Open Water Course (OW)


Get certified as a Scuba Diver in Roatan

This is your initial PADI diving certification. It is also the most popular entry-level certification in the world. Over a three day period you will partake in theory, confined sessions as well as four Open Water dives with your instructor. 

Our E-learning option allows you to get started with the theory before you arrive and from the comfort of your home. It will reduce classroom time while you are in Roatan (and increase vacation time!) so that when you get here you can jump straight into the confined sessions and Open Water dives. The theory portion includes: a video, five knowledge review sections and a multiple choice exam. Once you arrive, we will go over the theory to make sure all areas are understood. If you wish to do the theory here however, we can arrange for that too. 

You will take part in equipment setup, briefings, a 200 mt swim, a 10 minute float, confined sessions, dive log protocol, debriefs, and four fun filled Open Water training dives. After your fourth training dive you will be an officially certified diver!

This course will teach you underwater etiquette, skills and buoyancy control. It's the beginning of your journey as a diver, and will allow you to dive anywhere in the world, to a max depth of 18 meters / 60 feet. Take the plunge with Reef Gliders and become part of the Glide Tribe!


Price:  Open Water Course  - USD $400 


 Price includes all equipment, materials and taxes

Open Water Referral

If you started your Open Water at another dive shop back home (e-learnings & confined exercises), and just need to complete your Open Water dives, we are pleased to offer an Open Water Referral rate. 

Price: $250

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