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 scuba diving certification with the PADI® Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
PADI Group Open Water Course - $500: Start your adventure by completing your PADI eLearning course from the comfort of your own home. After that, you will spend one weekend in the pool learning all of the basic skills necessary to scuba dive safely with your classmates, followed by a second weekend where you will complete at least four dives in the ocean. You will be ready to continue diving anywhere in the world!
Cost $550 Includes: PADI eLearning, rental of the scuba gear, certification fees, logbook, group tuition for pool and open water dives.
-Scuba quality personal gear (mask, snorkel, fins, boots and gloves) all available for purchase at Santa Barbara Aquatics with a 10% discount!
-$159 boat dive fee for Channel Islands dive trip
Prerequisites: 15 years of age
PADI Private Open Water Course - $899 Experience all the fun of the PADI Open Water Course on your time! In the private class, you will complete everything that is done in the group class, but with your own private instructor at your own schedule. Pick any day, any time, and go at your own pace. Can be completed in as little as 3 days!
Cost $899 Includes: PADI eLearning, rental of the scuba gear, certification fees, logbook, private instruction and scheduling for pool and open water dives.
Additional Gear Needed: Scuba quality personal gear (mask, snorkel, fins, boots and gloves) all available for purchase at Santa Barbara Aquatics with a 10% discount!
Prerequisites: 10 years of age