Embark on an Underwater Adventure with the PADI Open Water Course in Whitsundays
Dive into the captivating underwater world with our PADI Open Water Course in Whitsundays. Whether you’re taking your first plunge or looking to enhance your scuba skills, our course is tailored to provide you with the ultimate diving experience.
PADI Open Water Diver: Your Gateway to the Ocean Depths
Our Whitsunday PADI Open Water Dive Course is an incredible opportunity to learn scuba diving. Experience weightlessness, encounter mesmerizing marine life, and create unforgettable memories. Don’t delay, start your underwater adventure today!
Comprehensive PADI Open Water Course Details
- Flexible Schedule: Courses start weekly on Mondays and Thursdays. Times may vary depending on tides and weather.
- Course Duration: Ranges from 2.5 to 3.5 days, depending on tides and weather conditions.
- Cost: AUD $850 for small groups (max 5 people). Upfront payment of $450 includes PADI e-learning, theory and practical assessment, scuba gear, and pool exercises.
Prerequisites & Requirements:
- Age Requirement: 10 years or older.
- Swimming Ability: Swim 200m and tread water for 10 minutes.
- Complete a QLD Australia Medical Statement which is our online registration form, if a Dive Medical is required please download below the form for your doctor 10346E_Diver Medical_Form (1).pdf_
- If you need a Dive Medical find a Queensland Doctor here
- PADI E-Learning: Approximately 8-15 hours commitment.
Step into the World of Diving with PADI e-Learning
Kickstart your diving journey with PADI e-learning. Upon deposit payment, gain access to PADI’s online training platform. Immerse yourself in dive scenarios and test your understanding of vital dive safety concepts, dive planning essentials, and problem management at your own pace.
Pool Session: Master Your Scuba Skills
Under the guidance of our PADI Professional, begin your in-water training in a pool session. Practice techniques and scuba skills learned during the academic program. Customize your training by focusing on specific skills you want to review.
Dive Shop: Gear Up for the Adventure
Our dive shop at Airlie Beach Dive Centre provides you with high-quality scuba equipment, ensuring a safe and enjoyable diving experience.
Open Water Dives: Explore Whitsunday’s Marine Wonderland
Complete your certification with open water dives in the stunning Whitsunday waters. Experience the thrill of diving in diverse environments, from the tranquil Butterfly Bay to the vibrant coral reefs.
PADI Open Water Diver Certification
Upon successful completion of your open water training dives, you will earn the globally recognized PADI Open Water Diver certification, opening the doors to limitless diving experiences.
What to Bring and Wear
- Completion certificate of e-learning theory training.
- Swimwear, sunscreen, towel, mask, snorkel, dive boots, and fins (if you have your own).
Get Started on Your Diving Journey
Ready to explore the depths of the ocean? Book your PADI Open Water Course in Whitsunday now or call us on 0404677400 for more information.
PADI Open Water Diver Course Process
PADI Online Training
Once you booked online, you will be e-mailed a code of PADI to tudy in your own time online. Then come with us diving in the Whitsundays.
Your theory is done online whenever is convenient for you. Once you’ve paid a deposit, we’ll email you a PADI e-learning access pass so you can get started right away. Once you’ve finished the online study.
Bring your swimmers and a towel
Arrive on the day start. please check your schedule link for the arrival time
Where: Airlie Beach Dive Centre
11/293 Shute Harbour Road/ 1st Floor
Swim assessment, paper-based quick review assessment, QLD medical enrolment, dive equipment preparation set up, and fittings
PADI Pool Training
When you’re fitted with your scuba equipment you can begin your pool training. Your instructor will put into practice the techniques you learned in the academic program. Your training dives will be logged and approved by your PADI instructor before you move on to open water.
2 Bowen Horseshoe Bay Beach PADI Open Water Training Dives/Weather and tides dependant
Two Open water Whitsunday Island Boat Dives
Congratulations You are certified
Junior Open Water Divers age, 10-12 maximum depth is 12 meters.
As soon as your open water training dives are approved by your PADI instructor you will be a certified diver. The PADI Open Water Diver certification is recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.
What to Bring and Wear
Dive medical is completed by a dive doctor if needed.
Certificate of Completion of the e-learning theory training
Swimwear, sunscreen, towel, mask, snorkel, dive boots and fins if you have your own
In the Airlie Beach PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.
*Terms and conditions: Minimum of 24 hours notice required for reschedules and 48 hours for cancellations. No refunds for late cancellations or ‘no-shows’.