The PADI diving course, also known as Open Water Diver, is the course in which one you’ll get the diver’s card and you will be started in the exciting underwater world. It’s the following step once you have accomplished discover scuba diving or “diving baptism”. To carry out the PADI diving course in Guipuzcoa we will approach Hondarribia harbour, 30 minutes from San Sebastian city.
The course is divided in three parts, one theoretical part, one practical part in a swimming pool and one practical part into the sea.>We will teach you in a funny and easygoing way the technique, philosophy and necessary skills so as to enjoy the underwater world, always supervised by one of our instructors. Instructors are backed by more than 20 years experience.
For the theoretical part we will provide you a book with different topics related to dive, so as to enable you to learn at home. You can also have the opportunity to complete all your theoretical learning online (from the computer) if you prefer.
Once you have accomplished the basic knowledge we are going to begin the practical stage in the swimming pool (or into the sea, in confined water, if conditions are suitable). We will practise in a safe and confortable way the theoretical knowledge you have already adquired and we will simulate real situations which you ought to learn how to solve.
Ready for your first dive! In the practical part into the sea we will do 4 dives in a protected cove, los Frailes cove, in Hondarribia. All the dive attempts from a boat, the most frequent scuba diving practise. We will implement all the exercises we have learnt in the pool to a depth of 18 meters, suitable for this level.
When you’ll finish your PADI course in Guipuzkoa, you’ll get the international certificate which one we’ll manage for you, whith this, you’ll be able to dive anywhere in the world.
You will be given all the necessary materials for both, theoretical and practical classes. The center has also showers and places for changing clothes making easier all the process. The timetable of the course will be decided according to the group and their needs, we are flexible.
All along the year.
Group between 2 and 6 persons.
Minimun age to carry out PADI Open Water Diver course is 12 years old.
The activity includes insurance during the formation and also all the necessary materials. You only need your swimwear
PADI certificate: PADI center 5 stars.
SAT SCUBAPRO certificate:Repair and maintenance of diving equipment Scubapro.
SAT MARES certificate: Repair and maintenance of diving equipment MARES.