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 a 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, reasonable fit and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification.
What will I do?
Throughout the course you’ll learn the 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 dives.