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A great weekend provinding a perfect introduction to diving! 

David Bell

Great delivery of training by friendly, professional staff. Had a great time while building skills. Thank you! 

Luke Playford

Crew were very professional but also up for having fun too. Dive sites were really good, definitely worth seeing

Caitlin Burt

All staff were friendly, professional & approachable


A great location to dive with friendly, knowledgable staff who were happy to assist in any way.


Don't wait till it's too late, do it now! You'll enjoy every moment.

David Nutt

Loved it! The staff/instructors were amazing.

Ella Morton

Great diving, great people, great fun

Bob Morton

Good fun trip with a great friendly crew

Shane Howe

It was a fantastic diving experience, all the dive sites were beautiful.

Elsie Jones

Great option for a trip from the UK or Sydney. Flights to Townsville were cheap & easy + local accommodation also very good & good value (recommended by RAD).

Lucy Jones

No need to go to Cairns for an amazing dive experience. RAD can provide a fantastic time for one & all.


Fantastic Experience, beautiful sites & a nice campsite.

Robbie Jones

I completed my Rescue course and Leonie enjoyed a fantastic weekend dive safari! They crew were very professional through out the whole weekend and looked after us very well. The level of instruction and patience that i received through out my rescue course was first rate and very appreciated!! It was a great weekend, with a fantastic instructor and top crew. RAD will definately see us again! 

Jarrod & Leonie Gage

Thanks to the great enthusiasm of teh RAD crew we had a fantastic first dive experience.  We can definitely recommend RAD!

Robert Timmers

Service was good, heaps of laughs & good times.  Thanks for the certificate!  See you soon.

Emily and phil Veenhuf

I had a great weekend with RAD.  The crew, the other divers, the location, the food and of course the diving was all fantastic!  Thank you for my first turtle dive.  Magical!

Sophia Le Good

The service was amazing, can't thank the whole team enough for the weekend!

Francis Scott

Thank you for a wonderful time - incredible scuba experience and delicious food!


Have had a great day diving, staff friendly & accomodating, thank you! Today is what I learnt to dive for!

Luke Chapman

Our instructor Tony taught me to overcome my fears and anxiety of the unkown and opened an undersea worl of amazing sights and experiences to me.

Don Buyers 

Awesone weekend, intructors made the whole experience heaps of fun. Orpheus dive was amazing.

Caleb Jamieson

Awesome weekend - great sights, food & accommodation. Very worthwhile & highly recommended.

Justine Cain

Best dive shop in Townsville.

Jess Walker

You can't improve, you are the everest of dive companies.

Julie Hosking

What made it fantastic was the personalities and enthusiam of the RAD staff. Looking forward to being part of the dive club.


Amazing experience. Absolutely happy! The team is professional and fun to hang out with. I'm looking forward to continuing with my Advanced Course.

Giancarlo Tosti

Great weekend, the sites just keep getting better.

Daniel Kelly (Xena)

Staff provide excellent help for everyone no matter what experience or confidence. Very friendly

Erich Buys

Awesome team to learn to dive with! Great food! Can't wait to do the advanced course.

Steph Isaac

Very happy, social & welcoming enviornment to learn to dive

Julie Hosking

It was RAD..... literally RAD! Would definitely recommend.

Andrew Pangrazio

Awesome adventure weekend!

Michelle Kolze

Being on a tropical island learning to dive is the most relaxing place & with the best crew you could ask for.


Amazing weekend away with the awesome RAD crew, can't wait to do it all over again!

Corinne Neger

Fantastic experience, a must do activity.

Timothy Heir

Had an awesome time and felt very safe. Customer service is some of the best, I have seen! Definitely recommend.

Nicholas Vullings

Great diving, great instruction & briefings, well organised.

Lucas & Hugo Doessel

Incredible experience

Jacob Lowe

Excellent trip, value for money, beautiful dive diving locations, awesome stuff. Very laid back & professional.

Ian Macdougall.

Did my Open Water, really enjoyed it.. Will come on future dives with RAD.


Great venue, excellent instruction, great respect shown by staff for all customers. I thoroughly recommend the experience to others who want to learn to dive


Great Staff, great campsite & great divesites.

Rory Parker

Amazing experience.  You will not find better qualed or friendly staff in Australia.

