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Dive Courses Offered by Dive Dominica

We offer the following Dive Courses:

  • Open Water Diver & Junior Open Water Diver (4 days)
  • Open Water Diver Referral (2 mornings)
  • Advanced Open Water Diver & Junior Advanced Open Water Diver (2 days)
  • Rescue Diver & Junior Rescue Diver (3 days)
  • Enriched Air (Nitrox) Speciality (1/2 day)
  • Dive Today with Discover Scuba
  • E-Referral Course

See the detailed description below for each course.  Please note:

  • Dive prices are quoted in US $ and exclude local VAT tax (10%).
  • Dive prices exclude Soufriere Scott’s Head Marine Reserve fees of $2 per person per tank.
  • Dive prices are per person and may be subject to change.

Open Water Diver & Junior Open Water Diver

Open Water Diver & Junior Open Water Dive

The Open Water Diver course is the most widely recognised and respected rating in the world. It provides you with an understanding of the fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and underwater techniques. You complete five confined water dives, five knowledge development modules, a water skills test and four open water dives. Certification allows you to dive anywhere in the world with a buddy independent of a professional. The program is performance based and usually takes between 3½ to 4 days, including independent study.

Course Tuition and Certification Fees

$300
Open Water Crew Pack $50
Full equipment rental $100

Why not combine your Open Water Diver course with an Enriched Air (Nitrox) speciality course? You can make your Open Water Dive 4 an enriched air dive and complete the theory, practical applications and short quiz in an afternoon. Add this on to your Open Water course and receive a 20% discount on standard Nitrox tuition.

Tuition, 1 Nitrox dive and cert fee (combo rate) $140
Nitrox manual and tables $50

You must be 15 years of age or older to take the Nitrox course.

Open Water Diver Referral (2 mornings)

Open Water Diver Referral (2 mornings)

Why not start your Open Water Diver course at home and complete it with us here in Dominica? Open Water dives 1 through 4 can be completed from one of our dive boats over two mornings.

Course tuition and certification fee $250

Why not combine your Open Water Referral with an Enriched Air (Nitrox) speciality course? You can make Open Water Dive 4 an enriched air dive and complete the theory, practical applications and short quiz in an afternoon. Add this on to your Open Water Referral and receive a 20% discount on standard Nitrox tuition.

Tuition, 1 Nitrox dive and cert fee (combo rate) $140
Nitrox manual and tables $50

You must be 15 years of age or older to take the Nitrox course.

Advanced Open Water Diver & Junior Advanced Open Water Diver (2 days)

Advanced Open Water Diver & Junior Advanced Open Water Diver (2 days)

The Adventures in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver certifications. If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your Adventure Diver certification. If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

Course tuition and certification fee $300
Adventures In Diving manual $50
Equipment $82

Rescue Diver & Junior Rescue Diver (3 days)

Rescue Diver & Junior Rescue Diver (3 days)

This rewarding course will expand your knowledge and experience level. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although the content of the course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.

To participate in the rescue training sessions in open water, and to participate in the open water rescue scenarios, you must be certified as a Advanced Open Water Diver. The minimum age is 15 years old (12 for Junior Rescue Diver) and you must have successfully completed a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months. The Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses meet these requirements.

This courses requires a minimum of two participants.

Course tuition and certification fee $250
Rescue Diver manual $50

Enriched Air (Nitrox) Speciality (1/2 day)

Enriched Air (Nitrox) Speciality (1/2 day)

Enriched Air diving allows you to stay underwater longer and get back into the water sooner. It is also said that Nitrox may make you feel a little less tired after diving because of the higher oxygen content. To take this short course all you need is your open water diver certification.

The course price also includes two Nitrox dives.

Tuition, 2 Nitrox dives and certification fee $185
Nitrox manual and tables $50

You must be 15 years of age or older to take the Nitrox course.

Dive Today with Discover Scuba

Dive Today with Discover Scuba

This is best described as “Get Wet and See Another World” to experience the weightlessness and the thrill of being out of this word!! To see things that few have ever seen. To explore the unknown, make exciting discoveries and be part of a great adventure.

Many people fantasize about such things, but few are aware that such a world is readily available – a world with similar sensations waiting for the average person. It is the world beneath the waters and it is waiting for you.

If you have never experienced the thrill of scuba diving and would like to try it under the direct supervision of a professional instructor, why not treat yourself to a Discover Scuba experience? You will spend around 30 minutes learning the basics of how to dive and how dive equipment works, then up to 60 minutes in-water experiencing your new adventure in safety. The instructor is right there with you, even holding your hand if you like !

Following a Discover Scuba course you are on your way to an internationally recognized certification. This is because you may learn skills used in the Open Water Diver course during your Discover Scuba Diving adventure. If you and your instructor elect to practice these skills, they may be credited toward the Open Water Diver certification.

Try it. Go diving today.

One-tank shore dive $75
Two-tank boat dive $170

Dive prices are quoted in US $ and exclude local VAT tax (10%).
Prices include the rental of all dive equipment.

E-Referral Course

E-Referral Course

With PADI’s easy anytime, anywhere, classroom in your hands option, you have the leisure to complete the theory portion of your scuba diving certification and with three dedicated water days with us, you can be certified. Our instructor is patient and has taught students from every language background.

E-Referral Course US$300

Dive prices are quoted in US $ and exclude local VAT tax (10%).
Prices include the rental of all dive equipment.

 

 

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