The minimum age to enroll on the PADI Open Water course is 10 years. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
Who this course is for
This course is for anyone, who has a basic swimming ability, and would like to learn to use scuba equipment to dive in oceans, lakes, and other bodies of water.
What you can expect
This is PADI’s best selling diver program, and worldwide the most popular entry level diver course. The program is flexible, and performance based, typically the course runs over 3 days, but it is always a good idea to leave some extra time available in case additional practice is needed, diving is only fun because it is safe, we aim to fully prepare you to dive properly. You’ll divide your time between classroom, pool and ocean. Schedules are flexible, let us know if you have some special requirements.
How to get started
Click the book online button, find a date that suits you, and choose your preferred payment method. As soon as we receive your booking, we will be in touch to finalize the arrangements. If you would like to discuss course options with your instructor before booking, or you cannot find a scheduled date that fits in with your plans, you can use the live chat option, or email us via the contact page.
This course is supported by e-learning, we will need to get some additional information from you via email, as soon as we have that and your course payment, we can give you online access.
All required equipment is included in the course fee, please just bring any items needed to remain comfortable, such as a towel, change of clothes and sun protection. If you would like to purchase equipment from us for use during your course please let us know when making your booking, we can have that ready for you on arrival, see our store for available dive equipment.
All participants need to be medically fit for diving, to determine this please read, and follow the instructions on the Diver Medical Form. If it highlights a condition you have that requires medical approval you will need this prior to going in the water. We recommend you do this prior to your arrival in Moalboal. We can arrange a visit to the doctor here, but facilities may not be to the same standard where you are from. You can find the form here.