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Tour ID: 10001227

5 Day PADI Open Water Course

Course includes 2 days pool and theory in our training facility, followed by 3 day trips to the Great Barrier Reef including 4 training dives 3 dives for pleasure and experience - total 7 dives

The schedule for the PADI Open Water Dive Course is as follows;

Day 1 & 2 - Pool and Classroom
You will be picked up from your central Cairns Accommodation at approx 7.30am on Days 1 & 2, and delivered to the Dive School.

You will spend the day here attending the dive class and training in the pool until approx. 4:45pm, when you will be driven back to your accommodation. We recommend that you bring swimwear, towel and additional money to make any lunch/drinks/snack purchases.

Day 3 & 4 - Outer Reef Day Trips
Your instructor will collect you from your accommodation at approx 7.30am on both mornings and you will be travelling on board our day boat, MV Evolution, to the Outer Reef. You will be doing 2 training dives on each day. BBQ lunch will be provided on board the boat on these days. We recommend that you bring additional money for purchases/drinks/snacks on board. Please note that these 2 days are individual day trips. You will still require accommodation in Cairns each evening.

Day 5 (Fun Dives)
Your instructor will pick you up from your accommodation at approx. 7:30am for a Full Day Cruise on our premium vessel MV Evolution with 3 certified fun dives.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Learn to Dive Course,
    Air conditioned classrooms,
    The latest audio visual teaching aids,
    One of the largest purpose built dive pools in the Southern Hemisphere,
    Largest and best 5 star training facility in Cairns,
    State of the art compressors and an attractive retail outlet with a wide selection of diving and snorkelling gear. Instruction by experienced highly trained instructors,
    Course materials are also available in most languages to cater for multi-cultural client base,
    Learn to Dive courses commence daily (except Christmas Day and New Years day),
    Exclusive moorings on the true edge of the Great Barrier Reef and
    5 Star PADI Gold Certificate.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Underwater cameras, T shirts, Scuba diving & snorkeling equipment, snacks, dive medicals

  • Duration:

    5 Days

  • Departure:

    7:30 AM Mon, Wed, Fri

  • Return:


  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Accommodation transfers included from Cairns city. Outer City/Northern Beaches transfers available for $15 per person per day; Outer city transfers costs TO BE PAID TO THE DRIVER ON THE DAY OF TRAVEL. Please add your accommodation in the space provided on the booking form. Self drive check-in is 287 Draper Street Cairns at 7.30am.

  • What to bring:

    Sunscreen, Hat, Swimmers, Towel and cash or credit card for on-board payment/purchases.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

  • Additional Information:

  • Destinations:

    Great Barrier Reef

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