Remote Area Dive is Townsville's only 5 star Instructor Development centre. A full service Dive shop that prides itself on looking after the Individual. At RAD we believe in taking the time to make sure you're a happy comfortable diver or snorkeler. Whether it be your very first Dive or Snorkel trip to the reef, or one of many, RAD will look after you.

Happy New Year
Posted on January 13th 2016

Welcome to 2016!

Year of the Diver

Happy New Year to the dive world! We've strated 2016 off with a bang with regular Wednesday day trips and dive safari's every weekend! If you made it your new years resolution to learn to dive, acheive a specialty or become a PADI Proffessional then we are your crew! Come in and talk to us today and find out how you can acheive your goals!

From all of the RAD Team!


2015 Coral Spawning
Posted on November 21st 2015

Great Barrier Reef Coral Spawning 2015

November 29th/30th

Join us for this amazing once a year event on the picturesque Pelorus Island in the Great Barrier Reef! Enjoy a double night dive to get the most of veiwing this incredible phenomenon and then relax around the campfire for dinner. Follow up this fantastic night with breakfast then a morning dive and return back to townsville around 12pm. All transport, food and camping equipment is included. 

Prices start from $310. Call the store now to book you place! 


Discover Scuba Diving!
Posted on November 16th 2015

Ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater?... Now is your chance to try it for FREE!

Come along to the Riverway Lagoons (cnr Ross RiverRd & Riverway Dr KIRWAN) between 9am and 2pm, Saturday 28th November to try SCUBA Diving for FREE!  The RAD team will be there to take you through a guided Discover Scuba Dive experience with plenty of information on how you can get involved with the SCUBA lifestyle!

*Participants must be age 12+, all participatns must complete a medicat statement prior to the Disvocer Scuba Diving program. Remote Area Dive reserves the right to refuse entry into the program on the basis of medical concerns.

 

 


Dive into Spring!
Posted on October 7th 2015

Spring clean your way into a new DIVE GEAR PACKAGE!

We’ve got a special package to help everyone DIVE INTO SPRING, available for October or whilst stocks last (no rain checks).

 Included in the package:

 Axiom BCD

  Legend LX Regulator

Legend Occi

D4i Standard

 Wireless Transmitter (FREE)

   Mariner Mesh Bag (FREE)

  RRP $3357

NOW $2299


Overnight Camping/Diving Safari Only $400
Posted on September 18th 2015

September Madness Sale!!

RAD would like to offer all our special divers and their friends an overnight Camping/Diving Safari on Pelorus Island on the 26th & 27th September for only $450 (including gear hire) or $400 with OWN gear. This includeds up to 6 dives on the Great Barrier Reef, all food, reef taxes, transport and camping equipment. Our Blue Army may also access Dive Club Prices for this weekend ONLY! 

For anyone after their Enriched Air or Deep Diver specialty...THIS IS YOUR WEEKEND! We have great prices going on these specialties so please enquire on 07474425!

Look forward to diving with you all!


Day Trip September 5th
Posted on August 22nd 2015

Join us for a spectacular Day Trip to Pelorus Island on the Great Barrier Reef! 

Looking for a Day Trip to snorkel or Dive? Want something relaxing and unique?

How about our spectacular day trip to Pelorus Island or Bramble Reef on September 5th. Enjoy the wonders that the waters of the Great Barrier Reef have to offer with unlimited snorkelling or two SCUBA dives, then indulge in a fully catered lunch upon the beaches of an uninhabited Island. 

Don't miss out, only a few spots left!

 


Dive Report
Posted on August 19th 2015

August Dive Report

Don't hesitate! Dive with us this weekend August 22nd & 23rd at a discounted rate, only a few seats left!

Over the previous few weeks the magnificent tropical reefs of Pelorus and Orpheus Island have put on a show with Manta Rays frequenting the dive sites and magical whale song all around. Visibility has been upwards of 20 meters at some sights and the water is still a mellow 22 degrees (not too hot/not too cold). Unique and breathtaking scenery are always assured in this area of the Great Barrier Reef with perfect sunsets and weather you wont find any where else! Like us on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest sightings, news and special offers!

