Cebu is a year round diving destination and with warm clear waters has something to offer all levels of experience. Beginners and novices will be thrilled by the shallow reefs and myriad of fish life on offer and more experienced divers will relish the chance to dive with Thresher Sharks and Rays at Malapascua Island and to visit the reefs and deep walls of Moalboal.
If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, then your Cebu Island holiday trip is where it starts! Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
Cebu is the perfect place to take Diving Courses; it has year round tropical diving, clear warm waters, excellent instruction and offers especially good value. The four day Open Water Course comprises dive theory lessons, dive training sessions in shallow water (swimming pool or beach) and four memorable dives in the deeper sea water (to a maximum depth of 18m).
Instruction and teaching materials are available in a range of languages. The Dive Centers have air-conditioned classrooms with both direct beach and boat access.
Upon successful completion of the Course each guest receives a PADI Open Water Certification card that means you are recognized throughout the world as a recreational diver. This is your first step in a lifetime of underwater adventures!
Available at our recommended Dive Centers on Cebu and Mactan Island.
Minimum of 10 years of age (Junior Open Water Diver certification is for for 10 -14 year olds / Open Water Diver certification is for 15 years and above). No previous experience required but all guests taking part in program must be in good health, be able to swim adequately and successfully complete a medical questionnaire provided by Dive Center.
What Will You Learn on the PADI Open Water Course
∙ Knowledge Development to understand basic
principles of scuba diving
∙ Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
∙ Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore
Full rental equipment, training manuals, materials and tuition are included as part of your Open Water Course.