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Our Shop:

Diving Frontiers was established in 1993 and is one of the leading Scuba Diving Stores in Perth. Originally developed to promote Scuba diving education at an affordable cost while maintaining high training standards with an emphasis on the fun of diving. Founded by Glenn Bailey who has been an active diver since the late seventies he has now built up a large team of Professional and Experienced Instructors and Staff who also share the passion of Diving. Today we still offers some of the most affordable Scuba diver courses from beginner courses through to Divemaster and Scuba Diving Instructor Training as well as Technical Diving and re-breathers. It boast a vast one of Perth’s best selection of very competitive priced Scuba Diving Equipment. The store has a large well quipped servicing department using the cutting edge Ultrasonic cleaning machines and genuine servicing parts by fully trained Technicians. All servicing Work comes with a guarantee.

Awards:

Oceanic Dealer of the Year for “Western Australia” in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011 2012 2013. Few dive shops in Perth can boast such an impressive consistent record. Oceanic Dealer of the Year for “Australia” 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Meet the Diving Frontiers staff:

 

Listed below are some of Diving Frontiers long term staff. Our shop has the most experienced Diving Instructors in Perth. They have certified thousands of divers but still have a real passion for teaching and ensuring students have an enjoyable time. We are very fortunate to have such a fantastic Experienced Team.

Darren Beadle – Owner / Manager / Instructor – Darren has been associated with the shop for many years and recently took control of Diving Frontiers on the 1/3/2017.

Has been diving for almost 20 years and in many parts of Australia including WA, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.  He has also experienced diving in the UK, Vanuatu and Fiji.  Qualified as a PADI OWSI and EFR Instructor in December 2002.  Worked for a number of different dive operations in WA over a period three years before joining the team at Diving Frontiers.

Memorable/Favourite dives;

SS President Coolidge and Million Dollar Point, Vanuatu

SS Yongala, Townsville

Navy Pier and Muiron Islands, Exmouth

Magic Point Shark Dive, Sydney


Darren supervising his staff !

Glenn Bailey – Shop Manager– Commenced diving over 39 years ago. PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer,Emergency Response Instructor, Specialty Instructor Qualifications in, Enriched Air, Wreck penetration, Deep Diving , Enriched Air Nitrox Blender, TDI Qualifications in Advanced Nitrox, Decompression procedures, Full Cave, Trimix and advanced Trimix, Trimix Blenders Certification. CDAA qualifications in Cavern, Sinkhole and Cave. Equipment Technician Qualifications in Cressi, Aquanaut, Sea Quest, Aqualung, Apex, Mares, Dacor, Apollo, Oceanic, Genesis and Boss. Memorable dives include a 1.3 kilometer penetration of Cocklebiddy Cave on the Nullarbor Plain. He is always willing to share his knowledge and experience of Diving and Diving Products.

Simon Humphreys – Shop Manager / SSI and PADI Instructor / Service Technician –  Simon has worked for several years overseas at several busy Diving Organisations gaining significant amount of experience. He is a vital member to our Experienced team who has just returned home to Perth.  Prior to returning Simon was Trip Director on Spirit of Freedom, a 5 Star Live-aboard based out of Cairns. Diving the Northern Ribbon Reefs and Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea. He has also worked on the Sunshine Coast, Hamilton Island and the Mackerel Islands. Like everyone at Diving Frontiers Simon is passionate about diving and the marine environment.

Simon

Chris Dodd- Senior SSI PADI Dive Instructor and Rebreather Instructor / President of the NARC Dive Club –  Chris loves diving and his passion for the sport is infectious. He is a dedicated Instructor and nothing is too much trouble. He is also an advocate for conservation and is a strong supporter of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. He loves showing others the wonder of the underwater world. He is  the Chairman of the NARC Dive Club.

chris dodd

Carmen Reidy – PADI  and SSI Instructor –

Carmen has been a Dive Instructor since 2012. She worked fulltime out of Hamilton Island, then moved to Cairns and worked on a live aboard world renowned vessel Spirit of Freedom.  Also did a season working on the Ningaloo reef in 2015 on a live aboard called Shore Thing.

Best part of diving is always finding or seeing new, you just never know when something you haven’t seen before!

Most memorable dive Night on the remote underwater pinnacle in 50 meters in the Coral sea.

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Sebastian Decotta – SSI and PADI Instructor / Service Technician Sebastian loves diving and it shows. Well liked in the store with both his peers and Customers. One of the most patient people you will meet and ideally suited to Dive Instruction. Works part-time however is also an experienced service technician.

One of his memorable dives was 66 meter dive on the President Coolidge Vanutu