PADI 4 Day Learn to Scuba Dive Course

If you don't have the time to do a 5 day course or would prefer a land based Learn to Dive course then this course is the ideal option for you.

Please note: this option is a joint operation between Pro Dive Cairns and TUSA dive (a separate company) and the course is not entirely operated by Pro Dive Cairns.

Day 1 and 2 are spent at our modern, purpose built training centre learning the theory and underwater skills of diving.

Days 3 and 4 are spent on one of TUSA Dives fast and modern day boats where you'll complete the 4 training dives required for your PADI Open Water certification. You'll return to your accommodation in Cairns each evening.

NOTE – This program is a product of joint operations of two different companies, therefore you will be working with different instructors throughout the course and will be with a different group of people for the Ocean training portion of the course. TUSA dive is a separate company to Pro Dive Cairns


Courses Commence

  • Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (English Only)

Course Schedule

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Inclusions - On Land

  • 2 x passport photos needed for certification
  • All stationary requirements.
  • PADI Open Water Certificate
  • Accommodation transfers daily (city and Northern Beaches)
  • All dive equipment
  • Prescription mask (if required)
  • PADI Open Water Manual.

Inclusions - At Sea

  • 2 Days of diving (6 dives - 4 training dives and 2 guided experience dives) on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Buffet lunch and snacks
  • All dive equipment (including Dive Computer)
  • Prescription mask (if required)
  • Log Book


Important Information For Learn to Dive Course Participants

Prior to commencing your Learn to Dive Course you are required to complete the self-assessment Entry Level Student Dive Medical Declaration. A positive response to any question means that there is a pre-existing condition that may affect your safety while diving and you must consult a medical practitioner preferably with experience in diving medicine to obtain a dive medical certificate that states that you are fit to undertake recreational diver training.

To avoid disappointment we suggest that you complete the Student Diver Medical Declaration and if necessary obtain a dive medical from a doctor prior to commencement. (Any costs associated in this process are payable direct to the doctor).

Important Note: Student Diver Medical Declaration and Dive Medical (if required) must be completed within 90 days of commencement of your learn to dive course.

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Taxes and Charges: An additional fee of $20.00 person is payable direct to Pro Dive Cairns. This charge includes a $12.00 Government Environmental Management Charge as well as a Port Departure Tax and administration costs.

Important Information

  • The minimum age to learn to dive in Queensland is 12. There is no maximum age.

  • It is a dive course requirement that you be able to swim 200 metres or snorkel 300 metres and tread water/float for 10 minutes.

  • We recommend that you do not fly within 24 hours of diving. This means that the earliest you should fly is 2:30pm on the day after your dive course concludes

Cancellation and Refund Policy

You can cancel your Learn to Dive course for any reason at any time up to the end of Day 1 of the course and receive a full refund of all money paid to Pro Dive Cairns. There is no refund for any reason after this time. If you have booked through a travel agent cancellation fees may apply. 

4 Day Learn to Dive Course$780.00
Extra Charge**$20.00
Total price$800.00


* 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.

Rates are per person and in Australian Dollars (Currency Converter).


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