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(03) 9317 1000 

 

Email

info@snorkeldivemelbourne.com.au

 

Address

92 Pier Street 

Altona Vitoria 3018

 

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Dive Schedule

 

SCUBA DIVING IS BACK!


The relaxing of Victoria's COVID-19 restrictions mean that scuba diving is back on the cards. There are conditions that remain in place including limiting groups to a maximum of 20 people and maintaining physical distancing of 1.5m. Like many of you we have suffered the effects of dry gills and are super keen to get back into the water so have devised a schedule for this coming weekend. Procedures will be in place to ensure the activity remains safe for all involved so please ensure you read through these before booking in for any of our dives.

 

GENERAL GUIDELINES
  • If you are feeling unwell or present any symptoms including but not limited to fatigue, sore throat, cough, difficult breathing, we ask that you do not attend the dive
  • If you have been in contact with anyone that has been diagnosed or is currently awaiting test results for COVID-19 please do not attend the dive
  • Maintain physical distancing of 1.5m at all times
  • Follow DAN's guidelines for equipment disinfection
SHORE DIVING GUIDELINES
  • Maximum of 20 customers at the dive site
  • All divers must contact the store to book their position on a dive and provide contact phone number and email for each individual including an emergency contact name and number.
  • Divers must be familiar with temperate water diving and abide by local diving regulations. If you have not dived in similar conditions previously a dive guide will be required.
  • Hire gear must be pre-organised with the store, the gear needs to be collected from and returned to the store
  • Hire gear returned to the store will be washed and disinfected by staff as per DAN guidelines
  • To start with, we will be diving local sites that divers will be familiar with, the attending dive professional will give a site briefing to each buddy group relevant to the pairs experience and familiarity of the site.
  • Physical distancing of 1.5m must be sustained throughout the activity.
  • A fee of $10 will be asked for go towards supporting the attending  dive professional and provision of First Aid Kit and Oxygen Unit on site, for active Club Members this continues to be included in membership benefits.

 

SHORE DIVING SCHEDULE

**Please note sites are subject to change due to weather conditions**

Saturday 6th Meet @ 9.30am

St.Leonards Pier

Sunday 7th Meet @ 9amm
Rye Pier

 

SHORE DIVE PRICING

Non club member $10
Club member $0

Guide (per dive) $65

Full Equipment Hire *$90
Tank Hire *$20

(Members gain 10% in loyalty dollars)
*Discounted hire rates offered for May*

BOAT DIVING GUIDELINES
  • A maximum of 5 divers will be permitted on the vessel to maintain physical distancing of 1.5m
  • With only 4 spots on the boat an in-water guide cannot be included as on previous club dives, however if needed a guide can be organized at an additional cost eg: local area orientation.
  • Divers must be comfortable to dive un-guided, if you feel this is not your situation a dive guide should be arranged.
  • Divers must be familiar with local diving conditions and abide by local diving regulations.
  • Divers must have completed a dive within the previous 12 months or book a refresher program prior to joining boat charters.
  • Dives must be paid for in full in order to secure your spot on the boat.
  • 24hours minimum notice is required to cancel your dive so that we can find another diver to fill your spot. Dives cancelled within this time frame will incur full charter cost.
  • It is recommended divers bring their own commercial anti-fog and drink bottle for mask preparation pre-dive.

 

BOAT DIVING SCHEDULE

**Please note sites are subject to change due to shipping and weather conditions**


Friday 5th 11am Departure
Castle Rock & 18m Reef

 

Saturday 6th 7am Departure
J5 Sub & Wall Dive

*Advanced 35 Certification*

Sunday 7th 6.45am Departure
Rotomahana Wreck

*Deep Certification*

 

Sunday 7th 9am Departure

Easter Bommie & Chimney Rock

 

Monday 8th 945am Departure

The Plateau & Golden Arches


BOAT CHARTER PRICING

Double Charter $150

Single Charter $80
(Member gains 10% in loyalty dollars)

Guide (double dive) $180

Full Equipment Hire *$90
Tank Hire *$40

(Members gain 10% in loyalty dollars)
*Discounted hire rates offered for May*