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Feet First Dive

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Nelson Bay, Australia
About Feet First Dive
SCUBA DIVE - SNORKEL - SPEARFISH Equipment HIRE, Sales, & Education Visit our team at Feet First Dive - Nelson Bay, where you'll receive internationally recognised diving instruction via the 3 largest recreational & technical diver training organisations in the world. Come & enjoy our BOAT &/or SHORE dives, & be a part of a friendly, fun & exciting experience. Also, join our FREE Social Club: “Pirate Dive Club” to take advantage of our FREE Monthly Guided dives & BBQs, & Pirate Dive Club discounts.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ! Amazing! Amazing! SS Oakland is a Top class dive site! Highly recommended people to visit this Wreck. The Staff was very friendly and professional. Thank you all to Feet First Dive!More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank WUT53
feetfirstdive, General Manager at Feet First Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi WUT53, Thank you so much for lovely feedback; it's always inspiring to hear we have exceeded our divers expectations, & shared with you our unforgettable underwater experience. We too, LOVE diving the SS Oakland!! She's a beautiful, relatively shallow wreck (28m) covered in spectacularly...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To start off I cannot speak highly enough about Feet First Dive and the amazing owners Trudie and HB who run it. As someone who had just moved to the area and a very new and inexperienced diver they welcomed me with open arms, making...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lexibrownnnnn
Reviewed April 25, 2019

I only recently completed my Open Water certification and so this was my first boat dive since completing the course. The staff were fantastic, very professional, but friendly and so helpful. The gear was all first class and Trudy did a great job looking after...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BrucePot
feetfirstdive, Manager at Feet First Dive, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Thanks so much for such positive feedback; we're SO happy you enjoyed your scuba experience via our Double Boat Dive with Grey Nurse Sharks @ Broughton Island. It was a pleasure having you join us on our underwater adventure, & we look forward to diving...More

Reviewed April 13, 2019

We spent a very pleasant day in the water with FFD. There was nothing wrong with the dive itself or the divesite. The reason why I didn't give full marks is that IMHO, FFD can improve their service. Our dive guide constantly ushered us around...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mil_the_globetrotter
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

We had an awesome couple of dives at Broughton Island today with Feet First Dive. We had a great time and felt in very safe hands throughout.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SFZinggPeel
Reviewed April 1, 2019

I came here for diving from overseas, and had gained my diving experience mainly in SEA before, so diving in Australia was new to me and i had some questions before jumping in there - FFD was patiently responding to all my questions and very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kangaroo_Tom
Reviewed March 4, 2019

I never give reviews on these types of sites but my experience with Feet First Dive was so amazing that I had to let people know. I'm a beginner and was afraid of trying scuba diving again after failing miserably at it many years ago....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Catherine N
Reviewed February 19, 2019

I recently spent a weekend in Nelson Bay and booked a dive to Broughton Island, (The Looking Glass and Grey Nurse Shark Colony). The staff were fantastic as were the other divers on the trip. I was the only female but felt very welcome and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Josie W
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

I recently did my Padi OW refresher course with these guys and was really impressed by the professionalism and nature of all the staff I talked to. There is a real sense of community around the dive centre which you are welcomed into. The instructor...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SnappyDragon2
Reviewed December 4, 2018

With a couple of days noticeTrudy was able to blend my nitrox fills and organse spare steel tanks as i was diving out of shop hours . Great professional and friendly service, thanks.

Date of experience: October 2018
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