Learn To Dive - Sydney

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 Location - Sydney Manly 
PADI Open Water Certificate

Book Online:  from $397 pp



Learn To Dive
Sydney's most experienced diving operator!

PRO DIVE's  PADI Openwater Course

Duration: 3 Days

No Ocean Dives: 4  Dives

When you join a PRO DIVE Openwater Scuba Diving Course you will be trained to dive to a depth of 18 meters and your Diver Certification is recognised world wide.

Here are the minimum requirements to join this beginner scuba diving course.

  • You will be required to undertake a simple medical examination - not included
  • You need to be able to swim 200 meters without swim aids or swim 300 meters with mask, fins and snorkel
  • You will need to be 12 yrs and over. Students 12 - 14yrs are trained to scuba dive to a depth of 15 meters and receive  Junior Openwater Scuba Diver qualification.
  • All students under the age of 18yrs are required to provide written consent from a parent or guardian.

Part Time  - Course Timetable - Commence Every Monday

MON 6.30 pm - 9.30pm Complete theory and Gear Sizing.
SAT 8.00am - 5.30pm Confined Water modules, completed in heated pool and Ocean Dives 1

8.00am - 5.30pm

Ocean Dives 2, 3 & 4 - complete certification paperwork

FREE mini bus pickup from the City to Manly

This course is completed in 3 days either part time or full time. Each day is made up of combination of practical and classroom sessions. Once finished you have completed the minimum training required to become a Worldwide Certified  Openwater Scuba Diver and have undertaken 4 ocean shore dives.

RECAP: Worldwide Diving Certification. 4 Shore Dives

Before the first day of your course you will be required to complete home study. We ask that you contact the Pro Dive Manly or City to organise pick up the Openwater Manual and loan DVD and to attend a pre-course orientation.


What else you need to know

  • You will need to complete and pass the Australian Standards Dive Medical A.S.4005.1 prior to the commencement of the course. Some Medical conditions can preclude you from diving and they include asthma, diabetis, high blood pressure, epilepsy and other chronic conditions.
  • All snorkel and scuba equipment will be provided
  • You need to bring sunscreen, swimmers and a towel
  • You will need to be able to swim 200 metres and tread water for 10 minutes
  • The minimum age is 12yrs and students under 18yrs of age will be required to provide signed parent or guardian consent.  Children 12 - 14yrs will attain Junior Openwater Diver Certification.
  • Before the Openwater course commences you will need to come into our Dive Centre  for a pre-course orientation  and to pick up your PADI Manual and loan DVD (refundable deposit held). You will need to make an appointment please allow 20 to 30 minutes.
  • You will be required to read all the chapters  in the manual, complete the knowledge review and quizzes at the end of each chapter as well as watch the DVD.  The DVD should be returned on the first day of the course and you will get back your deposit.


  • Theory Session
  • Practical - confined water modules completed in heated swimming pool
  • Practical - 4 Ocean training dives
  • 6 & 9 Dive options include  2 or 4 Dives from Pro Dive's boat Sea Life V plus 1 Night Dive 
  • All equipment provided 
  • PADI Kit - textbook, dive tables with instruction booklet, log book
  • PADI 5 star Gold certification 
  • PRO DIVE's professional instructor fees.


  • Dive medical in accordance with Australian Standard, A.S 4005-1 (1992)
  • Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving. For example: heart disease asthma, epilepsy or diabetes. If you are unsure of a particular medical condition, please check with us prior to reservation. Australian medical standards are different to those overseas. A medical obtained in another country will most likely NOT be valid in Australia.
  • The minimum age to start this course is 12 yrs. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or adult over the age of 18. Children between 12 - 14 years of age will qualify as Junior Open Water Divers.  They will be trained to dive to a depth of 12 metres and as a certified divers, their dive buddy must be a minimum certification level of Divemaster or their parent/guardian.
  • 2 passport photos 
  • Please note:
    Mask, fins and snorkel are included in the gear hire but is strongly recommended that you have your own snorkelling gear.  If you decide to make this purchase, it is recommended that you speak with your professional Dive Instructor before doing so.

    Learn To Dive - Cairns - Great Barrier Reef

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    PADI Open Water Certificate
    Location - Cairns 
    Courses start on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays

    Book Online:  from $480pp



    OPENWATER Open Water Course (PADI)

    Learn To Dive Course (PADI Open Water)

    Down Under Cruise & Dive is a multi-award winning PADI Diver Training Provider with over 20 years experience. With 50,000+ certifications under its belt, Down Under Dive provides world class instruction to students of all ages, offering the latest in equipment and teaching technology.

    4 Day Course
    Choose the 4 Day Open Water Course and youll spend 2 Days in the classroom in their purpose built training pool (the biggest in the southern hemisphere) learning theory and developing your skills. Then travel to their many exclusive outer reef locations aboard the luxurious Osprey V and spend 2 days and 4 dives completing your certificate and experiencing the beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

    What You Get

    FREE accommodation transfers in Cairns
    All dive and snorkel equipment
    2 days pool and theory
    2 days at the reef with buffet BBQ lunch (steak, sausages, fish, prawns and salads)
    PADI Open Water Manual & RDP Slate
    Passport Photos

    Extra Costs

    All reef taxes and levys $40 paid on board

    All students must have a valid Queensland Dive Medical, medicals are available on the first day of the course at a reduced cost of $44 dollars (payable direct to the doctor)

    Availability Information

    Courses start on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays Only