Earn your SSI Open Water Diver credentials on this 4-day scuba diving course in Udupi. For the first two days, you'll spend the day learning the theory of scuba diving, and practicing your skills in a swimming pool.
Guided by a certified dive instructor, you'll get comfortable with the scuba equipment and learn responsible diving, before transferring to the dive spots in the Arabian Sea. Here, you'll complete four open water dives of 45-mins each to perfect your dive techniques, and explore the sea floor teeming with different species of coral reef fishes.
NOTE: As part of the course, travellers are required to swim for 200 meters and float for 10 minutes.
Your dive centre is located just a few minutes away from the Kapu Beach, in the coastal town of Udupi. Otherwise famous for south Indian cuisine, Udupi is an up and coming destination for scuba divers as well. However, you'll take a boat ride from the beach to travel to the dive spot for your open water dives.
You'll spend a total of up to 3 hours exploring the turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea. Rich in marine diversity, your dive spot is densely populated by schools of brightly, coloured reef fish, with hundreds of them swimming in and out of corals and boulders on the sea floor.
Get certified as a SSI Open Water Diver after successful completion of the course. | Learn scuba diving in a small group with personalized attention. | Go underwater at dive spots teeming with coral reef fish. | Learn the intricate skills and techniques of scuba diving.
SSI Open Water Diver
Scuba Schools International (SSI)
Arrive at your dive centre in Udupi by early morning. On the first day of your course, you'll begin by familiarizing yourself with the theory of scuba diving, going through various dive techniques and skills. A certified dive instructor will conduct classroom sessions with you, where you'll go through 5 modules of theory learning the intricate details of diving from what happens to the human body during a dive to what purpose each scuba equipment serves during a dive. Your day ends by late afternoon. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Udupi dive centre
Udupi dive centre
For cancellations made 15 days or more before departure of the Udupi Open Water Diver course: 75% refund.
For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of the Udupi Open Water Diver course: No refund.
No show: No refund.
Drop-outs on Day 1 of the Udupi Open Water Diver course: 65% refund.
Drop-outs on Day 2 of the Udupi Open Water Diver course: 50% refund.
Drop-outs on Day 3 or 4 of the Udupi Open Water Diver course: No refund.
Unsuccessful completion of the course due to failed swim test or medical check-up: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Travellers are required to sign a liability and indemnity form before the Open Water Diver course in Udupi.
Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the dive instructor during the trip.
Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.