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  • Dry suit
    Dry Suit Try Days
    Try before you dry.
    Extend your dive season
    and experience comfortable diving,
    regardless of temperature.
    Book a dry suit trial today and
    discover the benefits of diving dry!
  • AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Diver
    Coral Reef Conservation
    Project AWARE Specialty Course
    Learn from our Marine Biologists
    in our brand new, tailor-built course.
    No diving certification required:
    Just a passion for protecting the oceans!
  • Rescue Diver
    Rescue Diver
    Challenge Yourself.
    Deal with diver emergencies,
    prevent and manage problems and take
    your next step towards PADI Divemaster.
    Now includes PADI Emergency O2 Provider
    course as standard.
  • Night Diver
    Night Diver Specialty
    See diving in a whole new light.
    Drop into a whole new world
    and watch it come to life
    under the glow of your dive light.
  • Wreck Diver
    PADI Wreck Diver
    Explore like never before.
    Did you know Victoria is home to over 200 shipwrecks?
    Explore this vast and mysterious world,
    gain an insight into the past and dive fascinating
    pieces of history.
  • Open Water
    Get your PADI Open Water!
    Join the locals underwater
    Are you ready to earn the world’s most recognised entry-level
    Scuba Diving certification, and begin your adventures exploring
    the underwater world?
  • Academy of Scuba
    This is Melbourne Diving- Dive with AOS today!!
    Don't go overseas or to the Great Barrier Reef
    Be blown away by what Melbourne has to offer. With more colour,
    diversity of life than the tropics, be part of a fantastic network
    of divers. Come diving with us and let you show the hidden treasure of
    the Port Phillip Bay.
  • Divers
    Dive With Academy of Scuba
    Cherish Your Memories and Make Lifelong Friends
    Whether you need to learn to dive
    or are a seasoned diver, we have something
    to keep you entertained and smiling
    from ear to ear everyday.
  • Eyes
    Reconnect with yourself underwater
    Escape the hustle, bustle and
    noise on the surface. Sink
    into an amazing world
    that lets you reconnect with
    the essence of nature and
    find peace in a beautiful world
    See the world through our eyes.
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    Club Diving With Aos

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    Specialty Of The Month

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    Join Us In The Tropics

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Melbourne PADI Scuba Diving Centre- Learn to Dive in MelbourneSEE THE WORLD THROUGH OUR EYES

We are a Proud PADI 5* IDC Centre Specialising in PADI Scuba Diving Courses, Learn to Dive, Instructional Courses and everywhere in between, as well as Scuba Diving and Snorkelling Equipment and Fun!

We at Academy of Scuba aim to be your one stop shop for all your Melbourne Scuba diving needs. Offering entry level to professional and technical training, gear servicing, gear hire, interstate and overseas travel, as well as a very active social club who dive every weekend. We are proud supporters of Redboats and dive regularily to explore the beauty of the bay.

Mission Statement

Academy of Scuba strives to provide the best scuba training in Victoria. Utilising the highest calibre Instructors and Divemasters in the industry, we nurture a learning environment that best benefits our students. We will offer a safe learning environment that meets all legislative and Australian Standards.

We aim to provide the highest level of customer service through continued staff education and most importantly individual attention. The customer may not always be right – but they are ALWAYS deserved of respect.

Academy Of Scuba is not content in being Victoria’s best dive stores and training centre, but will always aim to be at the pinnacle of our industry Australia wide. Staff, club member and customer satisfaction is paramount in this vision.

In addition to the above, as divers, we recognise that we have a responsibility towards the conservation and protection of the marine environments that we are privileged to explore.  At Academy of Scuba we aim to be the ambassadors of change in marine protection and environmental awareness. Through education and activities organised for not only our divers, but all the public, we aim to empower everyone in encouraging them to make a positive impact in a world that needs more ocean defenders.

Why learn to scuba dive with the Academy of Scuba?

  • Padi Open Water Diver courses starting weekly
  • We have a retail store near the city and a dive lodge in Rye to help cater to your diving needs
  • Various learning options - learn to dive in 2 weekends with 3 or 4 day courses, or learn midweek or privately
  • All PADI Professional courses catered for, with a Course Director on site
  • All scuba training exceeds standards in safety
  • Four students to 1 Diving Professional ratio on entry level courses
  • Access to accommodation at our large Club house when down at Rye
  • A huge support network is offered after you learn to scuba dive so that you keep diving
  • We are a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development and TDI, CDAA Training Centre

100% Aware
Academy of Scuba is a 100% Aware PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Centre. This means that every time Academy of Scuba certifies a student, at any level of diving, we make a donation to Project Aware.
100% AWARE donations are put towards projects which target protection for the world’s most threatened shark species and the removal and prevention of marine debris from treasured underwater environments.
Together we can make ocean protection a reality.

What are you waiting for?  Come and join us diving NOW!