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Dive into a world of adventure and become a certified scuba diver with the globally recognized PADI Open Water Diver course, unlocking the wonders of the underwater realm.


PADI Open Water Diver

The PADI Open Water Diver course is your gateway to the thrilling and awe-inspiring world beneath the waves. This comprehensive certification program is designed for individuals with little or no prior scuba experience, taking you through a structured learning process that combines theoretical knowledge, confined water skill development, and open water dives.

The journey begins with immersive classroom sessions where you’ll delve into the fundamentals of scuba diving, covering topics such as dive physics, physiology, equipment, and safety protocols. In the confined water setting, usually a pool, you’ll practice essential skills under the guidance of our seasoned PADI instructors. These skills range from mask clearing to buoyancy control, ensuring you’re comfortable and competent in the water.

The highlight of the course is the open water dives, where you’ll apply your knowledge and skills in real-world diving scenarios. These dives not only mark the completion of your training but also offer an opportunity to explore underwater environments teeming with marine life.

Upon successful completion of the PADI Open Water Diver course, you’ll join a global community of certified divers and gain the freedom to explore the world’s oceans to depths of up to 18 meters (60 feet). The certification is a lifelong qualification, opening the door to endless adventure and discovery beneath the surface. Whether you’re drawn to vibrant coral reefs or mysterious wrecks, the PADI Open Water Diver certification is your key to unlocking the wonders of the underwater world.

Motivations And Learning Goals

Take this course if you want to

  • Venture into the largely unexplored 70% of Earth's realms
  • Contribute to the protection and preservation of the oceans
  • Behold scenes you've never encountered
  • Learn under the guidance of an expert in scuba diving
  • Display the most widely accepted scuba diving credential

You will learn to

  • Develop into a skilled and self-assured diver
  • Prepare and use your scuba equipment
  • Control and adjust your buoyancy
  • Approach marine life with respect and consideration


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eLearning Time Commitment

10 hours

Total Time Commitment

5 days

Number of Pool Dives


Number of Open Water Dives


Maximum Depth

18 m


Minimum Age

10 years


Please note that the prerequisites for our PADI courses are set by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), the world's leading scuba diving training organization. PADI establishes these prerequisites to ensure that participants have the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience to safely enjoy and benefit from the training. At Scubacations Dive Resort, we are proud to follow and uphold all PADI rules and guidelines. By adhering to these standards, we aim to provide you with top-notch training that not only meets but exceeds industry standards. Learn more

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