LEARN TO DIVE from $499pp

Learn to Scuba Dive with Adelaide’s most experienced Dive Centre, Underwater Sports Diving Centre, with 28 years of World Class Diving and Instruction under the same South Australian Family.

Our professional PADI Pro crew are committed to providing you with the ultimate underwater experience while maintaining our world class standards.

Our Adelaide scuba diving centre is PADI 5 Star IDC (Instructor Development Centre), and all our dive instructors hold a minimum rating of Master Scuba Diver Trainer.

Why choose Underwater Sports? We take extra time! We run fewer courses so that we can focus more time and energy on making you a better diver and give you the most enjoyable experience. We’re not trying to get you in and out as fast as possible. 28 years with the same South Australian family owners has proven the more time we spend with you, the safer and more confident diver you will become, and the more enjoyable diving will be for you! We want to keep you diving with us for years after you do your course. Owners David and Jolie take pride in welcoming you into our store whenever you visit, and we’ll be the ones answering the phone when you call. We have the experience and knowledge to listen to you and give you the best advice, and offer dive courses, services and products that will suit your needs and budget.

When you learn to dive with us, ALL necessary equipment is supplied for you to use at No Extra Charge! This includes full SCUBA equipment with dive computer, warm wetsuit with hood, neoprene boots, mask, snorkel and fins. All equipment is maintained to the highest standard, and regularly updated so that you are using quality, comfortable equipment.

When you enrol in our PADI Open Water Course at Underwater Sports Diving Centre in Adelaide South Australia, both weekend and weekday course options are available.

You can also elevate your dive course with an optional additional day boat diving with one of our experienced PADI Professionals (see below for details).

We offer Small Group Budget PADI Open Water Courses, Flexi PADI Open Water Courses for friends or couples, or Private 1-on-1 PADI Open Water Courses.

RAPID BAY is one of the dive sites that you’re likely to dive during your Open Water Course with Underwater Sports, so check out our video to be inspired to start your underwater adventure and enrol in one of our learn to dive courses today!

SMALL GROUP PADI OPEN WATER COURSE: $549pp ($499pp when you Bring-A-Friend)

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Completed with 1 evening session plus 2 weekends.

What is Included in this group class?

  • ALL Necessary Dive Equipment Supplied for you to use during the course (No extra costs)
  • 10% Off RRP Discount Equipment Voucher*
    • Some people are more comfortable in their own personal equipment, so if you would like to purchase some of your own personal items all participants will receive a discount voucher (10% off RRP) to use on any equipment purchased up to 2 weeks after your course (*No further discount, not transferrable, not extendable).
  • Genuine PADI Open Water Diver certification at the completion of all necessary course components and skills
  • Experienced PADI Instructor and Divemaster Team to teach your course
  • Small Classes, 4 students max
  • Course Homework Materials – we prefer teaching with books as it gives you more time with the Instructor, however e-learning is available on request if you prefer
  • Classroom session (1 evening)
  • 5-6 Hour Pool Session (1 Day)
  • 4 Shore Dives (2 Days)
  • This is a Non-flexible course – participants must be available for all of the sessions in one of our scheduled Open Water Courses, all completed within 2 weeks.

ELEVATE YOUR EXPERIENCE with an additional day of diving (2 Boat Dives) with one of our experienced PADI Professionals as your guide (including equipment) for only $100 extra when purchased within 2 weeks of completing your course (RRP value $345), or FREE if you spend $1000 or more on equipment purchases before or within 2 weeks of completing your course!


A typical course schedule is as follows:

  1. Course enrolment, paperwork, and equipment fitting completed during our regular shop opening hours, completed prior to the first class session (approx 45 minutes required in-store)
  2. Homework – 12-15 hours – completed in your own time prior to the first class session.
  3. Class Review session Thursday evening, 5.45pm – 9.30pm (see calendar for available start dates)
  4. All day Saturday pool session
  5. All day Sunday (backup day – please keep available in case of inclement weather)
  6. All day Saturday sea session (2 shore dives)
  7. All day Sunday sea session (2 shore dives)

 

Some course conditions to apply:

  • Participants must be medically fit to dive, and demonstrate the ability to swim non-stop for 200m and tread water or float for 10 minutes.
  • A full dive medical may be required depending on participant’s age and medical questionnaire answers.
  • Minimum age is 14. (or younger participants please contact Underwater Sports to discuss before purchasing (Ph 08 82633337).
  • Transport is not provided, and participants will need to transport their own dive equipment during the course.
  • Participants must be available for all sessions, and at least 7 days notice is required prior to the course to change dates.
  • Certification will be earnt once all course requirements are met.
  • Refunds are not available if you change your mind.

 

For a more private course experience, if you are not confident in the water, or if you can’t fit into our 2-weekend schedule, you may like to upgrade to a Flexible or Private Course option.

