Learn to dive in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park!
Becoming an Open Water Diver is the best way to start your scuba adventure due to worldwide recognition!
With personalized training and taking enough time, we make sure you are truly comfortable under water with the skills and equipment you will use. Your Open Water Diver course consists of 3 parts: Academics, Pool Training and Open Water Sessions.
Courses start every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Environmental Management Charge
The Environmental Management Charge of $6.50 per person (inc. admin) is collected for entry into the GBR Marine Park.
The funds received from the EMC are vitally important in the day-to-day management of the Marine Park and in improving its long-term resilience.
All funds received as EMC payments are applied directly to management of the Marine Park including education, research, ranger patrols and policy development.
If required the dive medical must be arranged prior to the course. Click here to check the online Medical Questionnaire to check if you require a Doctors certificate.
Price is based on SSI course. If you would like to be certified through PADI there is an additional cost of $100. Please call us if you would like to select this option.
Online Training: Before starting the course you will be required to complete your Online Training. This will take approx. 6-8 hours and MUST be completed before Day 1 of the course. To register for this go to - www.divessi.com/register.
Depending on Numbers and student progress your course will be completed over 2 or 3 days.
Day 3 (If required)
Note: Course structure may vary
* Some medical conditions may require a doctor’s clearance prior to participation in scuba diving activities. If required, Doctor’s certificates must be obtained prior to course or trip commencement date and be valid within 12 months. Click here to check the online Medical Questionnaire to check if you require a Doctors certificate.