Airlie Beach & Whitsundays Dive Centre

Your gateway to the ultimate scuba diving experience on the Great Barrier Reef

There's no better place to learn the skills that allow you to witness one of the planet's last unexplored wonders, which only the bold get to see.

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“The best dive school in queensland for Kids, handsdown!!” learn to dive with PADI Diving Courses in the Whitsundays, our special focus is families with children

Scuba Diving Courses

Discover Scuba Diving from Introductory dives in a swimming pool to getting certified. From 0 to hero

Lifeguard, First Aid & Swim Training

We train and certify life guards and first aid courses, so you can rest assured you are in safe hands.

Whitsunday Mermaids

Whitsunday Mermaid Centre is coming up soon.

What is means to become a PADI mermaid with us?



Learn to breathe and stretch to enjoy your body health and movements underwater, reward yourself with conquering anxieties, buddy up with mermaids like you, bonding and strengthen your self-esteem, and rebuild yourself. Mermaiding means to empower women creating a bond of sisterhood

Marine Conservation

Ecological conservation is our core belief and we will not only give you the best water safety and diving instruction but we will show you why and how this little world you are about to explore is so vital for us to protect.
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Our founder Annie!

Diving in Airlie Beach with children

18 years experience in Scuba Diving, Underwater Photography


PADI RTO Trainer


Work with Children Blue Card/ speciaized in children Scuba Diving


Where your love for Diving begins in the Whitsundays

Our mission is to pass on our passion, not just our courses

Why Airlie Beach & Whitsundays Dive Centre?

Our experienced and certified instructors take the time to get to know each student and tailor their instruction to meet their individual needs and learning styles.

We believe that scuba diving is not just a skill to be mastered, but an exciting and rewarding experience to be enjoyed to the fullest. That’s why we strive to create a supportive and encouraging learning environment where our students can develop their skills and confidence at their own pace.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver looking to advance your skills, our team at Airlie Beach Dive Centre is here to help you achieve your diving goals and make your underwater adventures unforgettable.

Our expertise in teaching all ages to swim, become lifeguards and certified divers means that you couldnt be in safer hands

Our founder,

Annika, has over ten years of experience teaching swimming to individuals of all ages, from babies to competitive swimmers, free divers, and lifeguards. With her extensive background in swim instruction, Annika understands the importance of providing personal attention and individualized instruction to each student.

At Airlie Beach Dive Centre, we believe that learning to dive is not just about passing a course but about gaining the skills and confidence you need to become a competent and safe diver. That’s why we focus on delivering the highest quality instruction to every student, no matter their level of experience.

With Annika’s expert guidance, you’ll receive personalized instruction that is tailored to your needs and learning style. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions, receive feedback, and practice your skills until you feel comfortable and confident in the water.

The best scuba certification tailored to kids

At Airlie Beach Dive Centre, we understand that learning to dive can be a daunting experience. That’s why we take the time to get to know each student, building trust and rapport that makes you feel like you’re receiving private tuition.

So, if you’re looking for a dive centre that provides individualized instruction, expert guidance, and personalized attention, Airlie Beach Dive Centre is the perfect choice for you. Come dive with us and experience the difference that personalized instruction can make in your diving journey!

JOIN OUR Reef Life Saving Club Program is Proserpine Public Pool and Calen Swim Centre/Calen State School


FairPlay Voucher

We support you. Eligible children and young people can apply for a voucher valued up to $150, click here for more information



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 by Brodie

Had an amazing day couldn’t ask for more friendlier and welcoming people to go diving with, definitely recommend diving with them

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 by Brodie

Had an amazing day couldn’t ask for more friendlier and welcoming people to go diving with, definitely recommend diving with them