PADI Open Water Course
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Product code: PB3D67
Our classes are small, with typically between 1 and 6 students on each course. Our instructors are experienced PADI instructors and enjoy teaching scuba.
The complete Open Water course is a 2 - 4 day programme, including two class room theory lessons, 2 sessions in the pool or lagoon and 4 ocean dives.
If you decide to complete the theory online before you travel select the online theory option in the booking page. We will email you a pass to access the PADI elearning system.
There are now 3 options for PADI online learning, all at different price points.
Option 1. Digital Cert Pack LITE. There is no additional charge on our standard course rate. You receive the Open Water Manual digital version, knowledge reviews and access to the videos online. You then complete the knowledge reviews and bring them with you. We review them, then administer the quizzes and final exam to complete the theory.
Option 2. eLearning
course. You complete all the course theory online in PADIs interactive app. You
will view the videos, and answer all quiz and final exam questions as part of
the OW elearning course. This option must be downloaded before arriving in Rarotonga
as internet access here is expensive.
options must be completed before the course begins. If you can’t get it
completed we can teach the theory in the classroom but it may affect your
You can also complete your PADI Open Water Course with us as a referral from another dive centre. If you have completed your theory and confined water dives before coming out you only need to register for the Open Water dives. You will need to bring your referral paperwork with you.
Prior to taking part in any PADI dive training you are required to complete a dive medical questionnaire. This can be found at http://www.pacificdivers.co.ck/Medical.pdf
If you answer YES to any of the question please have a doctor complete the form before you travel. If you answer NO to all questions then doctors approval is not necessary.