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Open Water Diving Certification

The first step to becoming a scuba diver

Quick Details

Diving Level : Beginner: diving foundations
Duration: 3+ days
Age Requirements: 10+

Learn Diving Fundamentals

The Open Water Diving PADI or SSI certification teaches you the fundamentals of diving and gives you an excellent foundation to start diving and become a part of the diving community. Your certification never expires, so you can add diving to your list of vacation activities.

Our experienced instructors are here to teach you everything you need to know to ensure that you are a safe and confident scuba diver wherever you go. And, of course, the goal is to have fun while learning! This course also prepares you to continue on to the next level of diver, Advanced Open Water Diver.

We offer flexible scheduling, small group sizes, and different learning options to help you fit your diving education into your busy schedule. Book today!

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    Part One:

    The course starts with each participant completing the Open Water Manual, taking all necessary quizzes and the final exam ONLINE or with one of our instructors. The ONLINE option is preferred by most. You can complete all your book work and testing at home, at your leisure, before your travel to your vacation destination. ONLINE book work and testing can be completed. To find out more, click PADI eLearning. And, please give our shop a call at, 808-886-0980 if you have any questions.

    Part Two:

    In the second portion of this course, one of our expert instructors will guide you through five pool dives where you will master the equipment and skills necessary for you to dive safely in open water. These are usually completed in a single day or half day.

    Part Three:

    The last portion of this course involves four open water ‘checkout’ dives, where you will perform some of the skills you mastered in the pool, and, under the supervision of our instructor, you will experience and explore open ocean diving. This portion involves two half-day boat trips-two dives per day.
    *For more information about how we conduct the course, please give us a call at 808-886-0980, or email us at [email protected]

  • Chevron down Learning and Pricing Options
    Complete the entire course with our staff, including book work, pool, and open water sessions.
    Complete your book work and pool work with your local shop and then complete the open water sessions with our staff.
    Complete your book work at your leisure before you go on vacation, and then finish your pool work and open water dives with our staff.