You can earn the PADI Open Water Diver certification; the most widely recognized scuba qualification worldwide, in four days. With your instructor, you will cover the fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. During this diving course you will complete five confined water (pool) dives and knowledge development sessions, and a minimum of four open water dives in the Red Sea.
Your PADI Open Water certification allows you to dive to 18m maximum depth with a buddy of equal or greater experience, in conditions that are as good as (or better than) those in which you learned to dive. Children aged 10-14 years can earn the PADI Junior Open Water Diver certification. Certified Junior Open Water Divers aged 10-12 years may dive to 12m maximum depth, under the direct supervision of a PADI Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, Instructor or higher professional. For Junior Open Water Divers aged 10-12 years who wish to make guided dives after finishing the course, but do not have a certified parent/guardian, we require you to have a private dive guide
- Maximum six students per course
- Multilingual instructors
Have you completed your confined water training, knowledge development, quizzes and exam with a PADI center elsewhere, during the past year? If so, just make your 4 open water dives with us in the Red Sea to get certified as a PADI Open Water Diver. The Referral course takes 2 days. You must bring your referral training record, completed and signed by your instructor, when you check in.
Have you completed only certain sections of your Open Water Diver Referral? Then contact us to discuss your requirements for completing the course, and prices.
|PADI Open Water course, 4 days
|PADI upgrade from Scuba Diver to Open Water Diver
|PADI Open Water Referral
|Private PADI Open Water CourseOne student to one instructor
|PADI Manual & certification
Prerequisites: Reasonable HEALTH and fitness, ability to swim and feel relaxed in the water, minimum age: 10 years.
Please note: The course includes equipment rental. Extras: Educational materials (may be purchased from our Shop at Divers’ Lodge, approx. €80.00). National park fees and Lunch on boat trips (75.00 EGP incl. unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat).