PADI Open Water Diver Certification

Cozumel Scuba Dive Courses with Dive Paradise

Get your scuba diving certification in the warm, crystal clear waters of the Mexican Caribbean!

PADI Open Water Diver Course Description

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts! Get your scuba diving certification with our PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. It will change your life forever!

World-class scuba dives on legendary coral reefs in Cozumel

This course includes a minimum of 6 open water dives over a 3-5 day period. Normal class hours are approximately 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Most students complete the program as safe, confident divers in 3 days.

Referral ProgramOther Options
Pricing and Reservations

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Course Price:
• $364 USD

Additional Fees

Materials:
• +$73 USD
Open Water manual, Logbook, Recreational Dive planner, & RDP booklet
• Optional: PADI eLearning Course

Processing:
• +$26 USD
Certification processing – PIC (if PADI)

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Generally from approx. 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Duration
• 3-4 Days

Availability
• Daily with the possible exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Meeting point

You may check-in at any of our dive shop beach locations to set up your course with an instructor. Together you will determine the details of when and where training will be.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:
• Personalized attention of a PADI Dive Instructor.
• Dive gear

Additional Information

Minimum Age

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

Additional Information

You will need to bring a completed Divers Medical questionnaire & Information Form signed by a physician (not related to you) which can be downloaded HERE [create link]. If you are unable to obtain this prior to arriving, we can refer you to a local physician who can do your medical evaluation and sign the form if there are no areas of concern.

PADI eLearning (Optional)

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eLearning Information and Overview

Online training supplement: $185 USD

Whether you are on the go or want to take it slow, now you can complete the knowledge development portion of the PADI Open Water Diver course with PADI eLearning. It’s a great match for your active schedule. After you complete all the online training segments, you can print your eLearning record and bring it in to our facility to complete your training. It is the modern approach to learning to dive, eliminating the need to study while you are on vacation!

Signup for the Open Water Certification Course (above), is still required for certification. You have complete access to knowledge development course material for one year from signup.

Sign Up for PADI eLearning
Sign Up for PADI eLearning

PADI Open Water Diver Course

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PADI Open Water Diver Course

Detailed Scuba Dive Class Itinerary

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

• Knowledge Development (online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
• Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
• Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

You may be able to get get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.

PADI Open Water Diver Course Overview

You will learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device (BCD) and a tank.

Though we cannot guarantee certification, we will work with students as long as possible (and as long as your stay in Cozumel permits!).

An optional shallow boat dive is available on graduation day to facilitate the advancement from student to diver.

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Referral ProgramOther Options
Pricing and Reservations

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Course Price:
• $364 USD

Additional Fees

Materials:
• +$73 USD
Open Water manual, Logbook, Recreational Dive planner, & RDP booklet
• Optional: PADI eLearning Course

Processing:
• +$26 USD
Certification processing – PIC (if PADI)

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Generally from approx. 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Duration
• 3-4 Days

Availability
• Daily with the possible exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Meeting point

You may check-in at any of our dive shop beach locations to set up your course with an instructor. Together you will determine the details of when and where training will be.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:
• Personalized attention of a PADI Dive Instructor.
• Dive gear

Additional Information

Minimum Age

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

Additional Information

You will need to bring a completed Divers Medical questionnaire & Information Form signed by a physician (not related to you) which can be downloaded HERE [create link]. If you are unable to obtain this prior to arriving, we can refer you to a local physician who can do your medical evaluation and sign the form if there are no areas of concern.

PADI eLearning (Optional)

eLearning Information and Overview

Online training supplement: $185 USD

Whether you are on the go or want to take it slow, now you can complete the knowledge development portion of the PADI Open Water Diver course with PADI eLearning. It’s a great match for your active schedule. After you complete all the online training segments, you can print your eLearning record and bring it in to our facility to complete your training. It is the modern approach to learning to dive, eliminating the need to study while you are on vacation!

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Signup for the Open Water Certification Course (above), is still required for certification. You have complete access to knowledge development course material for one year from signup.

Sign Up for PADI eLearning