Learn to dive with Townsville's training centre!


Remote Area Dive is a Veteran owned family business that supports locals. Being Townsville’s only Instructor training centre we hold ourselves to high standards when it comes to training and exploring The Great Barrier Reef. So why not come and see us to have the experience of a lifetime?

Snorkel Safari Day Trip

Day Trip to the Islands

Day Trip To The Islands

Outer Reef Escape

Open Water Diving

Open Water Course

Adventure Diver

Advanced Adventure Diver Course

Divemaster Course

Why Dive With Us?

Let RAD start your diving adventure in the right way!

With these small size groups we guarantee a great personalised experience while out on The Great Barrier Reef. Where each person will feel like part of the RAD family and not just a number on a boat. RAD caters for all aspects of diving from training, servicing, dive travel, technical diving, dive trips and much more. We do not want to have the most students, we strive to have the best trained students. As we take great pride in our training, we only employ the very best instructors who are both experienced and patient to guarantee your safety and ensure you exit the course full of confidence.

So if safety and confidence through proper training is important to you, don’t sell yourself short! Get in touch today.

Incredible Experiences

Experience the Great Barrier Reef like never before!

All Equipment Provided

We provide all equipment on diving trips. Conditions apply for courses!

Variety of Diving Courses

Where you’re a beginner diver through to advanced we’ve got you covered

Qualified, Trusted Instructors

Get trained to be the best from the best! Fully credited and qualified instructors.

Absolutely outstanding instruction and service from Remote Area Dive. They are passionate not only about you gaining the required skills but providing you with the best possible experience of diving the reef as well. Highly recommended.

Phil Thompson

Friendly atmosphere, Knowledgeable and helpful crew

Lachlan Hammond

Excellent customer service, friendly atmosphere and a wide range of courses and diving equipment.

Milton Boyd

Day out to Helix Reef. Conditions were spectacular. Viz was 20+m. no current, and dead calm on the surface. The coral was in great condition, and there were plenty of fish. What more could you ask for. As always, the crew were friendly and helpful. I shall return!!


... The support, guidance and attention is second to none! If you want to scuba then make sure you head straight to Remote area dive .. special thank you to Wayne and Jason you guys are worth your weight in diamonds !


I had such a pleasant experience diving with the RAD team, I'll be back for sure. The dive team were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable...


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16 Dean Street
South Townsville
Queensland 4810


Tues – Fri 10am – 5:00pm
Sat 10am – 2:00pm

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