• 4 Days Duration
  • English
  • No Cancellation or Revision
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Certain City Hotels Pick Up

Cairns GBR PADI Dive Courses - Open Water 4 Day 1 Night Course

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What to Expect
  • DAY 1 City theory training course 1
    Travel reference:
    • Pick you up at your Cairns city hotel about 9:00am.

    • Once at Deep Sea you will meet your PADI Instructor who will help you complete basic paperwork & conduct a tour of the facilities.

    • To ensure you don't need a medical certificate, you need to hand in medical information & check your BMI.

    • Usually the rest of the morning is spent in the classroom, studying the basics of scuba theory.

    • Lunch is not included, however various amenities are near the classrooms.

    • During the afternoon the fun really begins with your scuba induction. You will be introduced to the sensation & skills of diving. 

    • Before the day course is over, there's just enough time for a treading water test, 10 mins & then day 1 is complete.

    • At approx 5:30pm, the shuttle bus will return you to your city accommodation

    Assembling arrangement:
    • This product only includes some Cairns city hotel transfer not inclusive of private apartment.

    • A very small number of hotels may require you to go nearby to wait due to inconvenient parking.

    • For details, please refer to the e-voucher we sent to you after booking confirmation.

    Dining arrangement:
    • Meal at your own expense.

  • DAY 2 City theory training course 2
    Travel reference:
    • Cairns city accommodation pick-up at 9:00am.

    • Jump straight into the pool on day 2 & learn the deep dive skills.  It's time for your swim test: a continuous 200m swim if you didn't complete it in day 1.

    • Then it's time to wear wetsuits, scuba tanks & continue the skill sets underwater.

    • Various amenities close to the classrooms, a packed lunch is often the easiest & at your own expense.

    • After lunch, begin to review the scuba theory followed by a multiple choice exam.

    • At approx 5:30pm, the transfer bus will return you to your city accommodation.

    Assembling arrangement:
    • Inclusive of city hotel transfer, not inclusive of private apartment transfer.

    Dining arrangement:
    • Meal at your own expense.

  • DAY 3 Dive in the Great Barrier Reef
    Travel reference:
    • Pick you up at 7:30am to check in at the dive centre.

    • Once checked-in, you will be transfered to Cairns Marina & take SeaQuest to the reef dive point.

    • During the 90 min cruise to the Outer Reef, your instructor will fully brief the itinerary of the day.

    • Arriving at the reef, learn scuba safety procedures & enter the water for the first two Open Water training dives.

    • At 12:00, lunch is provided, a tropical buffet with cold cut meats, salads & pasta. 

    • At 14:30, transfer to the live aboard OceanQuest.

    • Dinner & accommodation is provided tonight, you can sit back & watch the stars. If the conditions are right at night, you may get the chance to take part in the Sharks in the Dark experience.

    Assembling arrangement:
    • Inclusive of city hotel transfer, not inclusive of private apartment transfer.

    Dining arrangement:
    • Including lunch & dinner.

  • DAY 4 Dive in the Great Barrier Reef
    Travel reference:
    • Enjoy a hot & chef prepared breakfast in the morning.

    • For the final time, wear wetsuits & get ready for two more training dives on the reef. 

    • Then, with a hand shake underwater, you're a certified PADI scuba diver. 

    • Pack up all our things & transfer to the day trip vessel SeaQuest for the 90 min trip back to Cairns Marina.

    • 17:00, return you back to your accommodation.

    Assembling arrangement:
    • Including breakfast & lunch.

  • It is recommended to carry hats, towels, swimwear, sunscreen, sunglasses, cash for souvenirs, etc.

  • You can rent digital cameras & buy photos, snacks and souvenirs on board.

How to Use
Booking information:
  • Operate daily except Wednesday.

  • Itinerary time: day 1 & day 2 about 08.00 - 17.30; day 4 return to Cairns at 17.00.

  • Minimum age 12. Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian.

  • Ability to pass a 200m swim & 10min treading water test. 

  • It is advisable to purchase insurance and the old, the pregnant women & children are not recommended.

  • 2 passport size photos are required for the certification of PADI open water junior diver.

  • The first 2 days don't include meals & accommodation & the physical examination is also self-funded.

  • The PADI International Professional Dive Instructor Association will issue you a formal certificate after the course completion.

Cancellation rules:
  • No cancellation or revision after successful booking confirmation.
  • Please finish preparation for departure 10 mins in advance.
  • If you don't show up at the right time as required, you will be considered to give up without refund.
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