Explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on a Resort Dive


Great Barrier Reef fish
Great Barrier Reef Clownfish

Resort diving or introductory diving is a popular option for those who want to take a scuba diving trip but have no prior diving experience.

The Great Barrier Reef provides outstanding conditions to try a resort dive there is so much to see that you can quite easily forget that  you are breathing underwater.


Resort diving is also known as introductory scuba dives

An Introductory or resort scuba dive is where one of our professional scuba dive instructors will take you on a hand held scuba dive.

After a few minutes you will be exploring the beautiful Great Barrier Reef

Resort scuba diving is a great way for people to partake in a scuba dive without having to do the open water dive course.

You’ll learn to dive quickly and safely with resort diving.

However, in order to take these introductory diving courses, you will need to fill out a medical questionnaire to ensure you’re physically able to scuba dive safely.

Please make sure you take the time to read our medical information so that you are not disappointed when  you arrive at the reef.

With Reef Encounter, introductory dive courses are available right on the Great Barrier Reef.

With the SSI Training Vessel, you’ll learn to scuba dive in shallow and calm lagoons instead of in a swimming pool.

Even with no prior scuba diving experience you can partake in introductory scuba diving


try a resort dive on the Great Barrier Reef
resort dive

Certain health conditions and medications can cause potential risks when scuba diving; therefore, these conditions and medications must be ruled out before you’re able to resort dive.

If you’re ready to explore the Great Barrier Reef, one of our resort scuba dive with introductory diving packages may be perfect for you]

Scuba diving Tips

The Great Barrier Reef is a very important eco system and it is very important that we look after it for generations to come

  • Move slowly and surely through the water avoid rapid changes in direction
  • Do not chase or get in the way of the marine life
  • Avoid learning on, holding on or touching any part of the reef
  • Do not feed wildlife or fish
  • Looking only no touching
  • Do not litter
  • Do not kick or disturb the sand