Headlines: A Blue Oceans Dive Center

Last Month we were proud to announce that we officially became a Blue Oceans dive centre. A huge achievement that is earned as a dive centre. Being a part of this movement is a privileged that is earned by showing our commitment to help protect the environment we all love so much … THE OCEAN above […]

Wharf divers ship out

THE longest-surviving tenant at The Wharf is set to move as it looks to better accommodate its expanding business. Scuba World, which has occupied 90sq m under roof overlooking The Wharf marina for the past 31 years, is set to shift to its new two-storey location next to Bridge Seafoods. Company founder Ian McKinnon, who […]

Philippines 2019 Trip Report

Where to begin on such an incredible experience for the Philippines 2019 trip?! After a relatively quick journey over, thanks to great on flight entertainment, we were greeted at Manila Airport, with a sign reading “Scuba World – Mr Raymond Brown”. Over a few cocktails at the rooftop bar of our hotel in Manila, we […]

Glorious diving conditions this weekend

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The weather this weekend looks beautiful! The water temperature is still sitting around the 23 degrees, which is suitable for a 5mm wetsuit. The sun will be out all weekend, with Sunday the pick of the days. Weather forecast for Sat 25 and Sun 26 Wind: 5 knots Swell: Less than 1m Visibility: 15m (today) […]

Fiji 2018 Trip Report

A very excited group of Scuba World divers met at Brisbane International airport on 21 July, on route to Fiji, for what was going to be the first time a lot of them had dived with sharks!    We arrived at the resort at 7pm in the pouring rain. We checked in and met at […]

Making the switch to dive dry

Well it is that time of the year again, the air temperature is dropping, and the ocean temperature off Mooloolaba will hit 19C by mid-July. A lot of divers are likely deciding, do I put up with my 5mm and be cold and therefore have shorter dives, or do I invest in a thicker suit, […]

Mexico – May 2018 Trip Report

The excitement in the air at Brisbane International Airport was very evident, as we were all looking forward to a trip of a lifetime to Mexico! I won’t lie, Mexico is a loooong way from home. Here’s the break down: 1hr drive from Mooloolaba to Brisbane, 3hr at the airport, 12hr to Los Angeles, 4hr […]

North Solitary Islands, Wooli, NSW

On the last weekend of October a group from Scuba World, experienced an awesome weekend away in the quiet town of Wooli, NSW.
The group arrived at Wooli Dive Center, Friday 6pm, after a 6 hour drive from the Sunshine Coast. Most of the group knew each other, however there were a few introductions in order. We went to the bowls club for dinner and drinks. Congrats to Bev Evans for winning 2 meat trays at the weekly raffle. read more…