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PADI or SSI Open Water Certification

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What to Expect

You will begin your certification by reading through the course material and completing the accompanying quizzes/exams to prepare you for the water portion of the course.

You will learn skills in a confined water environment with your instructor first before you move onto to performing your skills in training dives in the open-water.

Our 42-foot dive boat is equipped for divers of all levels and we will make sure you are more than comfortable for your first dives ever!

Use of all our gear is included throughout your training and certification. For days you are diving on the boat we provide bottled water, soft drinks and snacks. Dive on into the world of SCUBA and become a PADI or SSI Open-Water Diver!

The course will require at least 2 afternoons or morning to be able to complete all requirements. All online theory course work needs to be completed prior to first confined water training dive.

Stop At:

• Little Buck Island, St. Thomas
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Important Information
Departure Point
Aqua Marine Dive boat, 6117 estate frydenhoj, saga haven marina, dock, St Thomas, VI 00802, USVI

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pick up anywhere on the island. The pick up is not included in the price and its paid to taxi driver directly

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin islands, St Thomas, usvi, crown bay marina, us vi
Departure Time
1:00 PM
1 day
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Use of dive gear
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • PADI or SSI e-learning materials
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Diving within 18 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Taking the plunge to see whether or not I wanted to learn to scuba dive has been on my bucket list for years. It took finding the right instructor to help me finally try it. Ana was understanding when I shared my fears and concerns....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ana was great, extremely patient and knowledgeable. She made the entire experience fun and relaxing while I was enjoying my first few days underwater

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 22 July 2019

My two daughters and I had a wonderful experience with Ana and Wolf! They were super knowledgeable, professional, and very accommodating in helping us three to obtain our scuba certification within two days. We highly recommend using them while you are in St. Thomas.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JesusLovesYou618
Reviewed 21 June 2019

Awesome dive!!!! Friendly, funny, and great teachers! Snacks and drink for afterwards. Very nice and accommodating to get all my paperwork done.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 18 June 2019

I literally cannot say enough about these two! We were on a private dive with one other family and Wolfgang took care of me and my brother-in-law’s and did a phenomenal job. We were so thankful that you could fit us in to a private...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Benner00
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