PADI Open Water Dive Training

PADI Open Water Scuba Dive Training

Open water certification USVI

Dive Experience is the original PADI 5 STAR IDC Center on St. Croix

All PADI certifications, from Open Water Diver to Instructor

PADI Open Water Certification involves three steps:

  1. Knowledge Development:  Learned through PADI online training or by purchasing the textbook and taking classes at Dive Experience.
  2. Confined Water Dives:  Getting used to  your equipment and SCUBA basics in shallow water.
  3. Open Water Dives:  Four open water dives where you will show off the new skills you have learned.

Dive Experience can train you on all three areas, however, if you want a head start, Enroll with the on-line eLearning with PADI and save your vacation time to spend in the water!
Padi eLearning

PADI Open Water Certifications
Accelerated Open Water Certification (3 days) $375
E-Learning Course + dives (See PADI link above) $325
Open Water Referral Dives (4 dives) $280
Refresher + 2 tank boat dive $150

Open Water Scuba Instruction

P.A.D.I. Open Water Certification courses are taught weekly and monthly, In as little as four days. A lifetime certification may be completed for only $350.

An extended course is also available, which takes place over the course of Sundays. Evening classes are also available upon request.  Advance reservations with deposit are recommended. Course fees include all equipment except mask, fins, snorkel and textbook.

Not sure if you are ready for SCUBA? Try our introductory “Discover Scuba” dives, These introductory dives have originated many careers of dive fans!