PADI Open Water Course


Minimum Age
14 years old.

Learner divers are required to complete a Medical declaration. Certain medical conditions and/or BMI may require a doctors medical (AS4005.1) prior to commencement of the course. This differs from most countries overseas. Forms and further information can be found here.PLEASE READ


  • The most experienced Instructor team
  • Your own private Instructor just for you
  • Unmatched 5 hours at the Reef daily
  • 3 Different dive sites daily
  • Diving Agincourt & Ribbon reefs
  • Exclusive GOLD certification cards
  • Best dive sites and plenty of them
  • Latest dive equipment - New 6 monthly
  • Customer Service like no other
  • Fully inclusive prices

  • Your...
  • PADI 5 Star Dive Centre
  • IANTD Rated Dive Centre
  • DSAT TecRec Tec Centre
  • EFR Training Centre
  • Port Douglas, Queensland.


    Learn now with your own personal instructor

    Duration: 4 Days / 6 Dives Included

    There is no better place to start diving than the Great Barrier Reef! And the most qualified and experienced team to do it with! This course will take you through the theory and skills of diving enabling you to start your adventures in diving. No only do you gain the internationally recognized PADI Open Water Diver Certification, but you'll also do 6 dives and see creatures that will amaze you! After this course you will be qualified to dive to a maximum of 18m/60ft.

    As all training is private with your own personal instructor, just for you, set your own days - a typical schedule might look like:

  • Day 1: Theory in the comfort of your Hotel Suite.
  • Day 2: Pool training; practice your water skills, typically a half day.
  • Day 3: Three training dives at Agincourt Ribbon Reefs on Three different sites.
  • Day 4: Your final training dive, and two extra 'fun' dives with your instructor again, three different sites on Agincourt Ribbon Reefs.

  • Our internationally lauded personal dive programmes simply mean more focused training, customized scheduling, and no down time on your holiday waiting for others - result - better divers and more time on each ocean dive to explore the reef with your instructor.

    Best Dive Sites

    Best Dive Boat

    Best Dive Staff

    ...what more could you ask for?

    Course Details


    TODAY. Your course is with your own personal private instructor.


    Our programmes are fully inclusive...

  • Welcome Pack
  • Private Instructor
  • 6 Dives at Agincourt & Ribbon reefs
       on 3 Different dive sites daily
  • Unmatched 5 hours at the reef daily
  • Relaxed theory sessions at your Hotel
  • Pool session with refreshments & fruit
  • GOLD certification card from PADI
  • A4 wall certificate
  • Dive log book
  • Open water manual
  • Your choice of RDP Slate or eRDP
  • Free Superior dive equipment hire
  • Ocean days...
  • Boat cruise fare - MV Silver Sonic
  • Light breakfast
  • Morning and Afternoon Teas
  • Full Hot & Cold Seafood Buffet Lunch
  • Free Wifi onboard
  • Transfers, Fees and Taxes...
  • Transfers (Port Douglas Area)
  • PADI certification fee
  • Reef Tax / EMC Included
  • And we donate $10 to Project Aware
       per Diver on your behalf
  • extras to pay!

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    Tel +61 7 4015 2915 (Office)
    Mobile 0422 016 517
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    Located at Craiglie, Port Douglas
    Departing Reef Marina
    PO Box 81, Port Douglas
    Queensland 4877