The PADI Scuba Diver Course is a limited certification for those that are short on time. At the end your certification will be limited to 12 metres and you must dive with a divemaster or instructor. The course does not allow you to dive independently.
The price includes, classroom theory, pool training, PADI manual and PADI Certification.
The PADI Advanced Open Water Course is two day advanced diver certification. At the end you will be certified to dive to 30 metres. The course will include a deep dive to 30 metres, an underwater navigation dive and three elective dives. The price includes, PADI manual and PADI certification fees with;
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This is a question that I often get asked, and really it is not as simple as YES or NO. Here is some explanations and reasons why.
If you want to become a certified scuba diver by doing the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim continuously for 200 metres. This can be with any stroke however it does need to be continuous without stopping. There is alternate option and that is you do a 300 metre mask, fin and snorkel swim. Some do find this easier to the 200 swim.
You also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minut [...]
As a newly certified diver, everything is new & exciting. The PADI Open Water course does a great job of teaching you the safety aspects of diving and get you comfortable in the water. However, as a new diver, you will most likely make some rookie mistakes. Diving should be a fun and enjoyable experience so try and avoid these common mistakes that newly certified divers make.
Slow down! If you are a newly certified diver there is no need to try and keep up with that old salty sea dog on the boat who has 1,000’s of dives. Take your time gearing up and remember to do each step of your pre-dive and buddy checks. Once in the wate [...]
Sitting in your office thinking there must be something better out there to do, well there is and that is becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
Not all PADI scuba instructors have been life long scuba divers. Some are hooked from the first time they dive and some even make the decision without ever going into the water. They fall in love with the idea and the dream of traveling the world, getting away from the rat race into the big blue sea and teaching people to scuba dive.
Your first step in this quest is the PADI Open Water Course. This course is where you will first learn to scuba dive. This is a three-day course, [...]