P.S Call the store on 0747214425 to book your spot for this weekend and mention this article to receive a special offer.

 

Amazing dive footage taken last weekend by Aidan Zunker!


Dive the SS Yongala
Posted on August 14th 2015

Dive the SS Yongala September 13th!!

Join our informal Dive Club trip to the SS Yongla, one of the most spectacular dive sites in Australia! 

Prices start from $210 and include two dives and snacks on the boat.  

The wreck is 109 meters long with a list of 55º. The deepest point is the stern at 28 meters, while the upper sections lie at 16 meters below the surface.

The ship over time has become a spectacular artificial reef. It provides a safe haven for a myriad of marine life. You can encounter large rays, eagle rays, huge groupers up to 3 meters long and colourful reef fish. It is claimed to be Australia's most densely populated coral reef by marine biologists and is rated as one of the top 5 wreck dives in the world by dive professionals.

For more information or to make a booking please call the store on 0747214425 or email enquiries@remoteareadive.com


Bring a Friend to the Concert!
Posted on August 5th 2015

An interesting read for anyone heading out diving in the coming weeks... the whales are out and about folks and it sure is a special experience to hear them singing to you on a dive!

Decoding the Song of the Humpbacks

Take advantage of our Bring a Friend promtion for the months of August and September to head on out and enjoy the concert for yourself!  That's $100 off each for you and a friend for any of our courses or overnight trips!!

 


Laser Combat Challenge!!
Posted on August 1st 2015

Laser Combat Challenge September 12th @ Strand Park

Visit the Remote Area Dive tent at the Laser Cobat Challenge for some huge prizes, giveaways, competitions and loads of fun!

Enter our RAD Tent competitions or compete on the day and go in the running to win an Open Water Course, Laser Cobat Vouchers and plenty of other fantastic prizes! Test out your teams skills with Townsville’s Best Laser Skirmish – Laser Combat NQ!

You can also register your team and experience the adrenaline in the mobile battlefield with simulated combat missions using high tech laser gaming guns with red dot scopes amongst our Combat Inflatables (tanks, walls, barrels and more…)

Must be in it to win it! 

Visit www.lasercombatnq.com.au for more information or drop into Remote Area Dive!


Bring a Friend & Save!
Posted on July 23rd 2015

Bring a Friend!

For the months of August and September, bring a friend and we will give you $100 off the cost of your course or trip!

Offer is valid for all dive courses and overnight safari trips.  Not redeemable in conjunction with any other offers. Valid fro trips during August and September 2015 only.  See in store for full terms and conditions.


June Day Trip!
Posted on May 18th 2015

"A bad day Scuba Diving is still better than a good day at work!" So why not escape for the day and join us for a dive!! 

RAD is happy to announce the first of many winter day trips to Pelorus & Orpheus Islands on Wednesday 17th June! Venture out for the day and enjoy the majestic wonders beneath the waves, great food & even better company. 

For more information & pricing visit http://www.remoteareadive.com.au/dive_packages/day_trips.php


Come take a dip!
Posted on May 11th 2015

"We dive not to escape life, but for life not to escape us!"

Tired of missing out on all the beauties Pelorus has to offer?! We have two seats available for this coming weekend for anyone who is keen to come take a dip with the RADist crew in town!

May Availabilites: 

  • 16th – 17th May – 2 seats remaining 
  • 23rd- 24th May – 6 seats remaining
  • 30th – 31st May – 6 seats remaining

Last Week of Summer!
Posted on February 23rd 2015

Come out, come out, there's awesome weather about!

It's the last week of Summer, and as such, the last week to take advantage of our Summer Specials and to really celebrate we've decided to offer special pricing on fun diving this weekend as well!

Give us a call (074721 4425) to nab your spot, there's a seat with your name on it! 

P.S. Remember to book in for your dive course before the end of the week to qualify for our Summer Special - a FREE wetsuit or $100 cashback off the price of your course! All you have to do is put your booking deposit down before the end of Feb. Offer is valid for Open Water, Advanced Open Water and Rescue Courses. 


Free Wetsuit Deal Extended!
Posted on February 9th 2015

Summer Wetsuit Deal Extended until the End of Feb!

