ChallengingWhat is this means?
April - OctoberRest of the year, expect rough seas, high waves, and limited visibility during the northeast monsoon.
YesBasic swimming skills & medically fit for diving
5Maximum 5 people
PADI Certified Open Water Diver Course
The world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your first scuba diving certification in Sri Lanka!
What to expect:
Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
Your first breath underwater is something you will never forget! During this course, you learn the skills and knowledge needed to become a certified diver, get an understanding of how to use your equipment and care for it, how to manoeuvre underwater with all the gear, to dive with a buddy and understand safe diving practices, dive planning, and get comfortable with your buoyancy while respecting the environment you are surrounded. The course consists of 5 confined water sessions and 4 dives at local spots under the supervision of a PADI Dive Instructor.
- Knowledge Development in our diving centre (one day classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving.
- Five Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills.
- Four Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
As a PADI Open Water Diver, you can dive up to 18 metres/60 feet deep anywhere in the world, lifetime. If you would like to take a next step the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course is waiting for you!
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