398 High Street,
COFFS HARBOUR NSW 2450

Ph:
(02) 66 511 611

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Our Dive Boats

The "AQUATAUR" is a 7.2 metre aluminium purpose-built Dive Boat powered by twin 130 hp outboards, surveyed to carry 8 passengers with room to spare!

This is a great boat with easy rear ladder access and protection from the elements in winter, and the sun in summer.

The "CAPE DIVER" is a 6.0 metre aluminium purpose-built Dive Boat powered by twin 90 hp outboards, surveyed to carry 8 passengers and is ideal for 6 divers. This is our small group boat with ample canopy for protection from the sun and wind.

Dive Courses

One Day of Scuba Fun
The One Day Scuba Adventure includes:
~All equipment
~Brief theory lesson
~Pool training scuba dive
~Half day boat trip to the Solitary Islands Marine Park for action packed scuba diving.
~Course starts at 1.00 pm with theory and pool training then at 8.00 am the next day we depart for the Solitary Islands for a 2 dive trip. In the peak period the course is run in one full day. Minimum age is 12.
~This can count as the start of your open water scuba diver course.

Backpacker Open Water Diver Course
4 day course includes
~4 boat dives at Muttonbird Island
(min max depth 10 m)
~Comprehensive pool training
~Guaranteed quality training
(min number of students apply)

PADI 5 Star Open Water Diver Course
Experience the Intense Adventure ~ In 3 Easy Steps

Step 1:
Knowledge Development in our spacious classroom, or using a CD-ROM and Open Learning in your own time.
Our Tips and Extra Advice are essential to enjoy safe diving.

Step 2:
Pool Diving for skills training in small groups. This is the difference between Us and the rest. Your life depends on your skills - We Guarantee Our Training.

Step 3:
4 Adventure-Packed Open Water Boat Dives, all at the Solitary Islands.
In our small groups you get time to see so much more on every dive. This is where you get real value for money.
World Class Diving starts on your first dive.
5 Star Training with personal attention.
Your Guarantee of quality and safety.

These courses are available for full or part-time study to fit into your busy schedule.

A Pre-dive medical is required for this course.

Scuba Diving

Charter Trips

Boat Diving is the only way to see the Magnificent South Solitary Islands.
What better way than with the longest running charter operator. We conduct double dive trips on a daily basis (weather permitting) departing at 8.00 am and returning 1.00 pm.

Between the dives we supply a light luncheon and refreshments and your second tank is included in the cost. 
A full complement of hire equipment is also available if required.

Single night dive trips are also conducted regularly, mainly at Split Solitary Island.

Our Dive Sites

The Solitary Islands Marine Park boasts some of the best diving in NSW. We have a unique blend of tropical and temperate fish life found only in this region. The sanctuary zones around the islands protect our corals and fish, keeping it's natural state for divers to experience.

Guided underwater tours through the best sites is our specialty. We have dived this area for many years and know the locations and their features.

Grey Nurse Sharks of "Manta Arch", Blue Tangs of "Boulder Wall", Lionfish of "Buchanan's Wall", or the Coral Gardens and Nudibranches of Split Solitary, the islands are so different, every dive is a new adventure.

Snorkelling

Charter Trips

Snorkel the underwater wonderland at the magnificent South Solitary Islands Marine Park. No better way than with the longest running charter operator. We conduct snorkelling trips on a daily basis (weather permitting) departing at 8.00 am and 1.00 pm.

Snacks and refreshments are supplied during your adventure to the Solitary Islands Sanctuary Zones.

A full complement of hire equipment is also available if required.

Minimum age 10. (conditions apply for children under 15)

Our Islands

The Solitary Islands Marine Park boasts some of the best diving in NSW. We have a unique blend of tropical and temperate fish life found only in this region. The sanctuary zones around the islands protect our corals and fish, keeping it's natural state for divers to experience.

Guided underwater tours through the best sites is our specialty. We have dived this area for many years and know the locations and their features.

Snorkelling at the islands is fantastic, but sea conditions can vary the suitability of snorkelling. Our experience in the area gives us the ability to advise you, the paying customer, whether the conditions are suitable, and schedule or cancel trips accordingly. We will only take trips when we know conditions will be suitable for your enjoyment.

