Join me on the next PADI IDC


Port Douglas

Jun. 2 - IE is scheduled for Jun 15 & 16
Aug. 4 - IE is scheduled for Aug 17 & 18
Sep. 29 - IE is scheduled for Oct 12 & 13
Nov. 24 - IE is scheduled for Dec 7 & 8

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How do I get to Port Douglas?

We provide FREE daily transport to and from Port Douglas back to Cairns for the duration of your IDC.


Week 1

Be prepared



Come and see this incredible purpose built training centre. All the room you need. With a full dive shop downstairs, two classrooms with all the mod cons and the training pool on site.

Week 2

Learn & practice

Confined water

Confined water

Confined water training is conducted in our purpose built training centre in beautiful Port Douglas. The pool is heated to a comfortable 28 C all year round and shade sails are installed for comfort.

Week 3

Perfect it & prove it

Open water & examination

Open water & examination

The open water training takes part on the incredible Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas. We visit the beautiful Agincourt reef system making sure that your training is as real as possible.

Download the IDC schedule here

PADI IDC schedule



The EFR Instructor rating is a pre-requisite to be able to works as a PADI Instructor.

The EFR Instructor rating is of great value. It will make you more employable and able to teach Rescue and DM courses.

The EFR Instructor course is included and part of your IDC program offered

The full time IDC runs over 2 weeks. Some of the theory will be presented via the PADI e-learning application.

This PADI IDC is the only one offered after hours so that you can keep working whilst doing your PADI IDC.

Confined water training will be conducted in Port Douglas and Openwater training on the incredible Great Barrier Reef.



PADI IDC inclusions are:

  • Free transfers to Port Douglas from Cairns

  • German and Spanish language assistance

  • EFR Instructor course

  • Classroom workshops

  • Confined water workshops

  • Open water workshops

  • Rescue workshop

  • Discover Scuba Dive workshop

  • Adventures in Diving workshop

  • Descent workhop

  • eRDPml workshop

  • CESA workshop

  • Professional guidance