open water

The Open Water diver course is really where it all starts! We offer this course in both English and Chinese. These courses are personal, individualised and at a maximum class size of two (2) you just have to get all of our attention!

The course is flexible and can start at any time to suit your timetable.


  • 12 years of age or older
  • Able to swim and be comfortable in the water
  • Hold a medical certificate confirming fitness to dive

the open water course includes:

fnq dive open water diving in a freshwater lake

One morning diving in a freshwater lake (2 dives) then visiting a platypus park – virtually guaranteed to see platypus in the wild.

fnq dive open water diving

Fishing for barramundi there is an optional extra but you are almost guaranteed to catch one!

fnq dive open water diving at the great barrier reef for one full day

One full day at the Great Barrier Reef completing three dives.

fnq dive open water diving morning or evening theory and pool work

One morning or evening covering remaining theory and pool work.

The course also includes

  • PADI Open Water manual, log book and DVD
  • The final dive will count towards your Adventure or Advanced Open Water course

Course Fee

A$750.00 (Includes boat fee and all applicable texts and materials)