- Dive Insurance
- All Dive equipment
- Double or twin share
- All meals included on liveaboard trips
- Free Wifi
becoming a certified padi divemaster
The PADI Divemaster Course is the first level of the PADI Professional rating. As a PADI Divemaster, you will hold the minimum rating for professional employment in the diving industry. Your qualification will allow you to supervise recreational diving activities (either boat or land-based), work as an instructional assistant on all PADI courses and is just one step away from a PADI Instructor rating.
Our 17-day course is a combination of theoretical classroom sessions along with practical application sessions, covering a variety of pool and open water PADI courses. Your course includes two, three-day liveaboard trips on board Pro Dive Cairns, where you will complete up to 20 dives (a mix of compulsory and recreational).
Please Note: some medical conditions may prevent you diving and you will be required to complete a waiver and medical statement prior to the trip. If you have recently/continue to suffer from an illness or condition that may affect your dive fitness, or currently taking any prescription medication, you will need to consult a doctor for a 'fit to dive' medical certificate.
- PADI rescue diver certifications or equivalent
- Dive medical
- Minimum age 18 years
- Minimum 40 logged dives (additional dives can be organised)
- Current senior first aid certification completed in the last 24 months
Please note, the below itinerary is a guide only, and the order of sites may change. The skipper will always adapt the plan to the prevailing weather, tides and currents.
- Clothing and swimwear
- Warm clothes for the evening
- 2 x towels (ocean/shower)
- Dive medical if required
(ask us if you are not sure)
- Sun hat
- Marine safe sunscreen & toiletries
- Certification card (certified divers)
- Seasickness medication
- Shoes are not necessary
- Alcoholic beverages if you would like a drink in the evening
- Sleeping bags
- Extra luggage (luggage can be stored securely at our retail shop)
Your safety and comfort is our number one priority. Please let our experienced instructors know if you are worried, stressed or not feeling well at any point
We recommend that you do not fly within 24 hours of diving. The earliest you should fly is 12 pm (midday) on the day after your course concludes
You can cancel your Divemaster course for any reason up to the end of day 1 (7pm) of the course and receive a full refund of all money paid to Pro Dive Cairns. There is no refund for any reason after this time. If you have booked through a travel agent cancellation fees may apply. We recommend that all customers have travel insurance.
I am a uni student on exchange in Australia and diving the Great Barrier Reef was a must do for me while here. Pro Dive Cairns made that possible by providing me the opportunity to learn how to dive while on a liveaboard trip.
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Long Beach, California
Diving on the Great Barrier Reef was my bucket list item... and this Liveaboard did not disappoint!! We had such a wonderful time exploring the reef. The crew made us feel comfortable and safe the entire time! The reef was full of life and colors....
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At first I was a little nervous doing the 5 day (2 in class/pool sessions, 3 days on the Reef) open water certification course all alone. However the second people started coming into the van during pickups on the first day I knew it was...
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