Dive into the open waters of Maldives on this 4-day course and get an SSI/PADI certification - lifetime validity and worldwide recognition.
Join our Maldives open water diving course and get an SSI/PADI Certification.
Minimum 3 days, best to be done over 4.
9 dives (5 in the lagoon and 4 in the open ocean)
Minimum age: 10 years old (up to 14 years old you will be a JUNIOR OPEN WATER)
Maximum depth: 18 meters
(12 meters for JUNIOR OPEN WATER up to 11 years old)
You will first have to undergo a basic swim test (float for 10 minutes swim for about 200m).
After this, you will have to master all the safety skills of the 5 confined water dives and 4 open water dives (both under and above the surface) along with some theory, some quizzes, a final exam.
Then, the underwater world will be yours to discover and enjoy !!
Maldives Open Water Diving Course: Itinerary
After filling-up the mandatory paperwork (liability release, medical form, etc...), you will try out and be issued with your diving equipment.
You will then proceed with the swim test, before taking the necessary briefing for your first confined water dive.
This dive, along with all other confined water dives, will be conducted inside the shallow and protected waters of Mafushi's lagoon, right in front of the local beach.
There, amongst our coral farming project, you will undergo the basic training so as to learn all the required and necessary safety skills so as to become a proficient scuba diver.
Then, the 4 mandatory open water dives will be conducted from our comfortable diving dhoni (local bat) in suitable dive sites, located both inside and outside of the atoll.