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Sidemount diving

Learning to Sidemount dive

May 2019

Sidemount diver in Scubapro X-Tek BCD

Perth Scuba are proud to have 2 very competent sidemount instructors in house, who have gotten together and come up with a brand new format for the Padi recreational Sm courseWhilst the PADI sidemount course may not be a ‘tech’ sidemount course, both of our instructors are experienced technical divers, who live […]

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Diving the Lena wreck in Bunbury

written & images by Joey Pool – Perth Scuba Assistant Instructor
On Sunday 6th January 2013, Joey & Ken headed down to Bunbury to try out diving on the Lena Wreck.
Apprehended by the Australian Navy in February 2002 while fishing illegally for Patagonian Toothfish in Australian waters the Lena now provides a unique dive wreck only […]

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Playing with manta rays in Raja Ampat

written by Joey Pool – Perth Scuba Photographer
So, it was with great reluctance that my arm was twisted, my hair pulled, and I was thrown bound and gagged into a plane to head off for the warm waters of Raja Ampat… Yeah right! (on second thought that sounds more like a chapter of Fifty Shades…)
Last […]

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Perth Scuba returns from diving Wakatobi Resort

written by Joey Pool – Perth Scuba Assistant Instructor
Never have we received such outstanding service!!! Let me start by saying that the service the Perth Scuba Crew received whilst staying on board the Pelagian luxury yacht and Wakatobi Resort was outstanding. The food was restaurant quality including sumptuous desserts and entrees. The accommodation was very […]

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Message from a Dive Master on World Ocean Day

Diving is my passion and I’m very lucky to say, also my job.
One of the best parts of my job is taking people for their first dive in a marine sanctuary, and seeing the amazed look on their faces when they break the surface after the dive. It reminds me of my first dive […]

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Perth Scuba returns from diving Borneo Malaysia!!!

written by Joey Pool
Lee and I and 42 more of the Perth Scuba Crew just returned from diving Borneo Malaysia.  And what can I say about my fourth visit to this glorious part of the world??? AWESOME, WONDERFUL, FANTASTIC AND AWE INSPIRING!!! But I’m getting ahead of myself….
Our adventure began in Perth airport where most […]

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Joey returns from sailing & diving Ningaloo

Written by Joey Pool
On Thursday 15th March 2012, Joey and 8 of Perth Scuba divers arrived in Coral Bay on the Ningaloo Reef to start a 5 day adventure diving, sailing and snorkeling this giant marine wonderland. The group consisted of a big range of experience all the way from a newly qualified Open Water […]

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Komodo Gallery Exhibition

Everyone’s invited to our Photographic Exhibition
Perth Scuba invites you to a magnificent photographic event by four of our photographers.
We were lucky enough to be invited to a live aboard tour of the Komodo Islands, Indonesia in July 2010. Torbjorn Prestegard kindly invited Lee Johnson and Joey Pool, followed by Gary Brennand & Dean Eldrid to […]

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