Cairns Learn to Scuba Dive | PADI Open Water Dive Courses Cairns

Tour Code: 589

Prices From

au$460

Live Availability - Book Now

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$460.00
Family: au$1,840.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

Cairns largest range of Scuba Diving Courses with amazing deals, and amazing dive locations. Choose to learn to dive on the Great Barrier Reef over 4 Days, 2 Classroom, 2 Island, Reef Days . Choose a dive course operated by a well respected and professional 5 star PADI training facility in Cairns.

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Highlights

  • Extend your diving skills on the famous Great Barrier Reef
  • Receive your PADI Open Water Diver certification and logbook

Perfect Selfie

  • Hire an underwater camera and snap a selfie with Nemo (clownfish)

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Open Water Reef and Reef Scuba Dive Course - Overnight Fitzroy Island

This 4 day learn to scuba dive course is one of our most popular as the students four training dives are completed from both Fitzroy Island and out on our Great Barrier Reef tour.   

Learn to Scuba Dive Course Includes:

Two days classroom theory and pool skills training
One snorkel training dive, four open water scuba training dives 
Overnight in share accommodation in a Butterfly Bungalow on Fitzroy Island
State-of-the-art dive gear, including dive computers
Wetsuits or Lycra Sun Suits
Use of Training materials (available in all major languages)
Free use of a prescription mask if required during the course

Learn to Scuba Dive Itinerary

Day 1

8:00am Free pick up from Cairns city accommodation

9:15am Theory lectures

12 noon Lunch break and medical examination

1:00pm Swim test & pool training

4:30pm Return to your Cairns accommodation

Day 2

8:00am Pick up from Cairns city accommodation

8:15am Pool training

12 noon Lunch break

1:00pm Theory lectures

4:30pm Return to your Cairns accommodation

Day 3

6:45am Free pick up from Cairns city accommodation

7:30am Transfer to Outer Great Barrier Reef

9:45am Arrive at first reef dive site

10:00am First training Dive Session

12 noon Lunch break

1:00pm Transfer to second reef dive site

1:15pm Second training dive session

2:30pm Depart the reef for Fitzroy Island

4:00pm Third training dive sessioin

5:00pm Check in to Butterfly Bungalow (share accommodation)

Day 4

8:00am Check out

8:15am Be down at the jetty for our Great Barrier Reef tour

9:45am Arrive at first reef dive site

11:00am Fourth Training Dive Session

12 noon Lunch

1:15pm Certified dive session

2:30pm Depart for Cairns

 4:30pm  Arrive back in Cairns 

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Included In Price

  • PADI Open Water Diver Certification
  • PADI Log Books
  • High quality professional instruction and supervision
  • All Scuba Diving equipment
  • Wet suits and lycra suits
  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • Government reef levy
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Day 1 & 2 - Free pick up from Cairns City Accommodation 8.00am
  • Day 3 & 4 Boat Transfer pick ups 6.45am for a 7.30am out to the reef
Departure Instructions
  • Fitzroy Island transfers from Cairns Marlin Marina at 7.30am
  • Day 4 check out time on Fitzroy Island 8.00am
Pickup Locations

Cairns

  • Return Transfers From South Cairns & Northern Beaches - Extra Cost
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Outer Barrier Reef
  • Fitzroy Island
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Duration

Open Water Dive Courses: 4 days
Advanced Open Water: Daily

What to Bring
  • Cash or credit card for any onboard purchases or at the training facility
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Warm jacket for liveaboard trip
Available for Purchase / Hire

Note that you will need to buy your own lunch during your days at the dive school in Cairns and when on Fitzroy Island

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Restrictions
  • Any guests with asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, any major heart, brain or lung problems or pregnant, or on certain medication (like beta blockers for high blood or ADHD medication) will not be able to dive
  • All participants must pass a swim test prior to commencing their advanced open water course
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • Minimum age 10 years
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian
Cancellation Policy

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.

