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PADI OPEN WATER DIVER The World's Most Popular Open Water Scuba Diving Course

The PADI Open Water Diver course 

SAVE HUGE when signing up for your

OPEN WATER COURSE with Scubaversity!

Five Extra VALUE ADD Workshops:

1. Equipment - All Scuba Diving Gear and Dive Computers.
2. Peak Performance Buoyancy - Perfect Posture & Comfort.
3. Diving Skills - In depth review to ensure your Confidence.
4. Local Diving - South Africa as a diving destination.
5. Fish Identification - Know your fish!
NEW PADI Open Water Touch Materials.
Use of BCD, Regulator & Cylinder plus ALL air fills.

We offer UNLIMITED pool sessions and qualifying dives.
We GUARANTEE our customer service or money back.
We BEAT any written or online equipment price!


If you are on a quest to learn how to scuba dive, embark on new expeditions or explore the marine world of the ocean, then this course is for you. The PADI Open Water Diver (since being the first course in recreational diving) is the most popular scuba course, and allowed thousands of people to experience the exhilarating diving lifestyle every year.

What You Learn

The course consists of three essential components:

  • Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom ) to learn the necessary concepts of recreational diving,
  • Confined Water Dives to acquire the scuba skills in recreational diving,
  • Open Water Dives to check up on your skills and tour!

If you've participated in a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.


To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:

  • 10 years or older (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 13 years due to international internet laws).

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

The Scuba Gear You Use

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba hard gear (BC, regulator and a tank). The equipment you wear will be chosen by  a SCUBAVERSITY Representative to ensure your comfort throughout the course.

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course - book and DVD package or a multimedia DVD. Recently PADI has enhanced this program by offering the learning material in an Elearning environment via the internet or via the Samsung Tablets which can download the Open Water Touch (digital theory of the course).

Contact SCUBAVERSITY to personalise the best study option for you! Click scuba course online ONLY if you chose, discussed and finalized the Elearning option with us.

PADI's Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you'll jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor.

Ultimate Course Extras

  • - All training will be conducted by a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT), educated to the very highest PADI standards.
  • - Personal course tailoring.
  • - Unlimited confined water sessions and extra buoyancy practice sessions.
  • - Unlimited classroom time.
  • - Pool sessions will be conducted over at least two days.
  • - Smaller Instructor to student ratios.
  • - PADI Ultimate Crewpak with Open Water Diver Manual and DVD, Dive Planning Tool and PADI Logbook to log all of the skills you learn during the course.
  • - SCUBA Gear, computer and travel overview evening.
  • - Special Offer Vouchers.
  • - Money back guarantee.


Contact the office for more info. 


011 958 2418