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

  • PADI Digital Materials

  • Pisces Divers 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 

R7,500.00

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER VIDEO

REVIEWS

  • star rating  Very friendly and professional staff and an amazing dive! Absolutely the best choice if you want to dive on the Cape Peninsula.

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    December 6, 2018
  • star rating  Thanks to the Pisces Team we had an excellent dive day today. After a series of days of bad diving conditions, we were so lucky to join the boat... read more

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    November 24, 2018
  • star rating  Fantastic diving experience! It all started with great communication over email. They were very helpful answering all questions and making sure I had all the information needed. Due to the... read more

    Mac_Harry
    November 20, 2019
  • star rating  Completed my diving certificates here and it was everything you could want in a dive school. They were friendly, professional, fun, accommodating and reasonably priced. Diving in Cape Town was... read more

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    March 6, 2019
  • star rating  I dived two days with Pisces, doing the seals and kelp forest dives and the offshore blue sharks trip. Both were amazing, the seals love to play and we were... read more

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    February 9, 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

    Eveready930
    November 16, 2019
  • star rating  I completed my PADI Open Water Diver with Pisces Divers in early August and it was honestly the best experience I have ever had. The team members are all extremely... read more

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    December 5, 2018
  • star rating  I was extremely happy with the dive master as well as the service and rates offered by Pisces. They were very friendly and accommodating. We got to dive with... read more

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    January 16, 2019
  • star rating  I had an awesome experience doing my Padi Open Water course at Pisces Divers! Vito, Ross, Mark, and Arno were all such great instructors. Super calm, knowledgable and easy to... read more

    Luke B
    June 15, 2019

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