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Remote Area Dive

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16 Dean St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4721 4425
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Cannot best this experience

I took my daughter on a weekend dive safari (I have dived with these guys before) and she loved it... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JPWilso
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Townsville, Australia
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Fun weekend

We had a fun weekend diving with RAD on Pelorus island, 5 dives over 2 days, bush camping in the... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Cindy H
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Townsville, Australia
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Remote Area Dive (RAD) is a family owned and operated business that has evolved from a part time passion to become one of the most successful dive businesses in Townsville. Get in touch to find out how you could be enjoying an authentic aussie campfire meal and sleeping under the stars and experience with the Great Barrier Reef has to offer.
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“mini bus” (2 reviews)
“these guys” (4 reviews)
“great company” (2 reviews)
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16 Dean St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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+61 7 4721 4425

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I took my daughter on a weekend dive safari (I have dived with these guys before) and she loved it. The crew are amazing and keep everyone entertained, fed and hydrated for the whole trip. The boat is comfortable and super easy to dive off,...More

Thank JPWilso
Jason M, General Manager at Remote Area Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for the great review we also enjoyed having you both on the Safari as well. Hope to see you again in the coming months for some more amazing diving. RAD Team

Reviewed August 21, 2017

We had a fun weekend diving with RAD on Pelorus island, 5 dives over 2 days, bush camping in the island watching whales, lots of food, and nice easy going crew. This is not for someone who wants to be pampered though.

Thank Cindy H
Jason M, Manager at Remote Area Dive, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Hi Cindy, Thank you for the awesome review, we really enjoyed having yourself and Steve along for the weekend and look forward to seeing you again. Hopefully next time we can find the clown fish for you. Jason

Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

The team at RAD have looked after us now on several courses and trips, very professional family run business. We will continue to visit these guys as the service, help and knowledge has made us all want to keep coming back.

Thank Adam N
Jason M, Manager at Remote Area Dive, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Hi Adam, Thank you for your kind words, my crew and I really enjoy the company of yourself and family. We have enjoyed teaching yourself and Jack how to dive and look forward on teaching Sterlo how to dive as well.

Reviewed February 25, 2017

The dive instructors, were completely unprofessional, they did not check the group were with them. They gave us broken equipment and boat was completely overloaded. I would suggest finding a better quality shop.

7  Thank Jason J
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

On 6 & 7 Aug '16, I went scuba diving with RAD ('Remote Area Dive'), based in Townsville, Nth Queensland, Australia. 12 Divers met at 6am at the RAD, dive shop, got on their mini bus then drove the 1.5hrs north, where we boarded their...More

1  Thank outdoors98
Reviewed April 14, 2016

I was travelling to Townsville for a conference and had a limited availability. The weekend I had to dive was actually Remote Area Dive's dive club weekend, but they graciously allowed one yank interloper. I was made to feel very welcome by the crew and...More

2  Thank airchief
Reviewed February 2, 2016

I Experienced the weekend of the 24th Jan. with my son, my New Years Resolution was to push myself into experiencing things I normally wouldn't experience and secretly have a fear of the water. But the attraction was snorkelling on the reef and to experience...More

2  Thank Dianne F
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

I just finished my open water certification and my partner came on the dive weekend to have a few dives as well (already certified). The dive course was fantastic (thanks Fiona!) and the program was well structured. The weekend was lovely with amazing dives, the...More

2  Thank JPWilso
Reviewed December 24, 2015

Saw a lot of different corals, fish and invertebrates. The staff was very helpful and patient. The night we spent in tents on Pelorus island, where we also had a barbecue. A great dive trip :D

3  Thank Tone L
Reviewed November 10, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect from a dive weekend sleeping in swags on an uninhabited island. But it turned out to be a great experience. The whole crew as well as the other guests were great and we had a good time and good...More

2  Thank mnm_travelling
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