Dive Training

Choose from our extensive selection of recreational dive courses...


Minimum Age
14 years old.

Health & Fitness
Customers are required to complete a simple declaration form. Your instructor will discuss your health and fitness with you for the planned training.
Further information on medical fitness can be found here


Taking your diving to the next level

With over 34 course options to take your diving further, your dive adventure awaits. Just select your option from the menu to the left.

Here at TDA all training is with your own personal dive instructor, and what better place to do it than the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef.

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.

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.

We offer First Class Diver Training on the Great Barrier – PADI recreational dive Instruction and IANTD, DSAT and Tec Rec Technical Dive programmes with a difference – Open Water to instructor level, Speciality courses, Decompression Procedures, Extended Range, Essentials Programme, and a range of sidemount and cavern courses.

At the Tech Dive Academy we believe that diving experience is critical to safety and maintaining skill levels. One thing is certain, whatever course you choose you will have fun, be a better diver and leave Port Douglas with skills you might have previously thought impossible.

Just select your option from the menu to the left, or contact us for assistance. We welcome your questions.

Guided Diving

Not looking for Courses? Click Here for Fun Dives - Guided/Certified Diving.


  • The most experienced Instructor team
  • Your own private Instructor just for you
  • Widest range of Training Courses
  • Unmatched five hours AT the Reef daily
  • 3 Different dive sites daily
  • Diving Agincourt & Ribbon reefs
  • Exclusive GOLD certification cards
  • Best dive sites and plenty of them
  • Latest dive equipment - New 6 monthly
  • Customer Service like no other
  • Fully inclusive prices

  • Your...
  • PADI 5 Star Dive Centre
  • IANTD Rated Dive Centre
  • DSAT TecRec Tec Centre
  • EFR Training Centre
  • ...in Port Douglas, Queensland.


    Tel +61 7 4015 2915 (Office)
    E info@tech-dive-academy.com
    W www.tech-dive-academy.com
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    Located at Craiglie, Port Douglas
    Departing Reef Marina
    PO Box 81, Port Douglas
    Queensland 4877