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PADI Open Water Diver course
Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community.
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 12 years may only dive with a PADI Professional, a certified parent or certified guardian to a maximum depth of 12 metres/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
• Price $ 375.00
• If you did the Discover Scuba Dive within two weeks before you start the Open Water Course we will subtract $60.00 from the $ 350.00
• Please note: that you need a minimum of 18 hours between your last dive and your flight home due to safety reasons.
All prices are not included 5% Curacao Sales Tax. And are valid until September 30th 2006