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About Dive Forster
Forster's only PADI Dive Centre. Our dive boat is rated as being one of the best on the NSW coast, and we have a year round population of Grey Nurse Sharks.
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Forster, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We wanted to go out snorkeling and joined a scuba charter. Cost is $50 per person. Our young son was on board and was kept entertained by Ellie to rescue dog. We saw turtles, sting rays, Port Jackson and Grey Nurse sharks. I recommend to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank netmot
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Our first attempt to swim with the dolphins was missed because of car problems. The helpful staff offered us a refund, or an open booking for later in the year. We were able to take it in March 2017. We arrived on time this time,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I travelled to Forester from Sydney for the express purpose of swimming with dolphins, but left deeply disappointed. Although the boat crew (which included a beautiful dog named "Ellie") was lovely, in the end I didn't get to swim with dolphins. Although we spotted 3-4...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank Natasha M
Reviewed 9 February 2017

What a professional, enthusiastic and supportive group! I just successfully completed the Padi Open Water Dive course and would like to pass on my congratulations Dive Forster for such a fantastic experience. At 64 I was a little apprehensive about attempting this new skill. I...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Christine B
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have just completed my PADI Open Water certification with these guys, and am totally impressed with their professionalism and willingness to please. It took me 2 attempts to achieve the certification, as I was somewhat apprehensive afer the first few (PADI course) dives with...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Briantravel
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were to have a morning double dive to finish at 12:30. We finished at 3pm after disorganisation over time management and tanks. Safety is not as high as practiced by other dive operators. On a "drift dive " with visibility of 2 to 10...More

Date of experience: January 2017
9  Thank michael n
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I was referred to this place through another dive shop and I wasn't disappointed The day started as any dive day does dragging all your gear to the boat but the workers were more than happy to help me with my gear and after that...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Bibbala
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Preface: wind 5 knots, sea less than .7m. In other words, it was a perfect day for offshore diving at Seal Rocks. Despite travelling from Brisbane and requesting Seal on booking (and when looking at multiple inshore sites with ordinary vis)... I was previously an...More

Date of experience: May 2016
15  Thank MyklL496
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Traveled up from the central coast with 7 others, as with all scuba diving the weather and viz is always in the hands of the gods ! However everything else was well managed and the team at Dive Forster are truly a great team to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank KeithB911
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The general manager made us come from south west rock to see the grey reef nurse shark , with all our luggages , taking the bus , spending money for nights in their so so lodge ...and finally we did not even make one dive...More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank poub83
Gabrielle H, General Manager at Dive Forster, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Hi Poub83, It's taken me a while to respond to your review as your negative personal comments towards me were quite upsetting. When South West Rocks Dive Centre called us to ask if we had any sharks, we responded yes! We definitely do (we had...More

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