Your PADI Open Water Dive Course is conducted by a PADI 5 Star Facility, our primary objective is to give, and teach you the knowledge to become an Open Water scuba diver, instill a confidence to become a competant Open Water Scuba Diver and above all be a Safe and ecological aware Open Water Scuba Diver........ and you know what???.....meet new friends and have loads of fun.
Our Dive Centre with it's two Purpose Built Dive Pools, is reknowned as a friendly Meeting place for Divers, a place to hang out , practice skills, even stay in basic accommodation for a small fee....enjoy a cup of coffee on the balcony overlooking the Dive Pool. and simply relax and discuss Local Diving.
We even have an on site dive shop, .
Your Open Water Dive Course includes the following :-
1. Your own private Log book
2. Your Photo taken for registration (passport photos)
3.Your PADI Learning Materials and PADI Dive Tables
4. Hire of all Dive Equipment.
5. Morning and afternoon tea or coffee (4 Days)
6. Full buffet Lunch on days 3 and 4.
7.Fares on board MV Mantaray days 3 and 4 (Weather permitting).
8. 20% discount from RRP off all dive and snorkel equipment purchased from our on site dive shop.
9. PADI Certification Fee and Your PADI Open Water Diver Certification Card
8:30am Meet and Greet and Familiarization of our Dive Centre.+ registration and paperwork.
Theory and Confined water practical skills for the remainder of the day.
Finish approx 4.30pm.
Back to the Class room for more theory and Final Exam.
Pool work and Skills as required to gain confidence and competancy prior to going into the Open Water component. (ocean dives)
Finish approx 4.30pm
FANTASTIC!! Now it's On board MV Mantaray to do your first two Open Water Dives and Skills, explore the marine life of the magical Underwater Playground of the Great Barrier reef Marine Park, as well as have heaps of fun:-)
Back approx 4.45pm
Back out to the Whitsunday Islands and GBR Marine Park,
It's now time to do your last 2 dives, as well as relax and enjoy the remainder of the day at leasure. if weather permits (99% of the time) you will see and feel Whitehaven Beach as a bonus! (but not guarenteed and is not part of the course price)
Complete all the paperwork required ....photos taken for registration.
Congratulations you are now a Padi Qualified Open Water Scuba Diver.
Whitsunday Dive Adventures will pick you up from your Accommodation and drop you back after the days course.
Arrangments can be made upon your arrival and confirmation of your accommodation.
Dive Medical to. Australian Standards AS4005.1. approx costs in Airlie Beach for this varies between $AUD 50 - 65.