Bohol Panglao 3-Day PADI Open Water Course with Certification, Snacks, Drinks & Pick-up
Get certified and take your underwater adventure to the next level with this PADI Open Water Course in Panglao, Bohol. If you’re interested in maximizing your dives, this course is perfect for you. The whole course will take about 2 to 3 days to finish depending on your pace. It also includes 5 pool dives, 4 open water dives, the use of diving gear, the service of a diving instructor, a certification card, a PADI logbook, snacks, fruits, a beverage, and free pick-up from Tawala or Danao on Panglao Island.
One also has to be at least 10 years old, in good physical condition, and able to do a 200-meter swim to take the course.
On the first day of the course, you will be picked up from any hotel within Tawala and Danao Area in Panglao. You’ll head straight to the Haka Dive Center. Once there, you will first be given a quick background on the open water course and what to expect.
The open water course will run for a maximum of three days, although they also offer an e-learning course for only two days. It has three stages, the lecture, the confined water exercises (or pool sessions), and the open water dives. The lecture is intended for knowledge development. It allows students to understand the basic principles of scuba diving.
The next phase is the 5 Contained Water Dives. Classes are done in the pool, where you can apply the basic scuba diving skills you learned inside the classroom.
The final phase is the 4 Open Water Dives. This is the most exciting part, as you will get to apply all the knowledge and skills you have learned in open water. This is also where you can explore and enjoy the sea.
After passing the course, you will be given a certification card and logbook as proof of your experience. The Open Water Diver Certification is recognized worldwide, allowing divers to enjoy scuba diving in any part of the world. Once certified, open water scuba divers can dive up to 18 meters or 60 feet deep underwater.
Descend deeper into the ocean with this three-day PADI Open Water Course in Panglao, Bohol. Check the availability by choosing a date.
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This is a private session but you are going to share the boat with other divers. This is for experienced divers with PADI certification only. Dive computer is not yet included but may be booked as an add-on.
Children Friendly: Yes. 12 years old and above with adult supervision are allowed in this activity.
Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety.
Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: This may be a medium to extreme activity so we suggest to consult with your physician before proceeding with your booking.
The free shuttle pick-up time may vary depending on your hotel within Tawala or Danao Area, you may also meet-up with your dive master at 8:00 AM Philippine Standard Time at Haka Dive Center. To change the pick-up or meet-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the boat schedule and additional fee may apply.
The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.