PADI Scuba Diving Courses

Tour Code: 137

Prices From

au$705

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

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

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From the world’s most recognised PADI Open Water Course for beginners to a range of courses for more advanced divers, there is a package available to suit almost any diver’s needs.

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Highlights

  • Dive on the Great Barrier Reef on day 3 & 4 of your dive course
  • Your last dive of the day as a first time fully qualified Open Water Diver will be a highlight you will remeber forever.

Perfect Selfie

  • Grab a selfie with your class mates on the complettion of your course.  You are guaranteed to make great mates and have a huge smile after diving the Great Barrier Reef as a certified diver!

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

Itinerary

PADI SCUBA Courses, Cairns and Great Barrier Reef

Whether you’ve a learner or you want to pursue a career in diving, we have the course for you. Depending on what you’re after you’ll spend a mix of time at the Cairns dive facility, undertaking pool and classroom time, as well as time out on the Great Barrier Reef.

Following is an overview of each course, who it’s tailored to, the length of each course, and what’s involved. 

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Included In Price

  • PADI Student Pack
  • Cairns City Transfers
  • Dive Equipment
  • 4 cell tourch - 80 lumens
  • Air Fills
  • PADI Open Water Manual & Tables
  • Fresh water / Tea & Coffee
  • Lunch included on day 3 & 4
Tour Languages Offered
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • 9.00 am Day 1 & 2
  • 7.30 am Day 3 & 4
Pickup Locations

Cairns

Destinations

Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Monday - Saturday

Duration

4 Days

What to Bring
  • Dive Medical ($75 if required),
  • 2 x Passport Photos
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash or credit card for reef tax, drinks and snacks
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Private dive guide
  • Private instructor
Fitness Level Required

Medium

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.

Child Policy
  • No child price available
  • Minimum age for diving is 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.

  • If Student fails medical they have a choice regarding the course manual: they may return the manual in AS NEW condition (for a full refund) or retain the manual, in which case the refund will be reduced by AU$115.00.
  • DAY 1‐ Failed Medical*; Full refund. Cancellation for any other reason a charge of AUD$160.00
  • DAY 2‐ AUD$230 cancellation fee.
  • AFTER DAY 2 ‐ No refund will be given.
  • Day trip Course Schedules can NOT be altered
Additional Information
  • *Please note there are regulations about flying or going to altitude after diving.
  • Currently the rules state that for a single no decompression dive, you should not fly/go to altitude for at least 12 hours.
  • For multiple dives you should not fly/go to altitude for at least 18 hours.
  • Deep Sea Divers Den recommends waiting a minimum 24 hours whenever possible.
  • These are guidelines only, there is no guarantee that these recommendations will prevent decompression sickness.
  • Currently there are no guidelines regarding diving after flying.
  • *Altitude is 300m/1000ft above sea level.
  • This includes going to the Atherton Tablelands, so be careful when you are booking tours to follow your dive course/trip.
  • *Under normal circumstances, you should be out of the water on your last dive at 12pm (midday), this should help with organising any travel plans you have after your dive trip with us.
  • **Multilingual staff available on board but not guaranteed**
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
From the world’s most recognised PADI Open Water Course for beginners to a range of courses for more advanced divers, there is a package available to suit almost any diver’s needs.

Read More

Highlights

  • Dive on the Great Barrier Reef on day 3 & 4 of your dive course
  • Your last dive of the day as a first time fully qualified Open Water Diver will be a highlight you will remeber forever.

Perfect Selfie

  • Grab a selfie with your class mates on the complettion of your course.  You are guaranteed to make great mates and have a huge smile after diving the Great Barrier Reef as a certified diver!

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

Itinerary

PADI SCUBA Courses, Cairns and Great Barrier Reef

Whether you’ve a learner or you want to pursue a career in diving, we have the course for you. Depending on what you’re after you’ll spend a mix of time at the Cairns dive facility, undertaking pool and classroom time, as well as time out on the Great Barrier Reef.

Following is an overview of each course, who it’s tailored to, the length of each course, and what’s involved. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • PADI Student Pack
  • Cairns City Transfers
  • Dive Equipment
  • 4 cell tourch - 80 lumens
  • Air Fills
  • PADI Open Water Manual & Tables
  • Fresh water / Tea & Coffee
  • Lunch included on day 3 & 4
Tour Languages Offered
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • 9.00 am Day 1 & 2
  • 7.30 am Day 3 & 4
Pickup Locations

Cairns

Destinations

Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Monday - Saturday

Duration

4 Days

What to Bring
  • Dive Medical ($75 if required),
  • 2 x Passport Photos
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash or credit card for reef tax, drinks and snacks
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Private dive guide
  • Private instructor
Fitness Level Required

Medium

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.

Child Policy
  • No child price available
  • Minimum age for diving is 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.

  • If Student fails medical they have a choice regarding the course manual: they may return the manual in AS NEW condition (for a full refund) or retain the manual, in which case the refund will be reduced by AU$115.00.
  • DAY 1‐ Failed Medical*; Full refund. Cancellation for any other reason a charge of AUD$160.00
  • DAY 2‐ AUD$230 cancellation fee.
  • AFTER DAY 2 ‐ No refund will be given.
  • Day trip Course Schedules can NOT be altered
Additional Information
  • *Please note there are regulations about flying or going to altitude after diving.
  • Currently the rules state that for a single no decompression dive, you should not fly/go to altitude for at least 12 hours.
  • For multiple dives you should not fly/go to altitude for at least 18 hours.
  • Deep Sea Divers Den recommends waiting a minimum 24 hours whenever possible.
  • These are guidelines only, there is no guarantee that these recommendations will prevent decompression sickness.
  • Currently there are no guidelines regarding diving after flying.
  • *Altitude is 300m/1000ft above sea level.
  • This includes going to the Atherton Tablelands, so be careful when you are booking tours to follow your dive course/trip.
  • *Under normal circumstances, you should be out of the water on your last dive at 12pm (midday), this should help with organising any travel plans you have after your dive trip with us.
  • **Multilingual staff available on board but not guaranteed**
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 137

Prices From

au$705

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

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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