PADI Flexible Open Water Diver Course - Add-On
Our PADI Open Water Diver course to the Great Barrier Reef is our most popular open water course. This course has been designed to fit in with everyones’ busy schedules so you can complete it quickly or at your own pace.
Step 1: You will complete the theory component of the course in the comfort of your own home via PADI’s online eLearning programme.
Step 2: You then spend 1 day with your instructor practicing basic scuba skills in a training pool.
Step 3: You will venture out on 2 separate day trips onboard our day vessel to the Great Barrier Reef or followed by 2 day 2 nights or 3 days 3 nights diving the pristine waters of the outer Great Barrier Reef and the world famous S.S. Yongala Wreck (weather permitting/ 3day 3 night trips only) on our Liveaboard. Over the following 2 days you will complete 4 Open Water dives and put all of your training into action whilst being surrounded by vibrant corals and thousands of tropical fish!
Step 4: Complete your registration and you are a certified Open Water Diver, qualified to dive to a maximum of 18m with a certification recognised all over the world!
This is a full flexible course to suit your schedule. After you have made your booking you can choose your pool session date then book 2 trips to the Great Barrier Reef, which are scheduled on Tuesday's, Thursday's, Friday's, Sunday's and Monday's in high season (June - October) or jump on a 2 Day 2 Night or 3 Day 3 Night Liveaboard scheduled fortnightly leaving on Friday evening.
Features of the Liveaboard Vessel
Accommodation for 18 passengers in double, twin & quad-share berths,
Budget-style Air-conditioned Cabins,
Large Fully Equipped Dive Deck,
Boat departs: Please confirm dates with Staff
Boarding: From the Tomlins Street Public Wharf, South Townsville at 7.30pm
Returns: Approx. 4.30pm on the 2nd or 3rd day of the trip.
2 x Day Trip to the Reef from $289 plus
2 x Full Equipement Hire $40 per day if needed
2 Day 2 Night Liveaboard from $875
3 Day 3 Night Liveaboard from $930