Complete Open Water Certification
Complete Open Water Certification
Complete Open Water Certification
Complete Open Water Certification
Limited Spaces Available! For reservations call 800-688-5871. Spaces are extremely limited this time of year so book early to ensure the date you want.

Complete Open Water Certification


  • Get Certified to Scuba Dive for Life
  • Includes all of your Scuba Equipment/Open Water Check-Out Dives

Tour Summary

If you have ever dreamed about swimming through the wondrous world of the ocean deep, now is your chance to do so! Becoming SCUBA certified allows you to swim in waters of up to 60 feet deep throughout the entire world. Before you know it, you will be swimming in dozens of unique underwater settings that you have never even imagined.

There is no better place to get your SCUBA certification than right here on the beautiful tropical islands of the Bahamas. Underneath the ocean surface you will find one of the worlds most brilliant and extensive coral reef systems. These ecosystems are teeming with wildlife. On your Open Water Certification course, you will go on four unique dives into the coral reef. On these dives you will be accompanied by one of our experienced instructors.

Before your actual dives, part of your Bahamas Open Water Certification program will include book readings, lectures, instruction, and practice in a pool setting. This will get you familiarized with the ins and outs of scuba diving. The course is designed to meet the needs of all our customers and you will find that it is an easy and enjoyable few days learning how to scuba dive.

What is an Open Water Certification?
An open water certification course allows students to complete all classroom and pool work with a local dive shop. The local dive shop will issue students a certification letter.

What is included in the Certification Course?
The open water certification course includes both classroom and pool work. Also included are your four check out dives needed to complete your certification.

Is all equipment included in the cost of the course?
All of your diving equipment is included in the price of the dive.

Can my non-diving partner come on the dive?
No, unfortunately only divers may participate in the certification courses.

It is your responsibility to make sure you are aware of and understand all restrictions pertaining to this tour before booking online or over the phone. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are medically qualified and within any limits listed below in order to participate in this activity. No refunds will be given to those who reserve a spot and can not participate due to the restrictions listed below. For more information please read our cancellation policy and terms and conditions page or call our staff with any questions regarding your ability to participate.

  • Logbook and optional wetsuit rental are not included in the price
  • Minimum age: 10 years old
  • All students must be in good physical health
  • All students must know how to swim without assistance

Bahamas Dive Center is always interested in your tour experience with us. We hope you enjoyed your tour and love to hear comments.

Bob Smith

I have been to the Bahamas many times, but Complete Open Water Certification is one of my favorite trips! It includes everything that everyone should do here. As a Bahamas veteran, I can say only the best about this experience!

Jim Peters

Thanks to the professional guides! I was a bit worried about kayaking because I had never done it before, but the instructions were great and I had such a good time!

Richard Dixon

The best way to discover nature! ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)