TUFI Dive Resort PNG October 2018 Book Now!

Papua New Guinea’s oceans are part of the Coral Triangle and have some of the largest marine diversity in the world.  We have organised 2 Club trips to this amazing part of the world for 2018

 

Tufi, PNG – October 2018 (Max: 12 pax)

Tufi offers a variety of dives: from diving in the fjords to unchartered outer reefs with some hammerhead sharks, WW2 wrecks and muck diving at the Tufi Wharf with lots of interesting macro life.  

 

 

Dates of travel will be:                                                    Fri 19th to Sat 27th OCTOBER 2018:  

7 nights (+ 1 night in POM), 15 boat dives + 6 wharf dives, flying with Air Niugini and PNG Air.

For more info on Tufi Resort and diving in Tufi, please visit their website: http://www.tufidive.com/

 

This is an independently organised trip by the Club. We’ve provisionally reserved 12 spaces

 

For further info, contact Akiko, Overseas Dive Coordinator on overseastrips@nautilus-scuba.net

 

 Tufi Resort Compendium

 

Special Edition Newsletter – Underwater Photo Comp

This special edition newsletter has been put together by Phil & Peter to share our wonderful Photo Comp night held on 27th June 2018

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July Club Dive – AquaQuest (Pt Douglas)

Hello all members.

We are privileged to have again organised this month’s club dive with: Deep Sea Divers Den (DSDD) aboard their newer vessel, AquaQuest out of Port Douglas.
12 places are reserved and booking is easy over the phone.
DSDD allows unguided dives for Nautilus Club members.

Details:
Date: Sun 8th July
Check In: 08:00 at desk in Marina Terminal Building
Departs: 08:30 sharp !

Costs:
[Special members only rates, NOT for publication – please refer to your member email or call] plus $6.50 Reef Levy. This includes weights and tanks.

Additionals:
Full hire gear available at additional cost.
A 1 or 2 dive option is available at a lower rate.
Nitrox is also available
Ask about these options when you call to book if required.

Booking:
Book direct with DSDD, Ph. 07 4046 7333. You MUST be a current financial member and quote your membership card number when booking to obtain the Special members only rates. Membership Card must also be shown when checking in on the day.
Your place is secured with full payment.

On the day:
Arrive at 08:00 to check in at the marina (desk near spiral stairs in the marina mall building) as the boat departs 08:30 sharp.
Have your club and cert cards with you on the boat AS YOU WILL NEED THEM, both are critical.

 

Note:  Please reply to this email if you book so that I can keep track of who is going as this helps both DSDD and ourselves in the club.
All details within this email are Commercial-In-Confidence and must NOT be shared with any non-financial member, on ANY social media outlet, and do not forwarded this email to any other person. To do so will put future opportunities for discounted club events at risk.

Any other questions please call either Deep Sea Divers Den on Ph. 07 4046 7333, or
send an email to DiveCoordinator@nautilus-scuba.net (allow 48 hours reply time) or ask at an upcoming club meeting.

Enjoy bubble-blowers,

Darren Ramsey,
Nautilus Club Dive Coordinator.
email: divecoordinator@nautilus-scuba.net

 

Yongala August 2018 (Updated)

This year’s Yongala trip is now open!

Hello members, a reminder about our up-coming Yongala Dive weekend.
An initial email has been sent with follow up reminders periodically.

We have secured 12 seats so that means the whole boat for club members only. Always a very popular trip, get in quickly to secure your place as several seats are already sold !!

Details:
Dates: Sat 4th and Sun 5th August
Departs 07:00 from Dive Shop, Alva Beach, Ayr

Cost: [Special members only rates, NOT for publication Please refer to your member email or call] plus $22 tax & levies and includes tanks and weights.

Additionals:
Full gear rental (if needed) = $30 per day
Nitrox = $30 for 2 tanks

Accommodation:
Onsite accommodation is no longer being used by the club so you need to make your own arrangements. Check your favourite booking site for price and availability.

Booking:
Book direct with Yongala Dive, Ph. 07 4783 1519.  You MUST be a current financial member and quote your membership card number when booking to obtain the Special members only rates.  Membership Card must also be shown when checking in on the day at the Dive Shop. Remember also your Cert Card, both are critical !!

Any other questions please call either Yongala Dive on Ph. 07 4783 1519, or
Send email to  DiveCoordinator@nautilus-scuba.net  (allow 48 hours reply time).

See you there 🙂

 

 

Check out what we’ve got planned for you!

