Eaglehawk Dive Centre
Welcome to Eaglehawk Dive Centre, situated at Eaglehawk Neck on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania, 75km from Hobart. There are a great diversity of world-class scuba diving sites in this area, including the famous Waterfall Bay caves, the historic wreck of the SS "Nord" with huge schools of fish, Giant Kelp forests and bizarre Weedy Seadragons, with sites suitable for divers of all levels of experience. So this is THE place to go dive in Tasmania - only 1 hr drive from the Hobart CBD, and only 50min drive from Hobart Airport.
Eaglehawk Dive Centre is a PADI 5 Star dive centre, with experienced professional instructors, on-site accommodation, and the only purpose-built dive training pool in southern Tasmania, so if you want to try diving, if you want to learn to scuba dive, or if you want to continue your diving education, we have something to interest you. So come dive with us!!
Eaglehawk Dive Centre is a carbon-neutral facility and a PADI Green Star dive centre. Our staff, several of whom are marine biologists, have extensive local knowledge from thousands of hours spent diving around the Tasmanian coast, and include professional underwater photographers and videographers.
Have a look at some video of diving in the Giant Kelp forests, with the Weedy Seadragons, with the Fur Seals, the deep-water Sponge Gardens, the Waterfall Bay caves, and the wreck of the SS "Nord". Also of other local marine life such as Comb Jellies (Ctenophores), Siphonophores (colonial jellyfish), Pyrosomes and Salps, and Handfish.
Want to try diving? We have the one day Discover Scuba Diving experience, a non-certification activity that requires no previous diving experience.
Want to learn to dive in just 2 days? Then the PADI eLearning Open Water course is for you. Small classes (maximum of 3 students) means personalised attention from our experienced instructors. Click here to learn more about doing your dive course the easy way, with online theory you can do from home or anywhere with an internet connection, and practical sessions on dates to suit you.
Want to continue your diving education? We offer regular Advanced Open Water courses and various specialty courses - please contact us for dates as we can usually schedule courses on dates to suit you.
Eaglehawk Dive Centre is a 100% AWARE Partner - we make a donation to Project AWARE to support marine conservation projects for every dive student who completes a course here.
At Eaglehawk Dive Centre, we want to make your dive trip an unforgettable experience. Here, the fun doesn't stop the moment you get out of the water. Our on-site Divers Lodge accommodation offers you a home during your stay. Enjoy a coffee or a home-cooked dinner in the Lodge, or dine out at one of the local pubs, restaurants or cafes. Have a BBQ and relax on the verandah with a cold beer and enjoy the local wildlife wandering through the grounds, and the spectacular view over Pirates Bay and the Tasman Peninsula. Meet our friendly alpacas, and feed the wallabies at dusk on the grass in front of the Divers Lodge. Leisurely explore the beautiful Tasman National Park or the historical surroundings associated with the Port Arthur Convict settlement. But for now... enjoy exploring our website!
Eaglehawk Dive Centre is accredited by the Tourism Council Tasmania.
Updated June 2015
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