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PADI Open Water Diver Course in Chania for Beginners

Scuba Diving
Complete Diving Gear, Transfer
First Timer
English, Greek
No certification needed
Meeting place

We meet at our centre at Hotel Christina (Selinou 114, Chania 731 31) or individually arrange a pick-up after you completed the booking.

FREE cancellation with full refund up to 24 hours before the start of the activity


The PADI Open Water Diver course is THE classic course for diving initiation. Here, our team will teach you all the basics, will assist you in confined and open water dives, and will show you some of Chania's most beautiful diving sites. Participating in and finishing this course means you'll be one step closer to being an autonomous diver, so pack your swimsuit and get ready for your first of many underwater adventures!

Goal of the course
The PADI Open Water Diver consists of theory lessons, 4 confined water dives and 4 open water dives. With the PADI Open Water certificate, you'll be able to dive up to 18m with another certified diver, meaning your partner doesn't even have to be an instructor: if you have friends or family who are certified divers, you can just go explore some sites with them - the waters of the entire world is your playground!

Meeting & Preparation
We meet at our diving centre, at the scheduled time. As we're integrated into the Christina hotel, you'll see our business sign at the front entrance but don't worry - we're easy to find. We also offer a pick-up service from various places around Chania (if you'd like to use this service, please contact us once your booking is completed).

Once at the centre, you'll be asked to fill out some paperwork for the upcoming activity. As this course is also focused on knowledge development, you'll have theory lessons in our classroom. If you've already dived before, you may skip some of the theory lessons and/or even confined water dives.

Course content
- Day 1: Theory lessons + 2 confined water dives
- Day 2: Theory lessons + 1 confined water dive + 1 open water dive
- Day 3: Theory lessons + 1 confined water dive + 1 open water dive
- Day 4: Theory lessons + 2 open water dives
Note: The order and length of the individual parts of the course can change and will be individually adapted by the instructor. Also, the course days do not have to be consecutive. You will discuss the exact schedule with your instructor on your first day with us.

Included Activities
- 4 confined water dives in the pool
- 4 open water dives
- Theory lessons

Included Services
- Certified PADI diving instructor
- High-quality diving gear (all you need for your dive: wetsuit, mask, fins, octopus, weights)
- Scuba tank (200 Bar)
- Pick-up service
- Learning material
- PADI registration fee & certificate

- Minimum age: 10 years
- Physical health
- Feel at ease in the water

Recommendations for PADI Open Water Diver Course in Chania for Beginners

SianSeptember 7, 2021verified4 days (5 hours/day)

Had an amazing time, great instructors who were full of knowledge. They really put safety first but also made sure it was fun and that you were enjoying the course.

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SørenAugust 5, 2021verified4 days (5 hours/day)

Great instructor and super nice people. Need to go to 18m though.

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PADI Dive Center

Blue Adventures Diving Chania uses the PADI System of diving education and offers courses as well as rental equipment that meet the international PADI standards.

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