PADI Open Water Referral

This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

This is in growing popularity as it reduces the time to two days to complete the course once on holiday.

What the Course Entails

From the beginning to end of the course, you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including areas such as dive equipment and techniques that will give you the confidence and skill to become a responsible diver.

You attain this rating by completing five pool dives and a number of knowledge development sessions with a final exam (which is not rocket science its just diving) and by completing four open water dives.

Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Pre-requisites

Almost anyone who is in good health with a reasonable level of fitness and comfortable in the water can attain a PADI Open Water Diver certification. If you are between 10 and 14 there is the option for you to complete the PADI Junior Open Water Diver program.

Course Flow

The PADI Junior Open Water Diver between the ages of 10 and 12 years may only dive with a PADI Professional, a certified parent or certified guardian to a maximum depth of 12 meters/40 feet.

This PADI adventure can be done in any of the resorts listed below.

How Can I Get Started?

What is the next adventure?

You can continue the adventure with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Then you will be able to explore deeper depths and under the moon light at night.

Holidays featuring this Course

Solo Divers

Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino

Bonaire, Bonaire

The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino is ideally located along the west coast of Bonaire with fantastic diving. This bustling resort is great for families, couples and divers alike!

  • 126 oceanfront and garden rooms
  • Located close to restaurants and bars
  • Pool/Spa/Baby Sitting/Casino/Gym
  • Dive centre on-site
  • Room only basis
  • Great for divers and families

Solo Divers

Ports Of Call Resort

Turks & Caicos, Provo

The Ports of Call Resort formerly known as Comfort Suites Hotel offers affordable, standard hotel accommodation on the Providenciales Island just 15 minutes from the international airport.

  • 98 Spacious Junior Suites
  • BB basis included
  • 2 minutes walk from Grace Bay
  • Casino and Golf club local to hotel
  • Local to shopping centre
  • Good for nightlife

Solo Divers

Point Grace

Turks & Caicos, Provo

This is an extraordinary Caribbean retreat, located at the Point of the pristine twelve mile beach of Grace Bay just 15 minutes from Providenciales international airport.

  • 30 cottages and different sized suites
  • Grace Bay privileged location
  • Award winning a’la carte restaurant
  • Served by Dive Provo
  • Great for families & couples
  • Beachfront location

Solo Divers

Melia Nassau Beach

Bahamas, New Providence

The Melia Nassau Beach Resort is an enormous, bustling and modern hotel located on the breath-taking Cable Beach just a stone’s throw away from the shops, restaurants and Nassaus nightlife!

  • Beachfront location
  • Casino & nightlife
  • Choice of restaurants
  • Selection of pools
  • Shark feed diving
  • Kids club

Solo Divers

Stella Maris Resort Club

Bahamas, Bahamas Diving

Stella Maris Resort is a family owned resort renowned for outstanding, personalised service, exceptional island hospitality and amazing shark diving!

  • Beachfront location on Long Island
  • Beach bungalows
  • All inclusive diving package
  • Pool, bar & restaurant
  • Dive centre on-site
  • Chilled Bahamian experience

Solo Divers

Bohio Dive Resort

Turks & Caicos, Grand Turk

Bohio Dive Resort is a small, intimate resort, committed to providing a friendly and personal service with everything you could need on one idyllic spot just minutes away from the airport.

  • Located on a white sandy beach
  • 16 rooms all with beach front views
  • BB basis including daily diving
  • Great for all types of traveller
  • Paradise like holiday experience
  • Cocktail bar and a’la carte restaurant

Solo Divers

Osprey Beach Hotel

Turks & Caicos, Grand Turk

The Osprey Beach Hotel is an informal beachfront hotel adjacent to beach, 5 minutes walk to town and about 10 minutes from Grand Turk Airport.

  • 27 rooms right on the beachfront
  • Room only board basis
  • Cocktail bar adjacent to the beach
  • Diving with local dive centre
  • Pool/Bar/Restaurant/WIFI
  • Great for couples, families & groups

Solo Divers

Marina Lodge At Port Ghalib

Red Sea, Marsa Alam

The Marina Lodge at Port Ghalib hotel is a beautifully decorated new resort offering comfort and a first class service to all guests.

  • Divers resort by the Marina
  • 203 rooms and suites
  • Half board basis
  • A favourite with our customers
  • Suitable for all types of divers
  • Emperor Divers next door

Solo Divers

True Blue Bay Resort & Villas

Grenada, Grenada Island

True Blue Bay Resort is perched on a lush green hillside of Grenada offering guests beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and the man-made white sandy beach next to the resort’s private dock.

  • A small friendly divers resort
  • 21 rooms and villas
  • Close to the beach/private dive jetty
  • Bed and breakfast basis
  • Aquanauts dive centre on-site
  • WIFI/Pool/Room Svc/Bar/Shuttle Bus

Solo Divers

Eriyadu Island Resort

Maldives, Male Atoll

The perfect escape Eriyadu is one of the smaller, more intimate resorts where you can indulge and relax on a breath-taking island and explore the beautiful house reef abundant with marine life.

  • Located on North Male Atoll
  • Beautiful small island resort
  • Private beach and house reef
  • Only 60 rooms on the island
  • Great for non-divers & couples
  • PADI dive centre on-site