Top Scuba Dive Shops in Victoria

Ready to check out the best shops in Victoria for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 13 dive shops where you can rent equipment, book dives, and get guided tours. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Victoria to suit your needs.
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Australian Diving Instruction

#1 - Australian Diving Instruction


PADI 5 Star IDC, 100% Aware, offering courses from Learn to Scuba through to Instructor and everything in between. Nitrox, Air Equipment Sales and Service.

Dive Gear Australia

#2 - Dive Gear Australia


Scuba Life is a PADI 5 Star Dive center, Scuba Diving courses for all levels, Large active dive club with weekly scheduled dives and dive travel.We offer scuba diving services for all training levels within the recreational dive industry.,we are positioned to cater for divers throughout Melbourne, phillip island, right down to the Wilsons Prom and Mornington Peninsula.Our dive centre conducts PADI courses from Open Water through to Master Instructor, as well as the diverse range of PADI specialty courses. We also offer technical training from TDI and IANTD, and cave diving courses from CDAA.

Dive and Dive

#3 - Dive and Dive


With over 30 years of experience, we guarantee the highest standards of quality in terms of training, sales, hire, travel, safety and services. So start your PADI Adventure with Dive and Dive NOW...

Watermaarq Freediving

#4 - Watermaarq Freediving


Sea life through Dolphin eyes on WaterMaarq’s Awarded ethical Nature tours and freediving courses.

Swim with Dolphins, Seals, Weedy Seadragons to discover the vibrant Great Southern Reef colours on board a fun, swift and stable 12-person RIB boat. Or learn to swim like a Dolphin on a PADI Freediver course or retreat. 

Or sea change and live the Dolphin Life as a professional on a PADI Freediver Instructor course and Emergency First Responder EFR training, led by former IT Executive and ultimate sea changer and PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer, Marlon Quinn.

And you’ll know, when you join WaterMaarq experiences, you immerse yourself into the Dolphin’s playground.

How contagious is the natural joy of living freely like a dolphin is. Guided by friendly crew, the whole dolphin boat tour experience is a deepening of connection with loved ones and friends. What a difference it makes to see life through the tenderness of dolphin eyes.

Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Academy Of Scuba

#5 - Academy Of Scuba

We at Academy of Scuba aim to give you all your Melbourne Scuba diving needs from the trained scuba diver to being able to teach you how to scuba dive in Melbourne.Academy of Scuba is a PADI 5 star dive center in Melbourne that has been the best in not only Melbourne but in over 80 dive centers in Australia. Winners of PADI's outstanding dive center in 2009 and 2010 we strive to give our divers the best experiences, training and network to keep you diving. Come into our store in Camberwell - Melbourne or Rye to find out why we are known by PADI Asia Pacifics head office as the best.
Aquatic Adventures

#6 - Aquatic Adventures


Welcome to Aquatic Adventures. Learn to dive today! You can start right now! Do your PADI Open Water Course in Melbourne. We offer scuba diving courses for all training levels within the recreational dive industry. Rowville is positioned to cater for divers throughout Victoria. Our 5 Star Instructor development dive centre conducts PADI courses from Open Water Diver through to Master Instructor, as well as the diverse range of PADI specialty courses. We also offer technical training from PADI Tec Rec. Aquatic Adventures stock a full range of scuba diving equipment from well known brands at our Rowville store. Our active Dive Club, the Aquaholics, is sure to get you into the water! Every week we have a club night with drinks and nibbles or a BBQ at Rowville.

Scuba Doctor Dive Shop

#7 - Scuba Doctor Dive Shop


For recreational, technical, commercial, military and rescue Scuba Gear and Scuba Diving Equipment The Scuba Doctor is your one-stop, online dive shop. Please feel free to dive into our online dive shop and explore new scuba diving, snorkelling, freediving, spearfishing, swimming and water sports product releases and our comprehensive range of popular equipment.

Huge Range: The Scuba Doctor test dives what we sell and we hand select the manufacturers that we deal with so that you only get the very best diving and other watersports equipment. The top brands we sell include: Analox, AP Diving, Apeks, Apollo, Aqualung, Backscatter, Catalina, CineBags, Cressi, Dive Perfect, Divesoft, Dolphin Tech, Faber, Fourth Element, Garmin, Gear Aid, Intova, Isotta, IST Sports, JBL, Light & Motion, Mares, Miflex Hoses, Nautilus LifeLine, Northern Diver, OMS, Probe Wetsuits, Salvimar, Sea & Sea, Seaka, Shearwater Research, Sonar, Suunto, Tovatec, Tusa, Underwater Kinetics, Waterproof etc.

