Dive Courses

Learn to SCUBA Dive in Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef or continue your learning with an Advanced Open Water Course.

Cairns Dive Centre is a well respected professional 5 Star PADI training facility, we started SCUBA diving in Cairns in 1985 and we love everything diving. Please note that all courses are in English only.

We start the PADI Open Water SCUBA courses every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  The PADI Advanced Open Water course starts every day.  

We have many course options, including single days or an overnight on Fitzroy Island in a share Bungalow, for you to choose from to suit your budget and schedule. See below for more information.

All PADI Open Water courses start with two days pool & theory at our training centre in Cairns and we can even pick you up from your hotel.

Your PADI Advanced Course will continue your dive training, with an emphasis on fun diving. 

Our course numbers comply with PADI student to instructor ratios. CDC prides itself on customer service and we spend as long as it takes to guide you through all stages of learning how to dive.

Our PADI Advanced Courses will start regardless of numbers.