That's a FREE wetsuit or $100 cashback off any dive courses* purchased before the end of this month!

Due to popular demand, we have extended our Summer Wetsuit Deal through until the end of February.  Simply sign up and pay your deposit on your course before the end of this month and you have the choice of either a FREE wetsuit or $100 cashback off your course!  Make sure you let all your friends and family know so they too can take advantge of this great deal...There's never been a better time to get in the water!!

*Terms and Conditions apply, see intsore for details


Must End!! 31st January
Posted on January 13th 2015

RAD's FREE Summer Wetsuit Deal or $100 Cashback Offer!! 

Been looking for the perfect excuse to jump in the water and learn to SCUBA Dive? Or are you hanging out to take the next step and upgrade your qualification??  The wait is over.... I've just found you the perfect reason to get wet this summer! 

Book any dive course this Summer and receive a Neptune 3mm Wetsuit absolutely FREE!! OR $100 CASHBACK!!! 

Offer valid for any course (excl. professional level courses). Offer open to everyone!!!! To qualify for this offer customers must book and pay a $150 booking deposit before COB 31st January 2015, we will then give you 6 months to book your course!! 

Terms & Conditions

  • Open Water, Advanced & Rescue Courses only
  • No further deals are to be applied
  • $150 deposit required - Deposit required before the end of January 2015
  • Must book dates to receive manual or E-learning pass
  • Wetsuit only redeemable on commencement of course & final payment
  • Full Forfeiture of monies paid if course is not completed within 6 months of booking deposit

We hope to see you underwater this summer! :)


RAD's Christmas Trading Hours
Posted on December 24th 2014
Christmas Eve - 9am -5.30pm
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day - Closed 
Saturday 27th Dec - 9am -3pm
Sunday 28th Dec - Closed
Monday 29th Dec - 9am-5.30pm
Tuesday 30th Dec - 9am-5.30pm
Wednesday 31st Dec - 9am-5.30pm
Thursday 1st Jan - Closed 
Friday 2nd Jan - 9am-5.30pm
Saturday 3rd Jan - 9am-3pm 
Sunday 4th Jan - Closed
 

On behalf of all the RAD crew, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas & we look forward to diving with you all in the New Year! 


12 Days of Diving
Posted on December 12th 2014

We are up to Day #5 of the Aqualung Christmas 12 days of diving! Some great deals to check out ladies & gents, head over to our facebook page or drop by the shop to check out the first 5 deals on offer! 

Only limited stock available until 25/12/2014- So be quick!

 
 
 

Christmas Shopping with RAD!
Posted on December 9th 2014

Visit your favourite dive shop and take advantage of our super Christmas Deals!

With an amazing range of the best brands on sale you're spoilt for choice when it comes to Christmas gifts this year.  

See instore for the full range of sale items!  We also have special offers on Gift Vouchers to make your shopping a breeze!


Must End!!!
Posted on January 13th 2015

RAD's FREE Summer Wetsuit Deal or $100 Cashback Offer!! 

Been looking for the perfect excuse to jump in the water and learn to SCUBA Dive? Or are you hanging out to take the next step and upgrade your qualification??  The wait is over.... I've just found you the perfect reason to get wet this summer! 

Book any dive course this Summer and receive a Neptune 3mm Wetsuit absolutely FREE!!!!! OR $100 CASHBACK!!! 

Offer valid for any course (excl. professional level courses). Offer open to everyone!!!! To qualify for this offer customers must book and pay deposit before 31st January 2015, with 6 months to book your course!! 

Terms & Conditions

  • Open Water, Advanced & Rescue Courses only
  • No further deals are to be applied
  • $150 deposit required - Deposit required before the end of January 2015
  • Must book dates to receive manual or E-learning pass
  • Wetsuit only redeemable on commencement of course & final payment
  • Full Forfeiture of monies paid if course is not completed within 6 months of booking deposit

We hope to see you underwater this summer! :) 



Dive Shop Details

Dive Shop: 16 Dean Street, Townsville QLD 4810

Bookings & Enquiries: 07 4721 4425 | Fax: 07 4721 4425

Trading Hours:

Monday to Friday

9am - 5.30pm

Saturday

9am – 3pm

Sunday

CLOSED

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