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Review of Remote Area Dive

Remote Area Dive
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Remote Area Dive (RAD) is a family owned and operated business that has evolved from a part time passion to become one of the most successful dive businesses in Townsville. Get in touch to find out how you could be enjoying an authentic aussie campfire meal and sleeping under the stars and experience with the Great Barrier Reef has to offer.
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I Experienced the weekend of the 24th Jan. with my son, my New Years Resolution was to push myself into experiencing things I normally wouldn't experience and secretly have a fear of the water. But the attraction was snorkelling on the reef and to experience a scuba dive for the first time. Pop was fantastic and patient with me to get my breathing under control. The crew are just fantastic. RAD have a very very good product and the personalised service, I cannot speak highly about. If anyone is looking for that great Australian experience of camping and diving and meeting new and interesting people than this trip ticks all the boxes. Well done RAD I started my new year ticking one off the bucket list. Hope to see you soon. Dianne

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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

I just finished my open water certification and my partner came on the dive weekend to have a few dives as well (already certified). The dive course was fantastic (thanks Fiona!) and the program was well structured. The weekend was lovely with amazing dives, the weather was perfect and the trip very well catered.
Recommend that you have your own mask and fins, the shore dives are a little difficult without the correct fins but all of the dive locations are spectacular

2  Thank JPWilso
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Reviewed 25 December 2015

Saw a lot of different corals, fish and invertebrates. The staff was very helpful and patient. The night we spent in tents on Pelorus island, where we also had a barbecue. A great dive trip :D

3  Thank Tone L
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect from a dive weekend sleeping in swags on an uninhabited island.
But it turned out to be a great experience.
The whole crew as well as the other guests were great and we had a good time and good dives.

2  Thank mnm_travelling
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

I recently went on a dive trip with a Remote Area Dive organised trip to Palau! Everything was professionally handled by the staff from RAD both prior to the trip and whilst there. I won’t need to go into detail how awesome diving in Palau is (it’s awesome!!), however what I would like to acknowledge is the extra effort that our tour guide from RAD went to. The potential for things to go wrong outside your control is to be expected, in this case a flight being cancelled! What could of turned into a painful experience actually become a one of the many highlights of the trip. Not only that instance, but for everything that you did to make our trip a memorable experience. Everyone on this trip made it the adventure that it was! Young and old everyone was positive and keen to enjoy every minute. I’m looking forward to the next trip with RAD!

1  Thank Darren B
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