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PADI Open Water Diver Course

Caribbean Dive Courses – PADI Certification

Your Lifetime “International License to Dive”

In just a few days, you can complete one of the most popular Caribbean dive courses available: the PADI Open Water Diver course. This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive organization that sets the standards in the global diving community.

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Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. It is a great program to start with your family, especially if you all start together! An activity that you will be able to enjoy together for many years to come, creating a long-lasting bond!

Why PADI Open Water Diver?

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. As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy, independent of a dive professional. If you are already PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from this course may apply to the Caribbean open water diver courses.

What Do I Need To Start?

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. If you are between 10 and 14, or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Open Water Diver program also available.

A PADI Jr Open Water Diver between the ages of 10 and 11 years may only dive with a PADI Professional, a certified parent or certified guardian to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet.

What Will I Do?

Throughout PADI’s Caribbean dive courses, you’ll learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including the academics, techniques and how to use basic scuba gear. You’ll earn this rating by completing pool dives, knowledge development sessions and four open water (ocean) training dives.

How Long Will it Take?

We have designed a program based on 2 half days and 2 full days of training: 1 afternoon focusing on knowledge development, 1 afternoon in the pool, and 2 days on the boat for open water scuba diving. These Caribbean dive courses are designed with your vacation in mind. To save even more of your vacation time, complete PADI’s Open Water Diver e-Learning course online prior to your arrival and skip right to the pool session!

What Will I Need?

Basically all you need is your bathing suit, sunscreen, a towel and a pair of shades!

* All rental scuba equipment, books and materials are included. (You will keep the entire crew pack, which includes the Manual, Log Book, Tables, Pick Card etc…)

Where Can I Go From Here?

Continue the adventure with PADI’s Adventures in Diving program, your next step in exploring the underwater world. Contact Caicos Adventures to enroll in a PADI Open Water course and prepare yourself for what lies ahead.

Caribbean dive courses are offered through PADI & Caicos Adventures to be completed during your vacation. You may be thinking, “I don’t want to spend my entire Caribbean vacation studying for courses or scuba diving in the pool”. However, by enrolling in our Caribbean dive courses, such as PADI’s Open Water Program, you will be introduced to the art of scuba diving, without sacrificing your entire vacation. The beauty of this course is that it can be completed in just a few days and the majority of the course takes place in the ocean!

Caribbean dive courses, especially this PADI Open Water Diver course, expose you to the underwater world using the proper techniques and tools. Once you are certified to go scuba diving in open waters, you are able to dive with a buddy, independent of a professional diver. This means the rest of your Caribbean vacation can be devoted to scuba diving or even to more Caribbean dive courses!

These Caribbean dive courses are a great way to spend a vacation together as a family. With PADI instructors you can even start as young as 10 years old! Learn and develop your skills together, as a family, with these Caribbean dive courses meant for completion during your vacation. In addition to these beginner Caribbean dive courses, we offer a wide variety of more advanced and specialty programs. Explore the world of scuba diving to experience an incredible adventure!