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PADI 3 Day Open Water Course

Departing: Magnetic Island

Pickup: Magnetic Island

3 Day PADI Dive Course
  • We are the only certified PADI dive school on Magnetic Island  offering 3 day Open Water Courses for beginners to learn to scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef and oceans of the world
  • The PADI Open Water course is a beginners diving course with 3 full days of skills, theory and 4 great island dives. The course is structured so that you are introduced to diving and totally comfortable before entering the ocean
  • Limiting our Magnetic Island PADI dive course size to a maximum of 6 students, you will learn basic diving techniques, equipment preparation, safety procedures, underwater skills and the pure enjoyment of experiencing scuba diving

Book one of our PADI learn to dive courses on Magnetic Island. If you have never dived before book a 3 day open water dive course to get the skills to begin your adventures of scuba diving the oceans of the world.

Learning to scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia gives you big bragging rights and when you do your learn to scuba dive courses on beautiful Magnetic Island that make it even more special.

All our learn to scuba dive PADI courses are limited to small numbers of people such as only 6 divers to ensure a highly personalised tuition is provided for your safety and certification.  

Our dive team have been teaching visitors from around the world to learn to scuba dive for over a decade now and we have some of the most amazing dive spots available to us around Magnetic Island.

On some of our scuba diving courses we take our guests out to see one of the most spectacular deep dive spots at the S.S. Yongala wreck.

PADI Open Water Dive Course

The Open Water PADI course is a beginners diving course beginning every Wednesday, with 3 full days of skills, theory and 4 great island dives. The course is structured so that you are introduced to diving before entering the ocean.

Day 1 is spent meeting your fellow students, going through the paperwork and theory in our classroom..

Day 2 will see you jump in our purpose built pool, learn all the skills and increase your confidence before going to Alma Bay for your first ocean dive.

Day 3 you will be feeling excited to complete your remaining 3 ocean dives and finish off with the final exam followed by getting certified as an Open Water diver!

Open Water Dive Course Details

Our 3 day Open Water PADI Dive Course Begins every Wednesday with only 6 spots available for students.

We will teach you to scuba dive with the high standards of a PADI Dive center, complete with a purpose built pool and the oppurtunity to visit The Moltke Wreck on your last day of dive school graduation.

Inclusions:

All Scuba Dive Gear Hire

Open Water Dive Course Manual and other required materials

Government reef tax

2 Days Pool and Theory

4 Magnetic Island Dives

Certification and Photo.

Total Dives: 4 Dives

About The PADI Dive Course

The Open Water course is a beginners diving course with 3 full days of skills, theory and 4 great island dives. The course is structured so that you are introduced to diving and totally comfortable with your equipment before entering the ocean.

The swimming pool will be your first dive equipment experience, so that you, the diver, can feel confident breathing and moving underwater.

You will learn basic diving techniques, equipment preparation, safety procedures, underwater skills and the pure enjoyment of experiencing diving.

An experienced instructor and dive master will assist you and the other divers throughout the course, in a small class environment.

Your very first Great Barrier Reef dives will take place from tropical Magnetic Island and we try to take you to at least 2 different dive sites.

From the fringing coral reef of beautiful Alma Bay to the German shipwreck practically on our doorstep, we dive more local dive sites than anyone else!

Our dive crew make "divers" out of our students. We want you to really learn to love scuba diving - not just get certified!

See more learn to scuba dive courses on Magnetic Island on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. 

Included In Price

  • All Dive Gear Hire
  • PADI Dive Course Manual and other required materials
  • Reef tax
  • 2 Days Pool and Theory
  • 4 Magnetic Island Dives
  • Certification and Photo
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time

Course Begins every Wednesday at 08:30

Departure Instructions

Magnetic Island

Pickup Locations

Magnetic Island

  • Regular bus routes pick up from Picnic Bay, Nelly Bay, and Horseshoe Bay to Arcadia.
Destinations
  • Magnetic Island
  • Alma Bay
  • German Shipwreck
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Wednesday, Saturday

Closed Christmas Day

Duration

3 Days

Fitness Level Required

Active

Restrictions

Scuba Diving – minimum age 12

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.

  • Packed Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Drink Bottle
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Change of Clothing
  • Cash for drinks and snacks

Minimum age for diving is 12 years.

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.

 

  • Course cancellation must take place 7 days before course date for a full refund. Cancellations witching 3-6 days will incur a 50% loss of deposit. Cancellations within 2 days will incur a 100% loss of deposit.
  • Additional cancellation and administration fees may apply as per terms and conditions.

Dive Courses Magnetic Island – 3 Day PADI Open Water Course

Departing: Magnetic Island

Pickup: Magnetic Island

3 Day PADI Dive Course

From

au$500.00

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

Child: au$500.00
Family: au$2,000.00

Tour Code: 797

From

au$500.00

15 yrs & over

12 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia

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