Open Water PADI Certification options at Island Divers

The classroom portion of the PADI Open Water Diver course is completed online at your own pace, anytime, anywhere with PADI eLearning.

While you’re working through the PADI Open Water Diver Course Online or after you complete all the segments, you can print your eLearning record and bring it in to us to start the next phase in your underwater adventure.

PADI eLearning gives you:

  • Convenient online access to knowledge development course material for one year
  • Unrestricted access to an online version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual
  • Learning at your own pace and on your own schedule.



Semi Private Open Water Course $495

  • This Open Water Padi certification course is all inclusive and you can start any day. All boat dives and days need not be consecutive.
  • Included in your scuba diving training are all equipment needed, E-Learning codes, private confined water instruction, and certification.
  • During your Open Water dives on the boat, your instructor will be supervising other guests as well. (Want an Instructor all to yourself for all of your training dives? Check out our Private Open Water Course below.)

Grab the ticket to dive anywhere in the world with this basic PADI Open Water Course. At Island Divers you will spend one day reviewing your self-guided academic training through E learners, along with an extensive pool session where you will learn the basic skills of scuba diving. Days 2, (and 3 if needed), are open water dives off our boat, called “check out dives.” These are great fun! Successfully completing the diving class will allow you to go scuba diving and rent equipment anywhere in the world.

Contact us to receive your PADI E learning codes to complete your book work and exams online before the course.

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Private Open Water Course $695

  • All inclusive 2 day padi course (1-2 person max).
  • This course follows the Semi Private Course with a private instructor in the confined water training, but with the private course you will also have a private instructor on the ocean diving portion as well.

A typical schedule for this scuba diving training begins early in the morning on day one with E learning quick review. You will then complete a few hours of confined water training and then on to the 2 tank afternoon shallow reef dive.

Day two you will begin the morning with your final confined water session of scuba diving training and again onto the afternoon dive charter to complete the last two open water scuba diving training dives.

Contact us to receive your PADI E learning codes to complete your book work and exams online before the course.


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Weekend Open Water Course $319

*available only at our downtown location

This is an awesome opportunity for our local friends to get certified on your own time and at a great local price, also open to anyone who will be visiting for an extended vacation in Oahu, Hawaii. Take the weekend, having a great time scuba diving during this scuba diving course, and you will be certified for life!

  • Complete the classroom/theory portion of the PADI Open Water Diver course at your own pace, anytime, anywhere with PADI eLearning.
  • Tuesday Orientation meeting
  • Saturday and Sunday confined water training and 2 boat dives

For this scuba dive training course the student comes to our Oahu dive shop the Tuesday before the weekend training for an orientation. Student also provides personal mask, snorkel and fins, these can be purchased at orientation of the student does not have personal set. All other costs, including your Oahu scuba diving tours for all your training, and rental gear, are included.

Upon Padi certification we will invite you back for free Oahu shore diving with your instructor so you can learn the local Oahu dive sites, and invite you for discounted boat diving trips to the best scuba diving in Oahu!

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Group Open Water Course $195

During this lengthy scuba dive training week, you are able to get your diving classes completed after your full time job schedule.

For this Scuba diving course option:

  • You must provide your own mask, fins, and snorkel, which can be purchased at a discounted price at any of our dive shops Oahu.
  • Classes start every Monday at our Schofield Barracks location. Civilian access to Schofield Barracks is located at the Lyman Gate. If you are non-military give us a call so we can instruct you on your options.
  • Before class begins on Monday, you must come to the dive shop a few days ahead to receive your class material, which includes knowledge reviews that must be finished before Monday’s class start.

A week long course schedule is as follows:

Monday and Tuesday – Academics in the Pool Classroom starting at 6pm

Wednesday and Thursday – Confined Water skills

Friday – make up day (if needed)

Saturday/Sunday – ocean dives (4 total)

*Must be 12 years old and have an updated physical to participate in the week long course

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Please review this medical questionnaire beforehand to get the required clearance if necessary. To save time, we suggest you print it, fill it out, and bring it with you prior to your course.

Medical Questionnaire.

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