PADI Open Water Diver

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.turtle island_divers_kate_west_watermarkweb

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. Please use the medical form. If you must answer yes to one ore more of the questions on the form, you must see a medical doctor prior to the course. Please contact us in such cases.

No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

When can you do it? In most cases when it suits you. But make sure you have the time. At Octopuses Garden the course takes 4 days. Call or email us to book your time.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases.

The knowledge development to understand basic principles of scuba diving.
We use the Padi Digital materials, so you do not need to continue your travels with a heavy book.

In our calm and confined lagoon we will do the confined water dives to learn basic scuba skills.

On our beautiful house reef you will start the open water dives and they will be continued on different reefs around our archipelago. No less than four open water dives will be conducted so you will get plenty of time to practice your skills

Price: $400 including all required PADI Open Water Diver course materials and certification fees, full rental equipment, coffee, tea, soft drinks on the boat, lunches, snacks and of course all the training.

Bed & Breakfast are available at Octopuses Garden, but are not included.

Book your PADI Open Water Diver course today by sending us an email or calling us.