Open Water Diver

Imagine being weightless and seeing the most beautiful fishes and other underwater world creatures that this world has to offer. Imagine you could ‘fly’ in mid water. This is really possible! Your dreams of jumping into the water and go diving can become true with Sea Spirit Diving Resort Taormina. Learn to dive and join us in Taormina, Sicily, Italy. The PADI Open Water Diver Course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. This PADI Course, is your chance to learn all the basic knowledge and skills you need to become a certified diver.

PADI Open Water Diver Course Online:

The most popular option is the PADI Open Water Diver Course with E-learning! As a new diver you can do the E-learning at home before you come to Taormina Sicily so you are already prepared and know the basics of diving in theory. The E-learning part of PADI includes all theory, quizzes and exam. Once you are in Sicily we will review the theory and there is time to ask questions, talk about the different aspects of diving with the instructor and have the chance to interact with the other students to share your first experiences under water! When you will be certified, you are allowed to dive to a maximum depth of 18 meters together with a buddy or a PADI Dive Professional. This certification is valid for a life time!

Our first time under water will be in the swimming pool of the UNAHOTEL Naxos Beach in Giardini-Naxos Taormina so you can get used to breathing underwater and your buoyancy, in a nice and comfortable environment. You practice different skills in order to get used to the equipment, the breathing and the weightlessness we call buoyancy. This takes a half a day.

After the swimming pool we are going to be practicing everything you learned…. in the Open Water at the Isola Bella Marine Park in Taormina! Here it all really starts! The sea will reveal it’s mysteries to you when you put on your mask, breathe from your regulator and descend together with your Instructor and your buddies. The first 2 dives are to a maximum depth of 12 meters and the last 2 dives will be at a maximum depth of 18 meters. You will do 2 dives a day, during our daily diving program.

For 10 and 11 year olds, it is possible to do the Junior Open Water Diver Course in Taormina. The schedule and the content of the course are exactly the same. The only difference is that the maximum depth of the course and the certification is up to 12 meters. After certification the Junior Open Water Diver must dive with a parent/guardian or PADI Professional. Also the parent/guardian must sign all the administrative forms.

For 12 to 14 years olds, we also offer the Junior Open Water Diver Course in Taormina. The course is the same as the normal course. The Junior Open Water Diver must dive with an adult certified diver and a parent/guardian has to sign all the administrative forms.

Our professional team of PADI Professionals will be more than happy to teach you diving and we will be waiting for you here in Taormina, Sicily to develop you into a confident and competent PADI diver!

Course details:

Course for beginners3 days with lessons in the pool and sea Certification up to 18 meters at seaAge: +10 years

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