Gerhard Hattingh

Great trip, great crew, have done two trips in a row!

Andrew Sayce

Great service, great people, great weekend.

Jamison Sayce

RAD have figured out the best way to run a business, friendly staff & and an awesome product!

Lucas Brennan

RAD experience - awesome dives, great food, quality sleeping areas- tents & swags & professional team. Fun filled adventure with plenty of laughs along the way. 


Food & accomodation was awesome, coffee was 5Star. What an amazing weekend, learnt a fantastic new hobbie, meet some great people!

Anthony Meixner


Herman Hojesjo

Such an amazing weekend! Eager to go to the next level of certification, awesome team! Just fantastic, highly recommend!

Peter Fraser  

Was a great experience and so nice to share the same interests as others. Crew & Insturctors were excellent and made you feel relaxed and safe. Go and do it, you won't regret ot. Explore another part of the world.

Owen Wilson

Very good instructors!!

Fred Weller

Everything was great. The crew were awesome.

Lisa-Marie Weller

Waahoo, this dive shop is AMAZING! 

Corin Feist

Really good weekend, action packed, well run

Mitchell Zunber

Extremely happy - really awesome weekend, thank you so much.

Robert Grant

Everything was great given the low price of the trip. Well done, epic fun!

Jake Hickey

Nothing to improve, camping area was comfortable, diving very enjoyable. A very experienced skipper & dive crew. Glad we joined the RAD dive club :)

David & Carole Bradbury

It was a fantastic trip! :)

Lars Matthesen

What's awesome about diving with RAD? Everything!

Jason Peterson

Great weekend, well done! Fun dive masters, excellent location, excellent stafe to student ratios- really good catering!


Great customer service. Environment was very comfortable. Would recommend.

Brianna Hore

Felt comfortable the whole time, thanks to such a great crew. Best water experience ever!

Samuel Macdonald 

I had a fantastic experience and will definitely dive with RAD again soon!

Michelle Hasham 

The crew really made the weekend. They were enjoying it & i think that made us enjoy it even more. I will never forget it. Thanks!! Unbelieveable experience, hopefully i will have many more dives with RAD. The crew are great.

Nada Jones 

It was a enjoyable & wonderful experiemce. All crew & instructors were helpful & friendly. It was alot of fun, very inspiring.

Tamara Jones

This is my second trip in two weeks with RAD and couldn't be happier with the service, instruction & my dive experience.

Tim Green

Great service! Such a great weekend! Thanks for all your hard work! Once you dive with RAD, you just can't help but go back again. The crew is incredible, I always felt safe & well taken care of on the dives, food was plenty and good times had by all. Thanks!

Emily Gerry

Awesome! Thanks heaps for loving & caring, going out of your way to help us all & to make the dive fun for everyone! 

Natasha Motyer

Very happy - all care taken in a relaxed manner- fantastic - thanks to all.

Linda Martinsen

Great weekend, keep up the great work

Tony Hale

Had a great weekend on Pelorus Island, the team made our advanced course fun & easy!

Rachel Hackett

Great weekend. Pre trip service was friendly & efficient. Great diving, capable, helpful staff who went out of their way to make it a great weekend. Special thanks for looking after the family. Great dive trip - location, staff, good & experience couldn't be faulted.

Michael Corkeron 

Amazing weekend, now feel very comfortable in the water. Good company as well. Highly recommend it. Advanced Course next for sure.


Awesome Trip! Dive sites were amazing, staff were really friendly & the food was great too! Amazing weekend, i'll be back to do my Advanced Course.

Lauren Flaherty

Had an absolutely fantastic weekend, hard to believe everyone is not doing this. Five star. I will definitely be back.

Joanthan McGow 

Have a great time & will be back

John Kemp

The trip was really well planned & conducted with funny attitudes from the crew. Great weekend- nothing i can think of that needs improving! Was a lot of fun and a very affordable weekend, with food, travel & accommodation all covered. The crew staff & instructors are a funny bunch & very friendly.

Ashleigh Bevan

A fantastic weekend out! Whether first time or the hundredth dive, don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity with RAD. 

Hans Hutchinson

Everything was awesome! Another great weekend with Remote Area Dive!

