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 - https://my.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.
Once you have booked a course or program, and you are unable to complete the course for any reason, there is no refund on any portion of the program (excluding in the case of failed medicals). If you'd like to transfer starting date, this will incur a $100 transfer fee.
In the case of a failed Dive Medical, a medical signed by a qualified diving physician stating that you are medically unfit to dive must be provided 7 days prior to the course beginning in order to secure a refund.
If you have already signed up for online training the cost of the training will be deducted from the refund.
If you are late on any of the course days, you will not be allowed to join the group for the remainder of the course or program.
If you can complete only a portion of a course, the remainder of the programme will become subject to availability. If you do not complete your course for any reason, you also become subject to availability. You have to wait until there is a space opening for you, or if you'd like to book a new date to finish the course or program, a $100 transfer fee applies.
Any courses or course vouchers purchased through a special offer or discounted price are strictly non-refundable.
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