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

Hilton Hurghada Resort

Red Sea, Hurghada

The Hilton Resort is located at the vibrant touristic Hurghada’s promenade being the perfect place for all, families, couples, singles and divers where comfort and luxury go hand in hand.

  • All inclusive resort
  • Divers Lodge on-site
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Private sandy beach
  • Great for families and couples
  • Spa & wellness centre

Solo Divers

Hilton Hurghada Resort

Red Sea, Hurghada

The Hilton Resort is located at the vibrant touristic Hurghada’s promenade being the perfect place for all, families, couples, singles and divers where comfort and luxury go hand in hand.

  • All inclusive resort
  • Divers Lodge on-site
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Private sandy beach
  • Great for families and couples
  • Spa & wellness centre

Solo Divers

The Three Corners Sunny Beach

Red Sea, Hurghada

Located between Hurghada and El Gouna. The four star Sunny Beach Resort enchants guests with relaxed atmosphere, attentive hospitality, and a glorious seaside setting.

Solo Divers

Sunrise Romance Resort

Red Sea, Hurghada

The Sunrise Romance Resort offers guests a luxurious holiday beyond expectations. The resort boosts a peaceful sanctuary for tranquil escapes with sweeping uninterrupted views to the dazzling Red Sea.

  • All inclusive Resort
  • Water fun & adventures
  • Private sandy beach
  • Served by Divers Lodge
  • Romantic getaway
  • Spa & wellness centre

Solo Divers

Sunrise Romance Resort

Red Sea, Hurghada

The Sunrise Romance Resort offers guests a luxurious holiday beyond expectations. The resort boosts a peaceful sanctuary for tranquil escapes with sweeping uninterrupted views to the dazzling Red Sea.

  • All inclusive Resort
  • Water fun & adventures
  • Private sandy beach
  • Served by Divers Lodge
  • Romantic getaway
  • Spa & wellness centre

Solo Divers

Continental Hotel Hurghada

Red Sea, Hurghada

Perfectly nestled into Hurghada Bay, with lush gardens and its own private, sandy beach offering spectacular views across the Red Sea.

  • All Inclusive available
  • Private sandy beach
  • Divers Lodge close by
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Great for families, groups & couples

Solo Divers

Continental Hotel Hurghada

Red Sea, Hurghada

Perfectly nestled into Hurghada Bay, with lush gardens and its own private, sandy beach offering spectacular views across the Red Sea.

  • All Inclusive available
  • Private sandy beach
  • Divers Lodge close by
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Great for families, groups & couples

Solo Divers

Marriot Beach Resort

Red Sea, Hurghada

Marriott Beach Resort offers a unique location in the heart of Hurghada allowing you to browse varieties of options in Hurghada town and experience the nightlife.

  • Private sandy beach
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Served by Divers Lodge
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Range of board basis
  • Great for families and couples

Solo Divers

Marriot Beach Resort

Red Sea, Hurghada

Marriott Beach Resort offers a unique location in the heart of Hurghada allowing you to browse varieties of options in Hurghada town and experience the nightlife.

  • Private sandy beach
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Served by Divers Lodge
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Range of board basis
  • Great for families and couples

Solo Divers

Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel

Red Sea, Hurghada

A haven of sophisticated luxury located in the centre of Hurghada. Peace and privacy pervade this exclusive, 5-star deluxe beach hotel, located directly on the azure blue Red Sea shore.

  • Variety of rooms and suites
  • Spa & Fitness Centre
  • Dive centre on site
  • Swimming pool
  • Golf course
  • Beachfront location (private beach)