Learn to Dive


Minimum Age
14 years old.

Learner divers are required to complete a Medical declaration. Certain medical conditions and/or BMI may require a doctors medical (AS4005.1) prior to commencement of the course. This differs from most countries overseas. Forms and further information can be found here.PLEASE READ


Our internationally lauded personal dive programmes simply mean more focused training, customized scheduling, and no down time on your holiday waiting for others - result - better divers and more time on each ocean dive to explore the reef with your instructor.

Get your PADI open water scuba certification. If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle, and with the personal attention of one of our experienced instructor team, you're assured of a remarkable experience on the Great Barrier Reef, at a relaxed, enjoyable pace.

The choice is yours - select from our personalised four day private programme (theory, pool, and two days of ocean dives), or complete your theory study on-line before you arrive and complete your course in just 2½ days on the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

We also accept referals from other dive centres and also other agencies including BSAC, CMAS, SSI, SDI and NAUI and you can finish your diver training with us.

Finally, short on time - you can complete a PADI Scuba Diver course in just 2 days, this allows you to dive, but under the supervision of a dive guide or instructor - it can be upgraded to full openwater in just 2 days at a later date.

Just select your option from the menu to the left, or contact us for assistance. We welcome your questions.


  • The most experienced Instructor team
  • Your own private Instructor just for you
  • Unmatched five hours AT the Reef daily
  • 3 Different dive sites daily
  • Diving Agincourt & Ribbon reefs
  • Exclusive GOLD certification cards
  • Best dive sites and plenty of them
  • Latest dive equipment - New 6 monthly
  • Customer Service like no other
  • Fully inclusive prices

  • Your...
  • PADI 5 Star Dive Centre
  • IANTD Rated Dive Centre
  • DSAT TecRec Tec Centre
  • EFR Training Centre
  • ...in Port Douglas, Queensland.


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    Located at Craiglie, Port Douglas
    Departing Reef Marina
    PO Box 81, Port Douglas
    Queensland 4877