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PADI Open Water Course

Earns the Full PADI Open Water Certification as a Scuba Diver!

Completion of this course enables you to buy/rent scuba equipment and dive at many stunning dive sites worldwide. The PADI Open Water course is the most popular diver program in the world.

We offer:

  • Flexibility, small class numbers, personal attention
  • Our handy location in Hahei, right on the doorstep of the Cathedral Cove Marine Reserve
  • Being part of the PADI International Resort Association allows us, and you, all the benefits of the PADI network
  • Course dates are flexible, meaning no waiting around for others to join.

What is included?

  • course instruction
  • 4 Open Water boat dives
  • PADI resources
  • full equipment necessary - includes ALL gear needed for the Dive Course
  • all PADI course fees and certification card

With all the theory now completed online in your own time, the wet diving section of this course only takes 2 1/2 days. Check the eLearning page on our website, and complete the theory part of your course before arriving in Hahei.

PADI Open Water Course

PADI Open Water eLearning Introduction - Free!!

The PADI Open Water Course eLearning - Section 1 is now available Online Shop for FREE. This is a great way to see how it works if you are not ready to commit, you can get this code which will allow you to do the first section, FREE, just click on this link below for a trial


Just bring your swim suit and lunch

Open Water students must be able to maintain themselves and float with no swim aids for 10 minutes in water too deep to stand and also complete a 200m continuous surface swim or a 300m swim with mask, snorkel and fins. Although we have reference manuals in many languages, conversational English is a requirement. Minimum age is 12 years.

Send us an email to enquire

Please visit the Medical Declaration to check that you are medically fit to take part in this course.


Program Description

  • Knowledge Development sessions online before you arrive – check the PADI eLearning online link
  • Skills Development sessions in pool-like conditions. We often use the sheltered waters around Hahei for you to learn and practice the skills and techniques used in the Open Water sessions
  • 4 Scuba dives in open water. These are all from our purpose built dive boat, to a variety of our favourite dive sites in and around Hahei


$750 each e-learning - complete theory online before commencing, includes theory and diving for two or more students diving at the same time. Allow 2 1/2 days for the diving portion

$850 e-learning custom course for single student, includes theory and personalised diving

$600 PADI Open Water eLearning course if you have already paid and completed the Discover Scuba Diving ($320) with us in the last 4 weeks- save $150


Please check Medical Statement
A doctors certificate is only required if you have checked "yes" for any of the conditions outlined in the questionnaire.



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