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Jetty Dive Centre

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398 Harbour Dr | The Jetty Strip, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6651 1611
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Novice diver - first rate wxperience

I was booked on to the Discover Scuba Diving 1 day experience as a surprise - I'll confess to have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TomAMc
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Gouvieux, France
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PADI Licensing and amazing dives

My partner and I recently completed the 2 day PADI scuba diving course at Jetty Dive Centre. We had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Iddles
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Scuba Diving lessons and Charter Diving and Snorkelling trips to the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Whale Watching aboard Wildfin, a fast adventure boat, between June and October.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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398 Harbour Dr | The Jetty Strip, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was booked on to the Discover Scuba Diving 1 day experience as a surprise - I'll confess to have never contemplated going diving before I turned up! Spent the first afternoon training in the pool, before going out the next morning for a pair...More

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Jetty D, Owner at Jetty Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks very much for your kind words. Stuart is over the moon with his good review. (his head is getting bigger too!) We are so glad you enjoyed it, and hope you continue on and maybe enjoy it more!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I recently completed the 2 day PADI scuba diving course at Jetty Dive Centre. We had Andrew as our instructor and he is a bloody legend. He created a safe supportive environment with fantastic explanations of what we needed to do whether...More

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Jetty D, Owner at Jetty Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your feedback and kind words. I will pass on your comments about Andrew. Hope you enjoy your diving and maybe you will come back to us and dive again.

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

So to start with I am only a beginners diver and always thought I’d be scared to death when I come upon a shark. It turns out they are the most amazing creatures and in my first dive on solitary island we came across at...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

It was such a great experience to sit in speed boat. There were two hosts in the boat, one of them was a driver as well as a guide. He was a very gud and a safe driver. He drove the boat into the far...More

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Jetty D, Owner at Jetty Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks for your comments about our Whale watch trips, by the sounds of it, if you did not get seasick, it would have been a great trip. The good side is that you had a trip that identified you are vulnerable to seasickness and it...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in to check out their gear after visiting their web page. Andrew was just so sweet and helpful and extremely knowledgable about the gear he was selling and of course the local dive conditions. Incredible amount of high quality stock at great prices for...More

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Jetty D, Owner at Jetty Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your great feedback, we try to cater for all the divers needs!

Reviewed 3 September 2017

So pleased we picked this option as we were sheltered from the sun and also were able to get out to the whales quickly on a day with reasonable size swell. Andrew ensured we were where the action was and was very mindful of we...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Today we went on a whale watch tour. After only about 10 mins of leaving the jetty, we saw a mother and her calf. When they eventually moved on, Lindsay the boat driver went searching for more. We didn't have to wait too long, and...More

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Mike D, Owner at Jetty Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thanks for your kind words and a great review!

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Mike and his partner, the shop owners, are extremely helpful and accommodating. The staff is truly amazing and caring (special shoutout to Andy, Lindsay, Stuey, Lisa, and Vicky!). Great diving sites with lots of grey nurse sharks among other sea beauties! I highly recommend it!

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Mike D, Owner at Jetty Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thanks for your kind words!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Solitary Islands are one of the best dive spots in OZ.It is where the northern and southern currents converge, so you get fish life from each, not to say to dive with Grey Nurse sharks.The people to dive these sites with are Mike and...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Thanks for two great dives this morning. Huge schools of fish, wobegong, juvenile clown fish, a ray and a praying statue. Well chosen sites despite a strong swell.

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Mike D, Owner at Jetty Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thanks for your review, hope to see you again, without the swell!

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sachaontheroad
24 September 2017|
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Response from Jetty D | Property representative |
Hi, we do have Grey Nurse Sharks here, December is not the busiest time of year for them, but we can see them, they are great to dive with. We don't attract them they are just cruising about in an area around South Solitary... More
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Joseph G
28 October 2016|
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Response from Mike D | Property representative |
Hi, We offer snorkelling trips to the Solitary Islands, The weather and sea conditions can vary greatly, so we usually inform people that some experience is needed as we can get some rough conditions. If you can't swim that... More
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Tara-jean B
5 August 2016|
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Response from kanga_tina | Reviewed this property |
No sorry I don't know for sure anyone who does it but there is another operator in Mullaway which is a town very close to Coffs Harbour. The company is called Dive Quest. They may do tours. We will be diving with them in... More
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