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Learn to Dive in Cairns

Get into the wonderful world of SCUBA diving around Cairns - home to Australia's beautiful Great Barrier Reef!

Whether you're just starting out or keen to get more advanced, our PADI recreational diving courses are perfect for you!

With small groups and personalised training, you'll gain the confidence and experience to make the most of the wonderful world under the sea.

All our diving courses are PADI courses, meaning you'll be carrying the world's most recognised SCUBA diving certification! 

Recreational divers in Cairns


Small Groups

You get personalised attention with small group training.

Recognised Worldwide

Take your PADI qualification anywhere!

At Your Pace

Enjoy each step of the way at a comfortable pace.

Flexible Schedule

Train around your schedule and other commitments.

Adaptable to You!

Learn the theory online then face to face reviews.

Discover or expand your world of diving with the following recreational diving courses:

Happy Open Water diving course in Cairns

1: PADI Open Water Diver Course

Your gateway to the underwater world!

Discover the captivating world beneath the waves with our PADI Open Water Diver course. Led by an experienced instructor, you will learn the essential skills and knowledge needed to explore the depths safely and confidently. Begin the journey to memories that last a lifetime today!

2: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Take underwater exploration to the next level!

Elevate your diving skills and broaden your horizons with PADI’s Advanced Open Water Diver Course. You’ll master advanced techniques and gain great experience in various specialties, some of your choosing. Completion of the Advanced Open Water Diver Course enables you to dive to 30m.

Happy Advanced Open Water diving course in Cairns
Rescue Diver Course in Cairns

3: PADI Rescue Diver Course

Expanding your situational awareness

Learn and practice the skills required to properly respond unexpected events on or in the water. This course gives you a greater level of confidence as you run through different rescue scenarios. We can organise a current First Aid certificate if you don’t have one.

4: PADI Master SCUBA Diver Course

Become accomplished!

Unlock the pinnacle of recreational diving with the Master SCUBA Diver Course. You’ll learn a variety of diving specialties of your choosing with a course that’s tailored to you. The adventure of a lifetime awaits!

(For those exploring the idea of working as a diver, the Divemaster course is for you)

Master SCUBA Diver Course in Cairns

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PADI ReActivate

Been a while since your last dive adventure?

Refresh your SCUBA diving skills with our ReActivate program! You’ll update your diving knowledge, brushing up on what you remember well, and diving deeper on other areas according to your level of certification.


Become a diver

If you’re short on time to become an Open Water Diver, the SCUBA Diver Course is just for you. Learn the skills necessary to safely dive to 12m under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional.

Why Book With Us?

We’re different to the main stream providers in Cairns! Be comfortable in small groups at a pace that suits you!

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