Budget Dive Lessons

Genuine PADI Open Water Course

Budget PADI Dive Lessons from $149

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular dive lesson. Unlike most of the other learn-to-dive budget courses and coupon deals in Sydney, this is a Genuine PADI Open Water Diver certification. This course is designed for people who are very confident in the ocean, physically fit, with good conversational English language. The course has a maximum of eight students per dive instructor. Dive lessons run on Sunday-Monday-Tuesday; or Sunday-Saturday-Sunday; or Sunday-Wednesday-Thursday.

Inclusions

After you complete this course you will be a certified PADI Open Water Diver.

  • PADI 5-Star Open Water Certification
  • Price includes the hire of all the necessary equipment for the course
  • All required gear is supplied during the course (there are no catches - you won't be required to buy any additional gear for the course)
  • Three-day lessons (theory, confined water training, and 4 ocean dives)
  • Course days are Sunday-Monday-Tuesday; or Sunday-Saturday-Sunday; or Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Maximum of 8 students per PADI Dive Instructor.
  • Free photo for your scuba certification card.
  • PADI offline PDF manual, online eBook, logbook, digital RDP
  • Special conditions apply to the Budget Course. Please read the contents of the Conditions tab carefully.

Conditions

To become a scuba diver, you need to be comfortable in the water and have basic swimming skills. Your instructor will have you do a 200-metre swim and a ten-minute float to determine if you have basic swimming abilities. You should also be in good overall general health, particularly your respiratory and circulatory systems. 

All aspects of this course are conducted in English and if you have any language difficulties, you should consider the Standard or Premium course.

Because of the special price of this course, the following conditions apply:

  • Phone Bookings $25 premium
  • No refund under any circumstances, including cancellation
  • Courses can be transferred to another date with at least 7 days' notice, subject to availability and including a $125 surcharge. There are no transfers permitted within 7 days of the course (less than 7 days' notice will result in total loss of the course payment)
  • Participants must be on time for each component of the course, with all home study completed (taking 6-8 hours) or they will be required to transfer to another date with a $125 surcharge.
  • Must be able to swim 200m and tread water for ten minutes.
  • Participants are required to sign a waiver prior to beginning the water component of the course.
  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult to sign the required paperwork.
  • All training material and training is in English, so a good comprehension of English is necessary.

For safety, all students complete a brief  Medical Questionnaire that asks about medical conditions that could be a problem while diving. If none of these applies, you sign the form and you're ready to start. If any of these apply to you, as a safety precaution your physician must assess the condition as it relates to diving and sign a medical form that confirms that you're fit to dive. 

  • Dive medical in accordance with Australian Standard AS 4005-1 (1992). 
  • Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving, for example: heart disease, asthma, epilepsy or diabetes. If you are unsure of a particular medical condition, please check with us prior to reservation. 
  • The minimum age to start this course is 15 years. For those aged 12 to 15 we recommend our Standard Open Water Course.
Please note:
You must wait 18 hours after diving before flying so you cannot fly until 9am the day after the dive course ends.

Participants must be on time for each component of the dive course, with all home study completed or they will be required to transfer to another date with a $125 surcharge.

 

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  Start Date Course Type   Price    
21 Apr 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Sun 21 Apr 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
ow day 1
Sat 27 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 2
Sun 28 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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21 Apr 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

Throry
Sun 21 Apr 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Mon 22 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Tue 23 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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28 Apr 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Sun 28 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 1
Sat 04 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 2
Sun 05 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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28 Apr 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

Throry
Sun 28 Apr 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Mon 29 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Tue 30 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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28 Apr 2019 Budget - Sun, Wed, Thur AU$ 199.00

Theory
Sun 28 Apr 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
In-water Day 1
Wed 01 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
In-Water Day 2
Thu 02 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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05 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Sun 05 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
ow day 1
Sat 11 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 2
Sun 12 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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05 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

Throry
Sun 05 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Mon 06 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Tue 07 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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05 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Wed, Thur AU$ 199.00

Theory
Sun 05 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
In-water Day 1
Wed 08 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
In-Water Day 2
Thu 09 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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12 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Sun 12 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
ow day 1
Sat 18 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 2
Sun 19 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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12 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

Throry
Sun 12 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Mon 13 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Tue 14 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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12 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Wed, Thur AU$ 199.00

Theory
Sun 12 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
In-water Day 1
Wed 15 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
In-Water Day 2
Thu 16 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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19 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Sun 19 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
ow day 1
Sat 25 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 2
Sun 26 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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19 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

Throry
Sun 19 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Mon 20 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Tue 21 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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19 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Wed, Thur AU$ 199.00

Theory
Sun 19 May 2019
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
In-water Day 1
Wed 22 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
In-Water Day 2
Thu 23 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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26 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Sun 26 May 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
ow day 1
Sat 01 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 2
Sun 02 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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26 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

Throry
Sun 26 May 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 20 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Mon 27 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Tue 28 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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26 May 2019 Budget - Sun, Wed, Thur AU$ 199.00

Theory
Sun 26 May 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Wed 29 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-Water Day 2
Thu 30 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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02 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM
ow day 1
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM
ow day 2
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM

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02 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

In-water Day 1
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM
Ramsgate
Throry
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM
Ramsgate

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02 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Wed, Thur AU$ 199.00

Theory
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM
In-water Day 1
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM
In-Water Day 2
Fri 19 Apr 2019
08:47 PM

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09 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Sun 09 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
ow day 1
Sat 15 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 2
Sun 16 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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09 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

Throry
Sun 09 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 20 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Mon 10 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Tue 11 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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09 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Wed, Thur AU$ 199.00

Theory
Sun 09 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Wed 12 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-Water Day 2
Thu 13 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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16 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Sat, Sun AU$ 249.00

Theory
Sun 16 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
ow day 1
Sat 22 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
ow day 2
Sun 23 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes

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16 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Mon, Tues AU$ 149.00

Throry
Sun 16 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 20 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Mon 17 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 2
Tue 18 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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16 Jun 2019 Budget - Sun, Wed, Thur AU$ 199.00

Theory
Sun 16 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-water Day 1
Wed 19 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
In-Water Day 2
Thu 20 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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