Start learning with PADI’s home-study materials – Open Water Diver Touch™ (a tablet app) or enroll in Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away.
Touch is for iOS and Android devices, and allows for learning while off line. E-Learning requires an active internet connection and a computer with Flash installed. Our personal choice is the Touch option, the ability to have the information available all of the time is very good.
After the two in pool session you will be ready to complete your four open water dives, either while on vacation, or with us locally.
If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
To enroll in our PADI Open Water Diver course, you must be 13 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
- Online Knowledge Development to understand basic principles of scuba diving
- Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
- Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
All of our Open Water Diver Students are also taught the full PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Course, why you may well ask, because it is that important to us that you as a new diver fully understand, and are able to perform all the buoyancy skills you will need for your entire dive life.