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  • Sunset Sail in the Whitsundays
  • Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach
  • Half Day Snorkeling the Whitsunday Islands
  • Full Day Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
  • Sail & Snorkel at Whitehaven & Chalkies Beach
  • Dive the Great Barrier Reef departing Airlie Beach
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef departing Airlie Beach

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PADI Open Water Diving Certification

PADI Open Water SCUBA diving

Please note Explore is not operating experiences departing Airlie Beach until further notice.

Come on board with Explore to complete your PADI® Open Water SCUBA Diver Course. A great way to take your first step into the underwater world of diving.

Your PADI® Open Water SCUBA Diver course will include:

  • 2 days of classroom theory and pool skills within our custom facility
  • 2 days completing your open water training dives at the outer Great Barrier Reef, putting your new skills into practice.
  • Basic lunch on the theory and pool training days, and fully catered lunch, morning and afternoon tea on the Great Barrier Reef dive days. 
  • High quality diving gear
  • A dedicated, experienced and fun PADI Instructor to take you step by step through to certification.

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