Tour details & Booking

Duration: 3 days

Price: R6600/pp

Price: $475/pp

Price: £376/pp

Price: €422/pp



Always wanted to learn how to scuba dive and to experience the world beneath the waves? Start your underwater world adventures by taking the PADI Open Water Diver course in Cape Town with Ocean Experiences. The Open Water Diver Course teaches you the fundamentals of scuba diving and sets the foundation for all the other PADI scuba diving courses. This scuba diving certification with the PADI® Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognised scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

Course Details

Day 1 - Complete paperwork and review the theory with you instructor to ensure you understand basic principles of scuba diving. After trying on your scuba equipment you will head off to the pool to learn basic scuba skills Day 2 - You then head off to the open water where you will be doing 2 ocean dives as well as reviewing skills you learnt in the pool. Day 3 - You head off to the open water again where you will be completing 2 more ocean dives, reviewing skills you learnt in the pool and giving you a chance to explore your new found underwater passion. Back at the shop each day around 15h30.


3 Days

Prerequisites & Minimum Age

10 years old. No pre-training required. Be in good physical health.

Group Size

Max 4 students per instructor

Course Times

08h30 (Meet at the shop)


Full tuition by an internationally certified PADI instructor. Confined water (swimming pool) sessions. 4 Qualifying dives. MPA (Marine Protected Areas) permit. Full equipment use. Registration with PADI International Limited. Open Water Diver Touch (including knowledge reviews, quizzes and exams), eTraining Dive Log and certification card processing fee. Transfers with any tour booked online or by phone within 5km radius of CBD. (Min: 2 Pax).


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Booking Summary - PADI Open Water Diver

Number of seats: ONE   R6600   $475 |   €422 |   £376 |

Total R6600

“Great vibe with a professional setup and quality dive gear! Kirsten was good fun and super knowledgeable. Great experience all round.”

Iain C

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