Become a PADI Open Water Diver at Ocean Encounters in Curaçao


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Are you ready to dive into the adventure of a lifetime? The PADI Open Water Diver course at Ocean Encounters in Curaçao is your gateway to becoming a certified diver and exploring the incredible underwater world. This internationally recognized certification is your ticket to diving anywhere in the world, including the stunning dive sites around Curaçao.

Course Overview

What is the PADI Open Water Diver Course?

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the first step in your scuba diving journey. A highly-trained PADI Instructor at Ocean Encounters will guide you through the process, ensuring you learn everything you need to know in a supportive and relaxed environment. The course is divided into three days, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, with an hour break for lunch. You’ll start with the theory, which you can complete online at your own pace through PADI eLearning.

What’s Included?

  • Full Set of Rental Equipment with Dive Computer: All the gear you need to dive safely and comfortably.
  • 5 Confined Water Sessions: Practice your skills in a controlled, pool-like environment.
  • 4 Open Water Training Dives: Apply your skills in real open water dives.
  • Certification: Earn your PADI Open Water Diver certification upon completion.
  • Resort Pick-Up: Convenient pick-up from your resort between Blue Bay and Santa Barbara Resort.
  • Professional Photos: Capture your diving experience with high-quality photos, available for purchase starting at $25.

E-Learning: Study at Your Own Pace

Independent Study with PADI eLearning

PADI eLearning allows you to fit your scuba lessons into your busy schedule. You can learn about scuba diving principles and terminology whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you. This flexibility ensures you are well-prepared before starting your in-water training. The eLearning portion typically takes 5-10 hours to complete.

At Ocean Encounters Dive Shop

Once you arrive at Ocean Encounters, your instructor will guide you through practicing with scuba gear in a pool-like environment. These practice “mini dives” will help build your confidence before you make your four open water dives.

Why Choose Ocean Encounters?

Ocean Encounters is located on Seaquarium Beach, a prime location with plenty of nearby restaurants for your lunch break. The dive shop is well-equipped and staffed by experienced instructors who are dedicated to making your learning experience enjoyable and safe.

Convenient and Comprehensive Training

The training at Ocean Encounters includes the use of dive computers, ensuring you receive the highest level of training possible. This comprehensive approach prepares you to dive safely and confidently.

Not Enough Time? Try Discover Scuba Diving

If you don’t have enough time for the full PADI Open Water Course, consider the Discover Scuba Diving experience. This quick and easy introduction to scuba diving lets you explore the underwater world with a guided shore dive. The program includes a classroom session, a confined session to practice diving skills, and a guided shore dive with your instructor.

Discover Scuba Diving at LionsDive Beach Resort or Sunscape Curaçao Resort

Ocean Encounters offers the Discover Scuba Diving course at both LionsDive Beach Resort and Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa, and Casino. This experience is perfect for those who want to try scuba diving without committing to the full course.

Book Your Adventure Today!

Ready to start your scuba diving journey? Visit to find the most comprehensive information and book your PADI Open Water Diver course with Ocean Encounters. CuracaoTodo is your go-to resource for all things Curaçao, offering the best tips and information for tourists on the island.

Contact Ocean Encounters

For more information or to book your course, contact Ocean Encounters directly through their website or visit them at Seaquarium Beach. Don’t miss out on the adventure of a lifetime – start your scuba diving journey in beautiful Curaçao today!

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Become a PADI Open Water Diver at Ocean Encounters in Curaçao
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