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PADI Open Water Course

PADI open water course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to safely visit the underwater world. You’ll have fun as your instructor prepares you for the excitement of entry level diving activities in your local area.

The PADI Open Water Course is divided into three segments.

Academic training – Gives you the basic principles and knowledge you need for safe and enjoyable diving.
Confined pool training – Will teach you the basic skills of diving.
Open Water training – Allows you to demonstrate your skills and practice them in a typical diving environment.


12 years of age or older
Completion of a diving medical statement


Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the PADI Open Water Certification card enabling you to dive anywhere throughout the world to depth down to a maximum of 18 metres, hire equipment from dive stores, with the certification valid for life.

Locations visited
Queensland Scuba Diving Company


Three days with approximately three hours per day.

Price & Inclusions 

Open Water Manual
Dive Logbook
Certification card
Wall certificate
Two shore dives
Two boat dives
Dive tables

Plus $75  (for books & registration) to pay direct to Qld Scuba Diving Company

  • All necessary equipment included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Qualified and professional pilot
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fantastic experience with a great company and people.

Doing my PADI Open Water Course here was the best decision I could have made. From the start, booking in dates that suited me was super easy - Mark was a great help. Following that was three days of scuba diving training and instruction from...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago
PADI Open water course - great experience!

Our instructors Vinnie and Jack were legends, always encouraging and making sure we were all comfortable and confident in the water. Great three days, awesome diving spot with marine life and good combination of theory and practice. Could not recommend higher! Thanks qld scuba diving!

2  Thank Bronte J
Reviewed 11 July 2018
PADI Open Water Course

Very stoked on doing the PADI course with QLD Scuba. My instructor Vini was very knowledgeable and let me progress at my own pace. All other staff were friendly and made everyone enjoyed their dive or swim.

1  Thank cmason111
Reviewed 3 July 2018
Best Experience and a Great Team of People!

After dreaming of scuba diving for many years, I finally found the time and the place to give it a go - I enrolled myself onto the PADI Open Water course. My first day, there were 3 of us on the course. Hitting the water...More

2  Thank connorwilkinson14
Reviewed 26 May 2018

I couldn't be more happy with my decision to get certified here instead of my other choice. The people were all so friendly and understanding. If you had a question or needed help they were right there to help. I never felt uncomfortable even when...More

1  Thank ckandoo7
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