Scuba diving is the ultimate adventure and the best way to explore the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, with two options available for Learn to Dive Port Douglas PADI Open Water Certification course. The course is over four days, with the theory component held in the Port Douglas Dive Centre classroom, day 2 in the pool and days 3 and 4 on the Great Barrier Reef!
The first two days of the course are at the diver training centre, where you will learn dive theory in the classroom and the necessary skills of scuba diving in the pool.
Days three and four are on the Great Barrier Reef aboard a modern dive catamaran, during which you will complete four training dives under the direct supervision of your instructor.
At the end of Day 4, you will be a PADI Open Water Diver! You will potentially have the opportunity to do two additional pleasure dives as a certified diver.
A minimum of 48 hours' notice is required to re-schedule or alter all or part of a reservation.
Cancellation fees are as follows:
20% cancellation fee 30 days or more prior to departure
50% cancellation fee if within 30 days prior to departure
100% cancellation fee within 14 days prior to departure
There will be no refund of any part of your tour costs should you fail to arrive at a scheduled tour departure time. Tour departures may not be delayed due to passenger circumstances - including events beyond your control, medical problems, airline delays, weather etc.
All passengers are strongly advised to purchase comprehensive travel insurance that includes trip cancellation insurance, evacuation and medical cover. Please read the wording of your insurance policy carefully and ensure it covers you for all potential activities
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