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Take your Open Water certification in the beautiful waters of New Zealand. Gain an international recognized certification that will allow you to dive anywhere in the world. Take advantage of the opportunity to dive in some of the most spectacular diving areas anywhere. The course is fully inclusive of all of the gear hire, all certification fees & 4 open water dive, 2 of which are from our boat charter to our marine reserves. Theory is taken online at your own convenience. All you have to do is turn up! We are able to offer you both the highly acclaimed SSI and SDI certifications. Courses are also available as evening schedules as well as the standard three day schedule
Our Open Water Dive course consists of 3 days of training. Day 1 is conducted in the confined waters of a swimming pool where you will learn the skills of scuba diving. Day 2 is taken in the ocean to practice and perfect these skills already learnt. Day 3 is completing the final dives in the ocean to finish off your course.
Theory is taken online, at your convenience and in your own language prior to starting the pool sessions. Once you have provided us with the booking forms we will have your dive gear ready when you show up at the pool.
Day 1 starts with a few swim tests to ensure you can swim, then the learning begins. Day 2 we meet at our dive centre in Warkworth at 08:30 and head off to the dive site for your first two open water dives in the ocean. Day 3 we meet at our dive centre at 08.30 and head to the dive site to finish your final 2 dives in the ocean. Once you have earned your certification, it will be processed and supplied to you. We are able to offer you either the highly acclaimed SSI or SDI certifications.