Open Water PADI Certification options at Island Divers


minimum age 10 years old

healthy with updated physical  


3 Day 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, class material, instruction, and certification.

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 with quizzes and a final exam along with an extensive pool session where you will learn the basic skills of scuba diving. Days 2 and 3 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 find out how your scuba diving course cost can be discounted by completing your book work and exams online before the course through Sign up for PADI eLearning now!

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2 Day Course $695

All inclusive 2 day padi course (1-2 person max). Very intense and long hours, not recommended for everyone. E-Learning from PADI is recommended to be complete before this intensive diving class but is not required.

A typical schedule for this scuba diving training begins early in the morning on day one with academics.  You will then complete a few hours of confined water training and then on to the  2 tank afternoon shallow reef dive.  If you were not able to complete academics, you will then come back to one of our Oahu dive shops to finish the academics portion.

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.  When you return you will review the academics and take your final exam.PADI E learning is highly recommended for this course option. Sign up for PADI eLearning now!

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Two Weekend 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 two weekends, having a great time scuba diving during this scuba diving course, and you will be certified for life!

For this scuba dive training course the student comes to our Oahu dive shop to purchase Open Water Crew Pak (which consists of student manual, dive log, computer diving manual, and student folder – $82.30).  Student also provides personal mask, snorkel and fins.  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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Week Long 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.

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.

Other PADI Course links:

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