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Open Water Diver

PACKAGE INCLUDES; 5 nights accommodation, 2 free fun dives, instruction, certification, materials (price at bottom of page).

Have you only ever been able to imagine what's out there under the sea? Well imagine this! Eels which stand up out of the sand like blades of grass.....a turtle chewing on a sponge shaped like a barrel..... a fish which is patterned with spots AND stripes..... Sound too amazing to be true?
Well take an Open Water course with Deep Blue Divers, get certified and begin to explore an underwater world where the weird and wonderful are right before your eyes! This certification will allow you to dive anywhere in the world to a maximum depth of 18m/ 60ft. The course consists of theory, 5 confined water training sessions and 4 open water dives.


You need to be a minimum of 15 and to be healthy- you will be asked to fill in a medical questionnaire. If you have doubts about your fitness, it may be a good idea to see a Doctor and have a medical before you arrive.

How long does the course take?

The course will take 3.5- 4 days.

How will the course begin?

You will be assigned some reading to do as soon as you arrive and be introduced to your instructor. The course will then start in the classroom watching some DVD's.

How will the course commence?

You will review what you studied in each section with your instructor and take a short quiz, then your instructor will take you into confined (shallow) water to learn some skills which is where the fun really starts! You will learn everything from setting up your equipment to hovering in mid water for 30 seconds!
When you've completed this, it's out to the open water. This is where the skills you've learnt will be put to the test! There will be four of these dives at different sites, surrounded by the wonderful fish and sea creatures that Utila has to offer.

What do I need?

We can provide all the equipment you require, however you are welcome to bring your own mask and fins.

Learning Materials

All the learning materials you need are included in the price of the course.

What's the cost?

The cost of the course is $279

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