Great Barrier Reef 5 day scuba diving course

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ProDive Cairns

Learn to scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef with this 5 Day PADI Open Water diving course in Cairns. Includes 2 FREE NIGHTS at Cairns Central YHA.

Learn to scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef with this 5 Day PADI Open Water diving course in Cairns. 

Your 5 day course consists of 2 days of theory and pool training, followed by 3 days and 2 nights on the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Stay on board your premium liveaboard dive boat with all meals and equipment provided. 

What better place to learn to scuba dive than on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef? Enjoy 9 ocean dives at varying locations on the reef where you'll discover the amazing underwater world and marine life. 

What to bring:

Day 1 & 2 - Swimming clothes, towel, sunscreen, money for lunch and dive medical (if required). 

Days 3, 4 & 5 - Overnight bag and toiletries, swimming clothes, towel, sunscreen and hat. 

Please note: Some divers may require a medical certificate (AS 4005.1) if certain medical conditions exist (eg, asthma, pregnant, recent heart surgery, epilepsy etc.). For more information please download the Student Dive Medical Declaration Form (PDF).


  • 2 FREE NIGHTS at Cairns Central YHA
  • 5 day/ 2 night scuba diving course
  • PADI Open Water Dive Certification
  • PADI Open Water manual (available in a variety of languages)
  • All diving and snorkelling equipment (prescription masks if required)
  • 2 nights accommodation on board the dive boat including all meals and linen
  • Free luggage storage
  • Dive insurance
  • Dive log book
  • 2 passport photos (required for certification)
  • Transfers from Cairns city accommodation
Daily at 8:30am except Sunday German courses commence Tuesdays & Fridays at 8:30am Japanese courses commence Thursdays at 8:30am


From 01/04/2019 until 31/03/2020
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Great Barrier Reef 5 Day Scuba Diving Course (incl. accommodation) 4 $990

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This package does not include costs associated with gaining a dive medical certificate. 

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