Further Education

There's more to diving than basic training at Jetty Dive Centre.

We are the only PADI 5 Star Centre in Coffs Harbour.

From Open Water Scuba Diver right through to Instructor, as well as specialty dive courses, Jetty Dive Centre does them all in Coffs Harbour and the magnificent Solitary Islands.

The PADI Education Ladder

Open Water Scuba Diver
Advanced Open Water Dive
Medic First Aid
Rescue Diver
DiveMaster
Assistant Instructor
Instructor

Jetty Dive Centre Specialties

~Deep Diver
~Underwater Naturalist
~Shark Diver
~Underwater Photography
~Wreck Diver
~Night Diver
~Enriched Air Nitrox Diver
~Re-breather Diver
~Equipment Specialist
~Dan Oxygen Provider

Advanced Open Water

Now the Adventure gets even better!

"Diving deep past Manta Arch to 28 metres revealed 5 Grey Nurse sharks circling around the sandy bottom, an awesome sight"

and this

"At night the corals of Split Solitary showed all their hidden creatures, all whilst the fish life stood still in the torch beam"

The Solitary Islands have so much to offer in Advanced Diving, and Jetty Dive Centre offers the best in PADI Professional 5 Star training.

What's Involved?

5 Advanced Training dives (6 dives if the night dive is not included)
Including:
~Underwater Navigation
~Deep Diving
~Night Diving
As well as a choice of:
~Search and Recovery
~Drift Diving
~Multi-Level Diving
~Boat Diving
~Underwater Photography
~Underwater Naturalists
~Peak Performance Buoyancy
~Wreck Diving*
(*on special trips)

What's Included in the course?

~Advanced "Adventures in Diving" manual
~2 double dives and a night dive (or 3 doubles)
~PADI 5 Star Advanced Open Water Certification

When Do We Start?

Courses start regularly and are totally modular to suit different schedules.
Bookings are essential.

See the team at Jetty Dive Centre for your next Adventure

We've been diving the Solitary Islands for years, we know the Adventure Sites.

Rescue Diver

The Rescue Diver course teaches you skills that could save the life of a friend or even your life!

Until now you have concentrated on developing your diving skills to dive in a range of conditions, from dirty water searching for lost objects, to deep diving in less than ideal conditions.

The Rescue Diver course is your next step in personal diver development. Skills that could save a life!!

What's Involved?

~Course conducted over 2 days and 1 night
~Classroom theory lessons with self-study of the Rescue Diver manual
~Pool training of rescue skills
~Open water dives including the use of skills in scenario situations

What's Included In The Course?

~Rescue Diver training manual
~Pool training sessions and open water boat dives
~Rescue Diver Certification

What Do We Need To Start?

~PADI Advanced Open Water Certification or equivalent
~Current Diving Medical Certificate

When Do We Start?

Courses are run on demand with suitable participants
Bookings are essential.

Rescue Diver Certification requires the completion of an authorised First Aid Certificate like the PADI Medic First Aid.

Why Choose Us?

Why use Jetty Dive Centre?

A PADI 5 Star Dive Centre

INSURANCE ... as a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, we have insurance that covers all aspects of our business. Insurance that instructors are required to have and boat insurance is not enough to cover diving and snorkelling. In this day and age it is an important issue not to be overlooked.

SALES and SERVICE ... as a Dive Centre we have a large range of equipment on hand for the needs of our divers. We are distributors and are qualified service technicians of leading brands. Equipment that your life depends on.

PROFESSIONAL APPROACH ... this is not just our hobby, this is our Profession! We are open for service every day and have the experience where it counts, in the classroom and in the water.

What is a 5 Star Centre?

To become a PADI Dive Centre is an achievement.
A PADI 5 Star Dive Centre goes that step further, importantly, we must offer the best level of education PADI has. We must have instructors with extensive experience, comprehensive equipment sales and service, equipment rentals, tested pure air refills, and more. Since June 1997, Jetty Dive Centre has achieved PADI 5 Star status.

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