Try diving: PADI Discover Scuba

Experience the magic of the underwater world! Try Scuba Diving in Sydney’s only Marine Reserve.

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About this dive

$245 including full gear hire

Try Scuba Diving in Sydney’s only Marine Reserve

Experience the magic of our underwater world! The Dive Centre Manly Discover Scuba programme enables non-certified diver to experience the thrill and adventure of scuba diving under the supervision of one of our professional PADI Instructors.

What To Expect 

You will learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. In our open water dive, you’ll practice a few more skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure. Get ready to:

  • Familiarise yourself with the scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear.
  • Find out what it's like to breathe underwater.
  • Learn key skills that you'll use during every scuba dive.
  • Have fun swimming around and exploring.
  • Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Open Water Diver Course.

All year round:

  • Saturday and Sunday - 2pm to 5pm


  • Daily - 2pm to 5pm


  • Full gear hire
  • PADI professional dive guide
  • PADI Discover Scuba elearning (~20min)
  • Transport to and from the dive site


  • Minimum 12 years of age


Escape to a different world. Scuba takes you to a different world with new colours, shapes, textures and creatures – a world where the roles you play – husband, wife, mother, father, friend – take on a new dimension. Become a scuba diver and escape to a peaceful place to renew your energy and excite your senses.


Explore new places. Scuba diving frees you to explore the underwater world – from historic shipwrecks and pristine reefs to the magnificent underwater aquarium that is Sydney Harbour. Become a scuba diver and explore what you’ve been missing.


Experience a connection with nature; a feeling of freedom, and a transformation. Diving connects you with nature, it immerses you in new sensations and experiences and transforms your perception of life forever.

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