17th May 2024 – Coffs Senior College Certified

We had Seventeen students from the Coffs Harbour Senior College on board today doing dives towards their Open Water and Advanced Open Water certifications! Dive one was at Cleaner Station and all students were welcomed to 6-8 Grey Nurse Sharks at the bottom, after skills were completed, our groups went in search of other intresting … Continued

12th May 2024 – Leopard Sharks Still at South SOlitary

The seas had calmed down enough to get out to South Solitary Island for our dives.Dive one was at Buchanans Wall, this dive had a massive abundance of fish life at the mooring and towards the island. There was a couple Turtles, Nudibranchs, a little Yellow Box Fish and a Batfish hanging around the mooring.Dive … Continued

Thursday 9th May 2024 – South and South West Solitary Dives

We had reports that the visibility was good so we ventureed out to South Solitary Island for dive one.The surface conditions were a little rough but under water was spectacular! There was 10-12 Grey NUrse Sharks at Manta Arch, Schools of fish around Cleaner Station, Turtles, Black Cod, a Mantis Shrimp, Nudibranchs, 2-3 beautiful Lionfish … Continued

18th April 2024-Blue Water, Leopards and Eagle Rays

We were welcomed to beautiful, blue and warm water today at South Solitary Island.Dive one was at the northern end around Cleaner Station and Shark Gutters. This dive had huge schools of fish out in the deeper water, a Mantis Shrimp, Octopus and a huge Queensland Grouper out near the Santuary marker. Dive two was … Continued

Dive Reports – March 2023

Take a look at our dive reports from March 2023! We’ve detailed what we saw, the temperature and visibility, and surface conditions of the Solitary Islands in Coffs Harbour in March 2023. Dive Reports – Table of Contents: 5TH MARCH 2023 – END OF WEEK DIVING We had our window of opportunity today and headed … Continued

2nd September 2022 – Swimming with Whales!!

Finally, we had some good conditions to get out for a Whale Swim!! We looked around all morning and found numerous different pods that were all very playful but did not want to swim with us. We see some splashing going on out very wide and streamed out to have a look, we were in … Continued

Mugging Humpback Whales

We have had some amazing experiences over the past few days with the southern migrating Humpback Whales being very inquisitive and mugging our boat. Along with that excitement we had a mother and calf slowly making their way north and some monster breaches from numerous other whales over the last 3 days. Photo taken of … Continued

13th July 2022 – Whale Watch before the wind

We got out for the 9am this morning, just before this crazy weather sets in on our coast for a couple days. Not far out of the harbour we came across a pair of Humpbacks crusing north, they came up nice and close on a number of occasions which pleased everyone onboard!! Just a reminder … Continued

1st July 2022 – Jumpy Juvenile Humpack

We had another amazing morning getting up close and personal with a number of different whales. The 9am had a big pod of 4-5 whales steaming north, they were dong a few tail slaps to keep us amused. The 11am was defiantly the highlight of today. We travelled north to a juvenile Humpback who breached … Continued

12th June 2022 – Whale Watch Report

We had three boats scheduled today, on the 12th of June 2022 for Whale Watching! All three trips were very successful with plenty of whales around. Each of the three trips today had plenty of tail slapping and all experienced whales breaching. We’ve posted a short video of one of the whales from our 11am … Continued

Dive Reports – April & May 2020

Take a look at our dive reports from April & May 2020! We’ve detailed what we saw, the temperature and visibility, and surface conditions of the Solitary Islands in Coffs Harbour in April & May 2020. Dive Reports April & May 2020 – Table of Contents: 19th April 2020 20th April 2020 21st April 2020 … Continued

12th June 2019 – Jumping for joy

Our 9am Whale Watch today had us about 2 km off the harbour where we came across two pods of Humpback Whales!! The were having a good time doing some tail and pectoral slaps. Just before we were about to come in we had a Humpback Whale breaching in the distance so we took off … Continued

October PADI Freediver Course

We have a PADI Freediver course running on the first weekend of October which is Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th. This two day Freediver Course will teach you all the basics to become a confident and safe Freediver, if you want to learn the course to improve your current freediving/spearfishing skills, lung and … Continued

Tiger Sharks in FIJI June 2019

Dive With Tiger Sharks in Fiji!! We are doing this post early because it is filling up fast as we expected it too. This trip is 7 days / 6 nights from Brisbane, it has three gourmet meals included daily (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 10 dives total with 2 being Shark dives and 3 Reef … Continued

Where to find us.


Jetty Dive Centre Dive Shop is at 398 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450. This is where you begin your experiences with us! All Scuba Dives and Snorkelling must check-in before moving to departure point.


All our boats leave from the Public floating pontoon wharf opposite the “Attitude Burgers “ building.

Jetty dive google maps with markers for priority locations