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“A GREAT DIVE FAMILY” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dive Victoria

Dive Victoria
Shop 1 / 6 Harbour Place, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
61 3 5258 4188
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

There is no need to go over-seas or even to the Great Barrier Reef, fantastic though it is--for here in Victoria you can experience it all. Sea life, variety, colour, caves, wrecks--you name it > we have it in Victoria. Eighty percent of the world is underwater and so never seen properly by most of us outside TV. But once one is enabled to stay under water, below snorkel depth then a whole new world is revealed. Dive Victoria, who have several charter boats and training facilities also have two headquarters at both Queenscliffe on the Bellarine Penninsula and Portsea on the Mornington Penninsula.This dive company are very very strict on safety when training scuba divers of the future. Whilst training is one part of their business they primarily are Dive operators-taking tens of thousands of divers from all over the world to the innumerable dive sites at various depths in and outside Port Phillip Bay. They, more than anyone have dived on each part of every wall, wreck and Bommie countless times. If you want to dive the HMAS Canberra then you have to really go through Dive Vic--and I highly recommend those who are qualified consider the chimney dive, check the mural in the Galley and sit in the Skippers/captains (remnants of) chair. If you want to scallop dive, drift dive, get giant Crays from legal non-marine park sites-you need to go with Dive Vic. If you want friendly capable, competent boat skippers, deckies, office staff, cheap accommodation and to see some of the best dive sites anywhere, having one adventure after another--always every-ones safety is stressed before anything--then You gotta go with Dive Vic. If you want your kids or loved ones to get the very best training to become safe confident and competent divers--guess who you should entrust their lives and thrilling future with: -
----Naturally---DIVE VIC.
I was taught by them and they do not give you certification just because you are mediocre and reasonable. they have high standards and are not afraid to suggest you redo the course. I know because I have been failed---and am HAPPY that they wanted me to become an old safe diver, not a young bold, unsafe diver. Thanks to Jason and his staff, like Bryon, who gave me the confidence in myself and them by failing me as I deserved--then taking me to never ending dive spots that never cease to produce alien like flora, fantastic colours, and pleasant delightful surprises that continue to produce in all divers, the need to return to gain to the serenity, peace, harmony, beauty and wonders of in and outside the heads of Port Phillip Bay. Isn't it great that Professionals run Dive Victoria! I can only fervently suggest that all readers do not procrastinate in taking up diving or going down to live life to the full--in the bubbles And I promise I have no connection to or investment in Dive Vic--but almost a 100 dives with them and hopes of hundreds more. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL DIVE COMPANY

Visited December 2012
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