PADI  Open Water Diver

Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course.

The PADI Open Water Course is the most popular scuba diving program in the world as this entry level certification allows you to explore all the oceans on the planet. You will get a lifetime PADI certification recognized in more than 175 countries.

Your PADI Open Water certification allows you to dive to 18m maximum depth with a buddy of equal or greater experience, in conditions that are as good as (or better than) those in which you learned to dive.

The PADI Open Water Diver Course program is structured to teach you how to dive safely. You will complete 5 self-study classroom based knowledge development sections from the PADI Open Water Manual.  These sections will be reviewed by your PADI Instructor at our diving academy classroom and as part of this training you will be shown how to plan your own dives and record the experience in your personal dive log book.

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.

You will complete 5 confined water sessions in the swimming pool, you’ll learn buoyancy skills, how to complete comfortable ascents and descents, breathing and how to stay warm underwater and streaming your swimming skills. After the pool session and over of the next 2 days you will complete 4 Open Water Dives. The first two dives are to maximum depth of 12 meters and the last two, 18 meters.

Duration : 3 or 4 Days *

Depending on whether you have completed your Open Water Referral (Theory and pool) before coming to Bali or with to upgrade your Scuba Diver certification to PADI Open Water Diver.

Day 01 : Classroom and Pool

Day 02 : 2 Dives maximum depth 12 meters
​​​​​​​Day 03 : 2 Dives maximum depth 18 meters

Max Depth : 18 meters

Minimun Age : 10 years

Swim Ability : 200 meters 


The PADI Open Water course can be done in two parts.

Part 1  will cover all the academics, pool sessions and examinations. You can do this part  with your local PADI Dive Club at your country , within 6 months before your intended vacation; preferable just before as your knowledge will still be fresh in your mind.
​​​​​​​Part 2 : the 4 open water dives that are completed on this referral course in the comfort , warmth and clarity of Bali underwater .  

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