Pleasure Divers Magnetic Island is Magnetic Island's longest running PADI and SSI dive center, offering courses and tours from beginner to professional.
Pleasure Divers has been in operation for over 20 years. Located on the picturesque Geoffrey Bay foreshore it is your one stop shop for all your snorkelling and diving needs. With great access to the island's best shore dives including the Moltke Shipwreck and offering trips to the outer Great Barrier Reef as well as the world famous SS Yongala shipwreck.
Boasting the only purpose built dive training pool on Magnetic Island, easy access dive sites and world class instructors, Pleasure Divers Magnetic Island is a great place to learn to dive, improve your skills or become a dive professional.
Magnetic Island's one stop shop for all your snorkelling and diving needs including equipment hire and servicing, snorkel hire for half day, full day or multiple days with family and student discounts.
The Open Water course is a beginners diving course with three full days of skills, theory, and four great island dives. The course is structured so that you are introduced to diving before entering the ocean. The pool will be your first experience, so that you, the diver, can feel confident breathing and moving underwater. You will learn basic diving techniques, equipment preparation, safety procedures, underwater skills and the pure enjoyment of experiencing diving. An experienced instructor and dive master will assist you and the other divers throughout the course, in a small class environment.
Your ocean dives will take place from tropical Magnetic Island and they try to take you to at least two different dive sites. From the fringing coral reef of beautiful Alma Bay to the German shipwreck practically on the doorstep, Pleasure Divers dive more local dive sites than anyone else! They place an emphasis on making "divers" out of their students.
Pleasure Divers Magnetic Island want you to really learn to dive - not just get certified!
The Advanced Course enhances your already existing Open Water skills and adds a new dimension to your diving experience. The advance course consists of two days. The first day is on Magnetic Island learning navigation procedures, night diving and buoyancy skills whilst enjoying what the island has to offer. The second day, you are taken to the Best Wreck Site in Australia, the S S Yongala. On the Yongala you will gain knowledge and experience with a deep and boat dive. The Yongala is the best dive that Australia has to offer with its natural beauty and surroundings and magnificent view of the size and colours of the fish and coral. This is one dive that will not be forgotten. The course structure offers you opportunity to enhance your existing skills and pathway for future diving, whilst seeing the most serene surrounding and natural beauty that diving has to offer.
Your rescue diver course prepares you for a range of diving emergencies. It will show you how to handle problems that may happen to you or someone you are diving with. Your Instructor will also teach you ways to prevent problems before they occur. The Rescue Diver Course is fun and rewarding whilst having a serious side to it. The confidence that you gain will make all your diving activities more enjoyable as you'll be able to prevent and deal with most emergencies in the unlikely event one should occur.
Your Rescue course starts in the classroom, where you gain an understanding of the processes involved in a successful rescue. During the course you will learn how to:
Prevent and recognise potential accidents.
Evaluate emergency situations.
React and organize emergency help.
Conduct a complete rescue, including search patterns.
Deal with an unconscious diver both at the surface and underwater.
On completion of your rescue course you'll have the confidence to deal with a wide range of diving emergencies.