PADI Open Water Scuba Diver


Why PADI Open Water?

When you learn to scuba dive in Roatan, you have the freedom to dive with a certified buddy independent of a dive professional. If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the PADI Open Water program and learn to scuba dive in Roatan with Coconut Tree Divers.

What Will I Learn?

Throughout the course you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving which include:

  • Knowledge development sessions, in our air-conditioned classroom
  • Equipment
  • Dive procedures and techniques
  • Planning a dive
  • Confined water skills practice
  • Open water dives

The knowledge from the classroom applied in the confined water training sessions, where you begin practicing the skills necessary for safe diving in safe shallow water. As you gain confidence, you will start building on those basic skills and learn some more advanced techniques. You will participate in four open water dives, where you will apply the knowledge you have learned and the skills you have practiced to safely explore what our beautiful reef has to offer up to a maximum depth of 18 meters/60 feet

What Do I Need to Start?

Almost anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can learn to scuba dive in Roatan with Coconut Tree Divers. Children aged 10 and 11 can earn the PADI Jr Open Water Diver certification, diving to a maximum depth of 12 meters/40 feet with a PADI professional or a certified parent/guardian. Children aged 12 to 14 can also be Jr Open Water Diver certified, to a maximum depth of 18 meters/60 feet with any adult certified diver

What Do I Learn at the End?

So learn to scuba dive in Roatan today! You will receive your permanent PADI Open Water Diver certification card, granting you the freedom to explore the aquatic realm worldwide. You are certified to a maximum depth of 18 meters/60 feet and can conduct dives independently with a certified buddy or under the supervision of a PADI professional.

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