Diving tragedy at the Gold Coast Seaway

A MAN has died while scuba diving with a friend on the Gold Coast.

It’s understood that witnesses spotted the man, believed to be in his 50s, and another woman in trouble while diving at the Gold Coast Seaway on Saturday morning.

The ABC reports that water police pulled the man’s body from waters off the Seaway Rockwall around 7.30am.


Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, he could not be revived.

He was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

A report is being prepared for the coroner.