Dive Courses - Dive Ningaloo

Dive Courses

Never dived before? No problem!  Try one of our dive courses! Whether you have 1 day or 3 days, our instructors are highly experienced and enjoy sharing our love of the ocean with students.

Prices include all equipment and air fills, no hidden extras! Subject to minimum numbers.

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If you already have your diving certification but have not dived in a while, it may be a good idea to have a scuba refresher with one of our instructors.  Hop into the pool or off the beach for a quick refresh of your skills and buoyancy.

Scuba Refresher $90

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Discover Scuba Diving

Dive Ningaloo - open water 2Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. We offer this PADI program either off a beach or from a dive boat. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health.

See Diving day trips for more information on dive sites, where your instructor will cover everything you need to know about how to do an accompanied scuba dive on the Ningaloo reef in one day!

Discover scuba diving (2 dives) $310 Ningaloo Reef / $330 Muiron Islands

Open Water Diver

Dive Ningaloo - open waterIf you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the underwater world through this course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
• Knowledge Development (online, independent study or in a classroom) to learn basic principles of scuba diving
• Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
• Four accompanied Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

During your open water dives, you can explore the west coast, dive around the Muiron Islands, or combine it with our overnight live ashore adventure, for the ultimate diving course!

Open water diver course $695
– combined with the overnight live-ashore +$200

Advanced Open Water Diver

Dive Ningaloo - advancedExploration, Excitement, Experiences – That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your Instructor.

Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.

You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives.

During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving.

The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you want to have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, night diving and many more. During your Adventure dives, you can explore the west coast, dive the Muiron Islands, or combine it with our overnight live a shore adventure, for the ultimate diving course!

Advanced open water diver $595
– combined with the overnight live a shore +$200

Rescue Diver

Dive Ningaloo - rescueScuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.

PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive may enroll in a Rescue Diver course. You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. You can complete this training during the Rescue Diver course. Your instructor may also offer the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider specialty diver course at the same time.

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:
• Self rescue
• Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
• Emergency management and equipment
• Rescuing panicked divers
• Rescuing unresponsive divers

Rescue diver $550
– Emergency first response $180

 (Emergency First Response – must be taken with rescue diver if you do not have a valid first aid certificate)


Dive Ningaloo offers a range of specialties. Whether you would like to try a range of different adventure dives or complete a whole specialty course, we have the best sites for you. As Dive Ningaloo is a small flexible school we can therefore choose the top dive spots for what you want to achieve. Please contact us for more information on any of the following specialties.

AWARE – Fish Identification
AWARE – Coral Reef Conservation Diver
Boat Diver
Deep Diver
Digital Underwater Photographer
DPV Diver
Drift Diver
Emergency Oxygen Provider
Multilevel Diver
Night Diver

Peak Performance Buoyancy
Project AWARE Specialist
Sea Turtle Awareness
Search and Recovery Diver
Shark Conservation Diver
Underwater Naturalist
Underwater Navigator
Underwater Videographer
Whale Shark Awareness

Most specialties $400


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Dive Master

We have great opportunities for you to become a diving professional through the PADI Dive Master course. Please enquire for further information.

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