Dive Courses

Looking for the best dive courses in Queensland? Whether you’re a beginner learning to scuba dive or looking to advance your scuba diving certification and skills, take the plunge and dive right in to discover more of the underwater world on the Great Barrier Reef with Lady Musgrave Experience.

There’s no better place to get your scuba diving certification than in the world’s largest coral reef.

These courses must be booked with overnight accommodation on Lady Musgrave HQ.

After a day of learning to dive, retreat to Lady Musgrave HQ, the new ‘sleep on the reef’ pontoon accommodation nestled in the calm waters of Lady Musgrave Lagoon for a hearty home-cooked style dinner with unbeatable views and a good night’s sleep in the underwater observatory or glamping bed.

PADI Open Water Dive Course

19 – 22 October 2021

Your diving certification begins here. No prior scuba diving experience is required. Have the world’s most recognised scuba certification to be licensed to dive with a buddy anywhere in the world up to 18m depth. Our dive courses are suitable for just about anyone looking to learn to dive on the Great Barrier Reef.

Our dive instructors will teach you how to:

  • Be a confident and skilled diver
  • Assemble and use scuba gear
  • Manage your buoyancy
  • Respectfully approach marine life

What’s Included:

  • Transfers on luxury catamaran from Bundaberg
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Diving equipment hire including tanks and weights
  • Snorkelling Lady Musgrave Island Lagoon
PADI Open Water Dive Course $599 per person
Minimum 3 nights accommodation from $1,018 per person twin share

Before arrival, you must:

Course Itinerary:

  • Day 1 & 2

    Diving skills training on our purpose built dive platform on Lady Musgrave HQ and in the calm, shallow waters of Lady Musgrave Lagoon

  • Day 2 & 4

    Use your skills and explore the outer reef with dives of up to 18m depth

    Day 2 & 4

  • Accommodation

    Sleep on the reef onboard Lady Musgrave HQ

Upper deck reef view queen glamping bed great barrier reef, Queensland, Australia

Upper Deck Reef View Queen Glamping Bed

Twin Share – 3 nights accommodation $1,018 per person

Single – 3 nights accommodation $1,432 per person

Underwater Observatory

Underwater Observatory Liveaboard Bunk Bed

For group bookings of minimum 10 people.
3 nights accommodation
$1,216 per person

Terms and conditions:

Dive courses are subject to weather and minimum numbers of 4 pax to run. Dive courses must be booked in conjunction with accommodation onboard Lady Musgrave HQ. Minimum 3 nights/4 days stay onboard Lady Musgrave HQ Pontoon. If you cannot see the availability you require online please call our bookings office for more dates and options.