Diving in Melbourne We are extremely fortunate that here in Melbourne there is an active dive community, and once you have dived some of Melbourne's piers, you'll see why! There are dozens of piers scattered around the shore of the Port Phillip Bay, which means plenty of dive sites to choose from. But you’ll find some of the best pier dives on the Mornington Peninsula, which is within easy reach of Melbourne City and perfect for weekend breaks Dive Conditions The majority of pier dives offer easy conditions suitable for all levels and perfect for beginners and underwater photographers. If you are new to diving we have sites that offer ideal conditions for learning - take a look at getting certified with the PADI Open Water Course HERE. Here are 4 of our favourite Pier dives we hoe to explore with you soon! Mornington Pier The closest pier to Melbourne is Mornington Pier, which is an
Be a responsible scuba diver and protect our oceans for the future - and look cool while doing it! Being a responsible scuba diver is important for your own safety, the safety of others and for the longevity of marine eco-systems. The great news about being a responsible scuba diver is that it has a major feel good factor, and together we can make a difference and raise awareness – all of which leads to maintaining the incredible dive sites we have around Melbourne.
Dive your way to a healthier you! When most people think about scuba diving they picture vibrant coral reefs, sea turtles and colourful reef fish and although these are definite reasons to go diving, they are not all that diving has to offer. Did you know that scuba diving has a multitude of positive health effects? Some of the health benefits of scuba diving are derived from the physical activity which it entails, but there are also proven mental health benefits too. In fact, you might be surprised to learn just how far-reaching the effects of scuba diving are on both your physical and mental well-being. Here are just a few of the key benefits which you can experience when you join us for scuba diving in Melbourne. Breathing and Respiratory Systems: Scuba diving encourages divers to take long and slow deep breathes. A slow and calm breathing pattern reduces the risk of a
Do you dream of learning to dive? Take the PADI Open Water Course with us in Melbourne and get scuba certified for life! The PADI Open Water Course is the first level of diving certificate. You’ll learn how to become a safe, competent and confident diver and you’ll be certified to dive to a maximum depth of 18 meters. When you finish your PADI Open Water Course at Ocean Divers you’ll feel proud of your accomplishments, you’ll have made new friends and you’ll have your ticket to dive anywhere in the world.
Are you considering a career break or change of direction after COVID? Here's why it might be the ideal time to dive into a career in the diving industry. Whenever events take place which affect our working lives, salary or general security, it often makes us consider where we are in life, what we are doing and how much happiness we are deriving from our work. If you’ve been thinking about taking a career break, or are considering a change in direction, read on to find out more about taking a career break as a PADI Instructor.
Are you missing being a diver during lockdown? We are too!! Being on lockdown doesn’t mean that you need to completely disconnect from your love of diving though – here are some ways to stay involved in diving, and even develop your dive skills, from home…Have you always thought about taking your next level of PADI Course or wanted to take a specialty but never found the time or didn’t want to commit your time to studying? Well, there is no time like the present to get started and get the theory out of the way without even leaving home. If you are looking for something to do on lockdown then this could be the solution! PADI eLearning takes care of the knowledge development component of your PADI course and by taking it at home, you can work through it at your own pace
You don't need to be an advanced diver to take the PADI Advanced Open Water Course and enjoy incredible diving in Melbourne. PADI Advanced Open Water Course is your chance to develop your dive skills and experiment with new types of diving – it’s exciting and there are a lot of awesome dives to choose from. Imagine diving a shipwreck, or diving to 30 meters or even mastering the art of drift diving. It’s all possible when you are diving Melbourne and our surrounding area. During your Advanced Course you’ll make 5 incredible dives (two mandatory and three optional), which include 3 shore dives and 2 boat dives as we make a trip to dive Portsea.