Extensive Stock: At The Scuba Doctor you'll find just what you need. We have an extensive stock of the equipment you need which ensures fast delivery of the basics: masks, fins, snorkels, boots, gloves, BCDs, regulators and cylinders. We also stock dive products such as dive computers, instruments, underwater cameras and lights, dry suits, wet suits and knives, plus complete dive equipment packages

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Warrnambool Diving

#8 - Warrnambool Diving

Australian dive center
Bayplay Dive Resort - Melbourne

#9 - Bayplay Dive Resort - Melbourne


Bayplay PADI Dive Resort boasts its own on-site facilities including a theory training room and a heated three-tiered Scuba training pool. Bayplay Dive Resort adheres to the highest of standards. Safety is paramount as is reflected in Bayplay Dive Resorts accreditation by the Better Business Tourism Accreditation Program. These high standards have lead Bayplay Dive Resort to becoming a 2 time winner of the Victorian Tourism Awards for Adventure Tourism 2005 and 2006. Our dive team is PADI qualified and pride themselves on comprehensive marine education maximizing the experience and marine life encountered. Small numbers and professional service is what we are about.

Explore Australia's best kept secret. Guided Dives with Bayplay Dive Resort will lead you to some of natures finest. Highly sought after Weedy Sea Dragons and Octopus & Sea Horse Gardens are sure to amaze beginners, to the highly experienced veteran of the dive community.

Our professional and highly experienced dive guides are happy to share local knowledge and biological information on the substrate and marine life within, relating to your days diving.

Divers wishing to further their Port Phillip Bay diving experience, a wide range of boat dives are available. Wall Dives, Drift Dives, Submarines and wide range of world class Shipwrecks and Marine Parks help to create one of natures finest play grounds.

Daktari Surf & Dive

#10 - Daktari Surf & Dive


Daktari Surf/Dive is the Premier diving company in South West Victoria.

As a PADI 5 Star Resort, our training, Sales and Service is second to none.

Our Scuba Instructors are Master Scuba Diver Trainers, with over 18 Specialty Instructor Ratings and over 30 years experience in the Industry.

We are passionate about diving and the Aquatic environment, protecting our marine life and actively run clean up dives and Citizen Science dives such as the Annual Fish count and Sea Slug Census.

We offer private courses and courses for small groups, we are flexible with training schedules.

We provide all gear for dive courses including Dive suits, Tanks, Weights, BCD's, Regulators, Boots and Fins, or use your own gear. We prefer you to provide a mask and snorkel for all courses.

We have access to a heated indoor swimming pool,  confined open Water dive site and open Water dive site at Port Fairy.

Other open Water dive sites are within an hours drive, fresh water dive sites are accessible too.

Daktari Surf/Dive has a shop in Warrnambool where we sell gear for Scuba diving, Spear fishing, Freediving and Snorkelling.

We have shops in Hamilton, Port Fairy, Mt. Gambier and Warrnambool.



S.E.A.L. Diving Services

#11 - S.E.A.L. Diving Services

HE OCEAN BRINGS JOY TO THE SOUL There is a pleasure in the pathless woods. There is a rapture on the lonely shore. There is society where none intrudes. By the deep Sea, and music in its roar: I love hot Man the less, but Nature more
Apollo Bay Dive Centre & Surf'n'Fish

#12 - Apollo Bay Dive Centre & Surf'n'Fish

With 30 years of professional fishing knowledge, the skipper knows the best spots. We generally travel 15-20 mins south of Apollo Bay Harbor, about ½ to 1km offshore. The area is surrounded by spectacular rugged coastline of the Otway rangers and the beauty of the waters of Bass Strait and the Southern Ocean. What do we catch? On our trips we cater for the inexperienced to the professional fisherman. We'll bait up for you, take your fish off your hooks, and teach you how to fish. We fish in 20 fathoms of water using heavy gear, targeting bottom feeding fish, such as flathead or gummy shark, barracouta and snapper.
Chimney Rock Charters

#13 - Chimney Rock Charters

Chimney Rock Charters is a resort dive shop located in Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .