Lord Howe Island off the east coast of Australia, just a 2 hour flight from Sydney, Port Macquarie or Brisbane, is one of the world's most beautiful World Heritage listed islands surrounded by a NSW Marine Park. Warm tropical waters and cooler currents have created a diverse range of marine life, a unique mix of both tropical and temperate water fish. In short, a diving paradise!
* Due to the diving on the island being a seasonal activity, please note that we will be closed from 15th June 2019 - 01st September 2019.
We've had an interesting start to summer, with some rare sightings for Lord Howe including a 4M oceanic manta ray, hammer head sharks, and tiger sharks. The divers have been thrilled to have blue water, the usual, and not so usual suspects present at our dives. Image taken by local diver Simon Meehan.
Pro Dive Lord Howe Island hosted the third annual Photography Competition in conjunction with award winning nature photographer Scott Portelli from 1st - 11th June. This year we opened the competition to terrestrial photography as well as underwater, and also included a Junior Category. The group of divers competed for a variety of prizes, with David Short winning the major prize for his submission in the Portfolio Category. Close runner up was Jack Shick, who took out some of the minor categories. David will enjoy a snorkelling trip with Orca’s and Humpback Whales in Norway, courtesy of Waterproof Expeditions, later this year as the winner of the event. Our Junior Under 18 Category was sponsored by Marine Parks, and the...
One of our youngest team members and mermaid Liana got to spend New Year's Day swimming with the dolphins. 🐬🐬🐬For a 4 year old she is very brave swimming in the open ocean, she was with Dad of course! We were lucky enough to be greeted by a friendly pod who couldn't wait to play! We had the best time and think Liana did too! 📸 @andrererekuracreative and @nushfreedman and a huge thank you to @bluechildcollective for the awesome tune! 🎶https://www.instagram.com/p/BsUhVaWlH6W/
Following two successful events, we are excited to announce our third Photography Shootout with Scott Portelli over the dates June 1-11, 2019. This year’s workshop with Scott will be open to categories including nature and wildlife photographs, allowing new participants to be involved. Some great prizes are up for grabs including Scott’s whale watching tours in Tonga, Pro Dive’s dive holidays on Lord Howe Island, camera gear and more. Rates start at $4200 and include return flights from Sydney, Airport transfers, 10 nights’ accommodation staying at Leanda Lei Apartments, package of your choice, dive/snorkel gear, guides and photography workshops, gala dinner and awards ceremony. For more information and to book, please contact us:W: https://www.prodivelordhoweisland.com.au/products/shootoutE: firstname.lastname@example.orgPh: 02 6563 2253