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Discover, Dine and Dive – a private adventure at Lake Barrine or Lake Eacham like no other.

How many people can say that they’ve dived, in an extinct volcano surrounded by gorgeous, lush rainforest? Join us for an Aussie adventure like no other…These fun-packed private trips are great for divers and non-divers alike as there is plenty to do for all.


Blue Dive and Blue Adventures Wildlife Tours have combined forces to develop exciting new 100% privately guided dive trips to Lake Barrine or Lake Eacham in the Atherton Tablelands.


Scuba Port Douglas


Lake Barrine is a volcanic crater lake which formed around 12,000 years ago. Now ringed by lush tropical rainforest and filled with clear rainwater, Lake Barrine is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and a haven for wildlife. Learn about the history, flora, and fauna of this incredible location from our experienced guides before submerging for a truly unique dive.

Learn to Dive Port Douglas

Over time many rainforest trees have fallen into the lake, making for an atmospheric dive as you duck and weave through preserved branches, and look up to see countless lilypads. The lake is inhabited by several species of fish. It is also home to freshwater turtles, eastern water dragons, long-finned eels, and countless bird species. Surfacing in the middle of a tranquil rainforest is an experience not to miss!


Sitting at 730m above sea level means that this is also an Altitude dive which can count – if you want – toward your PADI Advanced Open Water certification (please give us prior notice if you wish to receive credit towards a course.) Our experienced guides are all certified PADI Instructors who will guide you through all necessary procedures.


Lake Barrine is an ideal location to complete PADI Speciality courses such as Altitude Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, and Navigation. Please email us for more details.


After completing your dive we head into the award winning family-owned Lake Barrine Teahouse for a delicious restaurant lunch (all included in the price).


Sample day:

7.30am Pick up from Port Douglas accommodation


9.30 Lake Barrine dive. Superb circular rainforest, lake walk and swim for the non-divers


12.00 Super restaurant lunch at the award-winning Lake Barrine Tea House


1.30 Search for the elusive Duck-billed Platypus


2.45 Amazing wildlife stop with hundreds of kangaroo, many with Joeys in their pouches. Tea/coffee refreshments. There are plenty of other options.


5.30pm Drop off at your Port Douglas location.


Price on request

Includes day trip, expert Blue Adventures guide, full equipment hire, and restaurant lunch.


Interested in a Lake Barrine dive trip? Contact us with further questions or to make a booking.



“Best and most pristine examples of coral on the Great Barrier Reef” (Port Douglas reefs) – Source: The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority recent report.