About Tech Dive Academy

The original bespoke private dive training company - established 2003. All training is with your own personal dive instructor, and what better place to do it than the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Our multi award winning service and much lauded unique training methods draws customers from all over the world to dive with us here on the Great Barrier Reef.

Tech Dive Academy is the only PADI five-star IDC rated centre based in Port Douglas, in the far north of Queensland. We offer First Class Diver Training on the Great Barrier - PADI recreational dive Instruction and IANTD, DSAT and Tec Rec Technical Dive programmes with a difference - Open Water to instructor level, Speciality courses, Decompression Procedures, Extended Range, Essentials Programme, Full Face Courses and a range of recreational and tech based Side-Mount and Cavern courses.

With over 30 dives sites locally to choose, the diving is some of the best in the world, with coral gardens, walls, swim-throughs, wrecks and more. One thing is certain, whatever course you choose, you will have fun, be a better diver and leave with skills you might once thought impossible.

In addition to training, we offer private guiding on the Great Barrier Reef, along with a range of day trips, live-aboard and even private charters, your boat or ours. We also cater for snorkelers or those who just want to enjoy a cruise out to the reef.

We do our utmost to make every dive course a very personal and memorable experience. Our team have worked in diverse locations and industries, before electing the 'sea change' of Port Douglas, and bring a wealth of experience, commitment and passion with them - a team with global experience who genuinely enjoy sharing the Great Barrier Reef experience with our Customers.

Courses are built around your needs and time requirements! Start when you like, and have your personal dive instructor for the duration of your dive course.

We have teamed up with the best charter boats and luxury private vessels to bring our customers the best diving possible, along with special locations and personalised trips - with both day and overnight options available.

At the Tech Dive Academy we believe that diving experience is critical to safety and maintaining skill levels. Simply put, we are diver focused... on you and your individual needs.

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