Get Your PADI at Divernesia Dive Center

The PADI Open Water diver course is the world’s most popular scuba diving training course, giving you a license to scuba dive anywhere in the world.Every year, over half a million people worldwide have ‘got their PADI’, with training conducted at thousands of dive sites around the world

This 3 days intensive course will allows you to know about scuba diving better, with more skills and experience. Your instructor will introduce you to the physics, scuba equipment, environment and enjoy the diving as a one of recreational water activities. With a combination of diving theory, pool practice and four open water dives. We are flexible in schedules, thorough instruction and small classes. We are not waiting a group to start.

You’ll complete four open water dives to depths not deeper than 18 metres. During these dives, you’ll practice the skills again that you have mastered in the swimming pool and add new skills to gain your experience on confidence. Over these dives, practice emergency skills, planning your dive, control your buoyancy and navigation techniques. Most importantly, you’ll explore and marvel at the magic of the underwater world as you swim with creatures of the sea. Turtles, moray eel, nudibranch and many others you could find in the island

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  • Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

PADI Open Water Skills List:

  • Dive Equipment Assembly
  • Put on dive equipment using proper technique
  • Buddy Check
  • Giant Stride Entry
  • Inflate/Deflate BCD at the Surface
  • Buoyancy Check at the Surface
  • No Mask Breathing Surface
  • Snorkeling
  • 5 Point Descent Over Sensitive Bottom
  • Regulator Clearing Two Methods
  • Regulator Removal & Recovery
  • Partially Flooded Mask
  • Alternate Air Source Stationary for 30 Seconds
  • Swim Maintaining Buoyancy
  • Air Check
  • Skin Dive
  • Snorkel to Regulator Exchange
  • Fully Flooded Mask
  • Mask Removal & Replacement
  • Air Depletion & Signal
  • Mask Removal & Replacement for 1 Minute
  • Exit Using the Ladder
  • Cramp Release at the Surface (with a buddy)
  • Neutrally Buoyant (Fin Pivot LPI - Optional)
  • Cramp Release Underwater (with a buddy)
  • Hover for 30 seconds
  • Alternate Air Source Swim for 1 Minute (with a buddy)
  • CESA - Controlled Emergency Swimming Ascent
  • Tired Diver Tow 25 Meters
  • Scuba Unit Removal & Replacement at the Surface
  • Hover Orally Inflate for 1 Minute
  • Free Flowing Regulator for 30 Seconds
  • No Mask Swim
  • Emergency Weight Belt Drop
  • Weight Belt Removal and Replacement Underwater
  • Scuba Unit Removal and Replacement Underwater
  • PADI Mini Dive
  • PADI 5 Point Ascent
  • Orally Inflate the BCD at the Surface
  • Equipment Disassembly

  • PADI Open Water Diver course (5 Times Dives)
  • Rental of all scuba equipment.
  • PADI Instructor
  • PADI manual & PADI Certification E-card.
  • Divernesia Dive log book.
  • Discounted accommodation options
  • Transport Car (Hotel-Harbour)
  • Trasnport Dive Boat
  • Coffee & Tea

10 years old *
* Note:10-14 year old divers earn a ‘Junior’ Open Water Diver certification.

We conduct the course over three and a half days. The course consists of three modules:

Knowledge Development & Exam – conducted in our   classrooms.

Confined water training – conducted in our purpose built swimming pool or Confined water

Open water training – 4 x Open Water training dives conducted off one of our dive boats exploring the amazing coral reefs and marine life around Gili islands

Our PADI Open Water diver course schedule is flexible and we can adapt the itinerary to fit around your personal travel plans. Our standard PADI Open Water courses schedule is as follows:

Day 1:


Knowledge Development

Confined Water Training

Day 2:

Open Water Training dives 1 & 2 (Lombok or gili island)

Swim Test

Day 3:

Open Water Training dives 3 & 4 (Lombok or gili island)

Knowledge Development & Final Exam

  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • SunScreen

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 72 hours in advance of the start date.
  • No refund from 72 hours to the start date of travel

  • Travel insurance not included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • You must complete the diver's health questionnaire and health statement
  • Flying After Diving guidelines say divers should not ascend to a high altitude within 12 hours of completing a single dive or 18 hours after doing multiple dives

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