Why should I become a PADI Rescue diver

Why should I become a PADI Rescue diver

Why should I become a PADI Rescue diver Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if…

29th September 2015  – 8 Whales surround the boat

29th September 2015 – 8 Whales surround the boat

Today we had about 8 Humpback Wales swimming around the boat for almost the whole trip!! One of the whales was a very energetic juvenile whale who wouldn't stop jumping. Plenty of tail rolls too! Great photo taken today by Michelle Jeffery of the juvenile whale enjoying the sun!!

28th September 2015 – Humpback Whales steaming south

28th September 2015 – Humpback Whales steaming south

Today we had a 9am and a 11am Whale Watch. No wind and the beautiful hot sun made it a great morning to be looking for whales. Both times we had groups of 3 - 4 whales and they were happily making their way south to Antarctica, lots of tail and pectoral slaps but we did…

Following Week Forecast and Updates

Following Week Forecast and Updates

Following Week Forecast and Updates Welcome to the latest addition in keeping everyone informed and up to date with what is going on for the following week at Jetty Dive Centre. School holidays haven't started very good at all, this weekends forecast is defiantly for surfing not diving!! We do have some people booked on for…

22nd September 2015 – Cow-nose Rays blanket Manta Arch

22nd September 2015 – Cow-nose Rays blanket Manta Arch

The two dives at South Solitary Island today were exploding with life!! Manta Arch had about 15 Grey Nurse Sharks, some very large Wobbygongs, a Mantis Shrimp and a massive school of Cow-nose Rays drifting in the current. The Gantry had lots of Turtles, Moray Eels, Blue Tangs, Basslets and Nudibranchs. Vis 15-20m Temp 20c  

21st September 2015 – Barney the Turtle keeps divers amused

21st September 2015 – Barney the Turtle keeps divers amused

It was a beautiful morning to be under the water!! Visibility was 15-20m at South Solitary Island and with the sun beaming down, it was picture perfect underwater. Eastern Blue Groper, Cow nose rays, Lionfish, and much more were seen today. The highlight of the day was Barney the Loggerhead Turtle, she was hanging around The…

Acrobatic Humpbacks off Coffs Coast – 13th September 2015

Acrobatic Humpbacks off Coffs Coast – 13th September 2015

With a calm sea and blue sky, this afternoon was a perfect day for whale watching. After a short journey from the harbour we spotted our first pod of whales. They were not hard to spot either, spending almost more time out of the water than in! One of the whales jumped at least 30 times…

13th September 2015 – Barney The Turtle Having a Nap at Manta Arch

13th September 2015 – Barney The Turtle Having a Nap at Manta Arch

Yet another wonderful day out at South Solitary Island!! Dive one today was at Manta Arch. Our divers were treated with a visit from Barney the beautiful Logger Head Turtle who is a resident to the island. She was having a nap near the Arch until the sound of divers woke her up!! Plenty of Grey…

12th September 2015 – Great Diving conditions at South Solitary

12th September 2015 – Great Diving conditions at South Solitary

  A Great day at South Solitary Island today. Visibility was up between 20 and 25 mtrs today and had a bit of a warm water thermocline in places. Grey Nurse Sharks were all around at Manta Arch and a few on the northern side. Large Kingfish were cruising through from time to time, along with…

Where to find us.

OFFICE LOCATION

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.

BOATS DEPARTURE POINT

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

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