4 Days
Cairns, Great Barrier Reef

Learning to scuba dive is something that is top of many travellers bucket lists and there’s few places more memorable to complete your open water scuba dive course than Australias Great Barrier Reef!

This 4 day open water course in Cairns with the crew from Deep Sea Divers Den combines 2 days of classroom, theory and pool work with a two day, 1 night live aboard boat on the famous Great Barrier Reef!

Instead of completing your open water modules on two day trips to the reef you’ll spend the night aboard one the Deep Sea Divers Den amazing scuba dive live aboard boats where you’ll complete your course in style.

It’s the perfect way to spend more time exploring the Great Barrier Reef and wake up to sunrise over the ocean!

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Cairns Open Water Dive Course Inc Barrier Reef Liveboard
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Day 1

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


Day 2

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


Day 3

8.00am pickup from your city accommodation.
Transfer out to the reef aboard our day trip vessel and do your first 2 training dives.
Lunch (included)
At 2:30pm, transfer to our Liveaboard vessel where you will spend the night.
Lunch, dinner and accommodation included


Day 4

2 more 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.

Whats Included: NEW!!! 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 on board Reef Quest).

Extras: TAXES & LEVIES $20 PER PERSON PER SEA DAY. Fee includes: EMC $3.50, Fuel Levy, Port and Administration Charges and GST $16.50

What to Bring: Swim suit & towel. Money for lunch days 1 & 2. Money for soft drinks, snacks etc. days 3 & 4.

Departs: Cairns. Open date tickets (subject to availability) please give 7 days notice to book Ph: 07 4046 7333 or from outside AU: +61 7 4046 7333. Extra costs: $40 AUD reef tax & fuel levy. THIS VOUCHER ALSO ENTITLES YOU TO A 10% DISCOUNT ON ANY DIVE EQUIPMENT PURCHASED AT DEEP SEA DIVERS DEN.

Cancellation fees: More than 48 hours before course/trip commencement date: 10% of course/trip fee Within 48 hours of course/trip commencement: Full course/trip fee

Open Water Courses

DAY 1- Failed Medical*; Full refund. Cancellation for any other reason a charge of AUD$160.00 DAY 2- AUD$230 cancellation fee. AFTER DAY 2 – No refund will be given. Day trip Course Schedules can NOT be altered

Medicals are no longer mandatory but may be required on completion of self-assessment form. Copies available here http://www.diversden.com.au/medical.htm

*If Student fails medical they have a choice regarding the course manual: they may return the manual in AS NEW condition (for a full refund) or retain the manual, in which case the refund will be reduced by AU$105.00.

Provider Details
Deep Sea Divers Den
Phone: 0740467333

open water dive course live aboard great barrier reef cairns australia

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