Get your first scuba certification! If you always wanted to learn scuba diving, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts.
Who should take this course?
If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
What will you learn?
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
How can you start learning now?
Enroll in Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program. Get started now!
*Price in this package ($275 USD) doesn't include the eLearning PADI fee. You can purchase it directly from PADI or as a addon when you book for the course. We will then assign you a code in the PADI Elearning program. The fee for the Elearning module is $179 USD.
Every student needs to have a logbook and a dive proof watch with dive planning device (table or eRDMPL). Logbook and eRDMPL are included in eLearning OWD Crewpack we have for sale.
Dive computer is considered as both watch and dive planning device. We have a limited number of them for rent.
8:30-9:00 Student arrives, checks in (vouchers must be provided to Marina Blue before course starts), paperwork (please do bring an ID photo of you)
9:00-10:00 Knowledge review (e.g. First half hour: 20-30 questions w/test, second half hour: review answers)
10:00-10:30 Equipment setup training
10:30-12:00 1st session of confined water skills (shore or swimming pool)
12.00-13.00 Break (opportunity for a light lunch)
13.00-14.30 2nd session of confined water skills (shore or swimming pool)
14.30-15.00 Swim Test
15:00-16.00 1st open water dive
8:30-10:00 2nd open water dive
11:00-12:30 3rd open water dive
14:00-15:00 4th open water dive
15.30 - 16.00: Check out
PLEASE NOTE YOU HAVE TO HAVE A REASONABLY GOOD SWIMMING SKILLS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE AND THIS WILL BE TESTED
You will be required to complete the Elearning theory for this course. Click here to enroll
*course might be posponed or cancel due to weather conditions.