So first of all, what on earth is PADI? Well it actually stands for Professional Association of Diving Instructors and is the world’s leading scuba diver training organisation. To give you an idea of the scale there are over:
- 6200 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts
- 136,000 individual PADI Professionals
- 23 million certifications around the world
As the only PADI facility in Shark Bay, Ocean Park and its PADI qualified Instructors and Divemasters are now able to offer a range of SCUBA diving services to residents and visitors of Denham.
The Shark Dive Experience is suitable for first time or certified divers. Get a front row seat and see sharks underwater – No cages – just up close and personal with the sharks.
Don’t worry though, your safety is our number one priority and all in water activities are managed and supervised by a qualified PADI Professional.
Experience the thrill of diving with the ocean’s apex predator in WA’s largest shark lagoon.
Steep Point and Dirk Hartog Island Dive Tours
In addition to our 4WD tours to Steep Point and Dirk Hartog Island, we are now able to offer Shark Bay Dive Tours to these remote and pristine locations.
Ocean Park is in fact the only company taking divers to experience the “Wild West” and it’s something we are really proud and excited about. World renowned as a fishing location this World Heritage listed marine park is one of the undiscovered and untouched jewels of the diving world.
Our full day tours visit areas populated by big pelagic species including Spanish Mackerel and Dogtooth Tuna, friendly Potato Cod, turtles, sharks, thousands of fish, anemones and clownfish, batfish, stingrays and much more. Manta rays, dugongs, humpback whales and dolphins are seen at different times of the year too.
Dive Courses and Gear Sales
We are also able to offer all PADI courses from Open Water through to Divemaster, so whatever your experience level we have a course to suit you! We also are able to offer a fantastic range of SCUBA gear from Oceanic and Cressi for purchase in store.
Find out more about our dive tours and dive courses.