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Down Under Dive - PADI Open Water Courses / Advanced Dive Course

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
Advance Dive Course $620.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
4 Day Open Water Dive Course $660.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prices above include the $20 per person per day EMC levy.

Dive Medical is extra if it is required.

Rates are valid until 31st March 2021.

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.

Down Under Dive start their 4 Day Open Water courses each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

You will spend two days at their training centre completing your theory component and pool training dives. On the last two days you will do two separate day trips on-board Evolution to complete the 2 open water training dives each day, therefore a total of 4 training dives. 5 Day Open Water Dive Courses and PADI Advanced Courses are also available. Please note they do not offer any liveaboard options.

Courses Commence: Monday, Wednesday and Friday

4 Day Open Water Dive Course

This course consists of 2 days pool and theory at Down Under Dive's training centre.  Day 3 and 4 are two separate day trips to the Great Barrier Reef to complete your 4 training dives.  Lunch is included on the boat.


  • 2 Days pool theory and classroom training
  • Modern air-conditioned classrooms
  • Cairns' largest 5-star dive facility
  • 2 Day trips to the Outer Reef including lunch on Osprey (4 day course)
  • 4 Open Water training dives (4 day course)
  • Internationally reconised dive certification
  • Use of dive equipment and training materials
  • Professional highly experienced dive instructors
  • Complimentary bus transfers (City area only)
  • Cairns' largest dive training pool

If you already have a PADI Open Water Dive Certification - you can enhance your skills and knowledge by completeting a PADI Advanced Dive Course.

PADI Advanced Dive Course - 2 Days - Commence every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

One reason you'll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from many types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at digital underwater photography, peak performance buoyancy, Fish Identification, deep diving, underwater navigation and much more.  

You will get to do 5 training dives and 1 fun dive over 2 separate day trips to the Outer Barrier Reef on Osprey.  Lunch is included on the boat.


Dive medical (AS4005.1) are required only for those with an at risk medical condition, or over 45 years of age, or those with a BMI (Body Mass Index) over 30 and a waist circumference greater than 102 cm for males and 88 cm for females. The cost for a dive medical is approximately $60 pp if required. Please contact us for more information if you have any medical concerns, medical conditions or are taking any form of medications.

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