At our dive centre (Triq Il-Qolla Is-Safra, Iż-Żebbuġ, MFN 1405 Gozo - Malta).
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Become a PADI certified Open Water Diver in Marsalforn, Gozo – an adventure you will certainly not forget! Getting your Open Water certification in Malta is unique in that you have the opportunity to develop your scuba diving skills in a breathtaking setting of outstanding dive sites around the islands of Gozo, Comino, and Malta. According to the weather conditions we will decide where to take you and you might have the chance to explore the Blue Hole or the Cathedral Cave. Known around the world as a hotspot for scuba diving, Gozo's dive sites have an underwater topography that is unlike any other, as well as over 40m visibility. Take part in the most popular scuba diving course around the world, get certified, and submerge yourself into an entirely new world beneath the sea!
Goal of the course
Upon completing the PADI Open Water Diver course, you will be equipped with the necessary skills to explore the underwater world alongside a qualified buddy. You can dive to a depth of 18m and can also take part in PADI adventure dives. You will learn how to assemble, and use your scuba gear, and practice a broad set of skills, including how to avoid decompression sickness, how to track your air usage, how to communicate with your buddy and much more. With your PADI certification, you will be able to rent equipment and join accompanied and unaccompanied diving excursions at PADI-affiliated dive centres around the world.
Meeting & Preparation
In order to participate in the PADI Open Water Diver course, you don't need any prior scuba diving experience. On the first day of the course, we meet at 08:00 am at the dive centre. You will begin with the Knowledge development part of the course which takes place in our classroom. Note that the theoretical part of the course can also be completed in independent study with the help of the PADI eLearning program. In any case, all learning materials are provided and are included in the price. Once you're done with the first theoretical lessons, you're ready to try your first practice dive in a shallow, protected part of the sea.
- Day 1: 2 Theory Lessons + 2 Practice dives in shallow water
- Day 2: 1 Theory Lessons + 3 Practice dives in shallow water
- Day 3: 1 Theory Lesson + 2 Open Water Dives
- Day 4: 1 Theory Lesson + 2 Open Water Dives
The order and length of the individual parts of the course can change and will be individually adapted by the instructor.
- 5 Theory Lessons
- 5 Practice dives in sheltered water
- 4 Open Water Dives
- Certified PADI diving instructor
- High-quality diving gear (all you need for your dive: wetsuit, mask, fins, octopus, weights)
- Scuba tank (200 Bar for all dives)
- Dive Computer
- Transfer to and from the dive sites
- E-Learning material
- PADI registration fee & certificate
- Minimum age: 10 years
- Physical health
- Swimming ability
PADI Dive Center
Atlantis Diving Centre Marsalforn uses the PADI System of diving education and offers courses as well as rental equipment that meet the international PADI standards.