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Bayplay - Open Water Course

#10 of 14 things to do in Portsea Features Animals
3755 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea, Victoria 3944, Australia
+61 3 5984 0888
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You won't regret it!

I had a truly amazing experience at the Bayplay Open Water course on the weekend. The instructor... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Chrissie S
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Ballarat, Australia
Good instructor but bad experience

I registered for Open Water Course with Bayplay just a week before I was traveling to Melbourne. I... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
PoornimaGovindrao
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Pune, India
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Discover what lies beneath! Learn how to dive, discovering and interacting with the amazing diversity of marine life to be found in the underwater world. Successful completion of the PADI Open Water Course qualifies you to dive independently to a depth of 18 meters in open water and is an internationally recognised passport to dive throughout the world!
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3755 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea, Victoria 3944, Australia
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had a truly amazing experience at the Bayplay Open Water course on the weekend. The instructor Piz was top rate, he explained things well, allowed each of us to progress naturally, was super supportive, and is a top guy to boot. The course began...More

Thank Chrissie S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I registered for Open Water Course with Bayplay just a week before I was traveling to Melbourne. I had heard great reviews of Bayplay and was looking forward to see the sea dragons. I was very keen to do this since a long time and...More

Thank PoornimaGovindrao
Reviewed 6 February 2017

completed my advanced open water course last week. mike was an excellent instructor. he even waited longer for the night dive so we could fully experience night conditions. saw interesting things on our dives, including rays, sea horses, sea dragons, octopus and a seal on...More

Thank ClarkV62
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We completed the last dive of our Open Water PADI with Mike and had a great time. Mike was very professional, funny (ask him about the signals for the big f. shark) explained very well and much better than our prior Open Water experience. He...More

Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A good mate and I completed our PADI Open Water course at BayPlay last weekend (Sept 2016). It was a great experience. I wasn't confident when I first started and had a few anxious moments. However, the beautiful instructors we had (Pikey, Blake & Paris)...More

Thank joolichan
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We did not had the course, but dive with the dive master. The dive site next to the pier provides sea dragons. The company could almost pay the money back if not. If you are advanced scuba diver you could dive with out the master....More

Thank Ilkka K
Bayplay, Owner at Bayplay - Open Water Course, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2016

Thanks for your review of our guided dive to the seadragon colony. As you noted, they are mostly guaranteed and easy to spot if you know where to look. Bayplay also offer boat dives in conjunction with the charter boat operators in the town, so...More

Reviewed 2 March 2015

My boyfriend surprised me with a few hours kayaking around the bay in Portsea on a Saturday afternoon. When I got to the store I decided I would like to go SUPing instead. Wasn't an issue what so ever. The girls were all very friendly...More

Thank Risca2014
Bayplay, Owner at Bayplay - Open Water Course, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2016

Thanks guys, glad to hear you had a great experience at Bayplay. Might see you again out scuba diving next time ;)

Reviewed 26 April 2013

I completed my Open Water course with Bayplay in January 2013. I was not a confident diver when I started but my Instructor made me feel comfortable and safe. The facilities were excellent, clean and organised. Diving in the bay was really fun and perfect...More

Thank Kate N
Bayplay, Owner at Bayplay - Open Water Course, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2016

Thanks so much for your review. I hope you are still out diving and apologies for the delay on this reply to your great review. Better late than never... From the Bayplay Crew

Reviewed 22 May 2012

This is to say a very BIG thankyou to Bayplay for such an amazing experience. I completed my Open water course May 2012 and I can’t wipe the smile from my face. I was really impressed with your company’s professionalism, the way all staff members...More

Thank Sheshooked
Bayplay, Owner at Bayplay - Open Water Course, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2012

Thank you so much for posting such a positive review on Tripadvisor for us, we really appreciate it! It’s great to hear everything went smoothly for your PADI Open Water Course and Matt was a great instructor (I’ve passed this on to him), now that...More

Reviewed 3 April 2012

I've had the pleasure of having done my Open Water with Bay Play and had no hesitation in booking a guided dive to Portsea and Rye. The team are professional, safety conscious and perhaps most importantly passionate about what they do.. it's great to talk...More

Thank mrenage
Bayplay, Owner at Bayplay - Open Water Course, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2012

Great to hear you had such a wonderful experience diving with us and we appreciate the great review you’ve put up on Tripadvisor! We hope you’ll be back soon enough for some more of Melbourne’s great scuba diving with Bayplay this Summer! 

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