Please click on your PADI course title or diving trip below for a detailed description.
Prices valid until 31 March 2019. Please contact us for updated pricing for 1 April 2019 onwards.
Larger group discounts (10+ people) 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 student. PADI let us take 8 students – but as the top-rated Trip Advisor PADI centre in town, we choose to restrict to just 5 students on each course.
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.
Blue Dive gift vouchers are also available. Contact us to discuss your gift voucher options.
A luxurious way to dive some great reefs.
To book or enquire please Contact us with dates and number of divers.
Snorkelers can join their diving friends and families for $240 ($170 child 4-14) on Poseidon or $240 ($180 child 4-14) on AquaQuest.
All snorkelers are fully looked after by the superb staff of these boats, 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 – $855 + PADI eLearning.
PADI Open Water Referral: 2 days. From $805.
PADI Scuba Diver: 2 days. $655.
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 $970 (minimum 2 divers). With prior eLearning.
Rescue Course : 3 days from $890 minimum 2 divers. With prior 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 either Poseidon or AquaQuest, the best boats in Port Douglas for introductory diving. 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 kids (from 8 years old) $175 per person. Parents need to attend the session. Minimum 2 divers.
Blue Dive privately guided certified diving on Poseidon and AquaQuest
Privately guided Blue Dive scuba trips to the stunning outer reef off Port Douglas. See our certified diving page for more information on our private dive guiding service.
“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, AquaQuest and Calypso
If price is an issue or Blue Dive don’t have availability on your dates then we can book you to dive directly with Poseidon, AquaQuest or Calypso and their crew. On these trips you will be diving with a guide or instructor provided by the boat operator, not Blue Dive. If you want to dive with a Blue Dive instructor then you must book the privately guide dive option above.
Group trips are a great option for those on a budget but don’t include free photos, complimentary refresher sessions or the services of your own private Blue Dive instructor for the day.
If you’re still not sure if group diving or privately guided diving is right for you then contact us to discuss your options and check out the latest Trip Advisor reviews of our privately guided diving service.
Group certified diving with Poseidon (max 8 divers per guide) $330 per day. Divers aged 12-14 $260. Includes 3 dives and equipment and Poseidon dive guide. Goes to the pristine Agincourt Ribbon Reefs on the outer Great Barrier Reef.
Group introductory diving with Poseidon (max 4 divers per instructor) is $309 per day including 1 dive, second dives can be pre-booked at $65. Young divers 12-14 years of age $239. Includes equipment and Poseidon dive instructor. Goes to the pristine Agincourt Ribbon Reefs on the outer Great Barrier Reef.
$240 per day (child price age 4-14 $170).
Group certified diving with AquaQuest (max 8 divers per guide) $330 per day. Includes 3 dives, all equipment and a dive guide provided by AquaQuest. Goes to the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs and St Crispin’s reef on the outer Great Barrier Reef.
Group introductory diving with AquaQuest, (max 4 divers per instructor) $300 per day including 1 dive, second dives can be pre-booked for $50. Includes equipment and dive instructor provided by AquaQuest. Goes to the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs and St Crispin’s reef on the outer Great Barrier Reef.
$240 per day (child price age 4-14 $180).
Group certified diving with Calypso (max 8 divers per guide) $350 per day. Includes 3 dives and equipment and Calypso dive instructor.
Group introductory diving with Calypso (max 4 divers per instructor) $305 per day including 1 dive only, extra dives can be pre-booked at $55 (max 3 dives per day). Includes equipment and Calypso dive guide.
Snorkelers can join at a rate of $240 per day (child price age 4-14 $175).
When booking group diving with Poseidon or Calypso you will be diving with an instructor or dive guide provided by the boat. If you want to dive with a Blue Dive instructor then you must book privately guided diving.
Blue Dive luxury private charters
Please Contact us for availability and prices.
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 log books – $16
Blue Dive mask straps $15
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 cancellations – 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.
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.
Or call Travel Insurance Cover 0061 (0) 2 9460 3812.