Gold Coast Open Water Scuba Diving Course

Gold Coast Open Water Scuba Diving Course

  • from $495.00 AUD
  • Session Length: This course takes 3 - 4 days 8am - 4pm each day depending on whether home study is completed prior to start date.
    Home study can be completed online!!
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Code: #351A2141

Get your ticket to a life time of adventure!

Get the most out of your open water course with Snorkel Safari Gold Coast!!

With snorkel safari your course includes:

All books, theory and certification costs
Small class size max 4 students to ensure you get personalized training and maximum dive time
4 BOAT DIVES at the Cook Island Marine Reserve No Dives are done in the river!
ALL training done in the latest model scuba equipment, including dive computers and integrated weights, no uncomfortable outdated gear!!
International certification recognised anywhere in the world to dive to 18 Meters, which is live online once you complete your course!
Guaranteed to see amazing fish life including turtles!
And most of all FUN is guaranteed!!

During the open water course we will teach you the correct way to dive!
Using the diver Diamond training methodology we will teach you with the correct and most up to date information which gives you the KNOWLEDGE to dive, you will learn the specific SKILLS and techniques needed for diving, combine that with proper fitting comfortable EQUIPMENT and this will give you the EXPERIENCE you need to be a confident and comfortable DIVER!!

This course takes 3 4 days depending on if you have your home study component completed before you start the course. The home study can be completed ONLINE as well!
There is 3 main parts of this course; the first is the theory session which takes half a day in the classroom where you go over the theory and principles behind scuba diving including the equipment you will be using. Once this is complete we take you to the pool which lasts for about 3-4 hours and this is where you get to experience your first breath under water then we go through all the skills required to dive so you can become comfortable and confident with them before we move onto the open water sessions!!
During your 4 open water dives out at Cook Island we will go over the skills you learnt in the pool to make sure you are confident in doing them in the open water, then we do the fun part we dive!! Checking out all the cool amazing marine life that is out there while swimming around perfecting all your skills as your diving!


Included In Price

We supply everything during the course!
- training materials
- hire gear
- pool and certification fees
- 4 boat dives out at Cook Island Marine reserve
-Internationaly recognised certification

We do recommend purchasing your own mask, snorkel and fins for hygiene purposes.

Participant Guidelines

Must be in good mental and physical health.
Prepare for sea sickness if it affects you, visit your chemist prior to your trip. We recommend Travelcalm originals or Kwells. Don't let sea sickness ruin your experience - be prepared. If you have a history of car sickness you may be affected by sea sickness. The boat works on Queensland time, no refund for those who miss the boat. Suitable only for those over 12 years.
This is not suitable for people with some medical issues there is a Medical Waiver which must be filled out before participation in this activity, if you don't pass the medical waiver you must go see a doctor if you wish to continue.
Some things that are an issue but not limited to are asthma, epilepsy, heart conditions.

There is no refund for those who cannot complete the dive due to: sea sickness, cannot equalise their ears or just can't do the dive due to other circumstances that are not the fault of Snorkel Safari Gold Coast

Price Valid For

Per Person must be (12yrs and older)

Booking Notes

Transport from the shop is provided for the course activities but if you require transport to the shop is available all over the Gold Coast and down to Kingscliff! Fee's Apply

Departure Time

Time will be advised once booking is made!!

Numbers on the day

Maximum of 4 per course

Weather Exceptions

If the weather is bad or the sea is too rough the trip will be cancelled and you will be re-scheduled to a better day, if we cannot get you out due to bad weather and your limited for time then we will finish your course off at an alternate location!


3-10 Rivendell Drive, Tweed Heads South, South Tweed Heads N.S.W 2486

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