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

Advanced 3 Day 2 Night Course Cairns

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What to Expect
  • DAY 1 SeaQuest,Dive
    Travel reference:
    • Cairns' city accommodation collection, pick up is at 7.30am.

    • We check you in at the Dive Shop, check your certification card and start on the paperwork for the Advanced.
    • (If you have any belongings that require storage during your night at sea, Deep Sea does have facilities for storage although baggage is left at your own risk, simply have them with you at pick up).
    • Once you are checked in we will head down to the Marina to our transfer vessel SeaQuest
    • on the 90 min trip out to the reef you will receive a safety briefing as well as a Dive Briefing for your pleasure dives.
    • Once we arrive at the reef you will get in for the first of your two pleasure dives on the transfer vessel.
    • Tropical Lunch Buffet is served with a selection of salads, cold cuts and fruit. Complimentary Tea, Coffee and water is also available.
    • After Lunch it is time for your second dive.
    • 2:30 we will begin transfers to the Liveaboard vessel and your home away from home for the next couple of days
    • In the afternoon you will have your first training dive and your first step to gaining your advanced certification. This will usually be Peak Performance Buoyancy or PPB. This dive will help fine tune your breathing control and your buoyancy skills in the water
    • Time now to catch up on your reading before the 2nd dive of the course.
    • Dinner is served on board and is prepared fresh every day by one of our talented chefs.
    • After Dinner it is time for the second dive of the course as we teach you the art of successful Night Dives.

    Assembling arrangement:
    • Hotel pickups from Cairns
    • Pick up and drop off not available for Northern Beaches or private addresses.

    Dining arrangement:
    • Lunch and dinner

    Accommodation arrangement:
    • Overnight aboard

  • DAY 2 Great Barrier Reef,Advanced Open Water Dive
    Travel reference:
    • Wake up to the glorious Great Barrier Reef and the hit the ground running with your Deep Dive of the Advanced Course. This dive gives you a chance to experience life below 18m.

    • By now you should be ravenous so it's time for the Breakfast Buffet once again prepared by our onboard chef
    • After Breakfast we will test your and expand on your skills from your Open Water course with a Navigation Dive.
    • For the final dive of your course you will have discussed the options already and you will have chosen an elective dive such as Fish ID (it's always nice to know what you are looking at!) or maybe Boat Diver (you should be an expert at this by now!) 
    • After your final set of skills you will now officially be an AOW Diver (Advanced Open Water)
    • Time for a fabulous Lunch buffet prepared by our Rock Star Chef.
    • After Lunch we jump in for a pleasure dive before we spend the afternoon unwinding.
    • Dinner time and another freshly prepared delight.
    • Final dive of the day and now it's time to show us what your made of as you Navigate your way through your first Night Dive.
    • Time to debrief and take it easy with three more dives to look forward to.
    Dining arrangement:
    • Breakfast,lunch and dinner

    Accommodation arrangement:
    • Overnight aboard

  • DAY 3
    Travel reference:
    • Breakfast as usual with all the trimmings.

    • Time for another 2 pleasure dives this morning and time to practice all those newly acquired skills!
    • Sadly now we must pack up and leave, but not before one last awesome meal made with love by our chef.
    • 2:30 we will begin transfers to the SeaQuest for our 90min trip back to Carins
    • Once back at the marina we will transfer you to the shop to collect any stored luggage before dropping you off at your Cairns City accommodation.
    Dining arrangement:
    • Breakfast and lunch

    Travel reminder:
    • Please bring sunscreen, hat, change of clothes, swimsuit and a towel and cash or credit card for on board payment/purchases (fares, soft drink, chocolates, underwater camera, T-shirts).

    • Diving within 24 hours of flying is not recommended.

    • Itineraries can change based on weather and sea conditions.

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Booking information:
  • Not recommended for participants with heart or other serious medical conditions.

  • Not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Minimum age 12 and that children must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
  • Answering all statements in the Self Assessed Medical Declaration form.

    Medical certificate if required

  • Ability to pass a 200m swim, and 10mins treading water test.

Cancellation rules:
  • No refund will be given after booking.
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