PADI COURSES

OPEN WATER DIVER

Beginner

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OVER 10 YEARS OF AGE

adequate swimming skills

good physical health

No prior SCUBA experience

takes 3 days TO COMPLETE

age
OVER 10 YEARS OF AGE

 

swimming skills
ADEQUATE SWIMMER

 

good physical health
GOOD PHYSICAL HEALTH

 

NO PRIOR DIVING SKILL
NO PRIOR DIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Course Duration
TAKES S DAYs TO COMPLETE

 

Diver certification begins here. PADI Open Water Diver course starts with PADI’s online eLearning theory training OR PADI Ultimate Crewpack. Then we move to the pool to practice your new skills. Finally, you will experience five open water (ocean/lake) training dives.

The PADI Open water course is where it all begins, this is your foundation course that will qualify you to dive anywhere in the world to a maximum depth of 18 meters. Millions of people all around the world have learned to SCUBA dive with the PADI Open water course and have continued to discover the wonders of the underwater world.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course):

  • You must be over 10 years of age.
  • You need adequate swimming skills.
  • You need to be in good physical health.
  • No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
  • The PADI open water course takes 4 days and is run throughout the year.

With our onsite pool, easy access to our local training beach in Simonstown and full in house facilities including a coffee shop, spacious class room and warm shower completing your open water course couldn’t be easier.

INCLUDED

  • Open water Manual

  • Open water DVD

  • Log book

  • All required equipment for duration of course

  • 5x Theory session

  • 5x Pool Sessions

  • 3x Sea Dives (Shore Based)

  • 2x Sea Dives (Boat Based)

  • PADI online registration couldn’t be easier.

  • MPA Permit

ITINERARY

This is a 4 day course. The days start at 8:30 am and finish between 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm.

  • Day 1: We will get you set up with your equipment and spend the day in our onsite swimming pool where you and your instructor will go through all the required skills needed to become a successful Open water diver.
  • Day 2: You and your instructor will head out to our local training beach and complete two open water training dives. It is on these dives that you start showing us what you have mastered in the pool
  • Day 3: This is the day that it all comes together where you will head out on one of our two boats to complete your last two dives on some of the amazing dive sites that Cape Town has to offer.
  • Day 4: Extra dive.

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER 

R6,800.00

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER VIDEO

REVIEWS

  • star rating  One of the highlights of my Western Cape trip in March 2019! It did not lessen the fun and the incredible experience being the only snorkeler in a group of... read more

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    March 19, 2019
  • star rating  I really appreciate the crew and management of Pisces Scuba. They were so inviting and helpful. They went out of their way to make our dive special. They even took... read more

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    May 30, 2019
  • star rating  Really well run operation. In an era of social distancing concerns, I really appreciated the effort of the owner, manager and majority of staff members to wear masks consistently... read more

    Flagg M
    September 15, 2020
  • star rating  I have had the pleasure of diving with Pisces dive school on more than one occasion. My last visit there was not to dive but to take American tourists who... read more

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    November 16, 2019
  • star rating  So, I didn’t actually get to go on a dive with Pisces because of weather conditions but I’m still giving this shop 5 stars. I contacted the shop to schedule... read more

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    November 10, 2019
  • star rating  This was the best cold water diving we've ever done, the colors you're going to see are indescribable!! Also if you go with Pisces diving you'll be in excellent hands... read more

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    September 30, 2019
  • star rating  The idea of taking a boat into the middle of nowhere and jumping into the water with the Cape Fur Seals and have a blast with the clowns of the... read more

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    March 14, 2019
  • star rating  What a brilliant dive center! I am so impressed by the course, the location, and the people. Throughout the course, the instructors were incredibly calm and patient, allowing me to... read more

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    June 14, 2019
  • star rating  Everything about our experience with Pisces was great. I highly recommend booking your diving experience in South Africa with Jacqui and the team at Pisces. My wife and... read more

    Pierre L
    February 1, 2020
  • star rating  I selected Pisces Divers to undergo training with my 2 sons for Open Water Diving. We had fantastic training at the excellent facilities at Pisces Divers. The dive sites available... read more

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    September 4, 2019

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