Manta Lodge and Scuba Centre : Stradbroke Island

Boat Diver

Why complete your Boat Dive Specialty with us?

We offer a comprehensive boat diver speciality program that goes above and beyond the PADI requirements. We have certified coxswains that work with your instructor to give you the complete diving and boating experience.

Launching our vessels straight off the beach with our tractors into the rolling surf of the Pacific Ocean enables you to appreciate the beautiful surroundings. Once at the dive site our fully qualified staff will ensure that you understand and enjoy your diving trip.

Handing gear to diver

Some of the things you will cover are:

  • Safe entry and exit methods of the water
  • How to stow your gear in the most appropriate areas
  • How to use surface lines to initiate or conclude your dives
  • Location of boat safety equipment

Courses Start from $349.00 (excluding theory & gear rental)

Course Itinerary

You can start by reading the PADI Boat Diver Manual and watching the Boat Diving video (below) in preparation for your course.
To book your course and order your book please contact our reception on 07 3409 8888 or email us


  • Minimum PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old

Course Inclusions

  • All dives required to complete the course (excluding gear hire)
  • All theory materials
  • PADI certification upon completion

» To watch the PADI Boat Diver Video click here

» If you would like to make a booking or require any further information please contact our reception on 07 3409 8888 or email us on