Learn To Dive

The operators below offer specialised training.   Follow the links to their website for more information.


Dive Instructor Kai Steinbeck is a PADI Course Director offering all recreational diver training courses, but specialising in PADI Pro courses such as Divemaster and Instructor Development Courses (PADI IDC). All training is done from our brand new purpose build diver training centre located in beautiful Port Douglas on the footsteps to the Great Barrier Reef. Completing your #IDCwithKai will be a great foundation to enter the dive industry.


First Aid Academy (RTO 40920) conducts first aid and rescue courses and offers rescue equipment for all situations.

We create confidence to care. Our experienced and enthusiastic trainers make the training fun and engaging, so that all first aiders remember the important information when they need it most.

We have comfortable training rooms in Cairns and surrounds, Brisbane, and in several other locations, and as more trainers are joining our Academy, more locations are becoming available. You can either come to one of our venues or we can come to you in our mobile training facility.


Cairn’s unique education centre for the Great Barrier Reef.

The Reef Teach presentation is a very entertaining evening, full of amazing facts, beautiful images, and the opportunity to handle a wide range of corals and other marine specimens – including some of the dangerous creatures you wouldn’t want to touch if they were alive! It will amaze, inspire, and captivate you, and have you laughing about the funny facts and weird and wonderful ways in which the reef works!

At Reef Teach We Offer:

Fun evening presentations to help enhance your Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea experience

Classroom Hire
School,  university, dive club and study group bookings, and
Underwater naturalist courses


Recommended Dive Queensland Operators for Learning to Dive

There are multiple facilities throughout Queensland that offer Dive Training.  Check with the operator to see if they offer the course you are after.

In alphabetical order

Mike Ball Diving Expeditions
Ocean Free/Ocean Freedom
Passions of Paradise
Reef Day Tripper
Spirit of Freedom
Submersible Human
Yongala Dive


Course Types

Refresher Courses
2 Day Pool & School Referral
3 Day Ocean Referral
4 Day Learn To Dive
5 Day Learn To Dive
Online e-Learning
A large variety of Specialty courses are also available on request.


Continuing Education
Advanced Open Water
Rescue Diver
Enriched Air (Nitrox)

Professional Training
Instructor Development

You will be required to complete a medical declaration that you are fit to dive