PADI Open Water Diver course - Marina Blue Haiti

PADI Open Water Diver course

Who should take this course?

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure, discover new adventures and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts, with your first scuba certification.


Get your PADI Open Water Diver certification – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba diving course, with our certified PADI Instructor here at Marina Blue. 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! Click here to start the eLearning.


*Price in this package ($275 USD) doesn't include the eLearning PADI fee. You can purchase it directly from PADI or as an add-on 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 $185 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 Crew pack we have for sale.


Dive computer is considered as both watch and dive planning device. We have a limited number of them for rent.


*Rental of all needed scuba equipment is included in price of this course

*Theory is not included in this course. You must do your theory before the course. You can inquire at for a theory on site or do it online. You can purchase it at or add it as an add-on when registering into the course. We will then send you the code via e-mail.

*The PADI Open water crew pack is not included in the practical part of this course and is necessary to complete this activity. It can be added as add-on when purchasing this course. 

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Day 1

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


Day 2 

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



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.



  • Get certified
  • Get off to new adventures
  • Discover a new world
  • Meet other fun people
  • Find a new passion



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