Dive Festivals

Special Weekends | Dive Festivals

Join us for a weekend away at one of Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre's Annual Dive Festivals. Focused on some of the individual creatures that call North Stradbroke Island home you’ll be able to learn from the experts while experiencing some amazing diving with our local marine life.

Our festival dates for 2018 are

  • NudiFest! March 16 -18
  • FreediveFest! April 13 - 15
  • TurtleFest! May 18 - 20
  • SharkFest! August 17 - 19
  • MantaFest! November 16 - 18

Each of our festivals include the following:

  • 4 dives with tanks & weights (Gear hire additional)
  • 2 nights accommodation in 8 share dorm
  • Dinner on Saturday night
  • 1 x Return ferry transfers with Gold Cats ferry
  • FREE BBQ lunches (Sat & Sun)

Friday: Catch the Gold Cats Flyer of your choice. No need to book, just arrive and ask to be billed to Manta Lodges account and they will issue you return tickets. Once you arrive on Stradbroke Island you can easily catch the bus to our store. It is $5 in cash for bus tickets. Check in from 12:30-7:30pm

Saturday: Diving (Double boat dives) either 6:45am or 11:45am (choice/availability). Dinner and guest speaker commences from 6pm.

Sunday: Diving either 6:45am or 11:45am. We can return you to the flyer.

You can book more or less dives, nights accommodation, add non divers to the booking etc... please contact reception to discuss this if you are looking at making changes or if you have a preference to morning or afternoon boats.