  • Trips cancelled more than 48 hours from departure time will receive full refund.
  • Trips cancelled within 48 hours of departure time will receive no refund.
  • No shows on day of travel regardless of reason will receive no refund.
Additional Information

Large bags or suitcases are not permitted onboard the vessel

Cairns largest range of Scuba Diving Courses with amazing deals, and amazing dive locations. Choose to learn to dive on the Great Barrier Reef over 4 Days, 2 Classroom, 2 Island, Reef Days . Choose a dive course operated by a well respected and professional 5 star PADI training facility in Cairns.

Read More

Highlights

  • Extend your diving skills on the famous Great Barrier Reef
  • Receive your PADI Open Water Diver certification and logbook

Perfect Selfie

  • Hire an underwater camera and snap a selfie with Nemo (clownfish)

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Open Water Reef and Reef Scuba Dive Course - Overnight Fitzroy Island

This 4 day learn to scuba dive course is one of our most popular as the students four training dives are completed from both Fitzroy Island and out on our Great Barrier Reef tour.   

Learn to Scuba Dive Course Includes:

Two days classroom theory and pool skills training
One snorkel training dive, four open water scuba training dives 
Overnight in share accommodation in a Butterfly Bungalow on Fitzroy Island
State-of-the-art dive gear, including dive computers
Wetsuits or Lycra Sun Suits
Use of Training materials (available in all major languages)
Free use of a prescription mask if required during the course

Learn to Scuba Dive Itinerary

Day 1

8:00am Free pick up from Cairns city accommodation

9:15am Theory lectures

12 noon Lunch break and medical examination

1:00pm Swim test & pool training

4:30pm Return to your Cairns accommodation

Day 2

8:00am Pick up from Cairns city accommodation

8:15am Pool training

12 noon Lunch break

1:00pm Theory lectures

4:30pm Return to your Cairns accommodation

Day 3

6:45am Free pick up from Cairns city accommodation

7:30am Transfer to Outer Great Barrier Reef

9:45am Arrive at first reef dive site

10:00am First training Dive Session

12 noon Lunch break

1:00pm Transfer to second reef dive site

1:15pm Second training dive session

2:30pm Depart the reef for Fitzroy Island

4:00pm Third training dive sessioin

5:00pm Check in to Butterfly Bungalow (share accommodation)

Day 4

8:00am Check out

8:15am Be down at the jetty for our Great Barrier Reef tour

9:45am Arrive at first reef dive site

11:00am Fourth Training Dive Session

12 noon Lunch

1:15pm Certified dive session

2:30pm Depart for Cairns

 4:30pm  Arrive back in Cairns 

Read More

Included In Price

  • PADI Open Water Diver Certification
  • PADI Log Books
  • High quality professional instruction and supervision
  • All Scuba Diving equipment
  • Wet suits and lycra suits
  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • Government reef levy
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Day 1 & 2 - Free pick up from Cairns City Accommodation 8.00am
  • Day 3 & 4 Boat Transfer pick ups 6.45am for a 7.30am out to the reef
Departure Instructions
  • Fitzroy Island transfers from Cairns Marlin Marina at 7.30am
  • Day 4 check out time on Fitzroy Island 8.00am
Pickup Locations

Cairns

  • Return Transfers From South Cairns & Northern Beaches - Extra Cost
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Outer Barrier Reef
  • Fitzroy Island
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Duration

Open Water Dive Courses: 4 days
Advanced Open Water: Daily

What to Bring
  • Cash or credit card for any onboard purchases or at the training facility
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Warm jacket for liveaboard trip
Available for Purchase / Hire

Note that you will need to buy your own lunch during your days at the dive school in Cairns and when on Fitzroy Island

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Restrictions
  • Any guests with asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, any major heart, brain or lung problems or pregnant, or on certain medication (like beta blockers for high blood or ADHD medication) will not be able to dive
  • All participants must pass a swim test prior to commencing their advanced open water course
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • Minimum age 10 years
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian
Cancellation Policy

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.

  • Trips cancelled more than 48 hours from departure time will receive full refund.
  • Trips cancelled within 48 hours of departure time will receive no refund.
  • No shows on day of travel regardless of reason will receive no refund.
Additional Information

Large bags or suitcases are not permitted onboard the vessel

Tour Code: 589

Prices From

au$460

Live Availability - Book Now

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$460.00
Family: au$1,840.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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