4-day PADI Open Water Dive Course
Includes 3-night Great Barrier Reef dive trip
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This trip is aboard Sea-esta, a 65 foot Mono Hull with a maximum of 10 divers and a Dive Staff of 3. It is for 5 days, 4 nights, and allows 11 dives, plus 1 night dive.
Departure is from Breakwater Marina, Townsville at 7:30 AM, return time 6:00 PM.
This dive course is unique, as it combines a PADI openwater dive certification course with a 3-night live aboard dive trip that visits both the Great Barrier Reef and the Yongala Wreck.
While taking this course you can make up to twelve dives; the four training dives that are a part of every dive course, plus up to 8 additional dives as a newly certified diver.
Prior to day 1 of the dive course you'll need to complete the free online portion of the through the PADI website. Day 1 of the course you'll be doing you’re a day of learing at the Adrenalin Dive campus in Townsville, then later that night you'll board the boat for your 3-night dive trip to the Great Barrier Reef and Yongala Wreck.
These 8 additional dives include dives on the Great Barrier Reef, plus a guided deep adventure dive on the spectacular Yongala Wreck.
To learn more about the dive trip offered in conjunction with this course click here.
This course is only offered one or two times a month, usually across the fisrt weekend of each month the upcoming 2017 start dates are: 04 Aug., 06 Oct, 03 Nov, 01 Dec, 29 Dec. Start dates for 2018 would be 02 Jan, 02 Feb, 02 Mar, and 06 Apr.
For a detailed trip itinerary, click here.
The Sea-esta is one of the veterans of the Great Barrrier Reef dive scene. She's definitely not the newest or fastest boat in the dive fleet. That said, she is a reasonably comfortable boat, and suited to her purpose of providing great liveaboard dive experiences at a very low price.
The boat takes up to 20 divers out to the reef, in an assortment of double, twin, and 4-share cabins. There are ample covered deck areas to keep you and your gear out of the sun, and a galley capable of keeping you well fed.
3-night liveaboard dive trip (with Snorkel price only)
all course materials (with Snorkel price only)
all dive gear (with Snorkel price only)
8 dives as a newly certified diver (with Snorkel price only)
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|lodging and meals not provided for first 2 days
|dive medical fee (not required if in good health)
About Adrenalin Dive
Adrenalin Dive has 20 years experience diving on the Yongala Wreck, and is staffed with locals that have a long history in the industry. The company is locally owned and operated.
The company originally operated day trips to the Yongala Wreck, and has grown to offer day trips and liveaboard trips to the Yongala Wreck and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as dive courses.