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Learn to scuba dive in Cozumel!  Our PADI 5-Star Training Center will take you step by step through the basics of scuba diving in this 3 day course, which will certify you for life to scuba dive in open water anywhere in the world with or without a divemaster.  It will also certify you to go on as many boat dives with us as you want!

Open Water Certification Highlights
  • Get certified to scuba dive for life!  You will be certified to dive up to 60 feet deep in open water anywhere in the world, with or without a divemaster in the water with you at the completion of this course.
  • Train with one of Cozumel's finest dive shops, and get certified with PADI, the world's #1 standard.
  • Includes a minimum of 4 Open Water Dives as part of the course!
  • Includes all scuba diving equipment at no extra charge!
  • Get certified to scuba dive in Cozumel's crystal clear, warm Caribbean waters.  What better place?
Cruise Passengers:   Sorry, it takes about 3 days to get certified, so this won't work for a shore excursion.  See our Discover Scuba Diving to try scuba diving.

When: Twice Daily at 9:00 AM and 1:30 PM

Where: Hotel Barracuda. Exact meeting instructions will be specified on your confirmation.

How Long: 3 days of approximately 4 hour sessions, including land-based lessons and ocean dives .


  • Instructions
  • All Scuba Diving Equipment
  • Confined Water Training
  • A Minimum of 4 Open Water Dives
  • All Taxes

Not Included:

  • Boat Dives 
  • PADI Manual and Certification Fee (Add $165.00) 
  • For PADI E-Learning Option add $200.00


  • Physical condition to dive.  Must fill out a medical evaluation form at start of course.

Don't Forget:

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Identification
  • Extra Money for Cert. Fee
  • Biodegradable Sunscreen
  • $5.00 USD Cash per diver for Govt. Marine Park Tax
Ship Price Cozumel Price Our Price You Save!
Prices are in U.S. Dollars and Include All Equipment.


Consider doing the bookwork in the comfort of your own home, then come to Cozumel and complete the diving portion of your Open Water Certification with our Open Water Check Out Course.  Then when you get to Cozumel all you have to do is dive in the clear blue (and warm) water!


1) No alcohol before diving
2) No hangovers
3) No flying for at least 24 hours after diving
4)  All participants are required to fill out a Medical Questionnaire prior to diving.  If you will answer yes to any of the listed items, you will need to bring a note from your doctor clearing you to scuba dive.  This is a standard PADI form used by all PADI dive shops worldwide. Please review it prior to booking to determine if you will need to visit your doctor prior to your trip.

At the End of this Course:  

Receive your Certification Card entitling you do dive all over the world for life.

You can go on more of our regular dives if you like.  We recommend doing the big boat dive with a personal dive guide to get you started, but don't need to.

Recommended Reading:

Dive Sites of Cozumel
and the Yucatan