Sam Frood

Everything was perfect! Best weekend ever! If you haven't dived you need to. LOVED IT!

Jarrod Irwin

It was the best weekend, crew were great & the diving was unbelievable. Cannot wait to do the Advanced Course

Ryan Krause

Remote Area Dive provide a safe & trustworthy learning environment which enabled me to learn to dive with confidence.

Kara Odell 

Food was great, Mustard was awesome! 

Suki Auluwalia 

Great day - thanks Mustard

Adele O'Neil

If you're interested in safety, fun & the BEST DIVING don't waste your time going anywhere else. RAD is the best dive operation in Townsville.

Meghann Mcdonald

Thanks to RAD for a great weekend of diving out at Pelorus. Both Matt and I really appreciated the professionalism mixed with good humour and the approachability and responsiveness of your team. We enjoyed every dive and would absolutely recommend RAD to any of our friends. 

Shannon Spark 

We seen more colourful coral and fish than on more expensive reef dive trips.

Geoff Malone 

Great team- had such a laugh & fun meeting new people from different walks of life. A Fabulous first diving experience. For those of you keen as mustard for diving you should join the RAD weekend where you'll meet the reef, make new friends & feel like you don't want to go home! Thank you.



Robert Speerstra

The diving was awesome, the instruction was exceptional! Love the whole weekend. The food was great, and the camp spot is ideal. Do your PADi course with RAD, awesome instruction & breathtaking diving!

Andrew Rogers

Had an amazing time. A credit to all the staff that made it a fantastic adventure. Thank you very much. All dive sites had their own unique coral forms. A memorable weekend away!


Great customer service from all crew members on the weekend, had a fantastic time. Great dive sites, well worth doing.

Niamh Hurley

No need to improve :) Really good time with a professional crew. Would do it again anytime! 

Christoph Ahamer

You gave me a great dive experience. I really appreciated the care you offered. Thank you for the friendlyness & everything. 

Sarah Gillet

Great group, great experience, will return for subsequent qualifications.

Tim Clark

It was absolutely great. Thank you for the nice weekend! See you soon

Lukas Bernhauser

My son & I did our Advanced Diving Course on the weekend of the 6/4/13 although the weather was not our friend the instruction & facilities were more than adequate. The staff are all very friendly & have great knowledge of the dive sites. I will be back to do another course soon. Thanks alot boys.

Patricia Tully

A great experience with great people. The instructors & dive crew really made it a great learning experience & an awesome experience in general. I don't want to dive with anyone but RAD.

Stacey Lovell

Just a quick note to thank the team (Mustard, Fruitcup, Nat and Adam) for a fantastic weekend.  My wife and I were made to feel very comfortable throughout our entire Open Water Course and then to have it topped off with an incredible dive weekend was fantastic.  We look forward to our Advanced Course, we will definitely be back on regular basis.

Jarrod and Leonie Gage

A lot of fun camping on the island! Beautiful, relaxing dives!! Good meals and marshmallows at the camp fire :)

Mandy Schouren

Fantastic intructors who really take the time with the students.  Awesome location for training at Pelorus Island.

Teresa McGlashan

Great weekend.  Fun, informative crew.  Was made to feel like I was out with friends rather than a client.

Carlos Abad

Very happy! The instuctors are extremely friendly and make the fun in diving ten times better.

Rebecca Ravik

I loved it! Was so cool and the night dive was amazing.  I really enjoyed sleeping on the beach.  Was a nice weekend and I would love to do it again.

Vera Bode 

The best money I've spent in a long while, had such an awesome time & everyone was so lovely!  

Taylor Jackson  

Fantastic - glad that I am a RAD Club Member, will be back.  "Fantastic is an understatement!"

Renier Smit  

Well organised and very professional operation.  Well done.

Mick Matters

Very happy with the trip.  Food was great, crew were great.  I will be coming back.

Lucas Brennan

Service fantastic.  Well run guided dives to ensure the best of the sites were seen.

Troy McLaren  

A fun and friendly crew for a memorable diving weekend.  

Andreas Hase  

Everyone was so outgoing and willing to help!  


One of the best crews I've had! I had a great time!

Lauren Atchinson  

Outstanding intructors, relaxed teaching environment. Pelorus Island top place to get qualified as an Open Water Diver!

