Open Water Diver

The 3-day Open Water Diver course is designed to give you certification for a lifetime ticket to Scuba diving. We run courses every day with a maximum of 4 students per instructor:

  • E-learning ( theory online Dive theory takes place in the classroom and consists of 5 chapters and video instruction. A multiple-choice exam is taken at the end to test your knowledge
  • DAY 1: Confined Water Dives ( Pool Session )
  • In the shallow waters or swimming pool, we put your diving theory to practical use and you will learn how to use your equipment underwater
  • DAY 2 and 3: Open Water Diving. You will take 4 complete underwater dives with your instructor at depths of 12 meters for the first 2 dives, and up to 18 meters for dives 3 and 4
  • DAY 3: Finally, you will take a written exam
  • Congratulations – you are now an OPEN WATER DIVER

The minimum age is 10 years old. Divers who are younger than 15 earn the Junior Open Water Diver certification which allows them to dive up to 12 meters, and they may upgrade to Open Water Diver certification (18 meters) upon reaching 15.

Price: $400 | 9.700.000 VND ( eLearning is included )

What is included?

  • All eLearning Materials from PADI and our own customized supplement training material
  • All required high-quality equipment during the course
  • All confined water training
  • 4 Ocean Dives
  • Certification Cost and Instructor Fees
  • Coffee, tea, water, some snacks, and lunch aboard the boat.
  • Pick-up and drop-off  arrangements

Itinerary for the day

  • Pick-up is at 07:30 from our dive shop, or from your hotel depending on its location.
  • We arrive at the harbor around 08:00, and head to Islands, which takes approximately 60 minutes by boat.
  • Fruit, tea, coffee and drinking water is provided on the boat throughout the day.
  • We spend around 1 hour/1 hour 30 minutes at the first dive site which allows plenty of time to make the most of your activity.
  • Then brunch is served, consisting of Vietnamese cuisine.
  • After this break, we travel a short distance to the second dive site where we spend another hour or so, before heading back to the harbor.
  • We arrive back at the harbor between 14:00-15:00, and our transport will take you back to your hotel or the dive shop.

Recreational scuba diving and freediving requires good physical and mental health. There are a few medical conditions which
can be hazardous while diving, listed below. Those who have, or are predisposed to, any of these conditions, should be evaluated
by a physician. This Diver Medical Participant Questionnaire provides a basis to determine if you should seek out that evaluation.

Open Medical Questionnaire