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PADI Certification Courses    

PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, is the largest recreational diving member and diver training organization in the world. Our experience with PADI includes more than a decade of teaching and certifying divers at all levels of ability. During this time, we have trained hundreds of divers who have successfully completed all of PADI's requirements for open water, advanced open water, and rescue diver certifications.


PADI Open Water Certification Course

This course is a complete 3 - 5 day comprehensive, hands-on, performance-based course designed to ensure that students become competent and safe scuba divers. The course consists of academic theory, confined water training in our 12-meter swimming pool, and four open water dives. Divers are required to perform a 200 meter swim test and 10 minute tread. Upon completing the course, divers receive a license to dive that is valid for a lifetime. Each PADI Open Water Certification course includes all necessary training materials (PADI manual, log book, and recreational dive planner), delicious snacks, cold beverages, and a hot water shower after each dive.

Open water certification (complete course) US$425 plus 25% local taxes

PADI Open Water Referral Course

This course includes the four open water training dives that are needed to complete a certification course that was started elsewhere. Student divers must have their PADI referral form documenting the completion of all academics as well as confined water training completed within the last year. The course includes tanks, weights and gear package, delicious snacks, cold beverages, and a hot shower after every dive.

Open water certification (open water portion only) US$260 plus 25% local taxes

PADI Advanced Open Water Certification Course

This three–day performance–based course includes reading assignments and five adventure dives. Students develop skills in: detailed underwater navigation techniques, deep diving, underwater photography, underwater naturalist, and peak performance buoyancy. Upon completing the course, each diver receives an advanced open water certification card, which is a passport to a new world of underwater adventure. The course includes all necessary training materials (PADI advanced manual and log book), tanks, weights and gear package, delicious snacks, cold beverages, and a hot shower after each dive.

Advanced open water certification course US$395 plus 25% local taxes

PADI Rescue Diver Certification Course

This course includes intense academic theory relating to diving and pressure-related injuries. The course also includes several hands-on rescue scenarios, which enable the student diver to competently rescue an injured and/or panicked diver in any given situation. The student diver also must complete a certified CPR course before the end of the class. Course includes all necessary training materials (PADI Manual), tanks, weights and gear package, delicious snacks, cold beverages, and a hot water shower after every dive.

Rescue diver certification course US$425 plus 25% local taxes

Medical Requirements for New (non–certified) Divers

Before diving, every new (non–certified) diver must complete, sign, and provide to us our one-page Personal Medical Questionnaire endorsed by PADI. Divers responding "yes" for any medical condition also must provide before diving, a copy of our downloadable Medical Statement signed by a physician indicating "no medical conditions incompatible with diving." PADI Personal Medical Questionnaire and Physician's Medical Statement




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