Bohol Panglao 3-Day PADI Open Water Course with Certification, Snacks & Drinks

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Haka Dive Center, Danao beach, Daorong Blvd, Panglao, Bohol, Phi
3 days
English, Tagalog
All year
Minimum age:
12 years old


Get certified and take your underwater adventure to the next level in Panglao Island, Bohol, with this Padi Open Water Course in the Philippines. If you’re interested in maximizing your dives, this Panglao Island diving course is perfect for you. The whole Philippines' PADI open water 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, and a beverage.

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, 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 Bohol Diving package of PADI open water course. Check the availability by choosing a date. 

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Open water dive course
PADI Manual or E-Learning
5 confined water (pool) dives
4 Open Water (ocean) dives
Complete diving equipment
Diving Instructor
Certification + Logbook
Complimentary snacks, fruits, and beverage on board
Environmental fees


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What to bring

Valid ID
Electronic Copy of Confirmation Voucher
Mobile, Camera & Powerbank with Waterproof Case
Reusable Water Bottle
Personal Sanitation Kit (Alcohol, Tissue, Wet Wipes)
Personal Snacks
Extra Cash in Philippine Peso Currency

Good to know

Tour Information: This private tour is available daily. 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.

Meet-up Information: Guide to the Philippines will send tour reminders at least (1) day before the tour date through your registered email address. Make sure to have the electronic copy of your confirmed tour voucher ready. On the day of the tour, your assigned Tour Guide will meet you at Haka Dive Center at least thirty (30) minutes prior to start of the tour. Strictly no latecomers or tour reservation might be forfeited. To arrange for a private hotel pick-up and drop-off, please email Additional transportation fees apply.

Tour Proper: Please be reminded also to dress appropriately. Be mindful of your personal belongings during the tour.

Children Friendly: Yes. 12 years old and above with adult supervision are allowed in this activity.

Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that the establishment does not allow pets inside.

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.

Cancellation Policy: The operator may cancel the activity 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. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval. No shows are not entitled to reschedule and refund.

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