PADI Standard Open Water Diver Course

From AUD $495.00
  • Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Keswick, SA
  • Product code: PADISTDOWC

The Dive Shack's Standard Open Water Diver Course will prepare you to safely and confidently dive to depths of 18 metres either with a dive professional or with a friend who is also certified to dive. Whether you have always dreamed about being able to breath underwater or are curious to see what lies beneath the surface and explore the oceans of the world, The Dive Shack’s PADI Open Water Diver Course is the place to start!

The Open Water Diver Course schedule:

Home study (8 -10 hours):                   Open Water Diver Course E-learning (Theory)

Friday evening 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm:  Equipment sizing and fitting & Pool session

Saturday           8:30 am – 5:00 pm:    Shore Based Ocean Dives 1 and 2

Sunday           8:00 am – 3:30 pm:    Boat Based Ocean Dives 3 and 4 + Complete paperwork for certification at the shop and receive a FREE Double Boat dive!

Don’t forget, upon completion of your course, when you dive on our boat we will have a dive professional on board who can buddy with you at no extra charge when you present your FREE boat dive voucher that you receive at the completion of your course!

Important Conditions:

You must complete a dive medical questionnaire, any yes
answers will require you have a dive medical by a dive physician prior to the
course commencement.
You must be able to comfortably swim a distance of 200
meters. You must complete all online learning requirements before commencement
of your course.


You will need to supply your own lunch during the course; you
will have time to buy lunch from surrounding venues or pack a lunch with you.
Tea and coffee are provided, and there is a small kitchen with microwave if you
wish to heat any food.

Late Arrival or Non-Attendance

If for some reason you need to arrive later than the start
time please contact The Dive Shack on 8371 5822.
 You are required to attend
all training days and complete all dives to receive your Open Water Diver
Certification. If you are unable to attend on any day, you must contact
The Dive Shack.

Cancellations and Booking Changes

Any booking changes within 7 working days prior to the course
commencement will incur a $200.00 administration fee. Any cancellations made
less than 48 hours prior will be charged the full course price. No refunds are
payable on any course not completed inside 12 months.

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