Duration: 3 days
Price: R5280/pp (
Learn to scuba dive and let the adventures of this majestic underwater world begin!!
The PADI Open Water Diver Course teaches you the essentials of scuba diving and sets the foundation for all the other PADI scuba diving courses and underwater adventures. This scuba diving certification is the world’s most popular and widely recognised scuba course. Millions of people have learnt to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world.
Before Start Date - you will receive an online eLearning Open Water Touch manual to complete your theory at home in your own time. All the video clips, knowledge reviews, quizzes and final exam is completed beforehand. This manual is yours to keep and to refer back to refresh your scuba diving knowledge at any time.
Day 1 - Complete paperwork and review the theory with your instructor to ensure you understand the basic principles of scuba diving theory. After trying on your scuba equipment, making sure all the equipment fits comfortably you will head off to the pool to learn the basic scuba skills.
Day 2 - You then head off to the open water where you will be doing 2 ocean dives as well as repeating 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, repeating 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 (varies with each course).
Prerequisites & Minimum Age
10 years old.
No pre-training or prior experience required.
Have adequate swimming skills.
Complete the necessary paperwork and acknowledge our Terms & Conditions
Max 4 students per instructor
08h30 (Meet at the shop)
Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a PADI Open Water Certification (recognised worldwide). Dive to a maximum depth of 18m. Dive with a dive buddy.
Tuition by an internationally certified PADI instructor.
Confined water (swimming pool) sessions.
4 x Qualifying dives.
MPA (Marine Protected Areas) permit.
DAN Insurance Coverage.
Full equipment use.
Digital eLearning pack (Open Water Diver Touch - includes knowledge reviews, quizzes and exams), eTraining Dive Log.
eCard accessible via the PADI App.
Gratuities. Hotel Transfers.
New added Bonus
Free boat dive with the seals - this is the most popular and unique dive Cape Town has to offer. Only applies on scheduled trips. Terms and Conditions apply.