SCUBA DIVING WITH US
Join us for our year round classic dive with Montague Islands famous seals, or our popular Grey Nurse Shark dive (November- April).
In addition to the seals you also have encounters with various rays and numerous fish species. You may encounter Grey Nurse, Wobbegong, Port Jackson, Blue Groper, Fiddler Rays, nudibranch, Moray Eels and many other marine species. During September-November, Humpback Whales pass by the island on their great southern migration. We are always happy to stop if we see any whales or dolphins as they are sighted on most trips.
Our courses are all run in Narooma. For beginners we start at the sheltered and clear bar beach and finish up diving at Montague Island with the seals. You can get certified and become an open water diver in just 2/3 days! We have a long list of specialty training on offer and all of our course prices have no hidden costs. See more about our Courses.
Location: Montague Island
Season: All year round
Depths: Certification specific (Sites are from 5m - 35m around Montague Island)
Water temp: 16-24 degrees celcius
Water Visibility: 10m - 40m
TRY OUR SEAL DIVES!
NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! (PADI Discover scuba dive)
Don’t have the time for the full course? Would you like to do something fantastic with your family or friends on holiday? We can take you scuba diving with the seals at one of Montague islands sheltered bays with no prior experience! Our Discover Scuba Dive is a quick and easy introduction to the underwater world. Our PADI instructors will teach you all you need to know and keep you safe while you play with the seals! (12 years +).
SCUBA WITH THE SEALS
Scuba diving with the seals is an awe-inspiring dive. The interaction with the Australian and New Zealand fur seals is an experience like no other! This dive is popular all year round. It is so much fun and definitely worth the trip out. We have instructors and dive masters on the boat and in the water guiding you. On air, you have a lot more time to appreciate the interaction with them. Site depths with the seals is 5m - 20m making it ideal for all levels.
Suitable for 12 years +.
Grey Nurse Shark DIVES
Grey Nurse Shark Dive (November-April)
One of our popular dives where we have a good possibility of encountering the awesome Grey Nurse shark. Depth ranges from 14m-26m.
From November - April, Grey Nurse sharks congregate in good numbers off the Northern point of Montague Island. Come out and observe this incredible shark species in the clear currents of Montague. An open water PADI ticket is required for this activity, if you would like to run through that course, check in here for more details. We do have times when the sharks are not present in the area – please enquire about recent sightings when booking to have realistic expectations.
WHAT TO EXPECT WITH OUR SCUBA DIVES
You can expect a safe, enjoyable experience with friendly and helpful service from Francios, Clover and the team. They are more than willing to help you out with gear, equipment and any questions that you may have regarding the days activities.
In order to experience the best diving of the day, our knowledgeable skippers and crew examine wind speed, direction, tides and swell and will decide the best sites to visit.
Our tours are dependent on the ocean conditions, which means occasionally charters can be delayed or on a rare occasion, cancelled due to poor weather conditions.
WHAT TO BRING FOR SCUBA DIVING
Certification card. Swimmers, towel, sunscreen, sun glasses, hat. Any dive gear you may have. We also have an extensive range of dive equipment for hire.
Your Camera? Have you got one? If not you can hire a GoPro from us. The shallow depths and picturesque environment makes this an ideal environment for photographers aiming to capture the seals in their natural habitat. They will often jump in the water in large numbers to come and investigate and play with you!