PADI Open Water

70% of the world is water, 70% of the divers are PADI trained, coincidence? 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. This is a three days course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 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.

What will you learn?

The PADI open water course consists in three main parts:

  • Knowledge development, independent study or in a classroom) to understand the basic principles of scuba diving
  • Confined water dives, dives in shallow water where you practice with your instructor the basic scuba skills
  • Open water dives, you´ll complete four open water dives to get your license, to master the skills and explore!

Not enough time? Try the scuba diver program.

How can you start learning now?

Enroll in Open Water Diver online or Open Water Diver Touch and choose the way to learn that suits you best!

Contact us and plan your course.

What diving gear will you use?

You learn to use scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, wetsuit, weight belt, buoyancy control device, compass, DSMB, and a tank. Your Instructor will explain you all the equipment you need and how to fill a diver logbook.

"The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish."Jaques Cousteau

Next step

– Contact us to plan your course

– Sign up for the theory online and start learning right away

– Download the PADI Medical Statement Questionnaire

When you select the course, remember to choose Navys Waterworld dive center, otherwise we will not get your records

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