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DSDD - PADI Open Water Dive Courses / Advanced Dive Course / Rescue Dive Course

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
4 Day Budget Open Water Course $660.00 N/A N/A N/A $40.00
4 Day Liveaboard Open Water Course (twin share/ensuite) $715.00 N/A N/A N/A $40.00
4 Day Liveaboard Open Water Course (double/ensuite) $735.00 N/A N/A N/A $40.00
5 Day Liveaboard Open Water Course (twin share/ensuite) $895.00 N/A N/A N/A $60.00
5 Day Liveaboard Open Water Course (double/ensuite) $935.00 N/A N/A N/A $60.00
6 Day Open Water and Advanced Course (twin share/ensuite) $1,265.00 N/A N/A N/A $80.00
6 Day Open Water and Advanced Course (double/ensuite) $1,325.00 N/A N/A N/A $80.00
Advanced Dive Course 2 Days/1 Night (twin share/ensuite) $725.00 N/A N/A N/A $40.00
Advanced Dive Course 2 Days/1 Night (double/ensuite) $745.00 N/A N/A N/A $40.00
Advanced Dive Course 3 Days/2 Night (twin share/ensuite) $905.00 N/A N/A N/A $60.00
Advanced Dive Course 3 Days/2 Night (double/ensuite) $945.00 N/A N/A N/A $60.00
4 Day Rescue Diver Course (twin share/ensuite) $895.00 N/A N/A N/A $40.00
4 Day Rescue Diver Course (double/ensuite) $915.00 N/A N/A N/A $40.00

Extras: $20 per person per day for each day at the reef. (Environmental Management Charge $3.50, Fuel Levy $10.00, Port & Admin Charges $6.50) 

Dive Medical is an extra cost if it is required.  Passport photos x 2 are required for most courses - at own cost.

1 and 2 Day Dive Referrals are available - please enquire for information and prices.

Rates are valid until 31st March 2018.

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

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL

BOOK A 4 DAY LIVEABOARD DIVE COURSE AND GET UPGRADED TO THE 5 DAY LIVEABOARD DIVE COURSE - $715PP + $60 LEVIES = $775PP

No experience is necessary to join Deep Sea Divers Den's PADI Open Water Dive Courses. DSDD is a 5 star PADI Training Centre, offering PADI Open Water Certifications, PADI Advanced Dive Courses and PADI Rescue Dive Courses.  

Our training centre has six air conditioned classrooms and Cairns only fully covered and heated pool which was purpose built for safe diver training practices. Simply choose your Learn-to-dive course duration; 4, 5 or 6 days!  For the liveaboard options there is a range of accommodation onboard to choose - quad share, twin room with ensuite, or double room with ensuite.

 

Open water Courses

English: Monday - Saturday

Korean: Friday

Japanese: Tuesday and Saturday

Chinese - Please enquire

 

Day Boat - Sea Quest

Liveaboard Boat - Ocean Quest 

* Please note that the day boat transfers guests to the liveaboard boat.


4 Day Budget PADI Open Water Dive Course - Dayboats only (no accom included)

The Budget option is designed for the traveler who is short of time and and on a tight budget. This option does not give the opportunity to stay overnight on the reef.

This course consists of 2 days pool and theory training (no meals included these two days). Days 3 and 4 are spent on the day boat to complete your Open Water Training dive. Over these two separate reef day trips you will get to do a total of 5 dives (4 training dives and 1 fun dive) and lunch is included on board the boat.

4 Day PADI Open Water Dive Course - Liveaboard (1 night)

The 4 day Liveaboard option is designed for the traveller who is short of time and wants to learn to dive in 4 days and get the opportunity to spend the night on the reef.

This course consists of 2 days pool and theory training (no accom or meals included these two days). Days 3 and 4 are spent onboard the liveaboard vessell to complete your Open Water Training dives. Meals and accom are included whilst onboard. You will get to do a total of 5 dives (4 training dives and 1 fun dive).

5 Day PADI Open Water Dive Course - Liveaboard (2 nights)

The 5 Day Liveaboard option is by far the most popular learn to dive option. Not only are you certified as a PADI Open Water Diver, but you also get FIVE additional 'Fun Dives', including a guided night dive!

This course consists of 2 days pool and theory training (no accom or meals included these two days). Days 3,4 and 5 are spent onboard the liveaboard vessell to complete your Open Water Training dives. Meals and accom are included whilst onboard. You will get to do a total of 9 dives (4 training dives and 5 fun dives including a night dive).

6 Day PADI Open Water and Advanced Dive Course - Liveaboard (3 nights)

The 6 day Liveaboard option is designed for those wishing to get the maximum amount of diving and gain advanced diving skills.

This course consists of 2 days pool and theory training (no accom or meals included these two days). Days 3,4,5 and 6 are spent onboard the liveaboard vessell to complete your Open Water and Advanced Training dives. Meals and accom are included whilst onboard. You will get to do a total of 13 dives (4 Open Water training dive, 5 Advanced training dives, 4 fun dives including 2 night dives).


If you already have a PADI Open Water Dive Certification - you can enhance your skills and knowledge by completeting a 2 Days/1 Night PADI Advanced Dive Course.

If you already have your Advanced Dive Certification - you can enhance your skills and knowledge by completing a 4 Day PADI Rescue DIver Course.

 

PADI Advanced Dive Course - Liveaboard (commence daily)

Our PADI Advanced Course increases you dive skills and knowledge and includes 5 training dives and 2 fun dives (total of 7 dives) onbaord during your 2 days/1 night trip. No Classroom or exams necessary! Meals and accom whilst onboard are included.  

You also have the option to do this to over a 3 day/2 night trip.  Includes 5 training dives and 6 fun dives (total of 11 dives).

 

4 Day PADI Rescue Diver Course with EFR - Liveaboard (course start every Thursday)


Up to this point your diver training has focused on preventing problems and handling problems you might experience yourself. The next stage is broadening your perspective and considering the needs of other divers - that's what the PADI Rescue Diver course is all about.

As a PADI Rescue Diver you'll learn to prevent and manage problems, sharpen your observation skills and help others avoid problems. The PADI Rescue Diver course is divided into three sections: Knowledge development, Skill development and Practical application.

This course consists of 2 days pool and theory - the PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) course will commence on day one of your itinerary (no meals or accom are included these first two days). Days 3 and 4 are spent onboard the liveaboard vessell where you will complete a total of 5 dives. Meals and accom whilst onboard are included.  

You also have the option to upgrade your reef trip to 3 days/2 nights - please enquire for price.

 

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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General Terms and Conditions & Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy
Refunds subject to a 20% service fee on all cancellations 48 hours or more prior to reserved travel date.
100% cancellation fee within 48 hours prior to reserved travel date without notice; including factors beyond your/our control i.e. medical problems, airline delays bad weather, etc. - "Competition and Consumer Act 2010". Travel insurance highly recommended. Deep Sea Divers Den reserves the right to change vessel, dive locations and prices without notice.

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