PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Training Course

Tour Code: 52

Prices From

au$940

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

Child: au$940.00
Family: au$3,760.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

Increase your diving skills and gain PADI Advanced Open Water Diving Certification with this course. Spend three days and two nights on the liveaboard on the spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef and complete up to 11 dives, 2 being night dives, and 9 day dives.

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Highlights

  • Up to 11 dives throughout the trip
  • Weather permitting, you will rarely dive the same site more than twice.
  • Make a booking between May and September and into October to experience the annual migration of the mighty Humpback whales and the inquisitive Minke whales.

Perfect Selfie

  • There are plenty of ‘selfie’ moments with fellow divers onboard the liveaboard vessels on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef! 

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

Itinerary

Night Before Departure

If you have time we suggest you drop into our retail shop and arrange your dive equipment for the trip (this means you won’t have to do it at 6:00am on the morning of your trip!).

You can also learn about the reef and fish you will meet with the ‘Reef Teach’ – a 2.5-hour marine biology presentation. This is at an additional cost and is available every night except Sunday and Monday nights.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Accommodation transfers (Cairns & Northern Beaches)
  • 3 day and 2 night dive trip
  • 11 Dives (weather permitting)
  • A guided orientation dive and night dives
  • All dive and snorkelling equipment (includes dive computer and long-leg wetsuits)
  • Prescription lens masks (if required)
  • Double or twin share accommodation
  • PADI Advanced manual (available in English, German and Japanese)
  • Passport photos (required for certification)
  • Dive insurance
  • PADI Advanced Dive ID
  • All onboard meals
  • Twin cabin and Double accommodation onboard
  • All linen
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Day 1: 5:45am – 8:30pm (diving the Great Barrier Reef)
  • Day 2: 7:00am – 8:30pm (diving the Great Barrier Reef)
  • Day 3: 6:30am – 4:00pm (diving the Great Barrier Reef, return to Cairns with option to join other guests & crew for a farewell dinner)
Departure Instructions
  • Our trip includes Cairns & Northern Beaches accommodation transfers (to as far north as Palm Cove)
  • Please advise your accommodation place at the time of booking or at least 48 hours prior to your trip departure reconfirm your booking
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Self-drive: make your own way to our training centre located at 116 Spence Street, Cairns for an 08:30am start
  • Please note, no pick-ups from the Airport or private addresses
  • Passengers can be collected from hotel or nearest pick-up point.
Destinations

Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Wednesday - Monday

Duration

3 days, 2 nights

What to Bring
  • Passengers should bring a small overnight style bag on the boat.
  • Comfortable clothes for onboard the boat (warm clothing for the evening)
  • Cash or credit card for reef tax & additional on board purchases such as drinks, snacks and souvenirs.
  • Bath Towel
  • Beach Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Swimming costume
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active, Disabled

Restrictions
  • The minimum age to learn to dive in Queensland is 12. There is no maximum age.
  • It is a dive course requirement that you be able to swim 200 metres or snorkel 300 metres and tread water/float for 10 minutes.
  • It is not recommended to fly within 24 hours of diving. This means that the earliest you should fly is 12pm (midday) on the day after your trip concludes.
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
  • All passengers under the age of 18 must have a parent / guardian accompany them on board
  • Minimum age 12 years
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.

You can cancel your Learn to Dive course for any reason at any time up to the end of Day 1 of the course and receive a full refund of all money paid. There is no refund for any reason after this time.

Additional Information

Large suitcases / backpacks can be stored Free of Charge at the retail shop.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Eco Advanced Tourism
Containes notes on wheelchair accessContaines notes for the visually impairedContaines notes for the hearing impaired
Wheelchair Accessibility

There are no wheelchair facilities on board. Able-bodied persons with disability may require assistance by a carer.

Additional Information

It is a dive course requirement that you be able to swim 200 metres or snorkel 300 metres and tread water/float for 10 minutes.
Pre-order Local Transport

You must arrange your own local transport in advance.

Increase your diving skills and gain PADI Advanced Open Water Diving Certification with this course. Spend three days and two nights on the liveaboard on the spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef and complete up to 11 dives, 2 being night dives, and 9 day dives.

Read More

Highlights

  • Up to 11 dives throughout the trip
  • Weather permitting, you will rarely dive the same site more than twice.
  • Make a booking between May and September and into October to experience the annual migration of the mighty Humpback whales and the inquisitive Minke whales.

Perfect Selfie

  • There are plenty of ‘selfie’ moments with fellow divers onboard the liveaboard vessels on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef! 

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

Itinerary

Night Before Departure

If you have time we suggest you drop into our retail shop and arrange your dive equipment for the trip (this means you won’t have to do it at 6:00am on the morning of your trip!).

You can also learn about the reef and fish you will meet with the ‘Reef Teach’ – a 2.5-hour marine biology presentation. This is at an additional cost and is available every night except Sunday and Monday nights.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Accommodation transfers (Cairns & Northern Beaches)
  • 3 day and 2 night dive trip
  • 11 Dives (weather permitting)
  • A guided orientation dive and night dives
  • All dive and snorkelling equipment (includes dive computer and long-leg wetsuits)
  • Prescription lens masks (if required)
  • Double or twin share accommodation
  • PADI Advanced manual (available in English, German and Japanese)
  • Passport photos (required for certification)
  • Dive insurance
  • PADI Advanced Dive ID
  • All onboard meals
  • Twin cabin and Double accommodation onboard
  • All linen
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Day 1: 5:45am – 8:30pm (diving the Great Barrier Reef)
  • Day 2: 7:00am – 8:30pm (diving the Great Barrier Reef)
  • Day 3: 6:30am – 4:00pm (diving the Great Barrier Reef, return to Cairns with option to join other guests & crew for a farewell dinner)
Departure Instructions
  • Our trip includes Cairns & Northern Beaches accommodation transfers (to as far north as Palm Cove)
  • Please advise your accommodation place at the time of booking or at least 48 hours prior to your trip departure reconfirm your booking
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Self-drive: make your own way to our training centre located at 116 Spence Street, Cairns for an 08:30am start
  • Please note, no pick-ups from the Airport or private addresses
  • Passengers can be collected from hotel or nearest pick-up point.
Destinations

Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Wednesday - Monday

Duration

3 days, 2 nights

What to Bring
  • Passengers should bring a small overnight style bag on the boat.
  • Comfortable clothes for onboard the boat (warm clothing for the evening)
  • Cash or credit card for reef tax & additional on board purchases such as drinks, snacks and souvenirs.
  • Bath Towel
  • Beach Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Swimming costume
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active, Disabled

Restrictions
  • The minimum age to learn to dive in Queensland is 12. There is no maximum age.
  • It is a dive course requirement that you be able to swim 200 metres or snorkel 300 metres and tread water/float for 10 minutes.
  • It is not recommended to fly within 24 hours of diving. This means that the earliest you should fly is 12pm (midday) on the day after your trip concludes.
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
  • All passengers under the age of 18 must have a parent / guardian accompany them on board
  • Minimum age 12 years
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.

You can cancel your Learn to Dive course for any reason at any time up to the end of Day 1 of the course and receive a full refund of all money paid. There is no refund for any reason after this time.

Additional Information

Large suitcases / backpacks can be stored Free of Charge at the retail shop.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Eco Advanced Tourism

Tour Code: 52

Prices From

au$940

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

Child: au$940.00
Family: au$3,760.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

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