PADI Open Water Certification Course

Open Water Certification

11352179_1460401880924107_391868998_nIf you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts.  When you learn to dive with Islamorada Dive Center, you not only learn from experienced and dedicated instructors, you learn to scuba dive in one of the most beautiful locations in the United States!

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

So why wait to make your dream of breathing underwater and exploring the underwater world come true?  Contact us today or sign up for PADI eLearning and get started today!

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Open Water Certification Learning Options

PADI eLearning Open Water: $570

Complete your knowledge development portion online using PADI’s interactive presentations, videos and readings by calling the shop and purchasing the PADI "open Water" code for a non-refundable fee of $200. (balance of $370 paid at the completion of your course) Learn the material and complete the knowledge review quizzes at your own pace for up to a year prior to your vacation. Once you arrive at Islamorada Dive Center, you will learn and practice skills with us in the pool before completing your four open water check-out dives.

Buy a mask, fin, and snorkel package from us and receive $45 off your course! 

Time: 2 Days
Includes: Everything! e-learning, All gear rental, pool session, 4 dives, Surface Markey Buoy, and certification card


  • Day 1: 7:00 - 8:00 AM Meet at Dive Center
  • Day 1: 8:00-11:00AM Pool Day 1
  • Day 1: 11:00-12:00 Lunch
  • Day1: 12:00-4:00 Open Water Dives 1 + 2
  • Day 2: 8:00-11:00 Pool Day 2
  • Day 2: 11:00- 12:00 Lunch
  • Day 2: 12:00-4:00 Open Water Dives 3+ 4

Open Water Diver Referral: $275

Have you already completed your classroom and pool sessions with your local dive shop? If so, let Islamorada Dive Center finish your certification. Complete your 4 check out dives in the calm clear waters of the Florida Keys.

Time: 2 Half Days (2boat dives per day)
Includes: All rental gear, 4 dives and certification card

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