Rainforest Scuba

Finch Hatton, Mackay Area

Enjoy this world first experience diving in the rainforest in crystal clear waters where platypus live and play. Will you be one of the few in the water with a platypus in natural conditions? You will see at least four breeds of turtles and heaps of fish.

You can also dive in the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef amongst the colourful coral and tropical fish.

Do your PADI course with elearning from Junior Open Water to Dive Master or hold a Bubble Blowers Birthday party for your eight (or older) year old. They also offer children over eight years of age, a Seal Team course where they can participate in courses and become a junior open water/advanced diver at age 10.

Join their not for profit social club and come diving and camping or join them on an overseas trip.

Need diving or snorkelling equipment? They have all the gear you need. They stock Oceanic, Hollis, Ocean Pro, McNett, Princeton Tec, Air Master all with 100 per cent guarantee full back up, service and free parts for life. Ezypay interest free payment plan available.

Can't find what you want? Contact them and they will help.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi
  • Paid Wifi

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Kiosk
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Public Telephone

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
55 Anzac Parade
Finch Hatton, Mackay Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Tours

Platypus Dive

A unique experience to dive in the crystal clear waters where you could be one of the few to be in the waters at the same time as the platypus.

No where else in the world can you experience a dive such as this and it is available for not only the experinced but those of you who want to try diving.

A Discover Scuba Dive is available where you can learn the basics through to the certified diver and all gear and guide is supplied.

Don't worry, there is plenty to see with a variety of freshwater fish and turtles. A safe and fun dive for all age groups.

Indicative rates

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$110 $150
PADI courses

PADI courses from Bubble Blowers to Dive Master.

Bubble Blowers (eight years and over), Seal Team (eight to ten years), Junior Open Water (10 to 14 years), Open Water (15 years and over).

Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, Master Diver, Dive Master, Specialty Dives 11 to choose from including side mount diver.

Do your PADI elearning in the comfort of your home, travelling or any place that you have your computer. Elearning is done on line at your own pace and no text books or class time needed. Once completed, they can do the pool sessions where you'll learn to put skills into practise. Followed by your open water dives and the completion of your certification.

Classes are designed to your needs and not the dive shop and if you need extra time or dives it does not cost you any extra. They want you to be a happy, confident and safe diver.

Indicative rates

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$500 $800
Great Barrier Reef Dive

Dive in the warm tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. No need to be up at 5am to catch a boat as this is a holiday friendly shore dive. Colourful coral and tropical fish are just 30 metres from the shore in a safe, life guard protected,non boating environment.

You can do one dive, two dives or three dives with night dives as an optional dive for those who want to experience the safety of this magnificent place. One of the very few places where you can have a dive amongst the coral and tropical fish, see moray eels and stingrays then go up and have a coffee or snack/meal of your choice at the cafe just 100 metres away.

If your family or loved ones don't dive they can recline on the beach or watch the kids build sandcastles. A trip for all ages and no sea sickness.

Indicative rates

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$130 $300
Bubble Blowers Bash

Why not have a party with a difference? Organise a Bubble Blowers Birthday Bash for ages 8 to 108 - fun for everyone. No dive experience needed just a love of fun.

No special requirements except the use of a swimming pool. Have fun at you next party whether it's a birthday or just a get together.

Indicative rates

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$200 $500

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Cathu State Forest

Yalboroo, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Along the rugged Clarke Range behind the Whitsunday coast is Cathu State Forest. Forests and woodlands range from distinctive poplar gum Eucalyptus alba woodlands and exotic Caribbean pine plantations on the creek flats to dense rainforest, hoop pine plantations and tall wet eucalypt forest along the range.

Crediton State Forest

Dalrymple Heights, Mackay Area
Free Entry
In Crediton State Forest, dry eucalypt forests contrast with lush pockets of rainforest and dramatic views. Tall, ancient rose gums continue to survive and discover scattered relics from gold mining in the 1800s or take a scenic drive along Cockies Creek Road.

Broken River

Eungella, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Located within the cool tranquillity of Eungella National Park, Broken River is touted as one of the best locations in the world to see a rare marsupial in the wild, a platypus. A little over a one hour drive from Mackay, travel through the picturesque Pioneer Valley and climb the mountain range to Eungella township.

Eungella National Park

Eungella, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Enriched by dense sub-tropical rainforest with peaks shrouded in mist, a trip to Eungella National Park is both an exciting adventure and an escape to tranquillity. Eungella National Park is one of Queensland's most ecologically diverse parks in Australia, with species from both tropical and sub-tropical groups living in the rainforest.

Platypus Viewing at Broken River

Eungella, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Eungella National Park, approximately a one hour drive west of Mackay, is home to one of the most reliable spots in Australia to spot the elusive platypus - in the wild! From the viewing decks at Broken River, spot this shy creature in it's natural habitat, as well as turtles and other wildlife in this beautiful National Park.

Mia Mia State Forest

Eungella, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Nestled in the foothills of the Clarke Range, 20 kilometres from Pinnacle west of Mackay, the Mia Mia State Forest is mostly open eucalypt forest. Bush camping and swimming is available at Captain Crossings on Teemburra Creek.

Pandanus Creek Track

Proserpine, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Along the rugged Clarke Range behind the Whitsunday coast lies Cathu State Forest. Forests and woodlands range form distinctive poplar gum Eucalyptus alba woodlands and exotic Caribbean pine plantations on the creek flats to dense rainforests and tall wet eucalypt forest along the range.

Teemburra Dam

Pinnacle, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Located in the picturesque Pioneer Valley, Teemburra Dam is approximately 50 kilometres west of Mackay City on a fully sealed road. The dam is a nature-lover's paradise. Made up of a mass of inlets and coves, it is easy to become entranced with the birds, fish and platypus which inhabit the area.

Eungella Dam

Eungella, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Eungella Dam is 120 kilometres west of Mackay and is one of Queensland's more established freshwater fisheries. Eungella Dam was constructed in 1969 to meet the requirements of a thermal power station at Collinsville and the town water supply of Collinsville and Scottsville.

Finch Hatton Gorge

Finch Hatton, Mackay Area
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A wonderful landscape of waterfalls, lush flora and volcanic boulder formations make Finch Hatton Gorge a must-see attraction. There are many walking tracks which weave through sub-tropical rainforest.
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