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  I started Diving at Pisces Divers Six months ago after my previous dive center let me down. I was happily surprised to find that the staff at Pisces were very... read more

    Sebastian
    December 1, 2021
  • star rating  At Pisces the experience is always awesome. Being relatively new to diving, Pisces has provided a fantastic, friendly and professional environment to develop from Open Water 1, through Advanced Open... read more

    Mark S
    May 1, 2022
  • star rating  Mike. the owner is so accommodating. the dive staff is very knowledgeable about the dive sites and very friendly. the shop is immaculate. Everything in it's place. A great selection... read more

    Lawrence C
    May 1, 2022
  • star rating  We had a wonderful time doing the Open Water Dive Course at Pisces divers and would highly recommend them! The diving instructors were very patient and we felt confident and... read more

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    December 6, 2018
  • star rating  Pisces divers is an amazing dive school the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. I took the open water 1 dive course and with the help of the diving instructor... read more

    Dekiell
    November 4, 2019
  • star rating  The dive base is well organized. The price includes all equipment and a delicious lunch after the dive. The diving equipment is high class (only gloves were slightly damaged).... read more

    malebee
    July 1, 2020
  • 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  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

    F8388QDashleyd
    November 10, 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  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

    PierreL49
    February 23, 2020

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