Magnetic Island Dive School 2 Day Advanced Open Water Certification

Tour Code: 503

Prices From

au$550

Live Availability - Book Now

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

Child: au$550.00
Family: au$2,200.00

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

Looking for more tours in Townsville North Queensland?

Expand your dive skills on a SSI 2 Day Advanced Adventurer Course on the balmy shores of Magnetic Island! Enhance skills, earn a new certification, and discover rare and exquisite marine life while exploring the famous Yongala Shipwreck!

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Highlights

  • You’ll not only acquire new diving talents and techniques, but you’ll like wise gain them on one of the world’s most famous shipwrecks! The S.S. Yongala is unparalleled in stunning beauty and abundant marine life!

Perfect Selfie

  • Snap yourself aboard a luxury vessel on your way to both a new dive certification, and the most mesmerising wreck dive you’re ever likely to experience 

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

Itinerary

Stunning Magnetic Island and Townsville

You’re not only choosing to add a new remarkable level of diving experience but you’ve chosen to do it in the epitome of paradise!

Townsville and Magnetic Island are exceptional examples of diverse and stunning charm.

The city of Townsville boasts a cosmopolitan ambience with its many eateries and nightlife hotspots, yet with country friendliness in the bargain.

A regular scenic ferry runs across to Magnetic Island island for Day 1 of your dive course, with the choice to embark on your vessel from Townsville itself on Day 2.

Magnetic Island captures the essence of tropical, laid-back living, and is easy to get around by foot or regular bus routes.

And if deciding to stay on Magnetic Island as an option, don’t forget to check out the Koala Village at Bungalow Bay; the only resort in Australia with a wildlife park attached to it!

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Included In Price

  • All dive equipment including tanks & weights, BCD and regulator
  • 2 days with 5 full training dives
  • Wreck dives
  • Advanced Open Water photo ID card
  • Passport photos for identification card
  • All tuition and theory material
  • Experienced instructor/guide.
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Morning tea on Day 2
  • Afternoon tea on Day 2
  • Lunch on Day 2
  • Return vessel transfers on Day 2
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
  • French
  • German
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time
  • Day 1 course begins from Alma Bay, Magnetic Island at 8.30am
  • Day 2 course departs from Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island at 7.50am
  • Day 2 course departs Townsville at 7.30am
Departure Instructions
  • If travelling from Townsville, please organize ferry across to Magnetic Island on Day 1 of course.
  • If staying on Magnetic Island, please check in at head office in Alma Bay at 8.30am.
  • If completing course from Townsville on Day 2, please check in at Townsville Breakwater Marina to board vessel by 7am for 7.30am departure.
  • If staying on Magnetic Island, please make your way to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal on Day 2 by 7.35am for 7.50am vessel departure.
Destinations
  • Alma Bay
  • Geoffrey Bay
  • Yongala Shipwreck
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Tuesday, Friday

Day 1 of course operates from Alma Bay on Magnetic Island
Day 2 of course operates from Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, and Townsville Breakwater Marina

Duration

2 days

What to Bring
  • Optional packed lunch on Day 1
  • Cash or credit card for snacks, meals and drinks
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothing
  • Light jacket in winter months
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Underwater camera hire
  • Meals at local cafes
Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • Minimum age 15
  • All participants must complete a Dive Medical.
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 15 years.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be advised in writing.

Please note there are 2 differing cancellation policies for Day 1 and 2 of your course.

Day 1: Course cancellation must take place 7 days before course date for a full refund. Cancellations within 3-6 days will incur a 50% loss of deposit. Cancellations within 2 days will incur a 100% loss of deposit. 

Day 2: 20% Cancellation fee applies to cancellations between 48 hours and 14 days’ notice. 100% cancellation fee applies with less than 48 hours’ notice.

Additional cancellation and administration fees may apply as per terms and conditions.

Additional Information

French and German guides available on Day 2 only.

Expand your dive skills on a SSI 2 Day Advanced Adventurer Course on the balmy shores of Magnetic Island! Enhance skills, earn a new certification, and discover rare and exquisite marine life while exploring the famous Yongala Shipwreck!

Read More

Highlights

  • You’ll not only acquire new diving talents and techniques, but you’ll like wise gain them on one of the world’s most famous shipwrecks! The S.S. Yongala is unparalleled in stunning beauty and abundant marine life!

Perfect Selfie

  • Snap yourself aboard a luxury vessel on your way to both a new dive certification, and the most mesmerising wreck dive you’re ever likely to experience 

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

Itinerary

Stunning Magnetic Island and Townsville

You’re not only choosing to add a new remarkable level of diving experience but you’ve chosen to do it in the epitome of paradise!

Townsville and Magnetic Island are exceptional examples of diverse and stunning charm.

The city of Townsville boasts a cosmopolitan ambience with its many eateries and nightlife hotspots, yet with country friendliness in the bargain.

A regular scenic ferry runs across to Magnetic Island island for Day 1 of your dive course, with the choice to embark on your vessel from Townsville itself on Day 2.

Magnetic Island captures the essence of tropical, laid-back living, and is easy to get around by foot or regular bus routes.

And if deciding to stay on Magnetic Island as an option, don’t forget to check out the Koala Village at Bungalow Bay; the only resort in Australia with a wildlife park attached to it!

Read More

Included In Price

  • All dive equipment including tanks & weights, BCD and regulator
  • 2 days with 5 full training dives
  • Wreck dives
  • Advanced Open Water photo ID card
  • Passport photos for identification card
  • All tuition and theory material
  • Experienced instructor/guide.
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Morning tea on Day 2
  • Afternoon tea on Day 2
  • Lunch on Day 2
  • Return vessel transfers on Day 2
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
  • French
  • German
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time
  • Day 1 course begins from Alma Bay, Magnetic Island at 8.30am
  • Day 2 course departs from Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island at 7.50am
  • Day 2 course departs Townsville at 7.30am
Departure Instructions
  • If travelling from Townsville, please organize ferry across to Magnetic Island on Day 1 of course.
  • If staying on Magnetic Island, please check in at head office in Alma Bay at 8.30am.
  • If completing course from Townsville on Day 2, please check in at Townsville Breakwater Marina to board vessel by 7am for 7.30am departure.
  • If staying on Magnetic Island, please make your way to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal on Day 2 by 7.35am for 7.50am vessel departure.
Destinations
  • Alma Bay
  • Geoffrey Bay
  • Yongala Shipwreck
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Tuesday, Friday

Day 1 of course operates from Alma Bay on Magnetic Island
Day 2 of course operates from Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, and Townsville Breakwater Marina

Duration

2 days

What to Bring
  • Optional packed lunch on Day 1
  • Cash or credit card for snacks, meals and drinks
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothing
  • Light jacket in winter months
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Underwater camera hire
  • Meals at local cafes
Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • Minimum age 15
  • All participants must complete a Dive Medical.
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 15 years.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be advised in writing.

Please note there are 2 differing cancellation policies for Day 1 and 2 of your course.

Day 1: Course cancellation must take place 7 days before course date for a full refund. Cancellations within 3-6 days will incur a 50% loss of deposit. Cancellations within 2 days will incur a 100% loss of deposit. 

Day 2: 20% Cancellation fee applies to cancellations between 48 hours and 14 days’ notice. 100% cancellation fee applies with less than 48 hours’ notice.

Additional cancellation and administration fees may apply as per terms and conditions.

Additional Information

French and German guides available on Day 2 only.

Tour Code: 503

Prices From

au$550

Live Availability - Book Now

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

Child: au$550.00
Family: au$2,200.00

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

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