So you might be wondering what we’ve got planned for our members in the coming months/years.. Yes we are already working on 2019 & 2020 overseas trips and planning more local/australia wide trips. If you have any suggestions, please don’t hesitate to email them through to president@nautilus-scuba.net

 
Check out the our events calendar with all the dates for: https://www.nautilus-scuba.net/calendar/list/

Club dives every month

Club meetings & Committee meetings every month

Underwater photo comp in June

Overseas trips October & November

And tentative dates for:

Overseas trips next year to Philippines, Japan & PNG (info to be confirmed)

Extra local trips off Cairns, Port Douglas, Mission Beach and more (info to be confirmed)

https://www.nautilus-scuba.net/calendar/list/

And just a reminder that there are still a few spots left on the TUFI trip in October!

Overseas Trip – Tufi Dive PNG

Nautilus Underwater Photo Competition Exhibition NIGHT 2018

 

Minke Whale Trip July 2018 – ALMOST FULL !!

The much awaited Minke Whale dive trip is now open for bookings!

This trip has become an annual event and is very popular, so get in quick!!

This years Minke Whale trip will run in a similar fashion to last year.
 

The trip is again organised with our valued sponsor Deep Sea Divers Den and will be on their liveaboard, OceanQuest. All information about the trip can be found on the DSDD website, here:
https://www.diversden.com.au/minke-whale-expeditions.html 
(DO NOT BOOK via this web page – booking details below)
 
This is an ideal trip to take the all family members
 
When?
Friday 6th July to Tuesday morning 11th July 2018.
  • Departs Friday 6th July @ 7:30 am,
  • Arrive back Tuesday 11th July @ 8.30am.
  • 4 days & 4 nights
  • Up to 16 dives / Minke Whale hang outs
We again have been offered a really good deal with heavily discounted prices! Members have been emailed the prices. If you have not received the email [i.e. because you just joined the club] or have any questions, please email  divecoordinator@nautilus-scuba.net
 

Final payment (direct to Deep Sea Divers Den) is now due on booking.

At the time of this update there is ONLY ONE DOUBLE ROOM remaining, so call NOW to secure that if you are interested !!

 
As usual, you make your reservation directly with the operator Deep Sea Divers Den, 
Tel (07) 4046 7333.  You must be a current financial member of the club and advise of your Membership Number when booking AND show your Membership Card when boarding.

Sticky: 2018 PHOTO COMPETITION

The 2018 Nautilus Scuba Club Underwater Photo Competition is fast approaching.
 
All Club Members are invited to enter, so start sorting or taking pictures & save the date!
 
Images taken by compact cameras will be judged separately from DSLR and Mirrorless cameras, but the categories are the same for both Macro, Portrait, and Wide Angle, there will also be an open category called ‘Behavior’. 
 
The entries will be collected in by midnight on the 31st of May and sent away for Judging. Results and exhibition of prints will be on Wednesday 27th June at Cairns Colonial Club. More info to be advised
 
Competition rules and entry form are attached below:
 
 

March Newsletter

Here is the March Club Newsletter

Great Stories & Awesome Photos!

Info & Dates for Dive Trips, Club Meetings, Guest Speakers & Trip Reports

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Share your experiences with the club!
THERE IS ALWAYS A NEED FOR STORIES AND PHOTOS!

Our editor Phil will make the newsletter about 1 week before the club meeting on the last Wednesday of the month. Deadline for submitting photos & stories is the Sunday before club meetings.

Please send your stories and/or photos before deadline to editor@nautilus-scuba.net

Enjoy the read!

February Newsletter

Great Stories & Awesome Photos!

Dive Trips, Club Meetings,

Guest Speakers & Trip Reports

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Share your experiences with the club!
THERE IS ALWAYS A NEED FOR STORIES AND PHOTOS!

Our editor Phil will make the newsletter about 1 week before the club meeting on the last Wednesday of the month.
Deadline for submitting photos & stories is the Sunday before club meetings.

Please send your stories and/or photos before deadline to editor@nautilus-scuba.net

Enjoy the read!

January Newsletter

Here is January’s Newsletter  – Great Stories and Awesome Photos!!
Save the dates for Club Dives & Club Meeting

Read about the Xmas Dive & Party, Solomons Trip by Libby Sterling and another Prize Winner from last years photo comp, Eden Gray-Spence spent a week diving at Lissenung Island

Reminder: Our editor Phil will make the newsletter about 1 week before the club meeting on the last Wednesday of the month. 
Absolute deadline for submitting photos and stories is the Sunday before the clubmeeting.

THERE IS ALWAYS A NEED FOR STORIES AND PHOTOS!

It is part of being with the club, to share experiences, dives, fun, interests. Your club mates will love it.

Please send your stories and/ or photos before that date to editor@nautilus-scuba.net