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Pro Dive Cairns - Learn to Dive

Pro Dive Cairns - Learn to Dive


3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard Dive Trip

Pro Dive Cairns offers a PADI 5 Day Learn to Scuba Dive Course, taking you from Cairns to the outer Great Barrier Reef. You'll spend the first 2 days in a classroom and learning to dive in a pool, then Pro Dive takes you on a 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard Dive Trip where you'll do 9 dives and spend the night on the reef.

Pro Dive Cairns has the best outer reef dive sites on 4 different locations. They'll visit different sites depending on visability and weather conditions so you will experience a good variety and quality of both coral and marine life.

Learn to Dive at Pro Dive's Centre PoolLearn to Dive in Pro Dive's Pool

DIVE COURSE

The first two days of your course are spent at their modern training centre learning the theory and practical skills of scuba diving. At the end of day 2 Pro Dive recommends the option of attending 'Reef Teach'. 'Reef Teach' is a fun and informative marine biology presentation that will greatly enhance your reef experience. (Additional cost)

The next 3 days and 2 nights are spent living on board one of their premium live aboard dive vessels. You'll have the opportunity to participate in 9 dives, your first 4 dives will complete your open water certification and then as certified diver you are able to undertake up to 5 more recreational or pleasure dives. One of these dives is a guided night dive!

Dive SiteOcean Learn to Dive

THE VESSELS

Pro Dive Cairns has 3 dive vessel, each vessel is 25 metres in length and offers 14 twin share and 2 double cabins, with private bathroom facilities for every 2 cabins. They have central air-conditioning and have 2 large decks, one for the snorkel and dive equipment and the other for relaxing and sunbathing.

INCLUSIONS:
  • 9 Dives (4 training dives and 5 pleasure dives – inc one night dive)
  • PADI Gold Open Water Certification
  • PADI Open Water manual
  • Dive Log Book
  • 2 Passport Photos
  • All dive & snorkelling equipment - includes dive computer, long leg wetsuits and dive torch.
  • Dive Insurance
  • Prescription lens mask (if required)
  • Accommodation transfers (Cairns city & northern beaches)
  • All accommodation, meals and bed linen (on board the boat)
NOT INCLUDED:
  • Accommodation is not included for the first 2 nights while you are learning to dive and are still in Cairns
  • Accommodation not included on the day you come back from the 3 Day / 2 Night dive trip [Day 5]

Galley on the VesselBunk Cabin

OPTIONAL EXTRAS
  • Compulsory Dive Medical AU$55.50 payable direct to the doctor on Day 1 of the dive course. Some medical conditions will prevent you from diving. Some of the more common conditions are Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy and heart or lung conditions. Pregnancy is also a contraindication to diving. Some other medical conditions may also be a problem. If you are unsure about any specific condition please contact us.
  • Digital Underwater Camera's are available for hire at a cost of $35 per dive.

TRIP PRICES [2013-2014]:

PADI 5 Day Learn To Dive Course Per Person
Dive Course + Trip $820

Extra Charge:
An additional fee of $60.00 per person is payable direct to Pro Dive. This fee consists of a $10.50 Government Environmental Management Charge, Port Departure Tax and administration charges. This charge is applicable to all passengers travelling on the 3 Day 2 Night Liveaboard Dive trip and all Dive Courses combining the 3 Day trip.

Courses Commence:
  • English: Daily except Sunday
  • German: Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Japanese: Thursdays

For those customers who speak languages other than those mentioned above we also have PADI textbooks available in a range of other European and Asian languages.

Prices are per person in Australian Dollars and are valid to 31 March 2014

Diving amongst the marine lifeExplore the coral

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Some medical conditions will prevent you from diving. Some of the more common conditions are Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy and heart or lung conditions. Pregnancy is also a contraindication to diving. Some other medical conditions may also be a problem. If you are unsure about any specific condition please contact us.
  • The minimum age to participate in this course is 12. There is no maximum age.
  • It is a course requirement that you be able to swim 200 metres and tread water/float for 10 minutes.

Flying After Diving: Pro Dive recommends that you do not fly for at least 24 hours after diving. This means that the earliest you should fly is 12 pm (midday) on the day after your dive course ends.