Open Water Diving Course: learn to dive in the seabed of Tenerife

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🌊 Discover the Underwater World - Certification Course for Beginners 

🤿The must for beginners who want to get certified and learn about scuba diving. 

🌟 The most famous diving certification to dive autonomously (always with a buddy). 

🐙Allows you to dive to a depth of up to 18 metres. 

📚 Do the theory at home and focus on the practice here. - Flexibility and fun

What you will do during the course

Practical training in confined water (shallower)

  • You learn essential theoretical knowledge about diving.
  • You learn how water pressure affects our body.
  • You learn how to use diving equipment
  • Understanding safety principles, equipment, and breathing techniques.
  • You will practice skills such as buoyancy and communication.
  • Learn how to respond to emergency situations.

Open water dives (boat):

  • You will apply what you have learnt during the confined water sessions.
  • You will explore the beautiful seabed of Tenerife.
  • You will be making your first underwater moves with your instructor, ensuring safety and comfort at all times.

The most popular diving course in the world. To dive up to 18 metres deep (12 metres if Junior Open Water).

From: 430,00 

Info

5 mornings

Every day except Friday and Sunday

Min 10 years

Level of sustainability

Diving centre and boat from the harbour of Las Galletas

Max. 4 persons per instructor

EN, ES, FR, GER, NL

 

 

Consult us if you have any health-related questions or concerns.

Accessible. Call us!

Included

Certified instructor

Liability insurance

Scubapro equipment

PADI or ISDA certification

Manual or E-Learning material

Not included

Transport

Food & Beverages

Personal travel/accident insurance

Requirements

  • You need to be over 10 years old (with parental consent and accompanied by an adult, see age-specific conditions).
  • No licence or previous diving experience is required.
  • You must have basic swimming skills.
  • It is important to be in good physical condition for the dives.

After the Open Water course

  • You will obtain an internationally recognised certification.
  • You will be able to dive in different destinations around the world up to 18 metres deep.
  • Junior Open Water (up to 15 years old)
    • 10-11 years: depth limit up to 12 metres, accompanied by parents or professional.
    • From 12 years old, you can dive up to 18 metres. 

Useful Info

Duration:

Approximately 5 mornings (adapted to the level of the student).

Place:

  • Shallow water - boat dive site.
  • The meeting point is at the dive centre (we will give you the address when you book). 
  • Check out our FAQ to see information about the port of Las Galletas.

Price:

  • Option 1 with the famous PADI Federation : 470€ per person
  • Option 2 with the Italian Federation ISDA: 430€ per person
  • What sets them apart? Well, the courses are quite similar. The advantage of the ISDA certification is that, for an additional fee of €50, you can obtain a CMAS 1* card. CMAS is a globally recognised diving federation, and having their certification ensures high-quality and safe recreational diving standards.

Other info:

  • After booking, the centre will contact you to confirm the time and send you the E-Learning material.
  • This activity has to be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Last minute plan? Call us on +3464641949732 and you might be able to get a place!
  • Contact us if you need a date or time that is not specified in the calendar.
  • You can also book the Open Water Diver Pack + Advanced Open Water.
  • In the centre there are storage areas to leave your belongings.
  • Languages available: English, Spanish, French, Dutch (Italian and German on request subject to availability).
  • Own maintenance workshop to guarantee the condition of the equipment.
  • Not suitable for pregnant women.
  • Before booking the experience, please let us know if you have any particular condition (pathology, allergies, intolerances) or physical limitation that requires assistance.
  • Currently, they do not have a card payment terminal at the center. It is recommended to bring cash for on-site payments. They are working on implementing card payment options in the future.

What should I bring?

  • In case you have any pathology or doubts about your state of health: medical certificate confirming your fitness to dive.
  • Towel, swimsuit, water, sunscreen and snack.
  • Cash for payments at the centre.

The centre offers a wide variety of courses, specialties and additional activities: snorkelling, Nitrox, Deep Diver, Scuba Review, Divemaster, Spanish Federation courses, and more! If you don't find your desired activity, contact us for more information and booking.

Policy modification & cancellation:

  • If you want to modify the date of the activity, changes are possible with 24 hours notice depending on the availability of the company.
  • 100% refund of the total amount of the booking in case of cancellation at least 48 hours activity.
  • Penalty of 100% of the total amount of the booking in case of cancellation within 48 hours prior to the activity.
  • If there were adverse weather conditions or unforeseeable force majeure circumstances beyond the control of the provider that prevent the proper delivery of the service, an alternative date will be proposed, or a full refund of 100% of the reservation amount will be provided.
  • After 15 minutes of the agreed meeting time, the absence of the client will be considered as a cancellation of the contracted services, being this sufficient reason to apply the corresponding cancellation policy.
  • In the event that the participant decides to interrupt or leave the activity prematurely, no refund will be made. In addition, if the guide determines that the client is not in a suitable condition for diving and this may affect his/her safety, he/she reserves the right to cancel the activity without refund.

Who are they and what do they offer?

Story of Passion: A Belgian couple who fell in love with Tenerife and diving.

Pioneers in Diving: One of the first centres on the island, managed by Fabian and Laetitia since 2009.

Long experience: Fabian has been diving in the area since 1991 and has more than 30 years of experience.

Activities for All: They offer try dives, dives for certified divers, Nitrox, night dives, a multitude of courses and more.

Quality training: Affiliated to PADI, CMAS and ISDA, guaranteeing high quality.

Explore Unique Landscapes: Boat dives from Montaña Amarilla to Palmar.

Diverse Marine Life: Caves, rock formations and a rich variety of species.

"Diving is my passion and my greatest joy is to share it with others". Fabian.

Why did we select them?

Warm and cosy atmosphere: Fabian and Laetitia create a family atmosphere that makes you feel welcome. They joyfully share their love for diving.

Priority on Security: They follow all the necessary rules and precautions for your peace of mind.

Respect for species: Its main objective is to allow you to discover the ocean in its natural state, not to take you to places where animals are artificially fed to attract them, which could endanger their well-being.

Experience and Knowledge: With more than 30 years of experience, they dive in more than 20 dive sites.

Adapted Diving: Fabian is an instructor specialised in diving for people with disabilities.

Why is Tenerife such an important place for diving and what can we see during the dives?

Volcanic island: A fascinating dive destination in Europe thanks to its volcanic origin.

Unique Underwater Landscape: Explore rock formations, caves and tunnels in breathtaking surroundings.

Exceptional Marine Biodiversity: Look for rays (such as black stingrays or butterfly rays), endangered angel sharks, sea turtles (mainly loggerhead and green turtles), a wide variety of invertebrates (like octopuses and cuttlefish), and schools of fish including barracudas, trumpetfish, parrotfish, groupers, and more.

Enjoy all year round: Tenerife's warm and pleasant climate allows you to dive all year round.

Examples of dive sites of this centre:

Variety of Experiences: From accessible sites for beginners to challenging places for experienced divers.

    • For All Levels: Dive Obispo, Atlantida, Montaña Amarilla, El Condesito (sunken wreck) and more.
    • Exclusive for Advanced: Discover Black Coral, Roca Fabian and others.
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