4 Day Budget PADI Open Water Dive Course - Divers Den

Fast track your way to diving all of the worlds best reefs with a PADI Open Water Diver Course, and what better place to do this than on the Great Barrier Reef.


Make a booking with your preferred option.


  • Explore 17 permanent moorings on the Great Barrier Reef including Norman, Saxon and Hastings, providing excellent diving and snorkelling for all experience levels
  • Meet Wally a 1.5 m diver/ snorkeller friendly Maori Wrasse is always fun to photograph at Norman Reef
  • Enjoy 2 days of theory and be rewarded with the following 2 days spend scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef 


  • PADI Open Water Manuals & Tables
  • All equipment- BCD, regulator, dive computer, mask, snorkel, full foot fins, 5mm short arm/leg wetsuit
  • City pick up/ drop off daily
  • Lunch on day 3 & 4 (whilst onboard Reef Quest).

Day 1:

9.00 am pick-up from your city accommodation
Classroom theory
Dive medical to AS 4005.1 (if required)
Lunch (not included)
Dive equipment selection Pool training
5.00 pm return (approximately)


Day 2: 

9.00am pickup from your city accommodation
Pool training
Lunch (not included)
Classroom theory
5.00pm return (Approximately)


Day 3:

7.45am pickup from your city accommodation
Cruise out to reef aboard our Day trip vessel and do your first 2 training dives
Lunch (included)
Partake in some snorkelling
Return to Cairns by 16:30


Day 4: 

7.45am pickup from your city accommodation
Cruise out to reef aboard our Day trip vessel and do your final 2 training dives
Lunch (included)
Certification as Open Water diver
Fun Dive (time permitting)
Last dive completed by 2.00pm
5.00pm return to your accommodation

English Open Water course starts daily.
Japanese Open Water course starts on a Tuesday and Saturday.
Korean Open Water course starts on a Friday.

5pm Daily 

  • TAXES & LEVIES $20 PER PERSON PER SEA DAY. Fee includes: EMC $3.50, Fuel Levy, Port and Administration Charges and GST $16.50
  • Medical (AS4005.1)
  • Passport photos
  • Northern Beaches bus transfers $20
  • Prescription masks

What to Bring: 

  • Swim suit & towel.
  • Money for lunch days 1 & 2.
  • Money for soft drinks, snacks etc. days 3 & 4.


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