Lady Elliot Island Diving

Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef with an unforgettable diving experience on Lady Elliot Island. Renowned as one of the best snorkelling and diving sites in the world, Lady Elliot Island is set in a Marina National Park Zone and has been awarded the highest possible classification by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Attracting diving enthusiasts from across the globe Lady Elliot Island's diverse and abundant marine life is sure to impress.

Diving

Enjoying a fantastic location on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Lady Elliot Island boasts water visibility of up to 20m. Manta rays, whales, sea turtles, reef sharks and a spectacular array of tropical fish fill the waters and makes for a truly remarkable diving experience. In fact, PADI recently named Lady Elliot island as one of the top 5 locations in the world to go diving with manta rays. The manta rays are most prevalent from the months of May through to October.

Lady Elliot Island is home to 20 impressive dive sites which are close to shore and easily accessible by boat. The resort runs scheduled dives each day, with optional night dives, subject to availability and weather conditions.Whether you're a beginner, intermediate or a seasoned pro, there is a Lady Elliot Island dive to suit you. Experienced dive staff escort all dives and the on site dive shop offers a range of diving courses for guests of all skill levels. The Lady Elliot Island is a PADI Resort Association Member and provides certified courses as well as a all neccessary equipment...so no need to pack your scuba tank!

Dive courses available on Lady Elliot Island

  • Discover Scuba Dive Course - $195pp (Minimum age 12 years)
  • Open Water Dive Course - $650pp (Minimum age 10 years)
  • PADI Open Water Dive Course eLearning - $530pp (Minimum age 10 years)
  • Referral Open Water Course - $480pp (Minimum age 10 years)
  • Advance Course - $180pp + Dives + Equipment (Minimum age 10 years)
  • Rescue Course - $500 (Minimum age 12 years)
  • Encriched Air (Nitrox) - $335pp (Minimum age 12 years)
  • Refresher Pool Dive - free of charge including equipment