Scuba dive Courses

Great Barrier Reef liveaboard, Reef Encounter is a premier scuba training facility, with scuba courses ranging from beginner Open Water Courses to Dive Professional Levels. Practical and classroom sessions are conducted onboard with experienced Scuba Instructors – ensuring you receive the very best training while enjoying your Great Barrier Reef holiday! All courses combine training dives plus fun dives to maximise learning and guarantee you an unforgettable Great Barrier Reef experience.

Popular Dive Courses

Personalised Open Water Dive Course

If you are thinking about taking the plunge our 3-day Open Water Dive Course or 4-day Open Water Course are the way to do it! Learn to become a confident scuba diver while staying on the Great Barrier Reef… read more

3 Day Open Water Dive Course
4 Day Open Water Dive Course

Open Water Referral Scuba Dive Course

Start your open water course with any SSI scuba dive center in the World and complete your dive course on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Reef Encounter  3 Day  Referral Dive package Reef Encounter is an SSI Accredited training facility and has been offering outstanding scuba diving on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef for over 30 years. The dive crew at Reef Encounter are dive professionals with outstanding customer service to assist you with any aspect of your diving.  find out more about our Great Barrier Reef liveaboard referral scuba dive course

Advanced Adventurer dive Course

Go further with your diving qualifications! The Advanced Adventurer course is the popular first step in continuing your dive training and developing your scuba skills…
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Stress and Rescue Scuba Dive Course

Say you’re a Stress and Rescue Diver! One of the most rewarding and valuable scuba training courses, you’ll learn how to recognise and deal with stress and how to handle diver rescues…read more

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Specialty dive Courses

Other dive courses available include Deep Diving, Navigation, Night Diving, Boat Diving and Science in Diving. Please contact us to enroll or learn more about each of the speciality dive courses…


Dive Leader Program

Reef Encounter are a premier Dive Training Institution and offer Dive Leader programs including Dive Guide, Dive Master, Dive Control Specialist and Assistant Instructor. All dive professional programs are based on a working traineeship and take approximately 4 months to complete. For more information please contact our office.