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Diver making bubbles in the water during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Sainte-Maxime for Beginners with H2O Sainte-Maxime.



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PADI Open Water Diver Course in Sainte-Maxime for Beginners

Scuba Diving
Full description
Complete Diving Gear
First Timer
German, English, French
No certification needed
Meeting place

At our base (Quai Léon Condroyer, Galerie marchande du port, Port de Sainte-Maxime, 83120 Sainte-Maxime)

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

  Booking information

The date and time indicated on your reservation are valid for the first dive. For the following ones, please refer to the dive club.


Discover what happens under the surface of the Mediterranean Sea and learn to scuba dive in Sainte-Maxime! Accessible to all, the PADI Open Water Diver course will teach you how to use the diving equipment as well as how to evolve in duo in the water, to a maximum depth of 18 m, with our certified instructors. Thanks to theoretical lessons and 7 open water dives, you will learn you how to behave and react to common underwater situations.

Enjoy the aquatic landscapes and meet all kinds of fish species: starfish and sea urchins will also be part of the experience. Join us and take your first steps into the word of scuba diving!

The PADI Open Water qualifies you to:
- Dive to a maximum depth of 18 metres/60 feet
- Plan and execute dives with a certified buddy
- Rent or buy diving equipment worldwide

- On-site theory lecture:
Study materials are offered: learn all about the theory of scuba diving in a classroom at the dive club with one of our instructors.
- Kick-off:
For the practical course, the meeting point is at the diving club, where you will be provided with the necessary equipment. Then, take the boat to the dive site and watch the Mediterranean coastline recede before your eyes. Finally, after a short briefing on the use of the equipment and an explanation of the activity, dive into the water and let your instructor guide you!

Course content
- Theory Lessons
- 7 Open Water Dives

Included dervices
- 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
- Study material
- PADI certificate
- Hot drinks on the boat
- Photos/Video (optional, on site)
- Accompanying passenger on the boat (for a surcharge of €35: book directly with the dive centre, subject to availability)

- Minimum age: 15 years old
- Physical health
- Swimming ability
- If you wear prescription glasses, you need to be comfortable wearing contact lenses

Bring along
- Medical certificate of no contraindication to the practice of scuba diving of less than one year
- Swimsuit
- Water bottle
- Windbreaker jacket (depending on the weather)

Best price

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7 days/week support

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PADI Dive Center

H2O Sainte-Maxime uses the PADI System of diving education and offers courses as well as rental equipment that meet the international PADI standards.

SSI Dive Center

H2O Sainte-Maxime is part of the worldwide SSI network of dive centres that provide SSI certification courses, thereby following the organisation's internationally set standards for scuba diving education.

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