Dive training for Open Water Scuba Diving


Learn to Scuba Diving

SCUBA Diving is great fun and can open the door to help you discover and explore the diverse underwater world.

Our courses are all designed so you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. Once you have completed your theory and pool sessions at our unique Rainforest Training Facility you will get to experience the Great Barrier Reef as you complete your open water training dives. Once certified your SSI certification is recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.

The SSI Open Water Course will cover the following topics:

  • Your body and the aquatic environment
  • Using your diving equipment
  • Breathing gas and effects on your body
  • The value of a dive buddy and executing your dives
  • The ocean and opportunities to dive
  • Your Scuba Diving Experience and Beyond

A Range of courses are available to suit any age and schedule:

Private “Boutique” Open Water Course - $1100/pp

Open Water Course – 3 or 4 Day Home Study or Online Training Option - $850.00/pp

Intro to Cert Offer –2- 3 days - $595.00/pp

Junior Open Water Course – 4 days - $850.00/pp

The Referral Program – 2 days - $600.00/pp

Scuba Ranger Course - $375.00/pp

Speciality Courses - $250.00 per Speciality or 4 for $900.00

Re-breather Poseidon Mk IV ECCR - $1200/pp


List of Specialities and Objectives:

Boat Diving: How to chose the right boat for your diving needs, familiarize you with boat terminology, regulations, safety and fun diving from boats.

Navigation: Knowledge about the compass, natural navigation, compass courses, improving your general sense of direction giving you confidence and enhancing your diving experiences

Search and Recovery: Be able to plan recovery operations, what equipment is needed, use different search patterns to find small to large objects and how to lift them to the surface.

Night/Limited visibility: Learn about additional equipment and safety procedures needed for night or limited visibility diving.

Deep Diving: Gain knowledge and experience on procedures of deep diving. Witness the effects of diving to deeper depths, such as pressure change, colour absorption, nitrogen narcosis, air consumption and plan deep dives. 4 Dives required.

Rebreather MKVI: Become more like the marine life with no bubbles. You will familiar with your equipment, learn how to maintain and take care of your life support unit, how to dive with the MK VI.

Enriched Air Nitrox: If your interested in longer bottom times and shorter surfaces interval, than EAN32 is for you. In Nitrox you learn how to blend the gasses of oxygen and nitrogen to a different mix than in air dives. This course is a prerequisite for re-breather Poseidon MkIV.

Stress & Rescueis a great course to gain life saving skills while enhancing diving skills. Most people find it the most valuable course they have take in diving career. It is designed gain invaluable knowledge in areas of recognizing signs and symptom of diving accidents. This course takes 4 to 5 days. You must have a first aid certificate in completion of this course the fifth day would be first aid if you don’t already have it.

Stress and Rescue Serious Fun