Where to next

Where to after diving in Queensland

Looking for your next diving adventure?  We recommend these operators.



Rabaul-Kokopo Dive

(Registered PADI Retail and Resort Dive Centre) is an independently owned dive operation that operates out of the beautiful Rapopo Plantation Resort.

Rabaul-Kokopo Dive prides on a safety-first operation and offers world class diving in a rich and diverse underwater eco-system. Explore the rich history and WW2 wrecks East New Britain has to offer, both on land and underwater.

We offer EFR/First Aid Courses and a range of dive courses for children to adults in a fresh, innovative and fun training method. Not sure about diving? Enquire about our Introductory Dive Course and let us take you on an underwater adventure. We also offer a range of activities such as snorkelling, island trips, spearfishing, fun fishing, swimming with wild Spinner Dolphins and land tours, including trekking the Mt Tavurvur volcano and Mt Kabiu (aka Mother Mountain).

Rabaul-Kokopo Dive will not treat you like “just another number”. Our professional crew and staff will deliver high international standards of quality service and ensure that you will have an experience and memories of a lifetime.


For enthusiastic scuba divers from beginners to well gassed, New Britain and New Ireland is renowned as having some of the best diving on the planet, with visibility up to 100 metres+ on a good day. The rich Bismark sea waters are abundant with an almost unimaginable diverse array of ocean flora and fauna ranging from massive Orca pods, Mantas, Dugongs and Turtles to mesmerizing macro critters like Shrimp, Crabs, Squat Lobsters and exquisitely vibrant coloured Nudibranchs. Divers also enjoy a huge diversity of dive sites, including healthy and vibrant coral reefs, walls (sheer vertical deep drop offs), pinnacles, bomboras, trenches/valley drifts, coral fan gardens, fringing island reef plateaus and an extraordinary amount of WW2 wreck dive sites that include a collection of ships, aircraft, submarines and barges.