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Feet First Dive

Welcome to Feet First Dive Nelson Bay. We are the only five star SDI Training Facility in Newcastle and are positioned in Port Stephens NSW. Come and dive with us in paradise!

Scuba Dive Nelson Bay

Learn to scuba dive and continue diving with the fun professionals at Feet First Dive Nelson Bay. Our team of highly experienced diving instructors offer a wide range of training courses from a variety of organisations, each of which are recognised worldwide. We teach all levels from beginner to pro, rebreather, sidemount and tech diving.

Choose Recreational Diving Courses from SDI, SSI and PADI, with Tech Diving Courses from TDI. By not having just one affiliation, we give our customers the ability to choose for themselves so you can dive how you want, where you want and when you want with Feet First Dive.

For our boat diving and shore diving trips we accept divers from all training organisations. All groups are small sizes to ensure you receive maximum attention from your dive guide or instructor. Join in the fun and experience the superb diving in Nelson Bay and the Port Stephens Great Lakes Marine Park, with the best team around – Dive In Feet First!

Learn To Dive

If you want to learn how to dive, but don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’re looking to expand your skills as a scuba diver, but don’t know what’s next or where to go.

Feet First Dive have been teaching people how to scuba dive for years now and we know that learning this skill takes time. That’s why we offer a range of courses for all levels of divers from complete beginners through to experienced divers wanting to refresh and enhance their skills.

Our friendly team will take care of everything so you don’t have to worry about anything other than having fun in the water!

Meet the locals

Looking for the best scuba diving in Australia?

Nelson Bay is a world-class dive spot with some of the most beautiful marine life you’ll ever see. The area has been declared a Marine Park, so it’s protected from fishing and other harmful activities. You can swim alongside turtles, dolphins, and even humpback whales (if your lucky)! It’s an experience unlike any other.

Fly Point is one of our favorite spots to take divers because there are so many different types of fish here. We love taking people out on these dives because they never forget them! If you want to see what all the fuss is about, book your next trip with us today!

Find the perfect set of gear

Feet First Dive stocks a wide range of Scuba, Snorkel and Spearfishing Gear. We have everything from masks to regulators, fins to wetsuits. Our team is made up of passionate divers who love sharing their knowledge with like-minded people so if you’re not sure what you need or how it works just ask! We’ve got the best brands at the best value including Oceanic, Mares, Cressi and more!

Ready to Dive?

Any questions? Can’t wait to jump in and see your next adventure? Give us a call to find out more about courses, dive times, tides and boat schedules.