Stay in delightful sea-facing cottages and train under certified dive instructors to complete the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most widely recognized scuba course in the world. And where better to get your Open Water Diver training than in the Andamans? The Andamans have gorgeous reefs, teeming with colourful marine life. Here, you'll get 4 days to explore the blue ocean, going as deep as 18 metres or 60 feet under the water.
On this course, you'll be scuba diving in Havelock Island, in small groups, at some of the most stunning dive spots in the world. You'll train in 5 theory modules, as well as 5 sessions of confined water skills, equipment orientation and troubleshooting techniques, and finally, the highlight of your certification, 4 open water dives.
NOTE: A minimum of two travellers are required to book this trip, since single occupancy accommodation is unavailable.
For your PADI Open Water Diver course in Havelock, you'll be diving at some of the best dive spots in the world. The beach has teal-blue waters, soft white sand, and is fringed by lush green forests. Thanks to the clean water, high visibility, and wide diversity of marine life in the Andamans, this is an adventurer's paradise and attracts divers of all skill levels, from around the world. Newer and deeper sites are being discovered, and some of these locations are highly recommended, with most offering a great topography and fish life.
You'll be staying on Havelock Island, on a gorgeous white beach, close to the snorkeling and dive sites around Havelock. Located on the same property as the dive center, the seafacing cottage is built in duplex style, with two levels to offer you unmatched views of the garden and the sea. The top level is an air-conditioned bedroom with a private balcony. Your package includes set breakfasts at the in-house restaurant.
Earn your PADI Open Water Diver certificate. | Go scuba diving in the azure waters of Havelock Island. | Dive to a depth of 60 feet/18 meters to see stunning coral reef and fish. | Learn diving with expert dive instructors in small groups. | Stay at a beachside propety in sea-facing AC cottages.
PADI Open Water Diver-OWD
60 feet -18 metres
Professional Association of Diving Instructors -PADI
1 Instructor for every 4 Participants
Arrive at the dive center by noon and check-in to your AC cottages. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Visit the beach to take a dip in the ocean or explore the rest of Havelock Island. Make sure to meet the team at the dive center to take care of any pending paperwork before beginning the course tomorrow. Overnight in AC cottages at Havelock Island.
Overnight in AC cottages at Havelock Island.
Check-in to your accommodation by noon. You'll be accommodated in AC cottages at the dive center on twin-sharing basis. Since no meals are included in today's meal package, you may visit any of the restaurants on Havelock Island to have additional meals at your own expense.
Havelock Island dive center
Havelock Island dive center
No meals are provided today
For cancellations made 30 days or more before beginning the advanced scuba diving course: 98% refund.
For cancellations made 15-29 days before beginning the advanced scuba diving course: 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 15 days before beginning the advanced scuba diving course: no refund.
In case of no show: no refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Travellers are required to follow instructions of the dive instructor during the PADI Open Water Diver course.
Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the course. Consumption of tobacco products and cigarettes is not recommended.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.
Please allow 12 hours between the end of your last dive and your return flight to allow your body to recover.
If travellers are not able to complete all certification requirements of the course, they may be issued an intermediary certification or referral form.