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About ADI

About ADI


Australian Diving Instruction Dive Club Was formed in 1989 by Stephen and Kathleen Mabbett and then became a Dive Store in the early 90's to meet the needs and requirements of its club members (not a Dive Store that has a Club).

There is a Big Difference

Stephen has been training divers locally and overseas for over 25yrs. And his credentials speak for themselves (NAUI Course Director and Asia Pacific Representative, IANTD Advanced Nitrox and Extended Range, SDI/TDI Extended Range and Decompression Procedures, PADI MSDT and PADI Deep Tec Instructor, SSI Advanced Scuba Instructor).

Australian Diving Instruction is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Training Centre (IDC) making Australian Diving Instruction the highest ranked PADI Facility in the area,  and in 1989 quickly became recognised as a Dive store ready to teach you to the highest standards of scuba diving and safety in Australia from beginner diver to professional diving, A proud tradition that is continued today by Stephen and Kathleen.

Australian Diving Instruction as you would expect offers a complete and Professional Dive Store with PADI Courses from Learn to Dive, discover Scuba, PADI Open Water and ALL PADI Dive Specialties and Continued Education, right through to PADI Dive Master and PADI Dive Instructor and the start of your career in Scuba Diving.

However Australian Diving Instruction training doesn't stop with PADI recreational diving, we also teach all levels of Professional Instructor training, Technical diving including PADI Tec 40 PADI Tec 45 and PADI Tec 50 and Cave, Re-breather and Tri-mix specialty training. Work Place First Aid and Oxygen Courses.

Along with the best Diver Training in Geelong and Melbourne, we also sell a huge range of scuba equipment, Nitrox Fills, Teach First Aid, Dive Boat Charters to all dive sites available in the area from Queenscliff with online booking,  Dive Travel,  and have an in-house service technician with 30+years industry experience allowing Australian Diving Instruction to cater for all your equipment and service Requirements and Service needs including O2 Service and Cleaning and Tank Testing. We Service ALL Brands of Equipment.

Australian Diving Instruction is a Registered Scubapro/Uwatec Platinum Dealer

ADI prides itself on customer service, and we treat our customer how we would like to be treated.

If you want the best diver training available in Geelong and Melbourne then Australian Diving Instruction is ready willing and able to train you to dive the underwater world.

ADI Scuba Club has shore dives every Thursday night, Saturday and Sunday morning dives most weekends.  If you want to have a social dive or refresh your skills in a friendly no pressure environment come join us.

Club night is held at the Store Every 2nd Friday Night of the Month from 7pm. With a free BBQ and Bring your own Drinks, in a very relaxed social setting.  Wether you are a club member or not you are welcome to come down and say hello and chat to fellow divers.

Learning to scuba dive is a great way to meet new people, travel to amazing dive destinations around the world and get out and have fun! find out more about us... Join us on Facebook.

Australian Diving Instruction motto we believe speaks for its' self 'Simply the Best'

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