Divemaster Course

The PADI Divemaster course is the first step on the professional diving ladder, famed as the most sought-after rating in diving.

Taking your course here on the Great Barrier Reef has the added advantage of learning Australian & Queensland marine industry regulations and standards within a World Heritage listed region!

Designed to give you, as a Divemaster candidate (DMC) the essential knowledge and skills to gain employment within the Dive Industry, the course shifts the focus from diving for your own enjoyment, to diving with others in mind. The certification is valued within Dive Clubs, Conservation and Scientific/Research Divers, as well as those seeking Dive Guide Jobs.

This course involves comprehensive theory, confined water skills and open water training. You will be learning and working side by side with our highly experienced and qualified dive crew, on trips to the Great Barrier Reef and the SS Yongala Wreck. Our Instructors have experience diving across the globe, ensuring thorough, safe and fun hands-on training.

Upon completion of this course you will be prepared to work in the dive industry with a certification that is recognised across the globe!

Course pre-requisites

  • At least 18 years old
  • Must be a certified Advanced Open Water and Rescue diver or equivalent
  • Completed First Aid and CPR training (within 2 years)
  • Passed an Australian Standards commercial dive medical (AS 2299)
  • 40 logged dives prior to commencement of the course


  • All PADI Divemaster Course materials
  • All confined water training dives with your instructor
  • Your choice of:
    • 7 x Day Trips to either the Great Barrier Reef and/or Yongala Wreck OR
    • 3 x Day Trips and 1 x 3 Day 3 Night Liveaboard Trip to complete your course skills and course requirements and experience what it is actually like working as a Divemaster with a professional dive tour operator.
  • Tanks and weights for all in water training
  • All site mooring fees


    • From $2535.00
    • Extras: Gear hire and PADI application fees

Terms and conditions apply. You can find our T&Cs here.

Ask us for a sample course itinerary, more course information and course dates!

Divemaster Course Adrenalin Dive


As a certified PADI Divemaster, you are able to gain a number of instructional ratings with further training.

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Instructor – Earn the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating to be able to teach the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty.

PADI Emergency First Response Instructor – Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

When you are ready to take the next step in your diving career: PADI Assistant Instructor – You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba instructor.

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor – The most sought after instructional rating in recreational diving.