Cairns Scuba Diving Courses | PADI Dive
Cairns Scuba Diving Courses | PADI Dive
Become a certified scuba diver in only 4 days with our Cairns learn to scuba dive PADI Dive Open Water Dive courses. Take away the best souvenir; a scuba diving license completed on the one and only Great Barrier Reef in Cairns Queensland Australia. The PADI certified dive instructors are super friendly and professional offering safe and fun diving tuition throughout your dive course. All dive courses are available 3 times weekly at our private Cairns dive training facility and aboard our new boat. Become a certified diver, advanced diver or a rescue diver with training from our professional Cairns dive team.
Cairns Scuba Diving Courses | PADI Dive
PADI 4 Day Learn To Dive
We have the luxury of our own exclusive classroom and dive training pool in Cairns city during the first 2 days of your course. The second half of your PADI dive course involves 4 open water training dives on the Great Barrier Reef.
Day 1 - Classroom/Pool Training
After completion of a medical declaration and ensuring you are fit to dive your training will commence; your highly trained PADI dive instructor will guide you through scuba theory with use of text books, DVD and oral explanations.
Join your new buddies group in the training pool for a basic swimming and skills test before getting to know the ins and outs of the dive equipment.
Take this newly learnt knowledge and experience your first breaths underwater.
Day 2 - Classroom/Pool Training
Meet your group for a morning of classroom theory with a small exam before lunch then into the pool again for an afternoon of skills and buoyancy training.
By the end of the day your pool skills will be finalised and you will all be ready to take on the Great Barrier Reef for some open water introductory scuba diving.
Classroom and Pool Training Day’s Information
- Classes begin at 7.30am at the Draper St training centre in Cairns and finish approx. 4.30pm
- Complimentary transfers available in the Cairns City
- Transfers available at an extra cost outside the Cairns City area
- All dive equipment and text books included
- Lunch is at own cost, buy at nearby cafe outlets or BYO
- Bring swimwear, towels, change of clothes and booking voucher
Day 3 - Great Barrier Reef
Organise a transfer or make own way to the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal for a 7.30am check in. MV-EVO travels to 2 spectacular reef destinations to complete the first 2 in water training dives.
Your instructor will take you through a series of skills and small tasks to complete under the ocean’s surface to ensure you remember all of your class room lessons like hand signals and how to inflate your jackets.
Day 4 - Great Barrier Reef
Repeat of day 3 check in procedures on board the dive boat. Today you will complete the last 2 training dives and check off all components in the open water dive course.
During the journey back into Cairns celebrate with a complimentary glass of wine and some live entertainment as your instructor completes your paperwork and presents you with your certified scuba diving license at the day’s end.
Open Water Training Day’s Information
- All equipment is provided on board
- Complimentary morning and afternoon tea is available
- Free BBQ lunch on board
- Live entertainment and glass of wine on cruise home
- Bring swimwear, towels, sun protection and change of clothes
Take the plunge and upgrade to the 5 day scuba diving course for an extra day of fun diving at Saxon and Hastings Reefs or continue onto an Adventure or Advanced course to improve your diving skills and increase your confidence.
PADI Referral Course - Commences on days 3 & 4 of the Learn To Dive Course
Complete the theory and /or pool training sections of your course before your holiday and join up to a DUD Referral Course.
PADI courses can be started online or at training centres around the world and carried on once you arrive in Cairns.
This can cut your training time in half and allow more fun dive time in the water and on the Great Barrier Reef.
PADI Advanced Course (2 Days) - Tuesdays & Fridays
Over 2 days you will experience a whole new range of underwater skills. This includes 5 training dives and 1 fun dive to practise your newly learnt skills.
Complete the dives as you would do on the Adventure course with 3 extra electives to choose from.
Your Advanced Certification will allow you to enjoy deeper dives, give you the confidence to dive without a guide and is the step closer to a Rescue Diver Certification.
Requirement – Open Water Certification or Adventure Dive Certification (reduces course to 1 day)
Scuba Diving Medical Information Required
There are some medical conditions that may exclude you from scuba diving. All students are required to complete a medical form before commencing the Open Water Course. If required a dive medical is available with a dive doctor at an extra cost.
Included in Price
PADI Open Water Course (4 Days): BBQ lunch provided on board vessel for Days 3 & 4. All equipment is included. Free city transfers provided
PADI Advanced Course (2 Days): 6 Dives, PADI Manual & Tuition
PADI Adventure Course (1 Day): 3 Dives, PADI Manual & Tuition
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1300 761 612
Fitness Level RequiredIntermediate
Minimum age: 15 years old (12 for PADI JUNIOR Open Water Diver)
All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.
Operator’s Terms & Conditions:
Pricing: Adult age: 17yrs+; Child age: 4-16yrs; Infants up to 3yrs. Children up to 15yrs must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers under 18yrs will require parental guardian signature. Safety: Divers 65yrs+ must provide a current ‘AS4005.1’ dive medical prior to travel. Please consider weather and wind strength before booking. Semi-submersible tours are weather permitting. Cancellations/Alterations/Refunds: No refunds for cancellations within 18 hours of departure time; 24 hours for dive courses and packaged products. Re booking fees apply for alterations made within these times. The operator reserves the right to cancel the tour, change vessel type or arrange an alternative carrier in the event of bad weather or mechanical problems. No refunds for voluntary uncompleted dives.
Cairns Great Barrier Reef
These PADI dive courses are flexible and can be split to suit your travel itinerary, for example complete the first two days one week and the second two days the week after. This allows you to explore this spectacular tropical region between diving!
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