At Queenscliff Dive Centre we offer a unique environment for all your scuba diving needs. Unlike most dive centers, Qdc provides everything on site, from hire equipment, purpose dive vessels, classrooms, accommodation, hot showers and even a custom built dive training pool and spa. When you come to Qdc we offer the complete package maximizing your dive experience We are proud of our reputation for exceptional diving and extraordinary service, it is our attention to detail that makes us Victoria's #1 Dive Centre.
Open Water Course
With our teaching system which is the most modern of any dive training system, you will easily and safely learn the theory needed to scuba dive. Our pool training begins in the shallow water before progressing to our specially designed deep training pool. Once comfortable with the skills of diving you will be introduced to the underwater world by our experienced professional instructors. We conclude our training process with four ocean dives around Port Phillip Bay.
Includes: Student kit, theory and pool lessons and 4 ocean dives. Duration: 3-5 days
Once fitted in our hire gear we will visit the best marine park in Port Phillip Bay, Pope's Eye. seals.jpgAfter a snorkel brief and a little history about Pope's Eye it's into the clear blue water we go. After enjoying the marine life at Pope's Eye it's then we move on to Chinaman's Hat. This is a custom built habitat for our big brown eyed playful seals. Here we get to snorkel with the seals in their own environment. An experience not to miss for all ages.
About our facility
Queenscliff Dive Centre is a large spacious, sandstone building, originally a Cobb & Co stable built in 1864. We have a Spacious and comfortable Guest lounge area with TV, Video & DVD facilities and a fully equipped commercial kitchen - suitable for self catering.
Some of our other luxuries include our indoor heated swimming and training pool, spa and change rooms, guest BBQ and a games corner.
The complex is completed with a modern building containing private bed rooms, dorm style accommodation, bathrooms, change rooms and a laundry.
The accommodation is "lodge style" with eight rooms, 4 to 6 beds in each
and designed for diver's needs, from the well designed "gear up" area to comfortable lounge areas for relaxing between dives. The layout and size of the rooms make the centre ideal for school/corporate groups, individuals and is especially attractive for dive clubs. A light Continental breakfast is supplied to all guests staying with Qdc.
Our divers can enjoy the comforts of changing and gearing up at the facility before boarding the courtesy shuttle bus. It's about a 3 minute ride to our boats berth. Once completed your activities our bus will take you back to QDC to the comfort of our warm showers or spa.