Why PADI open water?

As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world; you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional. If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the open water program.

What do I need to start?

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. If you are between 12 and 14 or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Open Water Diver program available. A PADI Jr Open Water Diver of the ages of 10 years may only dive with a PADI Professional, a certified parent or certified guardian to a maximum depth of 12 meters/40 feet.


What will I do?

Throughout the course, you'll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You earn this rating by completing five pool dives and knowledge development sessions and by making four open water (ocean or lake) dives.


How long will it take?

The total course will be divided over 4 lessons of each approx. 3 hours After finishing the theory and the 4 open water dives you will get a 5th dive from the boat.


What is included in the course?

  • Use off all Equipment
  • Book, Logbook, Dive table & Certification
  • Please note: that you need a minimum of 18 hours between your last dive and your flight home due to safety reasons.