Top Scuba Dive Shops in Western Australia

Ready to check out the best shops in Western Australia for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 10 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 Western Australia to suit your needs.
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The Great Escape Charter Company

#1 - The Great Escape Charter Company


Liveaboard Great Escape whisks dive adventurers to Rowley Shoals, Australia’s largest untouched coral gardens, unmatched anywhere else on Earth

Only on the Great Escape liveaboard, can you visit Rowley Shoals on the Kimberly Coast, the most pristine and remote dive location in Australia. This eco-dive experience takes place on a chain of three spectacular pristine coral atolls only a small number of Divers ever experience. This eco-dive features giant Clams, Shellfish, giant Potato Cod, the Maori Wrasse and over 200 species of Coral and 650 species of fish. Only available October through December, book now or miss the liveaboard Dive Safari experience of a lifetime!


Not your average liveaboard, at 85 feet (26m) the Great Escape brings whole new meaning to the concept of a Dive Safari Vacation. This exquisite yacht is built to accommodate just 14 passengers in 7 cabins. The elegance and class of this liveaboard cannot be understated. All cabins are fitted with private bathrooms, air conditioning and queen sized, walk around beds.

The 4 Horizon View Staterooms are located on the Lower Deck and feature large port-hole style windows, personal fridges, flat screen televisions and DVD players. The queen-size beds can be configured as twin-single beds as well. For upgraded luxury, the 3 Panoramic View Staterooms are located on the Mid-level and on the Upper Deck.

The accommodation onboard Great Escape is far superior to most liveaboards providing more space, larger windows and bathrooms, enveloping guests in the luxury of a fine hotel with the caveat of spectacular views of an exotic pristine island paradise.

Liveaboard Great Escape spares no expense when it comes to feeding divers

The crew knows that meals are designed to fuel the action packed dives and will be plentiful and appeal to every appetite.  Whether dining indoor in the fine dining room or outdoor alfresco with a backdrop of sparkling blue water and ocean vistas, from the canapés to the Chef prepared meals, all guests’ palates will be pleased. Meals on the Great Escapes liveaboard charters will consist of freshly prepared cuisine, local delicacies and plentiful and mouth watering buffets. You will enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast, lunch, and three course evening meal, as well as morning and afternoon tea daily, and any special requests or requirements are catered to with special care and attention. Beverages including tea, coffee, soft drinks, drinking water and juice are all complimentary. 

The Great Escape do not operate an onboard Bar service, but you can bring your own alcohol or the friendly office staff are happy to make arrangements for you. payment for alcohol must be received prior to departure.

The Great Escape deluxe liveaboard allow divers to rest and relax in the atmosphere of a floating hotel surrounded by the panoramic views of the open ocean

Great Escape liveaboard yacht features a spacious air-conditioned Salon with an audio and visual entertainment system complete with movies. The vessel has state-of-the-art satellite communications technology that includes phone, fax and email, as well as an Apple iPad for guests’ convenience. This way you’ll never be out of touch with the outside world – unless you’d prefer it that way, of course! Wi-Fi is available for a fee to stay connected with friends and family. The ultimate end of a diving day will be soaking in the jacuzzi under the brilliant evening stars, or enjoying your favorite drink with friends.

Guests will find their happy place amidst the multiple levels of decks featuring cushioned lounge chairs, open-air shaded sundecks, and vast deck space to wander or work on their tan. Guests who can’t get enough of the crystal clear waters between dives are welcomed to go snorkeling or try their hand at fishing!

The excitement continues as guests also have access to our on-board helicopter, which provides a thrilling aerial view of the Kimberley Coast’s enchanting wilderness on our way to the most remote Indigenous art-sites, fishing spots, waterfalls, and swimming-holes. We will include island BBQ's during the trip too!


Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

North Star Cruises Australia

#2 - North Star Cruises Australia


North Star Cruises Australia conducts adventure-cruises all around the Australian coastline and in the stunning waters of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. An adventure on the TRUE NORTH is one of Australia’s most revered holiday experiences. All cruises are activity based - extended periods at sea are specifically excluded and carefully crafted itineraries allow ultimate opportunity to experience the destination. Daily activities can include scenic walks, fishing, snorkelling, diving, picnics, natural history and cultural events. The TRUE NORTH is purpose built to access wilderness areas - bigger ships cannot go where we go! Multiple expedition boats explore further in small groups and to add yet another dimension to adventure, most cruise options feature an onboard helicopter. The TRUE NORTH also features the ultimate in comfort and style and, the finest in fine dining. We are also renowned for our attention to detail and personal service - guest numbers are limited to 36 and an Australian crew of 20 uniquely chaperones your every experience.

