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Tech Dive Academy

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Wharf St | Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Worth Every Penny

Rise above the herd and choose Tech Dive’s concierge dive service. We enjoyed their private... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Dr_C_and_E
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Orange County, California
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Absolutely brilliant!

This was the best way to properly learn to scuba dive, Rich was really patient and genuinely... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Jay D
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You deserve the multi-award winning service of the ORIGINAL bespoke private diver training company - Port's only PADI 5 Star rated IDC centre. Serving Port Douglas since 2003. First for Bespoke Diver Training, the Dive Centre offers all levels of Recreational and Technical Dive courses from PADI, TDI, IANTD and DSAT Tec Rec - over 60 programmes - Open Water to Instructor Level, Specialty Courses, Tec Deep, Side Mount and CCR programmes. 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.In addition to training, we offer private guiding on the Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea, along with a range of day trips, live-aboard and even private charters - your boat or ours.The multi-award winning team was recently named Hollis Australian Dealer of the Year.Founded in 2003 by the team who successfully broke the then world record for the deepest Scuba Dive with a 308m (1010ft) dive. The business remains exclusively focused on bespoke personal individual diver training.Exclusive Training with your own personal private dive instructor, and what better place to do it than the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. With dozens of exclusive dives sites to choose from, 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. Dive Guiding - 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.As well as the dive operations on the Great Barrier Reef, Vanuatu and the Coral Sea, the team also supports it clients' diving globally, with a team member jumping on a plane most weeks to guide dives or take a client to the next level in their underwater journey - Egypt, Mexico, Tonga, Japan, the list goes on...Customer Service - Satisfaction Guarantee. 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.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.
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Wharf St | Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Rise above the herd and choose Tech Dive’s concierge dive service. We enjoyed their private, customized dive operation. They sure know their stuff and are worth every penny! Shino and Nick took care of us every step of the way, and pointed out things underwater...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was the best way to properly learn to scuba dive, Rich was really patient and genuinely enjoyed teaching others about his passion. We both feel confident and safe to go scuba diving again and we have certainly developed a keen interest to keep up...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Our family had the pleasure to visit the Great Barrier reef with Bruce and Shino from Tech Dive; they made every effort to get every diver at ease. We made 3 excellent dives from the Silver Sonic. The quality of the dive-equipment was the best...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

1st class service from start to finish. Thank you Rich for making our day out on the reef so special!

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

First of all, believe the reviews of Tech Dive. These people are just fantastic, from the excellent communication at first inquiry to the actual execution of the dives. We were privileged to have Rich as our guide for 3 days of diving and I could...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

We came to Australia this January from the opposite side of the globe to a large extent to experience the Great Barrier Reef, and turned to Tech Dive Academy as their website was the most professional of all I checked. What a great decision that...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The trip was quite spontaneous. Booked everything a week prior. Contacted dive tech via facebook messenger and the response was quick enough to secure diving course dates. In between the arrival, we did the elearning and the instructor kept an eye on our progress. A...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Everything big and small from the welcome pack to the clear and friendly tutelage was tailored with amazing attention to detail to provide us with an absolutely unforgettable experience. I would recommend tech dive to anyone wanting a safe yet thrilling diving experience.

Thank Bec M
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I've only been diving for a year but TechDive, without a doubt, is the best diving company I've known! I did my AOW with Rich who was very friendly, efficient and attentive. The booking process was quick and hassle-free. Upon arrival they sent me a...More

Thank Evy P
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I initially planned to dive with these guys last year but unfortunately had to cancel literally 10 minutes prior to departure due to a family tragedy. The customer service we received then was outstanding and Mark insisted upon giving a full refund,...More

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