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Learn To Dive - Pro Dive Cairns 5 Day

Pro Dive diver training
Pro Dive diver training
Pro Dive pool training
Since 1983 Pro Dive Cairns has developed and maintained an international reputation as the premier dive company in Cairns. Their modern purpose built diver training centre provides some of the best facilities available. They have 16 spectacular dive sites over 4 different reefs and provide one of the best outer reef liveaboard experiences from Cairns. This company is committed to the idea that, regardless of level, any diving activity taken with Pro Dive should be safe and enjoyable.


The first 2 days of your 5 day course are spent learning the theory and underwater skills of diving. Days 3, 4 & 5 are spent onboard one of Pro Dive's 3 fully equipped, purpose built multi-million dollar dive vessels. The vessels carry only 32 passengers and the itinerary allows for a total of up to 9 dives in total - the first 4 dives are your training dives, which are followed by 5 pleasure dives (weather permitting). Cabins onboard are ALL TWIN SHARE (2 x single bunk beds) or DOUBLE (1 x double bed). Courses commence 6 times per week and can be done in English, German or Japanese.

You will find that this is one of the more expensive courses out from Cairns however this is because they incorporate all costs in the one price - there are no hidden extras. We do strongly recommend that you pre-book this course as it is one of the most popular learn to dive options. Another added bonus is that the course is fully refundable up until the end of the first day of the course. This means that you have right up until the end of the first day to cancel for any reason - which is very reassuring.

Pro Dive diver training Courses commence

  • English courses commence every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday (everyday except Sunday) all year round
  • German courses are available every Tuesday & Friday
  • Japanese courses are available every Thursday

Itinerary

Please Note: Pick up times will vary depending on accommodation location. Please bring your swim wear, towel, cash for lunch and dive medical (if required) - Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving. You will be required to obtain a dive medical certificate prior to starting the course if you answer 'yes' to any of the questions on the medical declaration, this must be valid within 90 days of starting the course.

  • Day 1: Academic and Pool Training
    • 08:00 Complimentary Hotel transfer service available from accommodation in Cairns and Northern Beaches up to Palm Cove
    • 08:30 Registration at Pro Dive Training Centre, 116 Spence Street, Cairns
    • 08:45 Academic Training in the classroom
    • 12:30 Lunch break (Lunch not Included)
    • 13:30 Pool training
    • 17:30 Complimentary Hotel Transfer service available

  • Day 2: Academic and Pool Training
    • 07:30 Complimentary hotel transfer service available
    • 08:30 Pool training
    • 12:30 Equipment preparation for reef trip at dive shop
    • 13:00 Lunch break (lunch not included)
    • 14:00 Academic training in the classroom and final exam
    • 17:45 Complimentary hotel transfer service available or Transfer to the Mainstreet Arcade, 85 Lake Street for Reef Teach Marine Biology presentation (optional). * Please note transfer not available after Reef Teach

    Diving the Outer Great Barrier Reef

  • Day 3: Diving the Outer Great Barrier Reef
    • 05:45 Complimentary hotel transfer service available
    • 06:15 Check-in at dive shop, corner of Sheilds & Grafton Streets,Cairns
    • 07:00 Depart Cairns for 3days 2nights of fantastic diving on the Great Barrier Reef
    • 11:30 Your first training dive in the ocean before lunch and second dive after lunch. You will also have time for snorkelling

  • Day 4: More Great Diving
    • 06:30 Third Training Dive before Breakfast. This will be the deepest training dive for your certification
    • 10:30 The last Training Dive for your PADI Open Water Certification Course. Now You are a Certified Diver!!!
    • 14:30 Your first pleasure dive as a certified diver
    • 19:00 A guided night dive after dinner. Another great experience!

  • Day 5: More Diving and Return to Cairns
    • 06:00 Three more pleasure dives before lunch
    • 15:30 Return to Cairns
    • 16:30 Complimentary Hotel Transfer service available
    • 19:30 Meet again for a farewell dinner

Outer Great Barrier Reef Scuba Diving Inclusions

  • 2 x passport photos needed for certification
  • All stationary requirements needed for classroom activities.
  • PADI Gold Open Water Certificate
  • Accommodation transfers daily (city and Northern Beaches)
  • Dive Insurance
  • All dive equipment (use of prescription mask if necessary)
  • PADI Open Water Manual
  • 2 nights accommodation on board vessel
  • All meals whilst on board
  • Bed linen - (no towel included)
  • Log Book

Pool trainingRequirements

  • Ability to swim
  • Minimum age is 12 years. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by parent or adult over the age of 18 years.
  • Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving. You will be required to obtain a dive medical certificate prior to starting the course if you answer 'yes' to any of the questions on the medical declaration, this must be valid within 90 days of starting the course.
Learn To Dive Package

Enquire about our Cairns Ultimate Learn to Dive Package. Package includes 4 nights accommodation and prices start from $1140 per person twin share.

To make a secure booking click on the "Book Now" link below to be transferred to the Pro Dive Cairns secure booking system.

Cost

Description (Price per person)2018/2019*2019/2020*
5 Day Learn To Dive$940.00$960.00
Extra Charge**$80.00$80.00
Total price$1,020.00$1,040.00

* Prices valid from 01 April to 31 March

** Extra Charge: This additional fee includes a Government Environmental Management Charge as well as Port Departure Tax and administration costs.

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