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Scuba diving in the rainforest in platypus waters
Tim Steegstra loving the dive
Mike with his children Tea & Bailey
Map of Rainforest Scuba

Rainforest Scuba
Multiple Locations

Indicative Rate* $100.00 to $2000.00 Tour Only

04 3445 5040
0434 455 040


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.

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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.

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Property Details


  • Car park
    Car park
  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Guide
  • Public Telephone
    Public Telephone
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Lessons/Tutorials
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
  • Walking

Other Information

Hotel Pick-up

Please contact them for transfers as this is one hour from Mackay. Cost is AUD60 return trip to Mackay.

Rainforest Scuba


This is a world first - your chance to see a platypus while you dive in crystal clear rainforest waters.

Dive with Rainforest Scuba in a rainforest setting for your chance to see a platypus in the wild or just enjoy watching the different species of turtles and various fish.

Or come dive in the warm ocean waters for your Great Barrier Reef experience with colourful coral and a large range of tropical fish, eels and rays to name a few.

Looking for snorkelling and dive gear? Come in and see the range of equipment on offer for sale with full back up.

Tour Information


$100.00$800.00Adult Tour Only

Other Information

Children: Children can dive from the age of 8 Bubble Blowers Birthday parties also available.

Platypus Dive

Sitting and chilling during our 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.

Tour Information


$100.00$150.00Adult Tour Only

Other Information

Children: Children are welcome and a safe beach area is available to sit and watch. Children from the age of 8 are able to dive

PADI courses

Going over review answers before the pool sessions

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.

Tour Information


$200.00$2000.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive

Other Information

Children: Children 8+ can learn to dive

Great Barrier Reef Dive

Rainforest Scuba 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.

Tour Information


$130.00$300.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive (Single)

Other Information

Children: Life guard on beach with patrols, great beach and safe for swimming and snorkelling. Children 8 to 108 can dive. Kids menu in cafe.

Disabled: Beach area is accessible for all including alfresco cafe.

Bubble Blowers Bash

Scuba diving party

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.

Tour Information


$200.00$500.00Adult Per Unit

Other Information

Children: Ages 8 to 108

Disabled: This will depend on your venue

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.