With our PADI Open Water Diver course, you will learn how to become a scuba diver
Are you a beginner, or a novice?
Have you only tried scuba diving, or never tried it at all?
Get your PADI Open Water Diver certification with us at one of our Scotty‘s Dive Centers. It is fun and easy, and you will discover whole new worlds.
If you want to learn how to dive, discover new adventures, or simply see the wondrous world beneath the oceans; your scuba diving adventures start with the PADI Open Water Diver course.
The PADI Open Water Diver course is the most popular Scuba course because it is the entry-level course to become a scuba diver. During this course, you will go through at least five academic training sessions, confined water sessions, and then four ocean dives.
At the end of this scuba course, you will earn the PADI Open Water Diver certification. This international certification will allow you to dive everywhere around the world.
Where can you take our PADI Open Water Diver course?
You can take our PADI Open Water Diver course at any of our dive shops in Mactan, Cebu, Panglao, Bohol, and Boracay.
You can just walk in, or you can call us from your smartphone if you tap the phone icon at the bottom of this page.
Also, you can contact us by email, via the form below. Be sure to give us an estimated date when you want to start this course.
If you do not have time to take the full Open Water Diver course, you can take the subset of this class and be certified as a Scuba Diver. Your maximum depth will be 12 meters (40 feet), and you have to have a dive guide with you.
Our Scuba Diver course is an intermediate step before being certified as an Open Water Diver.
Budget, fares, or prices depending on your location
Our Open Water Diver course is perfect to take while your are on holiday or vacation, as it takes only between 1 to 4 days to become a certified scuba diver, depending on the time you want to allow for the class.
PADI SCUBA Diver (a subset of the Open Water Diver course)
- Number of dives: 2.
- Duration: 1.5 days
- Price: PHP 15,500 includes certification
PADI Open Water Diver
- 5 academic session, confined water training sessions, and 4 ocean dives
- Duration: 3 days
- Price: PHP 25,500 includes certification
PADI Open Water Diver, Referral A
- Price per open water dive plus PIC: PHP 3,000 PHP
PADI Open Water Diver, Referral B
- Price per confined session: PHP 2,250
PADI Open Water Diver, Referral C
- Price per academic session: PHP 1,000 PHP
PADI Open Water Diver
- 5 academic sessions, 5 pool sessions, and 4 ocean dives
- Duration: 4 days
- Price: PHP 32,000 includes certification
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Why do you need to take the PADI Open Water Diver course?
If you want to experience scuba diving in open water, this is the certification you need. Join the millions of PADI-certified open water divers around the world.
Your PADI Open Water Diver certification card will serve as a "passport" at any scuba diving center around the world.
Scuba diving is both exhilarating and relaxing. It introduces you to new, mesmerizing worlds. You will need to learn many things to become a scuba diver. You need to have good buoyancy control, underwater communication skills, an understanding of fauna and flora interactions, some physics, and more.
Something that you will never forget during this course: breathing underwater for the very first time!
During our PADI Open Water Diver course, you will learn:
During this scuba course, you will learn to be comfortable underwater. It takes just a few exercises in confined waters.
During our PADI Open Water Diver course, you will also learn some basics about what to do and not to do:
- develop your knowledge to understand some basic principles
- practice some basic scuba diving skills
- use scuba gear properly
During the open water sessions, you will apply what you have learned during the confined water sessions. More importantly, you will begin to explore the underwater world with your instructor.
When can you start to take our PADI Open Water Diver course?
Right now, if you wish!
You can contact us online by filling out the form below. Or, you can call us from your smartphone by tapping the phone icon at the bottom of this page. Also, you can walk into any of our dive shops or dive centers.
We recommend that you download, print, and complete the medical statement. This will accelerate your enrollment at our dive shop.
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The scuba diving gear in our PADI Open Water Diver course includes:
Standard scuba diving gear, mask and snorkel, BCD (buoyancy compensator device), wetsuit/exposure suit, fins, and booties are all included.
Your instructor may suggest more options regarding the equipment needed for this course.
Your course includes more than just the scuba gear and specialized gear, however. It also includes a towel, fresh drinking water, use of a shower, and more.
Do you want to take your diving experience further?
If you would like some ideas for future diving classes, or if you would like to know what is best to take next, take a look at the options below:
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course
- PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Course
- PADI Advanced Open Water + Enriched Air Nitrox Diver Course Package
You might also be interested in this scuba diving course from another scuba diving agency:
SSI (Scuba School International) Open Water Course