M.V. Golden Dawn
is a luxury liveaboard dive vessel catering
to experienced certified divers
doing ten day trips to some of the most remote parts of Papua New Guinea.
keeping with our philosophy of supplying adventure diving and quality
service, we are proud to be the first to offer a Technical diving courses
in Papua New Guinea. These courses will enable our passengers to safely
experience the advantages of diving on Nitrox or experience the
adventure of diving on the Atlantis 1 rebreather.
to a limited number of positions advanced bookings are recommended)
EANx diver $175.00 (includes two dives
and IANTD certification costs) prerequisites Certified Open Water
Diver. Includes theory relative to the safe use of EANx mixes from 21%
to a maximum of 40% and two dives on an EANx mixture of between 24%
and 40%. (should take on nights to cover theory, and two dives in
DIVER course is easily completed by non EANx certifies with no interference
to their own diving schedule allowing them to capitalize on extra bottom
REBREATHER EXPERIENCE Program $130.00 (Includes a brief theory and
skills session followed by a guided dive) prerequisites: Certified
Diver, minimum age 15yrs. This program is designed to introduce the
diver to the basic concept of Rebreathers and provide practical experience.
INTRO REBREATHER Exploratory Dive $400.00 (Includes theory and skills
with four dives and certification as a EANx Diver.) Prerequisites:
Advanced Open Water, logged 25 dives, minimum 15yrs. This program is
designed to provide the diver with sufficient knowledge and practical
experience to make them aware of the advantages and disadvantages of
Rebreathers. (two nights to cover theory with four dives to be completed
over two days)
DEEP AIR DIVER $200.00 (includes four
dives and IANTD certification costs) prerequisites: Advanced
Open Water, logged 10 dives, minimum age 15yrs, 12yrs for jnr certification.
This course is designed to provide responsible training to divers who
plan to dive to 130 feet (39 msw) on air. (Two nights of theory with
four dives to be completed over two days.)
ADVANCED EANx DIVER $200.00 (includes four dives and IANTD certification
costs) prerequisites: Certified EANx Diver, IANTD Deep Air Diver
of Equivalent with 50 logged dives, minimum age 15yrs. This program
is designed to extend the divers knowledge in the use of EANx, develop
skills and provided a greater understanding of the EANx concept of diving.
The program employs EANx mixes of 21% to 40% for diving and 50% for
decompression and safety stops. (three nights of theory with four
dives completed over two days.)
REBREATHER Diver Course $600.00 (Includes theory and skills with
six dives and Certification costs*)
prerequisites: IANTD Deep Air Diver and Advanced EANx Diver or equivalent.
The IANTD Advanced EANx diver may be taken in conjuction with the Rebreather
Diver Course. Minimum age of 18yrs and 50 logged dives. This course
is designed to train competent divers in the safer use and technology
(four nights of theory with six dives to be completed in four days.)
*a 20% discount on rental for the remainder of the trip.