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Brisbane Dive Academy

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Jan 13, 2018
“Diving for Divers”
Dec 24, 2017
“Caters for the slower learners as well as the quick”
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Scuba diving in Brisbane has never been as much fun, with a variety of fundives to locations like Byron Bay, Cook Island, Stradbroke Island and the exHMAS Brisbane just to name a few and PADI courses including, Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water...more
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1315 Wynnum Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4172, Australia
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I “completed” the Open Water Certification with Brisbane Dive Academy. I was unimpressed with the teaching ability of the instructor. He demonstrated he had no understanding of teaching and learning principles, specially that individuals have different learning needs and learn in different ways and at...More

1  Thank Kewlgal
Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Hi there, I sorry you didn’t have a positive experience on your course, would please email me directly so I can look in to this further. My email is mick@brisbanediveacademy.com.au. Thanks in advance

Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

I went diving with this company last weekend to cook island. The staff were fantastic the whole time. Very friendly and professional. Full equipment hire is available but I would recommend you bring your own. The dive spot at cook island is wonderful. I saw...More

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Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your dives with us even though it wasn't the best day out on the water. Hopefully we will see you again soon! mick

Reviewed December 24, 2017

I recently completed the 2 day Open Water Dive course with Brisbane Dive Academy. The 10 hour elearning is an important foundation and I would advise anyone doing the 2 day course to spend enough time on the elearning first to make sure you understand...More

1  Thank peter s
Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2017

Thanks Peter, glad you had an enjoyable time, hopefully we’ll see you out diving again soon! Cheers Mick

Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Unbelievably unprofessional business. I registered my wife and I for the Open Water Dive back in September. It went down hill from here. I had to chase this business for over a week for the learning material required to complete the pre knowledge test via...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

These guys were great, well organised, knew what they were doing and great personalities too, will be back as soon as I can!

Thank Ixixly
Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Thank mate, we're glad you had a great time and we really appreciate the feedback, see you soon! Mick

Reviewed February 3, 2017

My 16 yr old daughter was desperate to learn to dive having undertaken an introductory one while on holiday. After reading a LOT of reviews, we chose BDA, largely because, right from the start, they understood time restrictions and were accomodating in our requests. A...More

Thank Elizabeth N
Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2017

Hi Elizabeth Thank you so much for your review, we're glad your daughter enjoyed herself! Hopefully we'll see you again soon! Cheers Mick

Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife bought me a dive for my birthday, through Brisbane Dive Academy. As soon as I arrived, Mick (the owner) made me feel right at home. Straight away could tell he is a people person and very down to earth, easy going. I was...More

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Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2016

Thanks Mick, we really appreciate your kind words. See you next time. Cheers Mick

Reviewed July 17, 2016

Going overseas for holiday in a few months time and need to find a place to learn Scuba Diving. Look up google and found Brisbane Dive Academy with glowing reviews. Decided to do my PADI open water course with them, coz under water, I would...More

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Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thanks Jacky, glad you had a great time, hopefully we will see you out and about real soon!

Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

I completed my dive reactivity course with these guys and they were fantastic!! I emailed a few questions before my course and they were really helpful and responsive. Our instructors James and Tegan were brilliant. I'd recommend these guys if you are looking to learn...More

Thank David D
Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Hi David Thank you very much for the review, glad you had a great time!

Reviewed January 23, 2016

Did my PADI open water with these guys. Very professional and great instructors. Worth noting that if you go with them it is very early starts. Open water dives are done at Tweed Heads in NSW and it's a 4am start to get down there...More

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Michael W, Owner at Brisbane Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2016

Hi Jamie, Thanks for the review, we really appreciate you taking the time. Yeah, the early starts can be a little rough sometimes but it means we get the best diving for the day. Cheers Mick

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