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Enquire about Exmouth Diving Centre: 3 day PADI Open Water Course

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Exmouth Diving Centre: 3 day PADI Open Water Course

The Ningaloo Reef is an incredible location to begin your scuba diving adventures! Become a certified PADI Open Water Diver in three days in the tropical waters of the Ningaloo Reef, amongst the hard and soft coral, and the hundrteds of species of fish that call the reef home!  

The Ningaloo Reef is an incredible location to beging your scuba diving adventures! The PADI Open Water Diver course conducted by Exmouth Diving Centre is taught over three days, and includes one day learning skills in the pool before spending two days finishing your training on the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef! You'll enjoy four dives off of one of our boats in the tropical waters of the Ningaloo Reef, where you can see hard and soft coral and many of the hundreds of fish species found on the Ningaloo Reef.

Upon completion of the course, you will hold a PADI Open Water Diver qualification, which is the entry level qualification from the worlds largest scuba certifying body. The Open Water qualification allows you to dive anywhere in the world, with a certified buddy, to a maximum depth of 18m.

Exmouth Diving Centre has been introducing divers to the underwater playground of Ningaloo Reef for over 20 years. We dive almost every day of the year and have an intimate knowledge of the many dive sites we visit on the Ningaloo Reef (many of our staff even dive with us on their days off for fun!).

We pride ourselves on the confidence and quality of the divers certified at Exmouth Diving Centre! Our Instructors experienced, thorough and will cater to the requirements and learning styles of all divers. We are happy to spend extra time with any student having difficulties and we also give our students an excellent introduction to the bio-diversity and ecology on Ningaloo Reef.


Whats included:

All Equipment to use for duration of course; Log Book and Certificates; PADI Open Water Manual; RDP Table; Pool Entry Fees; 4 Boat Dives on Ningaloo Reef; All Air Fills; Super discounts on your Diving & Tours with both of our stores; Discount on Escape Backpacker Accommodation; Student Only Discounts on Snorkelling and Dive Equipment; Discounts on Internet Access

Extra Costs:



Exmouth Diving Centre is the only PADI 5 Star IDC Centre north of Perth


-Day 1: Learning basic skills and scuba equipment use in the pool. Knowledge reviews and development.

-Day 2: Boat dives on the Ningaloo Reef. Development of skills learnt in the pool on day 1.

-Day 3: Boat dives on the Ningaloo Reef. Finalisation of skills learnt practiced in the previous 2 days.



- Full equipment hire and air fills! 

- Professional instruction by an experienced PADI qualified Instructor

- PADI Open Water Diver manual

- Two days of boat diving the Ningaloo Reef (total of 4 dives)

- All pool fees

- Transfers between Exmouth Diving Centre, pool, and dive boats

- Lunch included onboard our boats on reef diving days

- PADI Open Water certification fees

Exmouth Diving Centre Open 7:00am - 5:00pm daily. Course run weekly or upon request.   

Dive Medical Clearance:

A dive medical may be required if you have certain pre-existing medical conditions. A medical questionaire is supplied at the time of booking, and a positive response to certain queation will require a dive medical (this is for your own safety). If a dive medical is required it must be completed prior to arrival as dive medicals are NOT available in Exmouth. Expense of having a dive medical is the responsibility of the diver being examined. Exmouth Diving Centre does not conduct, organise, or take payment for dive medicals. We are, however, happy to provide a list of medical practitioners who conduct dive medicals.