FLEXI PADI OPEN WATER COURSE: $689pp

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The Flexi Course is our most popular course package. It is a more flexible Open Water course that may suit Shift Workers, FIFO workers, Tourists, or Students on holidays.

It may also suit friends or family who want to learn in a more private environment (ie without other students you don’t know).

It is available to start any day of the week, with pool and sea dives available mid-week or on weekends – you can choose your own dates.

Minimum 2 participants required. All equipment supplied.

 

What is Included?

  • ALL Necessary Dive Equipment Supplied for you to use during the course (No extra costs)
  • 10% Off RRP Discount Equipment Voucher*
    • Some people are more comfortable in their own personal equipment, so if you would like to purchase some of your own personal items all participants will receive a discount voucher (10% off RRP) to use on any equipment purchased up to 2 weeks after your course (*No further discount, not transferrable, not extendable).
  • Genuine PADI Open Water Diver certification at the completion of all necessary course components and skills
  • Experienced PADI Instructor to teach your course
  • Course Homework Materials – we prefer teaching with books as it gives you more time with the Instructor, however e-learning is available on request if you prefer
  • Classroom session (3 hours)
  • 5-6 Hour Pool Session (1 Day)
  • 4 Shore Dives (2 Days)
  • Flexible Course Dates, minimum 2 participants required, Cost is $689pp.

ELEVATE YOUR EXPERIENCE with an additional day of diving (2 Boat Dives) with one of our experienced PADI Professionals as your guide (including equipment) for only $100 extra when purchased within 2 weeks of completing your course (RRP value $345), or FREE if you spend $1000 or more on equipment purchases before or within 2 weeks of completing your course!

Some course conditions to apply:

  • Participants must be medically fit to dive, and demonstrate the ability to swim non-stop for 200m and tread water or float for 10 minutes.
  • A full dive medical may be required depending on participant’s age and medical questionnaire answers.
  • Minimum age is 14. (or younger participants please contact Underwater Sports to discuss before purchasing (Ph 08 82633337).
  • Transport is not provided, and participants will need to transport their own dive equipment during the course.
  • Participants must be available for all sessions, and at least 7 days notice is required prior to the course to change dates.
  • Certification will be earnt once all course requirements are met.
  • Refunds are not available if you change your mind.

PRIVATE PADI OPEN WATER COURSE: $1149pp

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The Private Open Water Course package is tailored to suit anyone who needs or prefers 1-on-1 instruction. It is a fully flexible course, and you can choose your course dates to suit you, including weekdays.

You will receive extra time with the Instructor, which may help you overcome any challenges faced during the course.

It is fully 1-on-1, with just you and the Instructor.

 

What’s Included:

  • ALL Necessary Dive Equipment Supplied for you to use during the course (No extra costs)
  • 10% Off RRP Discount Equipment Voucher*
    • Some people are more comfortable in their own personal equipment, so if you would like to purchase some of your own personal items all participants will receive a discount voucher (10% off RRP) to use on any equipment purchased up to 2 weeks after your course (*No further discount, not transferrable, not extendable).
  • Genuine PADI Open Water Diver certification at the completion of all necessary course components and skills
  • Experienced PADI Instructor to teach your course
  • Course Homework Materials – we prefer teaching with books as it gives you more time with the Instructor, however e-learning is available on request if you prefer
  • Classroom session (3 hours)
  • 5-6 Hour Pool Session (1 Day)
  • 4 Shore Dives (2 Days)
  • Flexible Course Dates

ELEVATE YOUR EXPERIENCE with an additional day of diving (2 Boat Dives) with one of our experienced PADI Professionals as your guide (including equipment) for only $100 extra when purchased within 2 weeks of completing your course (RRP value $345), or FREE if you spend $1000 or more on equipment purchases before or within 2 weeks of completing your course!

Some course conditions to apply:

  • Participants must be medically fit to dive, and demonstrate the ability to swim non-stop for 200m and tread water or float for 10 minutes.
  • A full dive medical may be required depending on participant’s age and medical questionnaire answers.
  • Minimum age is 14. (or younger participants please contact Underwater Sports to discuss before purchasing (Ph 08 82633337).
  • Transport is not provided, and participants will need to transport their own dive equipment during the course.
  • Participants must be available for all sessions, and at least 7 days notice is required prior to the course to change dates.
  • Certification will be earnt once all course requirements are met.
  • Refunds are not available if you change your mind.

Please note that refunds are not available if you change your mind. Minimum recommended participant age 14 years. Please contact us to discuss the possibility of younger participants learning to dive.

All participants will be required to complete a Medical Questionnaire, and may be required to have a Dive Medical depending on medical history or age. Please contact us if you are unsure or if you need to have a Dive Medical. Ph 08 8263 3337