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P A D I  C O U R S E S

L E A R N  T O  D I V E 

PRIVATE.  EXCLUSIVE.  ADVENTURE.

We offer scuba training for all levels of diver, from trying it out for the first time, to full certification, we offer the full suite of PADI courses.   

 

Our private group concept is the cornerstone of our dive education philosophy, allowing you to learn thoroughly at your own relaxed pace and for our instructors to ensure you set out into the world of diving fully confident in your experience and ability. We commonly teach ratio of 2:1 which is safer, more fun and allows for a lot more dive time and enhanced skill mastery. 

 

*courses by appointment only

O P E N  W A T E R

CERTIFICATION

This is where it all begins.

 The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba course and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. Our exclusive dive location boast great learning conditions with clean, calm, and clear water, sand to rest on for skills and relatively warm temperatures. 

 

This first true certification is broken up in to 3 sections – on line theory (eLearning/ Touch), confined water skills (2 shallow water skills sessions) and 4 Open Water dives. Once signed up you will receive an access code from us for the PADI eLearning. You can then work through the knowledge development sections via online presentations and exam at your own pace.  You will need to print the completed course record sheet and bring this to your Instructor prior to any underwater training.

The in water training is conducted during 3 full days here at our private cottage location. The cost for private OW certification is $700 pp for 2 or $950 for 1:1 training, which includes the PADI eLearning ($200 value), scuba equipment rental and certification card. You need to be able to tread water for 10mins, swim 200m, walk short distances in full gear and pass a medical to gain certification, where you will be licensed to dive independently all over the world to a depth of 18m / 60ft. 

 

 A D V A N C E D  O P E N  W A T E R

CERTIFICATION

taking it one step further.

Excitement, experience and exploration is what the AOW certification course is all about. It is designed so that you can go straight into it after the Open Water Diver course to build on core dive skills such as buoyancy, navigation and dive planning and management with Instructor supervision. This course consists of 5 specialty area adventure dives, 2 mandatory (deep and navigation) and 3 elective dives with an associated knowledge review to be completed for each one. 

 

The most popular local choices from the elective adventure dives include night dive, search and recovery and a wreck dive. Dives to the shipwrecks can be organized for an additional $95 pp on the charter boat Run Time. The AOW course is conducted over 2 days and cost $550 pp for 2:1, which includes all the specialty dive gear rental, PADI materials and cert card. For a 1:1 private course the cost is $800. It is possible to incorporate the Enriched Air specialty in to this course for an additional fee, please contact us for individual pricing. 

T R Y  I T

padi discover scuba

R E F R E S H

PADI RE ACTIVATE

Padi discover scuba

In this one day course you are taught the basics of scuba diving, equipment review, a shallow water skills circuit followed by one real open water dive supervised by an experienced private Instructor. This is perfect for either those who want a "one time dive experience" or want to sample the sport before gaining certification. After completing the PADI Discover Scuba Diving course you may make additional instructor-supervised dives within the subsequent fourteen days or credit the experience toward the PADI Open Water Diver certification. The fee for this experience is $200 pp which includes all of the materials and SCUBA equipment rental, for a private 1:1 experience the course fee is $300. You will have to pass a basic medical prior to any in water activity.

Padi Re-Activate

A new concept from PADI suited for those certified divers who have been away from the sport for an extended time 2-10yrs. You will complete an online element and the PADI Instructor will make a bespoke refresher course geared toward each student, once completed you will receive a new certification card with the date of re activation. This is a great course if you are intending a dive trip abroad and want to be ready from the get go! This course is tailored to each certification level and includes 2 dives over one day, the cost is $200 pp, or $300 for a private 1:1 plus $75 for the new card. 

A D D I T I O N A L

C E R T I F I C A T I O N S

OXYGEN PROVIDER  |  emergency First responder  |  rescue diver  

enriched air nitrox  |  sidemount  |  dry suit  |  wreck diver

Please contact us for more information on our specialty courses

Are you fit for diving?

All students must have NO medical issues before starting any dive course.

Questions?

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