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Yellow spotted boarfish is a surprising visitor

Yellow spotted boarfish is a surprising visitor

Sunday 10 November 2019

Yellow spotted boar fish

Waking up to a cool cloudy 20oC morning after a stinking hot 39oC day before, the weather was up to some weird stuff and with the wind skipping around and an increasing swell it put north and west facing  sites off the list. […]

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Blackwall Reach night dive looking for wrecks

Blackwall Reach night dive looking for wrecks

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Manta Club divers at Blackwall Reach

Last night we dived at Black Wall Reach. With the temperature warming up we had 6 divers keen to get underwater. After a brief the decision was made to check out the wrecks so we started our surface swim to buoy […]

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It’s our 15th Birthday

It’s our 15th Birthday

November the 1st marked a special day for Perth Scuba… It’s 15 years since we opened our doors for the first time. 

Back then there was me (Lee) and one instructor Tom who was my full time instructor and part time shop staff. That was it! The store was half the size and […]

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Kwinana Grain Terminal club dive with a Ninja

Kwinana Grain Terminal club dive with a Ninja

Sunday 3 November 2019

Manta Club divers and one Ninja at Kwinana Grain Terminal

Today we visited Grain terminal for our club dive. With the overcast conditions we still managed to get 6 keen divers down to the shop for some BBQ breakfast and then we headed down to the […]

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Working as a PADI Divemaster: 10 Attributes You Need to Have

Working as a PADI Divemaster: 10 Attributes You Need to Have

Working as a PADI® Divemaster is more than just knowledge, training, skills, and practice; it’s about having the right attributes to give every diver the best underwater experience, every time.

To excel in a PADI Divemaster role, you’ll need to be:

Fun. Aside from safety, being fun […]

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Abalone Safety

Abalone fishing permitted between 7:00am-8:00am on:

Saturday, 14 December 2019.

Saturday, 11 January 2020.

Saturday, 1 February 2020.

·         Check conditions – before heading out including wind conditions and swells. Visit www.beachsafe.org.au for up to date reports.

·         Observe first, fish later – identify the best place to safely enter the water and look for where the waves are consistently breaking to ensure you […]

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Exploring a boat wreck at 12 metres

Exploring a boat wreck at 12 metres

Sunday 27 October 2019

Manta Club dive at Glyde Street

This Sunday morning was good for diving in Swan river; regardless of the weather looking really great, there was supposed to be some incoming swell at the ocean coming in. So we reduced the risk of seeing backscatter and decided to […]

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Exploring underwater at Jervoise Bay harbour wall

Exploring underwater at Jervoise Bay harbour wall

Wednesday 23 October 2019

Sexy bunch of Manta Club divers

Keeping an eye on the weather since early morning, the downpour hammering on the roof at work around 2pm had me thinking this would be anyone’s guess regarding viz at tonight’s proposed site and I quickly thought-up a river site in […]

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BBQ breakfast followed by a fantastic dive at Ammo Jetty

BBQ breakfast followed by a fantastic dive at Ammo Jetty

Sunday 20 October 2019

Ammunition Jetty Sunday morning club dive

Sunday morning’s club dive this week took place at Ammo Jetty, Woodman Point. This site is better known as a fishing hotspot, but is also a great spot for diving. Bordering a nature reserve it’s also a great […]

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Blue swimming crabs everywhere, but not allowed to take!

Blue swimming crabs everywhere, but not allowed to take!

Wednesday 16 October 2019

Blue swimmer crab intimacy….

Despite less than 5m viz no one was complaining and the exBHP Jetty turned up trumps again this Wednesday. Hiding under a pipe at the start was a shy Giant Australian Cuttlefish who just wouldn’t come out and show us its […]

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BHP Naval Base jetty toasty at 20 degrees Celsius

BHP Naval Base jetty toasty at 20 degrees Celsius

Manta Club divers at BHP Jetty

This week we took the club dive to Bulk Jetty at the Naval Base. With a turnout of 12 we had plenty of parking for everyone, so we set up our gear and trekked down the beach.

At the entry the water looked […]

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South Cottesloe delights with good visibility underwater

South Cottesloe delights with good visibility underwater

Wednesday 25 September 2019

A trip to Freo dog beach on Tuesday night had me brimming with hope of a fantastic next evening at South Cottesloe, but despite no real pickup in wind, the following day’s swell increased and the surface was looking very choppy on arriving at 18:30. Added […]

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