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Remote Area Dive

#3 of 16 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Townsville Features Animals
16 Dean St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4721 4425
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Worst dive company EVER

The dive instructors, were completely unprofessional, they did not check the group were with them... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Jason J
Adventure Diving Experience

On 6 & 7 Aug '16, I went scuba diving with RAD ('Remote Area Dive'), based in Townsville, Nth... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
outdoors98
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Founded in 2000 and recently purchased in 2016, Remote Area Dive (RAD) is a family owned and operated business that has evolved from a part time passion to become one of the most successful dive businesses in Townsville. Get in touch to find out how you could be enjoying an authentic aussie campfire meal and sleeping under the stars in the comfort of a bushman's deluxe swag. All this after a day spent diving one of the most glorious and unspoiled spots in the world.
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  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
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16 Dean St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

The dive instructors, were completely unprofessional, they did not check the group were with them. They gave us broken equipment and boat was completely overloaded. I would suggest finding a better quality shop.

5  Thank Jason J
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

On 6 & 7 Aug '16, I went scuba diving with RAD ('Remote Area Dive'), based in Townsville, Nth Queensland, Australia. 12 Divers met at 6am at the RAD, dive shop, got on their mini bus then drove the 1.5hrs north, where we boarded their...More

1  Thank outdoors98
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I was travelling to Townsville for a conference and had a limited availability. The weekend I had to dive was actually Remote Area Dive's dive club weekend, but they graciously allowed one yank interloper. I was made to feel very welcome by the crew and...More

2  Thank airchief
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I Experienced the weekend of the 24th Jan. with my son, my New Years Resolution was to push myself into experiencing things I normally wouldn't experience and secretly have a fear of the water. But the attraction was snorkelling on the reef and to experience...More

2  Thank Dianne F
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

I just finished my open water certification and my partner came on the dive weekend to have a few dives as well (already certified). The dive course was fantastic (thanks Fiona!) and the program was well structured. The weekend was lovely with amazing dives, the...More

2  Thank JPWilso
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Saw a lot of different corals, fish and invertebrates. The staff was very helpful and patient. The night we spent in tents on Pelorus island, where we also had a barbecue. A great dive trip :D

3  Thank Tone L
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect from a dive weekend sleeping in swags on an uninhabited island. But it turned out to be a great experience. The whole crew as well as the other guests were great and we had a good time and good...More

2  Thank mnm_travelling
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I recently went on a dive trip with a Remote Area Dive organised trip to Palau! Everything was professionally handled by the staff from RAD both prior to the trip and whilst there. I won’t need to go into detail how awesome diving in Palau...More

1  Thank Darren B
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Back in March we had a wonderful day with RAD to Pelorus Is in the Palm Is group as part of a organised group tour for snorkelling and diving. Very efficient and everything was run according to schedule by a friendly crew who worked hard...More

2  Thank Wade H
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Excellent and professional dive company. I booked a weekend dive trip for our a family of four travelling from the UK. We did their weekend dive trip sleeping on Pelorous Island which was great fun. The flights to Townsville from Sydney were cheap and easy...More

1  Thank lucyjones2015
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