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OPEN WATER DIVES The world's most popular scuba diving course in 3 days

Open Water Dives to complete PADI Open Water Diver course with BLUE OCTOPUS SCUBA

If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wonderous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.


What You Learn

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom ) to understand basic principles of scuba diving,
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills,
  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

If you've participated in a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.

PADI e-Learning

You can start your adventure today at home or on-the-go with PADI e-Learning on your computer, tablet, or phone.

Blue Octopus Scuba offers three choices for completing the Open Water course

  • 3-day Combined course.  Save time and combine Confined Water and Open Water in a 3-day weekend at the lake
  • Split course, Confined Water Dives one weekend in pool and Open Water Dives a second weekend at lake.
  • Referral course, Confined Water Dives with us and ask for referral to any PADI resort or retailer worldwide.  Don't spend your vacation time or dollars sitting in a classroom or at the bottom of a pool!  There is no additional charge for this referral

Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:


The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.


The Scuba Gear You Use

PADI Open Water Diver students must own or purchase a scuba-grade mask, snorkel, fins, and botties.  Come into the store and we'll help you obtain a personalized fit.  All the above items will also work great for snorkeling.  Course tuition includes rental of all other required scuba equipment including bouyancy compensator device (BCD), weights, tanks, and computer.  In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories. The equipment you wear will be chosen by a BLUE OCTOPUS SCUBA Representative to ensure your comfort throughout the course.


The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course - book and DVD package or a multimedia DVD. Recently PADI has enhanced this program by offering the learning material in an Elearning environment via the internet.

Contact BLUE OCTOPUS SCUBA to personalise the best study option for you!

PADI's Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you'll jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor.

  Start Date Course Type Location End Date Places Available   Price    
04 May 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 05 May 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 04 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 05 May 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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11 May 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 12 May 2019 7 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 11 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 12 May 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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18 May 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 19 May 2019 6 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 18 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 19 May 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Don Lewis,

Don

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25 May 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 26 May 2019 7 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 25 May 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 26 May 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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01 Jun 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 02 Jun 2019 7 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 01 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 02 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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08 Jun 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 09 Jun 2019 7 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 08 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 09 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Don Lewis,

Don

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15 Jun 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 16 Jun 2019 7 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 15 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 16 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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22 Jun 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 23 Jun 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 22 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 23 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Don Lewis,

Don

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29 Jun 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 30 Jun 2019 7 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 29 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 30 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Brian Hills,

Scouts only - Brian Hill will send roster

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29 Jun 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 30 Jun 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 29 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 30 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Janet Clayton,

Janet

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06 Jul 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 07 Jul 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 06 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 07 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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13 Jul 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 14 Jul 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 13 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 14 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Don Lewis,

Don

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20 Jul 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 21 Jul 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 20 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 21 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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27 Jul 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 28 Jul 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 27 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 28 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Don Lewis,

Don

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03 Aug 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 04 Aug 2019 8 -

Open Water Day 1
Sat 03 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 04 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Don Lewis,

Don

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10 Aug 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 11 Aug 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 10 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 11 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Janet Clayton,

Janet

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17 Aug 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 18 Aug 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 17 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 18 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Janet Clayton,

Janet

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24 Aug 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 25 Aug 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 24 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 25 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Don Lewis,

Don

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31 Aug 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 01 Sep 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 31 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 01 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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07 Sep 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 08 Sep 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 07 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 08 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Paul Washington Jr,

Paul

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14 Sep 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 15 Sep 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 14 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 15 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Janet Clayton,

Janet

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21 Sep 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 22 Sep 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 21 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 22 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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28 Sep 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 29 Sep 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 28 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 29 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Paul Washington Jr,

Paul

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05 Oct 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 06 Oct 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 05 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 06 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Instructor(s): Janet Clayton,

Janet

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12 Oct 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va, 13 Oct 2019 8 US$ 410.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 12 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va
Open Water Day 2
Sun 13 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix, Va

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19 Oct 2019 Lake Phoenix, Va,