Club Dive – June 2019

NOTE:  Change of operator for this month as the planned Tusa dive has been moved.  Their boat T6 is unavailable due to scheduled refit.

As such, we are privileged to have again organised this month’s club dive with:
Divers Den aboard their newer vessel, AquaQuest out of Port Douglas.
10 places are reserved and booking is easy over the phone.
Divers Den allows unguided dives for Nautilus Club members.

Date: Sunday 9th June
Check In: 08:00 at desk in Marina Terminal Building
Departs: 08:30 sharp !

[Special members only rates, NOT for publication – please refer to your member email or call] plus $6.50 Reef Levy.

Full hire gear available – discuss you needs at the time of booking as additional cost may apply.
Nitrox is also available.
Ask about these options when you call to book if required.

Book direct with Divers Den, 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 Divers Den and ourselves in the club.

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

Enjoy bubble-blowers,

Darren Ramsey,
Nautilus Club Dive Coordinator.


Photo Comp Awards Night @ Tanks Art Centre June 26

This year we are off the TANKS for our annual Photo Comp Awards Night! Open to the public and winners will be exhibited for 1 week!! Nibbles provided. See you there!!

The AMAZING Annual Minke Whale Trip – July 2019 – Book Now!

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 previous years.

The trip is again organised with our valued sponsor Divers Den and will be on their live-aboard, OceanQuest.  All information about the trip can be found on their website, here: 
(( DO NOT BOOK via this web page – booking details below ))
This is an ideal trip to take the all family members as a snorkeling only option is available.
Friday 6th July to Tuesday morning 11th July 2018.
  • Departs Friday 5th July @ 7:30 am,
  • Arrive back Tuesday 9th 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 will be emailed the prices as they are Commercial in confidence. If you have not received the email by early November [i.e. because you just joined the club] or have any questions, please email

Final payment (direct to Divers Den) is due 45 days before departure.

Call NOW to secure your place on this annual club diving adventure !!

As with previous years, you make your reservation directly with the operator Divers Den
Tel (07) 4046 7333.  You MUST be a current financial member of the club at the time of booking and advise of your Membership Number.  You will need to show your Membership Card and dive certifications when boarding.

See what we’ve got planned for you.. in the Calendar

So you might be wondering what we’ve got planned for our members in the coming months/years.. 2019 is jam packed & we are already working on 2020/2021 overseas trips and planning more local/Australia wide trips. If you have any suggestions, please don’t hesitate to email them through to

Check out our events calendar with all the dates

Club dives every month

Club meetings & Committee meetings every month

Overseas trips 

Social Events 

Underwater photo comp in June 

Extra local trips and Aus wide plans