Sail Ningaloo Pty Ltd

#3 - Sail Ningaloo Pty Ltd


Our philosophy is focused on immersing our customers in a purely natural world class experience, with a high emphasis on interpretive and educational interaction whilst maintaining a world’s best practice minimum impact, environmentally sustainable tourism policy. Sail Ningaloo’s owner operators are passionate in their commitment to provide each and every guest with a unique, personalised, world class eco experience exploring the best of Australia's Coral Coast. Whether it is an action packed adventure or a relaxing laze about that you desire we have something for you. 

To achieve these amazing unforgettable experiences we simply mix a dash of personalised professional service with a twist of knowledge, passion, and dedication and we stir in a generous measure of luxury on a superbly appointed and spacious sailing catamaran. We then gently pour it into one of the worlds most spectacular and last remaining pristine coral reef systems situated in a remote and isolated corner of Western Australia’s rugged North West coastline....... And there you have it, a truly memorable cocktail of an experience that dreams are made of.

Batavia Coast Dive & Watersports

#4 - Batavia Coast Dive & Watersports


BCDA is a locally owned and operated store with staff members having a over a total together of 40 years experience in the diving industry.

BCDA provides a range of dive courses, services and retail/hire equipment.

Coastal Water Dive

#5 - Coastal Water Dive

WE HAVE MOVED. After 22 years Coastal Water Dive has finished. Instead we will continue to run Commercial Water Dive for airfills, testing and servicing and a small amount of equipment.
Perth Scuba

#6 - Perth Scuba

Perth Scuba is Western Australia’s largest dive shop and only PADI Career Development Centre. With over 650 metres of retail floor space, 2 large modern air conditioned classrooms, huge Presentation Theatre, Buddy Lounge, Scuba Museum and dedicated Technical diving, Underwater Photography and Videography store, Perth Scuba is your one stop shop when it comes to Scuba Diving in Perth. Perth Scuba offers training from the world’s number one diver training agency in both Recreational and Technical Diving with PADI. Perth Scuba trains individuals from beginner Open Water Divers, all the way up to PADI Pro - Dive Master, Instructor and beyond! Come and enter the exciting underwater with us! Call 08 9455 4448 or email
Dive Ningaloo

#7 - Dive Ningaloo

Dive Ningaloo is a resort dive shop located in Exmouth, Western Australia, Australia. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Blue Destiny Boat Charters

#8 - Blue Destiny Boat Charters


Enjoy two dives, snorkels or a day relaxing on Blue Destiny's 68ft Catamaran at Perth's underwater playground, Rottnest Island in WA.Beautiful limestone reefs covered in soft corals, lots of fish life and a wonderful day out on the boatRottnest Island pick-up & drop-off available.Dive guides can be added to your booking.Don't have your dive ticket? Join a Discover Scuba at Rottnest Island. We'll arrange an Instructor to take you on your own underwater experience. All your dive equipment hire included. 

Our Boat

68ft catamaran with two carpeted decksUndercover lower deck with seating Upper deck under shade with seatingStanding room bow accessSaloon areas with chairs and tablesWeather proof side clears on lower deck3 x hand basins and 3 x toiletsTakes up to 100 passengers

Our Facilities

6-burner BBQ5 x iceboxes 120lt 2 x glass door fridges, 1 x freezer2 x convection oven/microwaveHot water urn & slushy machine (on request)3 x baine marie food warmers1 x pie warmer (on request)Sound system with iPod/audio connection Party lighting system Smoke machine2 x TV's in saloon (connected to sound system)
Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo

#9 - Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo

Whale Sharks are what we are famous for, but don’t just come for them as there are many other seasonal visitors to Ningaloo reef.Humpback whales are in the area from June until November and Manta rays can be seen along the reef near Exmouth from May to November. Green, Loggerhead and Hawksbill turtles begin their nesting season during October and November and can be seen on the beaches right up until March. Add to that 250 species of corals, a great assortment of Nudibranches and over 450 different species of fish including local reef sharks.Exmouth Dive is the Ningaloo's only PADI 5 Star Instructor Development (IDC) Centre, offering a complete dive
Bucket List Diver

#10 - Bucket List Diver


Bucket List Diver is a small family owned business running PADI dive courses from Introduction dives through to Divemaster training. We also have our private small group dive boat-Linni

We specialise in small group dive courses and dive trips. So if you are after a personal dive experience, look no further!!!