, Tank, Tank Fill, Torch $10 per item 1.5 hours
2nd Torch $5 per item 1.5 hours
Glow Stick $5 per item Purchase

Hire equipment on arrival to FISH.

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Refresher Course

Certified but not been on a dive in the last 6 months? Let us sharpen up your skills with our refresher course held in our dive pool, which will allow you to go on a certified dive or hire equipment and explore the waters around Fitzroy Island.

The Details:

  • When: Every other Friday from 12:15-2pm (other days possible on request)
  • Where: The dive pool or straight from the beach
  • Duration: Please allow 1.25 hours
  • Requirements: Current dive certification. Medical declaration form – Click here for a full list of requirements.
Options Price
Refresher Course $165

Bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

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Starting 2nd November, 2021

Bubblemaker Program

Bubblemaker is as fun as it sounds! A chance for kids to use scuba gear to breathe underwater in our dive pool, learn new skills, blow bubbles, play games and explore shallow waters under the direct supervision of a PADI professional.

Have the option to take home a fun PADI activity pack including Bubblemaker beach towel, logbook, toy, certificate and registration card, decals, tattoo and emblem.

Loved your Bubblemaker experience? Go again for a discounted fee with our ‘Bubblemaker Repeat’.

The Details:

  • Age: 8-12 years
  • When: Starting from 2nd November 2021 – every Tuesday & Saturday (other days possible on request)
  • Time: Arrive at 9:30am to complete paperwork for a 10:00am pool entry
  • Duration: Please allow 1.5 hours
  • Requirements: Minimum age 8 years. A medical declaration must be provided – Click here for a full list of requirements.
Options Price
Bubblemaker Program with activity pack $125
Bubblemaker Program (no pack) $90
Bubblemaker Repeat (1 hour duration) $85

Discounts available for groups of 2 divers or more. Bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

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Starting 2nd November, 2021

Certified Ocean Dives

Already certified? Lets go diving! After taking a short boat trip to one of dive sites you’ll enter the water with your guide and descend into the depths.  In small groups, your guide will help you explore the deeper portions of the fringing reef that surround Fitzroy Island.

Sites like Sharkfin bay, 3 trees or Double J offer canyons and bommies filled with coral for you to explore with your guide.

The Details:

  • When: Starting from 2nd November 2021 – every Tuesday & Saturday (other days possible on request)
  • Time: Arrive at 1pm for 1:30pm boat departure
  • Duration: Please allow 2 hours
  • Requirements: Current dive certification. Medical declaration form – Click here for a full list of requirements.
Options Price
Ocean Dive from boat $172
Refresher Course from boat $165
Night Dive (coming soon) $200

Discounts available for groups of 2 divers or more. Bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

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Coming Soon

LEARN to Dive – Open Water Courses

We have some exciting open water course packages coming soon – stay tuned!

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Bookings & Enquiries

Please contact the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub for bookings and enquiries.

Click here for a full list of requirements for our dive programs and equipment hire.

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