Ben Birchall

Great time at the reef!

Wei Tan

I love the sleeping in the 3 billion star hotel, with the sound of the sea. Thanks a lot for the great trip with very nice guides and professional instructors.

Michael Bittner    

Keep the brilliant fun going -- loved it. Don't change anything!!

Marc Meinhold  

A unique trip to a beautiful location with a fun, friendly and helpful team.

Blake Roet

Service was exemplary resulting in a thoroughly enjoyable experience I will never forget. A big thank you to Mustard, Sparrow, Marbles and Bunny.  Already marked my calendar for the next trip!

Troy McLaren

Very professional trip and a heap of fun! Would recommend it to all.

Dinesh Vignarajah   

If you want to dive with a school that will turn into your second family, dive here.

Rohan Langworthy  

For an unexperienced diver, this is the ultimate experience to gain your Open Water.

 Hillary Webster

It was an amazing weekend! Great people, great food and great diving!

Jodie Schaefer

Thank you so much. Had the time of my life. Learnt alot and becoming addicted so look out! You will definately see more of me. All instructors were proffessional. Tanya was very knowledgable.

R. Benson

Most proffessional dive group I have ever experienced. Top class insruction and safety.

Ross Polke

RAD staff and facilities create an amazing experience each and every time.  RAD caters and tailors to incorporate every individual need and goes above and beyond to ensure that every participant has an amazing experience, whether it be a training or fun dive.  Thank you!!

M. Menkens  

Thanks team!  Beyond the diving, it is your attitudes/personalities making it well worth while!

Dawie Scheeps  

Why watch documentaries when you can do it for real?

Geoff Davies  

Our introductory dive with Remote Area Dive has been the highlight of our holiday.  Craig and the team gave us an experience we will not soon forget.


I really liked all of it!  Especially the smaller number of people on the trip.  For me, that and the remote location were big selling points.  I loved the one-on-one tuition.  Made me feel very comfortable trying something new.

Stephen Driver  

It was just like being inside a David Attenborough documentary.  I loved it!!

Rosie Driver

Great snorkling and fantastic service.  The whole team were very friendly and helpful.

Anne Roughley  

I wouldn't have wanted anyone else to teach me to dive.  The instructors were professional, understanding, patient and were excellent teachers!  Thank you for teaching me to dive.  "If you want to learn to dive, this is the place to go!"

Sharon Hammond

I couldn't have had a better first diving experience!  The place was perfect, the staff were very friendly and we had a good meal on our "private" beach.  What do you need more?  


Fantastic experience.  I recommend it to anyone.  Easy pace and if you are stuck, they are right there to help.

Rebecca taylor

Great experience, great staff.  I fulfilled a childhood dream!

Fabien Srauy

The experience was awesome and everybody should do it.  I am not going to forget it, ever!

Erin Porras 

RAD Dive Team are hard working and always helpful and nice, enthusiastic divers.  Great trip!

Deryleen Thomas

Had a great weekend and as the weekend progressed, so did my skills!  Loved every minute.

Karen Adams  

What a find!  Awesome instructors, amazing coral, nice dive group.  Can't wait til I can go again!

Alex Ullrich  

The best way to dive North Queensland is through Remote Area Dive.

Joseph Clun  

A great diving and camping experience where everything has been thought of!

Alex Campbell  

RAD = Really Advisable Diving.  I have 2 friends who are going to do a dive course.  They will be recommended to do it with RAD by me!

Ian Cox  

Best dive and camping experience of my life so far!  I Would recommend to everyone of all dive experience (levels).  I will surely join you again.

David Turner  

The experience was awesome and everybody should do that.  I am not going to forget it ever!

Erik Porras  

An experience you will never forget!  Do it the Australian way!

Andre' Felipe  and Hanna Melhus

A fantastic, personalized dive experience.  Definitely the best we have been on!

Byron Utas  

Awesome!!  Will be back again soon.

 Catrina Stoeckl  

Thanks for a good weekend.  I would recommend this trip and company to anyone with an interest in diving.

Gavin Stoeckl

This kicked butt!  Unreal dives and the night and deep dives were unbeliveable

Jonothan Golom  

A unique experience combining camping and diving.  The dive sites are of the highest quality and well worth the adventure.  Will be back again!

