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  • Trip introduction

    The PADI Open Water Diver course is ideal for those who want to take their scuba skills to the next level. With this certification, you'll be able to dive up to 18 meters/60 feet anywhere in the world.

    In this course, you'll have theory and pool sessions to teach you the fundamentals of scuba diving and 4 open water dives before you earn your international PADI license. You can also choose to learn the theory at your own pace with the e-learning module which will be sent to you once you book your PADI Open Water Diver course.

    IMPORTANT: To do this course, you will be expected to know how to swim for 200 meters with any swimming stroke and float for 10 mins in the open water.

    Destination

    Known as India's go-to beach destination, Goa has also earned a name for its gorgeous waters and colourful marine life. Grande Island is the most popular dive site in Goa, thanks to its good visibility and shoals of colourful fish. If you're lucky, you might even spot a dolphin here!

    Destination highlights

    Become a certified Open Water Diver in 3 days in Goa. | Explore Goa's most gorgeous dive destination at Grande Island. | Earn your international license that lets you dive up to 18 meters/60 feet anywhere in the world.

    Activity Details

    Yes

    PADI Open Water Diver Course (OWD)

    Yes

    English

    4

    45 mins

    40 feet/ 12 meters

    No

    Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)

    2 days

    1:2

    100 kgs

    6.5 feet

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Theory and pool session

    Eat breakfast before you report to the dive centre by 07:30 hrs. On the first day of your PADI OWD course, you'll start with a theory session. After completing the e-learning modules, you'll test the equipment and your newly learned skills in a confined pool. This will help you get comfortable with breathing and navigation underwater. You'll be finished with the day's scuba activities by 16:00 hrs.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Candolim dive centre

    Candolim dive centre

    07:30 AM

    Food

    Day 2 of PADI Open Water Diver course: 2 open water dives
    Day 3 of PADI Open Water Diver course: 2 open water dives
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 14 days or more prior to the start of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Goa: Full refund.

    For cancellations made 14-7 days prior to the start of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Goa: 75% of the total trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 06 days-48 hours prior to the start of the PADI Open Water Diver in Goa: 50% of the total trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made less than 48 hours before the PADI Open Water Diver in Goa: 25% of the total trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    No show: No refund.

    There will be no refund of any amount after participants check in for the PADI Open Water Diver course.

    There will be no refunds for any cancellations done between 24th December to 4th January.

    Rules on trip

    You must adhere to the instructions of the instructor at all times during the PADI Open Water Diver course.

    Please avoid consuming any food at least half an hour before the dive.

    The operator will provide all the necessary equipment for the scuba course in Goa. Participants must use the equipment with care.

    Avoid catching a flight for 24 hours after your last dive.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Prices for the PADI Open Water Diver (OWD) course in Goa are subject to change without prior notice.

    In the event that training for the scuba course in Goa has to be aborted due to reasons beyond the operator's control and/or in the interest of safety of the divers/crew, the liability will be limited to completing the dives at other convenient dates or offering referrals for the remaining portion of the PADI Open Water Diver course that may be conducted by qualified PADI instructors elsewhere.

    Accommodation options are also available on the property.
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    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
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    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
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    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
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    • PADI Open Water Diver Course OWD Goa Fish Scuba Diving Adventure The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • All PADI e-learning study material

    • PADI Open Water Diver license and certificate on successful completion of tasks
    • PADI manual and log book
    • Theory and pool session at the dive centre
    • 4 open water dives upto 12 meters/40 feet
    • Boat transfers to the dive site
    • Fruits, biscuits and water on the boat
    • All necessary PADI scuba diving equipment
    • Professional and qualified dive intructor and support staff
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Any accommodation during the course

    • Any meals during the course
    • Any transport from your hotel to the dive centre and back
    • Personal expenses such as soft drinks, packaged water, cigarettes, tips, telephone calls, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Insurance

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swimwear
    • Light clothes to wear between dives
    • Slippers
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Heavily embellished swimwear
    • Restrictive swimwear

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Boat transport to and from Grande Island
    • Mask
    • Wetsuit
    • Fins
    • Air tank
    • Buoyancy control device
    • Regulator and spare regulator
    • Weight belt
    • All PADI e-learning material, as required
    • Log book
    • PADI Open Water Diver license

    You need to get

    • Small day pack
    • Water bottle
    • ID proof
    • Underwater camera (optional)
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Lightweight towel

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific, personal or prescribed medication only.