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 - $600: 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. The following weekend you will complete four dives in the ocean to complete your certification. You will then be ready to continue diving anywhere in the world!
Cost $600 Includes: PADI eLearning, rental of the scuba gear, certification fees, logbook, group tuition for pool and open water dives.
Additional Costs: $175 for a dive boat to the Channel Islands. Scuba quality personal gear (mask, snorkel, fins, boots and gloves) all available for purchase at Santa Barbara Aquatics with a 10% discount! Prerequisites: 15 years of age