Pleasure Divers Team

All of our staff here at Pleasure Divers are passionate about all aspects of the underwater world who go out of their way to make Pleasure Divers a fun, friendly, safe and enjoyable environment to learn how to dive and snorkel.

 
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NIcko barrett

At Pleasure Divers Since: 2004

Instructor qualifications: 

  • PADI Open Water Instructor
  • SSI Dive Control Specialist Instructor
  • EFR Instructor
  • SSI Basic Freediving Instructor

Specialties taught: Most of them, favourite being Photography.

Languages: English

Favorite dive site on Maggie: Geoffrey Bay slope, looking for nudibranchs

Favorite dive site outside Maggie: SS Yongala, Queensland

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BEN SLACK

At Pleasure Divers Since: 2017

Instructor qualifications:

  • SSI Divemaster

Specialties taught: Snorkeling, Perfect Buoyancy, Pranking, Geology

Languages: English

Favorite dive site on Maggie: Moltke Shipwreck

Favorite dive site outside Maggie: SS Yongala, Queensland

 
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ANNE DE RUYTER

At Pleasure Divers since: 2017

Instructor qualifications:

  • SSI Open Water Instructor

Specialties taught: Snorkeling, Handball, Making Pancakes

Languages:  Dutch, English

Favorite dive site on Maggie: Moltke Shipwreck, Geoffrey Bay

Favorite dive site outside Maggie: Silfra, Iceland

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tom gelling

At Pleasure Divers Since: 2014

Instructor qualifications: 

  • SSI Instructor Trainer
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • PADI RTO Trainer
  • Cert IV Trainer
  • SSI Basic Freediving Instructor, 
  • EFR Instructor

Specialties taught: Most of them, favourite being Shark Diving.

Languages: English

Favorite dive site on Maggie: Geoffrey Bay headland

Favorite dive site outside Maggie: Cozumel Island, Mexico

 

BRODY MUGGLETON

At Pleasure Divers since: 2016

Instructor qualifications:

  • SSI Assistant Instructor

Specialties taught: Snorkeling, DJing, Furniture removal

Languages: English, Indonesian

Favorite dive site on Maggie: Arthur Bay

Favorite dive site outside Maggie: SS Yongala, Queensland

 

 

 

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EMMI JUUTILAINEN

At Pleasure Divers since: 2017

Instructor qualifications:

  • SSI Divemaster

Specialties taught: Snorkeling, Cardio, Poker

Languages:  Finnish, English

Favorite dive site on Maggie: Moltke Shipwreck, Geoffrey Bay

Favorite dive site outside Maggie: Lodestone Reef, Queensland (Great Barrier Reef)

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Anneliese Whiteley

At Pleasure Divers Since: 2017

Instructor qualifications: 

  • SSI Open Water Instructor

Specialties taught: Marine Ecology, underwater geology,  

Languages: English,

Favorite dive site on Maggie: Alma Bay right hand side

Favorite dive site outside Maggie: Panama (Caribbean)

 

 

 

 

MIKAELA PORI

At Pleasure Divers since: 2017

Instructor qualifications:

  • SSI Open Water Instructor

Specialties taught: Snorkeling, Immitating Dr. Evil, Making jewelry 

Languages: Finnish, English, Spanish

Favorite dive site on Maggie: Arthur Bay

Favorite dive site outside Maggie: Magic Point, Sydney