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PADI Open Water Course

  • Get PADI certified with this 3-day intensive dive course on the Gold Coast

  • Enjoy extensive training in both swimming pool and an open water setting

  • Complete your PADI certification and use it anywhere on the planet

PADI Open Water Course
From USD 289.57
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PADI Open Water Course
From USD 289.57

Learn to dive during this three-day PADI course on the scenic Gold Coast. After a convenient hotel pickup, begin with academic and pool training before moving to open-water diving with a professional instructor-guide. Receive intensive instruction during three days of multi-hour training sessions and finish with a PADI certification, valid anywhere in up to 59 feet (18 meters) of water.

What to Expect

PADI Open Water Course

PADI open water course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to safely visit the underwater world. You’ll have fun as your instructor prepares you for the excitement of entry level diving activities in your local area.

The PADI Open Water Course is divided into three segments.

Academic training – Gives you the basic principles and knowledge you need for safe and enjoyable diving.
Confined pool training – Will teach you the basic skills of diving.
Open Water training – Allows you to demonstrate your skills and practice them in a typical diving environment.


12 years of age or older
Completion of a diving medical statement


Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the PADI Open Water Certification card enabling you to dive anywhere throughout the world to depth down to a maximum of 18 metres, hire equipment from dive stores, with the certification valid for life.

Reviews (28)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Highly recommended

The instructors (Tomo and Vinny 1st day, Vinny 2nd & 3rd day) were very friendly, positive, patient, knowledgeable, and encouraging. I was sooooo glad to have chosen this company and gotten these instructors. I would recommend that students study the material a week or two...More

Thank Deb B
Queensland S, Manager at Queensland Scuba Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your experience with us deb and congratulations again on completing your PADI Open Water Course we hope to see you in the water again!

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile
Best diving center ever!!

We visited the Queensland scuba diving in September, the coach Max gave us a very unforgettable Open Water course. He is a hilarious and patient guy who teach us with an easy understanding and funny way. The staffs are easygoing and talkative, you won't feel...More

Thank KaiHoN1
Queensland S, Manager at Queensland Scuba Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Kai thanks heaps for your feedback we love hearing about your experience, we are glad you had a great time and will be back for the advanced course! Looking forward to seeing you again, cheers!

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Thanks to jack west im am now certified as an OW diver and doing internship specical mention to can the rescue diver on the rescue during my OW dive thanks guys

Thank Jadyn F
Queensland S, Manager at Queensland Scuba Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Good work Jadyn you did great! Thank you for your feedback means a lot! Cheers. :)

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Awesome Course, great instructor Max :-)

Great course, Max was an excellent instructor thanks Max. loads of fun with other class participants Kirby, Matt and Vincent. Will be back to do another dive soon as a certified diver...YAH!

2  Thank Julie K
Queensland S, Manager at Queensland Scuba Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Julie we value your feedback and are so happy you had a great time with your course, looking forward to seeing you underwater!!!

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Proper Good Open Water Course

I had a great time doing the course. Max was a great instructor and made the experience very enjoyable. I would recommend anyone wanting to get certified as a scuba diver to do it here.

2  Thank santiago r
Queensland S, Manager at Queensland Scuba Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for that Santiago we appreciate and value your feedback, hope to see you in the water again!

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