PADI Open Water Diver Course in Rarotonga

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Become a PADI Open Water Diver in Rarotonga and start scuba diving in the Cook Islands

The most sought after entry-level dive certification in the world!

PADI Open Water Diver course

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three parts:

  • Knowledge development (theory)
  • Skill development (confined water training)
  • Open water dives (check out dives)

Flexible knowledge development

Option A: Complete the theory in our classroom.

Option B: Complete the knowlegde development online.

Skill Development Options

Option A: Confined water training in our lagoon.

Option B: Pool training at home.

Student during PADI Open Water course in Rarotonga

Open Water Dives


Course requirements

You need to be fit and healthy (see medical form here) and a competent swimmer. Prior diving experience is not necessary for this course; however you should be a comfortable snorkeler before you start the course. Minimum age requirement is 12 years for “Junior Open Water Diver” certification (10 and 11 years old children may participate on instructor’s discretion) and 15 years for “Open Water Diver” certification.

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