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The Boat

Lake Travis Scuba provides transportation to a variety of dive sites on Lake Travis aboard THE GIANT STRIDE, a 30-foot Pontoon Boat customized for scuba diving. The boat has many special features and amenity updates to make your excursion comfortable, safe, and enjoyable:

  • 8 Diver Stations with two tank holders and equipment storage
  • Dry Storage area
  • Canvas enclosure for sun shade in summer and warmth in cooler weather
  • Large heavy-duty ladder for easy exit from the water

Avoid the dirt and additional effort required of shore dives! Divers and their
gear are shuttled from the unloading/loading area to the boat and back.

Our Safety Equipment

  • Emergency Oxygen System
  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • DAN Diver Identification System (DIDS)
  • Flare Kit
  • Cell phone for emergency calls
  • Life-saving Floats for all passengers
  • Safety-trained and Emergency-prepared Crew
  • The Giant Stride offers easy re-entry from the water, and is equipped with a safety stop hang bar with a surface-supplied emergency air regulator.

Lake Travis Scuba is a member of SeaTow boat emergency service.

The Crew

Robert Weiss established Lake Travis Scuba in November 2007. He has been a certified diver since 1988, achieved technical diving certification with training through PADI Tec 50, and is a seasoned PADI MSDT/Instructor for a wide range of specialities including Boat Diver, Enriched Air, Underwater Navigation, search and recovery and more. Robert is a certified American Heart Association CPR Instructor, PADI Emergency First Responder instructor, and a Diver Alert Network member. In his spare time, he volunteers with Aquarena Center Diving for Science and Ride On Center for Kids (ROCK).