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PADI Open Water Diver Course Dive Adventures From $695


If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

The course consists of:

  • 1 day of Knowledge Development (in a classroom or eLearning self-study) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • 1 day of Confined Water Dives (in a pool) to learn basic scuba skills
  • 2 days diving in Shark Bay off our boat

The course includes:

  • PADI Certification Card
  • A dive log book and training record
  • 2 boat trips to Shark Bay’s World Heritage listed waters
  • All pool fees, air fills, gear rental, and certification costs covered by us – no hidden extras!!!
  • Personal instruction in small groups
  • All high quality, fully serviced dive equipment
  • All transport to and from Ocean Park to the classroom, pool and boat provided
  • 10% off retail purchases during the course


  • Be 15 years of age (12 for Junior Open Water, limited to diving with an adult)
  • Be able to swim 200m (any stroke, in any reasonable time), and tread water for 10 minutes
  • Be medically fit for diving – See our booking terms and conditions for more details
  • Be ready to have the time of your life!!!!

All students completing the PADI Open Water course must complete a RSTC Medical Statement prior to booking. Any student who answers YES to having ANY of the medical conditions on the RSTC Medical Statement MUST obtain an Australian Standard AS4005.1 Diving Medical PRIOR to commencement of the course. Please note this cannot be done in Shark Bay, to find a diving doctor near you via South Pacific Underwater Medical Society (SPUMS) website – (



PADI Open Water Diver Course $695
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All students completing the PADI Open Water course or continuing education courses must complete a RSTC Medical Statement and return it to or fax to 08 9948 1761 to complete your booking.

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How to get there

Ocean Park is situated 8km south of Denham and approximately 30km from Monkey Mia on Shark Bay Road. Located on Western Australia’s rugged and spectacular west coast, Ocean Park is nearly the most western most point of Australia.

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