4 Day PADI Open Water Course in Cairns City
Learn to Dive in just two classroom and pool training days, and two separate day trips in Cairns City, Queensland. Book the 4 Day Open Water Course for as low as $805 AUD per person. Rates: • 4 Day Trips: $715 AUD per person • 4 Day (1 Night OceanQuest): $805 AUD per person Inclusions • All PADI Materials • All Dive and Snorkel Equipment • Air fills • All meals whilst onboard • Fresh chilled water • Tea & coffee • 2 of 17 reef locations daily • Prescription masks What You Can Expect: 4 Day PADI Open Water Course (Day Trips) Come and join us for the adventure of a lifetime learning to dive on the magnificent Outer Barrier Reef with Cairns most established and renowned dive operator. This option is designed for who do not wish to spend the night on the reef. On completion of your four certification dives you will get the opportunity to do one 'fun dive' (time permitting). If you wish to do more dives immediately after your course and experience the thrill of a night dive, choose the 5 Day 2 Night or 6 Day 3 Night options. Divers Den's friendly, personalised service, combined with the warm tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, are the perfect combination for one of the very best PADI 4 day open Water courses available. Itinerary • Day 1 - 09:00 - 17:00 • Day 2 - 09:00 - 17:00 • Day 3 - 07:30 - 17:00 On SeaQuest • Day 3 - 07:30 - 17:00 On SeaQuest Day 1 • It begins!! Divers Den will provide a shuttle from your Cairns City accommodation, pick up is at 9:00am. • Once at the Dive Centre you will meet your PADI Instructor, who will help you complete basic paperwork, and conduct a tour of our facilities. • To ensure you don't need a medical certificate, we collect basic medical information and 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 we do have various amenities close to our classrooms for the Lunch Break. • During the afternoon the fun really begins with your SCUBA induction! We have ample time to introduce you to the sensation and skills of diving. Our purpose built pool is ideal for slowly building up your SCUBA super powers! • Before we finish for the day, there's just enough time for a treading water test, 10 minutes and then Day One is complete! At approximately 5:30pm our shuttle bus will return you to your city accommodation. Day 2 • Cairns city accommodation collection, pick up is at 9:00am. • We jump straight into the pool on Day Two! If we didn't complete it in Day One, it’s time for your swim test: a continuous 200m swim. • Then it’s time to don wetsuits and SCUBA equipment, and continue our skill sets underwater. • Again, lunch is not included, however we do have various amenities close to our classrooms. • After lunch we finish and review the SCUBA theory, finishing with a final multiple choice exam. • At approximately 5:30pm our transfer bus will return you to your city accommodation. • We recommend get a good night's rest as the real fun begins tomorrow!! Day 3 • This morning you’ll be collected bright and early at 7:30am to check in at the Dive Centre. • Once checked-in we will shuttle you to Cairns marina and our Day trip vessel SeaQuest. • During the 90 min cruise to the Outer Reef your instructor will fully brief the itinerary of the day. • Arriving at the reef we 'gear-up', conduct our SCUBA safety procedures, and enter the water for our first Open Water training dive. • Lunch is provided, a tropical buffet with cold cut meats, salads, and pasta. • Dive two sees us refining our skills both on the surface and underwater as well. • Now it’s time to get your snorkel skills up to scratch, slap on the sun tan lotion and explore the beautiful, shallow reef cays. • It's 2:30pm, we pack up all our toys, have a quick freshwater shower, grab a refreshment, and watch the sea go by. Just a 90 min cruise back to Cairns, and at approximately 4:45pm our shuttle bus will return you to your city accommodation. Day 4 • To get that full day, pick-up is at 7:30am, we will check you in at the Dive Centre. • Once checked-in we will shuttle you to Cairns marina and our Day trip vessel SeaQuest. • During the 90 min cruise to the Outer Reef your instructor will fully brief the itinerary of the day. • Arriving at the reef we 'gear-up', conduct our SCUBA safety procedures, and enter the water for each of our last two Open Water training dives. • Lunch is provided, a tropical buffet with cold cut meats, salads, and pasta. • Dive four and time to put the final polish on our underwater skills. Congratulations, you are now a certified PADI Open Water Diver! • Time for your first certified dive, put all your new skills to practice in your first Fun Dive! • It's 2:30pm, time we pack up all our toys, have a quick freshwater shower, grab a refreshment, and plan your next dive as you watch the sea go by. Just a 90 min cruise back to Cairns, and at approximately 4:45pm our shuttle bus will return you to your city accommodation. Extras Onboard • Snacks (choc, chips etc) • Alcoholic beverages • Photo purchases • Digital camera hire • Souvenirs What To Bring • Swimsuit • Hat • Towel • Sunscreen • Sunglasses If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 1 guest
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
We have been operating for over 40 years and hold both PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre status and PADI 5 Star Career Development status - one of the highest ratings awarded to any Dive Store as recognition of continued Diver training excellence.
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- Life jackets/required safety gear
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 2 days prior.