PADI Open Water Course
3-4 day
$ 330
If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI® Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course.
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PADI Advanced Open Water
2 days
$ 270
Exploration, Excitement, Experiences is what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, you can start right after earning your Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence through five different Adventure Dives.
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OW / AOW Combo
5-6 days
$ 550
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Emergency First Response
1 day
$ 85
required for Rescue Diver
Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment.
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PADI Rescue Diver
3 days
$ 250
(minimum. 2 people)
Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed.
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EFR/Rescue Combo
4-5 days
$ 320
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PADI Discover Scuba Diving
1/2 day
$ 70
try dive for first timers
Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you.
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1/2 day
$ 70
proof of certification required
If it’s been a year or more since you last dived then our Refresher program is perfect for you. Taking half a day and covering reviews of theory, equipment, shallow water skills and an open water dive.
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PADI Divemaster
2-3 months (full time 5-6 days per week)
$ 850
internship based
Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others.
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Important Information

PADI Medical Statement

Before undertaking a PADI diving course, or refresher, with us you must read and understand the PADI Medical Statement and seek the advice of a doctor in case of doubt. If you answer YES to any of these questions then you MUST get written permission to dive from a doctor, using the attached form, before coming to the island. Click above to link through to a copy of this statement.

Start Time

Courses start at 8am, so you need to arrive the day before beginning the course. You also need to allowa minimum of 18 hours after diving before flying. Please contact us if you require more detailed schedules for your particular course


The PADI e-Learning system allows you to complete all the theory and tests on-line before you get here. This means that when you come to the island you save approx. 3/4 day of time on the course.

This option is more expensive though than doing the full course here as PADI charge you direct for e-Learning and this varies by course, but for Open Water it costs $185. During the registration process you nominate a PADI dive shop, which then receives a rebate of part of the fee you have paid. If you register using the buttons on this page then you will be affiliated with Dolphin Dive and we then charge you only $235 to complete the inwater sections of the course with us.

If you’re planning to do the course over the busy holiday periods please check availability in advance before signing up with PADI, to avoid any potential disappointment.

Total price for Open Water

  • e-learning: $ 185 to PADI, $235 to Dolphin Dive = $420 (2-3 days)
  • full class @dolphin Dive = $330 (3-4 days)

Course duration will depend on student comfort level, class size, weather conditions etc.

Note that payment made when signing up for e-learning is made direct to PADI Americas, and not to Dolphin Dive. PADI do not offer refunds or transfers of credit to other dive centres. E-learning credit is valid for up to one year towards the Open Water training and the theory credit can be used at any dive centre.
Please visit the padi e-learning page for more information.