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Try Dive - Discover SCUBA Dive

Dive with Dragons! No certification required!

Adventure Details

  • Session 1: Learn the basic theory behind scuba diving in the comfort of a classroom environment.

  • Session 2: Now we move to the Bayplay pool blowing bubbles in shallow water allowing a comfortable transition to the underwater world. Here we introduce the skills necessary to maximize safety and comfort for the amazing dive ahead.

  • Session 3: It's time to meet the marine life! Visit the Weedy Sea Dragon Colony or Octopus and Seahorse garden. This you will never forget!

Tour Times
8.45am to 5.00pm Daily!

What to Bring
Bathers, Towel, and Sunscreen.

Equipment hire & air fill, Scuba dive theory session, pool session and an ocean dive to the Weedy Sea Dragon Colony or the Seahorse Garden.

Participant Conditions:
Participants need to be aged 12 and above. You will need to have basic swimming skills. Some medical conditions might prevent guests from diving: Individuals with Asthma, Heart condition, Epilepsy, High Blood Pressure, Chronic Bronchitis or Sinus Conditions, History of Blackouts, Recurrent Ear Problems or Ear Surgery, Diabetes, Pneumothorax (Collapsed Lung), Brain or Nervous Disorder, or a Recent Major Operation will need to be assessed by a Dive Doctor prior to joining. Dive doctor list available on

Important Notes
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time.
Please confirm your activity by 4.00pm the day prior on Ph: (03) 5984 0888.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How old do you need to be?

The minimum age is 13. We do offer a Pool only dive adventure for children called a Bubblemaker which covers basic theory and provides children them the opportunity to have a dive experience in the pool. With all diving participants under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must be available to sign the paperwork.

2. Do you need to have dived before?

We cater for people who haven't even snorkeled before! All skills required will be taught on the day of the activity.

3. How many can do it?

The group ratio is 4 divers to 1 Instructor or 6 divers to an Instructor with a Divemaster assisting. Ratios are set to maximize diver safety, comfort and enjoyment. Groups are more than welcome and are broken into the correct ratios for the pool and dive component.

5. Do I need to be able to swim?

It is preferable to have some basic confidence in the water. A one on one dive can be arranged for those with a fear of water/swimming/claustrophobia.  If we find that you are not confident on the day and tiem permits, we will provide a one on one dive with the instructor at the end of the group session.

6. Is it cold?

Scuba Diving wetsuits and hoods are supplied providing warmth to all participants.

7. Is all the gear provided?

Yes, all required equipment and materials are supplied.

8. Are meals available?

Time is made available for a a meal break. Please be sure to bring money to purchase from the local shops or a packed lunch.

Why Learn with Bayplay PADI Dive Resort?

Bayplay PADI Dive Resort boasts its own on-site facilities including a theory training room and a three-tiered scuba dive training pool. Bayplay Dive Resort adheres to the highest of standards. Safety is paramount as is reflected in Bayplay Dive Resort's accreditation by the Better Business Tourism Accreditation Program. We are a 3-time winner of the Victorian Tourism Awards for Adventure Tourism, in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Our dive team is PADI qualified and pride themselves on comprehensive marine education covering marine life encountered.



1 day

  • - Arrival time is 8.45am, after everyone has arrived a short DVD is viewed providing some basic knowledge behind scuba diving

    - You are next fitted out with all your scuba gear and transported to our dive pool, located in Blairgowrie

    - A few hours are spent at the pool building your confidence and learning the basic skills of scuba diving

    - Finally you take part in an open water dive at either Rye or Portsea depending on the conditions. Each location provides amazing marine life and offers plenty to see.

    Your instructor will be with you every step of the way and will take care of you throughout the day.


  • Location : 3755 Point Nepean Road,Portsea, VIC, 3944, Australia
    Times : Start 8.45am - Make your own way or call us to discuss pick up options

  • No additional costs.



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Organised by Bayplay & Beyond P/L

Activity ID: W-3596

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