Ben Cowan  

A fantastic introduction to the world of scuba. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere + highly trained, fun staff. Loved every minute!

Crystal Burgess  

Great service, great instructors & great dive spots. Loved it all. Thanks!

Lynda Laneyrie  

The staff are great, very helpful. I felt relaxed and confident for my first open water dive, and the camping area is awesome - in the middle of paradise.

Lorenna Machado  

I had the best time. Thanks for making my Open Waters so easy :)

Margaret Kavanagh    

The instructors were there even if we asked simple question, as we are new to diving. Their easy going and fun natured personalities put us at ease right away. Plus, their Sunday breakfast was better than Sizzlers! :

Max & Elizabeth Timms  

The whole experience was brilliant. Highly recommended.

Paul Graham

Fantastic weekend! Gorgeous island, gorgeous weather and delicious first class camping food!!!

Siobhan Taylor  

A true adventure! Awesome dive sites and genuine camping experience. Moreover, I loved it!

Caitlin Ringuet    

Great instruction, great dive sites, all round an awesome scuba experience.  

Tony Eckert

Anyone wanting to learn to dive will not find anything less pleasing than this company. Excellent RAD!

Bruno Piutz  

It was awesome! I'll be back! Cheers.

Andrea MacDonald

A great experience. I look forward to more dives and courses with you.

Tyrone Moir

Fun, safe, enthusiastic, professional - best experience! Will come back again. Value and unforgettable - swim with a turtle. Fulfilled my dream :) Big thank you!

Tania Anderson-Mathews 

Took my family as a Christmas present, best thing we have ever done.

Wayne Talbot 

I really enjoyed the course, the crew are friendly and if you want some fun, go diving!

Ronald Hodges  

A bunch of crazy, awesome people who provide a truly professional diving experience.

Grant Testi-Fraser  

Just keep doing what you are doing. Friendly & welcoming.

Robbie Hill  

Fantastic experience! I'm glad I achieved my Open Water ticket with thanks to the great instructors, Wonka and Princess.

Debbie Mills  

Harry is hilarious! Trip laid back, great reef and fish. Felt very safe. Thanks for a great getaway!

Jaclyn Grady  

Very happy, quality service, great staff all around.

Paul Neary  

Perfect trip! No room for improvement! Had an awesome weekend. Great dives, great camping and beautiful tropical island. Love your work. Thank you!

Mick Hardy

Beautiful dive sites and great food especially Craig's cheesy toast. Fantastic fun group of people. Thanks for an awesome weekend!

Karen Fuller  

Great above and below water experience. Excellent weekend of fun! Great rescue course!

Robert and Rachel McLaren  

The food and helpful staff made my trip extremely comfortable. I felt very satisfied with my diving experience.

Andrew Hokin  

Fantastic secluded dive campsite on Pelorus! Great variety of instructors, friendly dive crew and superb food!

Rebecca Lacey 

Professional staff, friendly atmosphere and great dive sites combine to provide a great diving experience!

Allan Moore  

RAD are second to none. A real group of professionals who love to dive and make others love it to.

David Lawless  

Had a wonderful time, full of laughs and amazing diving!! Cheers :)

Jess Hopf  

Very enjoyable weekend and very friendly, helpful staff.  

Carrie Schuler

The best dive trip I have been on. We will be back.

Luke Schuler  

Thanks for another awesome weekend RAD. I'm still on a high from our final dive at Chunder Point!!! I could get into this dive thing..;)

Jo Crerar  

I found Remote Area Dive right after they started up and I cannot say enough good things about them! Best intructors, best island, best food (Wahoo Harry!), best dive sites, best people, and best overall experience. I refer all my friends to RAD and I don't think any of them ever leave:)  

Kelly Maloney  

Diving with RAD combines the best things you can do in Australia...Divng, camping, and grilling. The RAD crew is the best and make the trips even more enjoyable. You can't ask for a better experience!  

Mike McCallister 

“I just wish I had more time in Townsville to take another course with RAD.  Learned a lot and got some good diving experiences”

Kimberly Holloway

“For a training experience, you will do no better; these guys ensure you are trained properly with confidence and not just a number through the gate.  As a camping/diving adventure – well worth doing”

Kieran O’Neill

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