PADI Deep Diver

PADI Deep Diver

About the Course

Push the limits of recreational diving with the PADI Deep Diver course. During the course, you’ll learn how to plan deep dives, manage your gas supply and how to identify and manage narcosis.

Following successful completion of the course, you will be certified to dive to depths of up to 40m anywhere around the world with another deep certified diver.

Course Outline

The course is broken up into 2 stages, undertaken one after the other. Click through below to get more details on each of the stages.

Knowledge Development

The knowledge development portion of the PADI Deep Diver course will lay the foundation for the in-water training. You’ll learn about buddy contact, neutral buoyancy, descents and ascents, safety stops, emergency decompression, how to deep dive along walls or when drift diving, gas narcosis and how to manage the effects, and decompression sickness. The PADI Deep Diver course theory is all digital, meaning you can do it from the comfort of your sofa on a computer or smart device.

Typical time commitment: 2-4 hours

Open Water Dives

The PADI Deep Diver course consists of four open water dives.

Before heading out, your instructor will go through proper deep dive planning, including gas management, during which you’ll make a plan for the open water dives.

During the open water dives, you’ll practice descents and ascents, buoyancy, safety stops, emergency decompression, gas swtiching, and you’ll discover how deep dives affect colour, air spaces and your brain.

Typical time commitment: 2 days

Pricing Options


The solo package includes private tuition, one-on-one with your instructor. This is a great option if you’re looking to tailor your course package completely. You can choose when and where you’d like to do the course and we’ll make it work.

from $1,715


Great for mates and couples looking to do the course together, or if you’re on your own and want to meet a future dive buddy, this could be the package for you. We will work with you and your fellow student diver to tailor this course to the both of you. This course requires 2 students to run.

from $975pp


This package is great if you’re on your own and looking to make some lifelong dive friends, or for a family or group of friends looking to learn together. This course requires a minimum of 3 students to run, with a maximum of 4.

from $725pp

More Information

Previous dive experience and/or qualifications: You must be a certified PADI Adventure Diver or PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, or equivilent from another recognised diving agency.

Minimum age: 15 years old.

Medical fitness: In order to take part in diving, you should be medically fit to dive. As part of your booking process, we will ask you to complete a medical form. If the form indicates that you must get a diving physician’s medical evaluation, we recommend getting this sorted in good time ahead of your course, and prior to finalising your booking. We won’t be able to take you diving if you do not obtain any required approvals, and your deposit may be forfeit. For a list of qualified diving physicians, visit the SPUMS website.

Our base price includes the learning and administrative costs of the course. There may be additional costs to consider depending on the course and your individual requirements, we will confirm these with you when you book onto the course. Find below our typical inclusions, and other costs that you may need to consider:

Package Inclusions
  • eLearning
  • In-water instruction:
    • 2 days of open water diving,
      upto 4 open water dives
  • Certification processing fee
Other Costs to Consider
  • Equipment hire
    including a redundant air supply
  • Boat tickets
  • Air fills
  • Travel

Once you have received your eLearning access code, you can access the learning platform using a computer or a smart device. To access from you computer, log in to the PADI website.

PADI’s online courses are designed to work on the browsers listed below. For the best experience, make sure your browser is up-to-date.

  • Edge
  • Safari
  • Firefox
  • Chrome

If you plan to be somewhere without internet access, use the PADI Training app to download course content and study offline. Content can be downloaded in small sections. When you get back online, upload your progress so you can resume your training right where you left off.

The PADI Training app is available for Apple® iOS and Android™ devices. For the ideal experience, devices should be no more than three models old and running with the most current OS (operating system).

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