Open Water Diver Course

The Open Water Diver course in Boracay is the world’s most popular recreational diver course and can be completed comfortably in just 3 days. This course consists of three parts– Knowledge Development Sessions, Confined Water Training and Open Water Dives, with the first 2 dives having a maximum depth of 12 meters and the last 2 dives with a maximum depth of 18 meters.

The Open Water Diver certification qualifies you to:

  • Plan and dive independent of supervision with another certified Open Water Diver or higher.
  • Obtain tank air fills or purchase your own scuba equipment.
  • Continue your dive education to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver or Specialty Diver certifications such as Enriched Air Nitrox Diver or Underwater Navigator.

To participate in the Open Water Diver course, you must be at least 10 years old.

Note: Participants who are 10 to 14 years of age will receive the Junior Open Water Diver certification. Divers aged 10 to 11 are allowed to dive to only 12 meters maximum depth.

Suggested Schedule:

-Day 1 Arrive Boracay
-Day 2 0900 Classroom, 1200 Lunch Break, 1330 Confined Water Session, 1530 Dive, 1700 End
-Day 3 0900 Confined Water Session, 1100 Dive, 1300 Lunch Break, 1430 Classroom, 1600 End
-Day 4 0900 Dive, 1100 Dive, 1300 Lunch Break, 1430 Final Exam and Certification, 1600 End
-Day 5 Depart Boracay