PADI diving course on the Great Barrier Reef

First, if you are short on time and don’t want to do a five-day course but still want the liveaboard experience, this four-day course Great Barrier Reef PADI diving course is the perfect option for you.

Instead of classroom theory, this is completed online eLearning in your own time before arriving in Cairns, leaving only one compulsory practical training day at our PADI Dive Centre.

The ocean training dives will take place during our three-day, two-night liveaboard to the Great Barrier Reef.

The Great Barrier Reef is the perfect place to learn to dive with its warm waters and great visibility.

Your four-day course consists of the following:

  • We will send you login instructions to the online PADI eLearning Open Water Course theory portion after booking.  You must complete all modules and quizzes before you can start your practical training in Cairns.
  • Spend one day of practical training at the Pro Dive Cairns Training Centre.
  • Spend three days and two nights on an Outer Great Barrier Reef liveaboard trip.

You will complete your practical training at the Pro Dive Cairns Training Centre.  After your day at the training centre, it’s time to head out to The Great Barrier Reef for a three-day, two-night liveaboard adventure to become a certified diver!

How many dives will I do?

You will have the opportunity to complete up to nine dives, with the first four being your training dives.

Finish your training dives successfully, and you will obtain your PADI Open Water Certification.  Now you can enjoy five recreational dives, including a night dive guided by your instructor.

While you are onboard, visit many reefs, including Flynn, Thetford, Milln and Pellowe Reef.

A fantastic diversity of marine life, including giant clams, sea turtles, stingrays, reef sharks and spectacular coral formations.

Also, night diving will introduce a whole new dimension of nocturnal sea life.

This four-day eLearning PADI diving course offers a convenient, memorable and exciting way to become a certified diver on the magnificent world heritage Great Barrier Reef.

Finally, if you would like to do the theory online?  Then upgrade to the 5 days Learn to Dive course when booking.  This course includes the extra day in the classroom.




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