If you’ve always wanted to learn to scuba dive, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular and widely recognised scuba diving course and your ticket to the underwater world. We've taught thousands of people to dive over the years who have gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
To book on the PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
We are one of the only PADI Dive Centres in South Wales that allows you to complete the PADI Open Water Diver course in just 3 days. We do this through supported self study which you can complete at home in your own time before spending a day with us at the pool and then 2 days completing your open water dives
- Knowledge Development (Supported independent study)
- Confined Water Dives to learn basic Scuba Diving skills
- Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore the underwater world
We offer Five options for the PADI Open Water Diver Course:
- PADI Full Open Water Diver Course – Includes the confined water instruction, knowledge development & exams and 4 open water dives.
- PADI Full Open Water Diver Course with Online Theory - £435 Includes confined water instruction, flexible online theory and exams and 4 qualifying Open water Dives.
- PADI Referral Open Water Diver Manual Based – Does not include 4 Open Water qualifying dives or certification.
- PADI Referral Open Water Diver Online Theory and Certification - £235 - Not Including 4 Qualifying Dives
- PADI Open Water Qualifying Dives – £240 - Does not include the confined water dives and exams.
Why Learn with Ocean Quest
Ocean Quest is the premier PADI® Scuba Diving Instructional and retail centre in South Wales. Based in Cardiff, Swansea, and Porthcawl our instructors have dived and taught others to dive all over the world. Ocean Quest are an award wining school, including the prestigious PADI®International Key Man Centre of the year award, that has been established since 1998. Dive in now!
Our prices are fully inclusive, including:
- Fully Qualified Professional Instruction
- All Scuba Diving equipment hire
- Cylinder tanks and air fills
- Comprehensive Professional Centre Insurance