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Please click on your PADI course title or diving trip below for a detailed description.


Prices valid until March 31 2018. Please contact us for updated pricing for April 1 2018 onwards.


Larger group discounts may be available – please ask when you contact us.


All group PADI courses have a maximum of 5 students so we can give expert attention to each sudent. PADI let us take 8 students – but as the top-rated Trip Advisor PADI centre in town we choose to restrict to 5.


With private courses and private guiding, expert Blue Dive PADI instructors will be looking after your nominated party – in other words there will be no other students or divers diving with you apart from those you book.


A luxurious way to dive some great reefs.

To book or enquire please Contact us with dates and number of divers.



Scuba Diving Port Douglas


Snorkelers can join their diving friends and families for $232 ($164 child 4-14) on Poseidon and $225 ($165 child 4-14) on Calypso.


All snorkelers are fully looked after by the superb staff of Poseidon and Calypso, with expertly guided snorkel tours, reef chats and floatation devices.


All boat trips include full tropical buffet lunch, hot drinks, cakes and tropical fruits.


Entry level PADI Scuba Courses

PADI ELearning Open Water Course : 3 days, small groups – $835 + PADI eLearning
PADI Open Water Referral : 2 days. From $785.
PADI Scuba Diver : 2 days. $645
Private Elearning Open Water Course :  3 days. Price on request.
Private PADI Scuba Diver Course : 2 days. Price on request.
Scuba Tune-Up (refresher) : 1/2 day (swimming pool). $175 per person – minimum 2  divers – price for 1 on request.


Advanced PADI Courses

Advanced Course : Privately taught, 2 days $950 (minimum 2 divers). With prior eLearning.
Rescue Course : 3 days from $870 minimum 2 divers. With eLearning
Divemaster Course : $1,945 per person. With eLearning
Underwater Digital Photography : $595 per person, privately taught, minimum 2 divers including day trip and three dives.


Blue Dive privately guided Introductory diving

PADI Discover Scuba Diving (Reef) : Full day trip on the superb catamaran Poseidon, the best boat for introductory dive. Your very own expert Blue Dive instructor will be looking after you all day – Minimum age 12. Price on request.


PADI Discover Scuba Diving (pool) : 90 minutes. $175 per person.  Minimum 2 divers, min age 12. Feeling very nervous but want to give it a go? This service is for you.


PADI Bubblemaker : 3 hours. For youngsters minimium  8 years old. $175 per person. Parents need to attend the session. Minimum 2 divers.


Blue Dive privately guided diving On Poseidon and Calypso

Privately guided Blue Dive scuba trips to the superb Agincourt Ribbon Reefs or the Opal Reef Complex.

“The best way to see the reef” –Trip Advisor.

Price on request, please email us for an immediate quote. The price of course, comes in a little  higher than diving directly with the crews of one of the boats as we commit to take only your private group diving, a very luxurious way to dive some super reefs.


Diving and snorkelling with Poseidon and Calypso



Certified divers


Group certified diving with Poseidon (max 8 divers per guide) $320 per day.  Divers aged 12-14 $250. Includes 3 dives and equipment and Poseidon dive guide. Goes to the pristine Agincourt Ribbon Reefs on the outer Great Barrier Reef.




$236 per day (child price age 4-14 $166).


Introductory divers


Group introductory diving with Silversonic, Poseidon’s sister catamaran, (max 4 divers per instructor) $306 per day including 1 dive, second dives can be pre-booked at  $65. Young divers divers 12-14 years of age $236. Includes equipment and Silversonic dive instructor. Goes to the pristine Agincourt Ribbon Reefs on the outer Great Barrier Reef.




Certified divers


Group certified diving with Calypso (max 8 divers per guide) $325 per day. $265 for divers 12-14 years age. Includes 3 dives and equipment and Calypso dive instructor. Goes to the turquoise blue Opal Reef Complex also on the outer Great Barrier Reef.




Snorkelers can join at a rate of $230 per day (child price age 4-14 $170).


Introductory divers


Group introductory diving with Calypso  (max 4 divers per instructor) $290 per day including 1 dive only, extra dives can be pre-booked at $50 (max 3 dives per day). Young divers divers 12-14 years of age $230 including one dive. Includes equipment and Calypso dive guide. Goes to the turquoise blue Opal Reef Complex also on the outer Great Barrier Reef.

Blue Dive luxury private charters

Please Contact us for availability and  prices.

Other services


High Definition “Go Pro” underwater video camera rental or HD video service $75 per day.


Diving Equipment Price on request, full sets of excellent 2nd hand equipment available


Fins / Masks Price on request


Blue Dive crew shirts $55


Blue Dive T shirts coming soon


Blue Dive log books – $16


Blue Dive mask straps $15


Blue Dive stubby coolers coming soon


Cancellation policy – Blue Dive privately guided day trips and PADI courses

Our cancellation policy is designed to be fair to both parties.


Cancellation policy: As all Blue Dive services are arranged to order and boats and instructors are booked in advance, we have a strict but fair policy.


Cancellations must be made at least 5 days before the diving service begins. Please note that with late cancellations your credit card may be charged for the balance due.


If the 5 day condition is met refunds of deposits will be made less administrative costs and credit card fees of $50.


If students need extra time to complete a course extra charges will be made or referral papers can be issued.


Of course we will do our best to reschedule courses or dives and offer alternatives if possible.


PADI Open Water course cancelations – We have a unique policy that if, for any reason, anyone wishes to cancel at the end of day one of the course we offer an immediate refund of $300.


Weather: If in the extremely unlikely event of bad weather preventing travel, of course, we will give full refunds or reschedule if possible.

Cancellation policy – Blue Dive luxury private charters

Strongly recommended for peace of mind.


Please note:


Taking cancellation/travel insurance is highly recommended from the day you pay your deposit to insure against the loss of deposit or whole charter fees in the event of you having to cancel your charter booking.


Your insurance should also cover lost baggage, personal items and medical expenses.


The Australian company Travel Insurance Cover can cover you, linked below.


However please take responsibility for checking your policy for details.

Australian residents policy

International visitors policy

Or call Travel Insurance Cover  0061 (0) 2 9460 3812.






“Best and most pristine examples of coral on the Great Barrier Reef” (Port Douglas reefs) – Source: The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority recent report.