Health, Safety and Welfare Commitment
We aim to undertake continual improvements toward ecological sustainability through the adoption of best practice techniques. We do this by taking feedback from customers, staff as well as general observations and incorporating these into our policies and procedures. We have a strong relationship with the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources and ensure that we abide by all current guidelines. We also ensure that at all times we adhere to National Parks and Wildlife Regulations, Marine Parks Regulations and license conditions under the National Parks and Wildlife Act.
Adventure Bay Charters has an environmental management system written specifically for each of its tours. All environmental aspects and impacts are taken into account and this management plan is revised on an annual basis.
Adventure Bay Charters is licensed and operates under the Great White Shark Cage Diving Code of Conduct to promote shark cage diving in South Australia in a professional and responsible manner.
Our safety in the business
For our customers – Adventure Bay Charters always puts customer’s safety as our #1 priority. Our boat and cage have all passed relevant surveys to make sure we can take passengers onboard safely. Our boat is equipped with an essential first aid unit and all the staff members onboard have been trained to deliver first aid correctly.
For our staff – as a family-owned business, all of our staff are part of our family, they are the pillar of our business. We provide all the safety equipment for staff to use to make sure they are safe in the workplace. All our vessels and activities have passed risk assessments and as a business we keep improving our safety standard.
Triple Dive (Bottom Cage)
As a responsible wildlife tour and dive tour operator, safety is always the first priority. To make sure we can provide the top range safety environment for our passengers, we have created the Triple Dive Safety standard which includes:
Triple communication system: Video Camera, Audio Intercom System, Emergency Signal System to keep real-time communication between the Bottom Shark Cage and the Boat.
Triple Connect Point: Between Bottom Shark Cage and Boat, winch cable, two preventers
Triple air supply: to make sure air safety, we provide one Primary – compressor, Secondary bottle bank, Emergency – two cylinders in the cage. Main air supply, and two emergency air sources. Before every trip start our Bottom Cage Captain will make sure all the safety system work properly.