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PADI open water

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In only 3 to 4 days you can get the most widely recognized dive certification in the world with our highly qualified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors.

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Course Description

Following course completion, you will obtain the PADI Open Water Diver certification – the most famous and well recognised dive certification in the world and your lifetime passport to the underwater realm. As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional and to a maximum depth of 18 metres/60 feet.

If you have already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your PADI Instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the Open Water course.

Your underwater adventure can begin as soon as today with the new PADI Open Water Diver DVD and PADI Open Water Diver Manual. Open Water learning options at Alegria Dive Resort also include group or private instruction.

The course offers tremendous flexibility and lets you work out individual needs with your instructor. Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification.

Some people like to have a Discover Scuba Diving Experience prior to signing up for a course to “test the water”! If this sounds like the best option for you, just let us know and we’ll organize a session for you. or you can book now through our booking page.

Once your PADI Open Water Course is completed your next step is a PADI Advanced Open Water you may consider to take a PADI Speciality Course

Take a look through the  PADI Flow Chart  and see what PADI specialty course are available for a Certified Open Water Diver

Don’t miss this wonderful and exciting opportunity! Take that first step and book now through our booking page. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in arranging your PADI Open Water Diving Course

Prerequisites

 

  • Able to swim 200 meters and tread water for 10 minutes
  • 10 years old

Don’t miss this wonderful and exciting opportunity! Take that first step and book now through our booking page. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in arranging your PADI Open Water Diving Course

Health & Fitness

 

Anyone with an average level of fitness can enjoy scuba diving. You don’t have to be an athlete!

However, some medical conditions such as heart or lung problems could prevent you from participating.

Before signing up for a PADI course, you will be required to complete and sign the standard Continuing Education Document, with any “YES” answer cleared by a doctor.

We recommend taking the form to your doctor for completion before you travel.

Don’t miss this wonderful and exciting opportunity! Take that first step and book now through our booking page. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in arranging your PADI Open Water Diving Course

Weather & Dive Conditions

The Philippines has the perfect weather for taking a PADI course or just diving for fun!

  • Average yearly temperatures average between 28 – 31°C
  • Water temp: 27 – 30°C

Due to our variety and unique dive sites, Alegria Dive Resort is the only PADI Resort in Alegria that can take you diving 365 days a year.

Don’t miss this wonderful and exciting opportunity! Take that first step and book now through our booking page. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in arranging your PADI Open Water Diving Course

Evaluation and Medical Forms

Divers Medical Questionnaire and Medical Statement

Don’t miss this wonderful and exciting opportunity! Take that first step and book now through our booking page. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in arranging your PADI Open Water Diving Course

House Reef Rules

  1. No Touching Policy
    No gloves to be worn
    Exceptions
    –  Marine biologist or any other recognized institution to take samples for further studies
    –  To remove fishing line or nets
    –  To remove COTS
    –   Exemption medical letter from Doctor
    Notification of intent to carry out any of the above exceptions
  2. Respect Marine Wildlife
    –  No harassing or touching
  3. Entry areas
    –   For Divers —- To inflate BCD at shoreline and walk out until waste deep, being careful not to step on any coral, put BCD on and fin out to sandy area and descend
    –   For Snorkeler’s —- To follow instruction of your Guide
  4. Buoyancy control
    –   For Divers —- Practice buoyancy control in sandy or clear area before you dive over corals
    –   For Snorkeler’s —- To follow instruction of your Guide
  5. Streamline your equipment
    Streamline your equipment will help minimize the risk of entanglement accidental disturbance to prevent damage to corals whilst diving.
  6. Taking Photos
    Taking photo or video, use a stick or poker to stabilize your self-causing minimal contact with coral, do not use or touch coral with hand or legs to stabilize yourself.
  7. Don’t Collect Underwater Souvenirs
    –  Dead or alive from the Ocean
    Exceptions see Rule 1
  8. Be a Marine Debris Crusader
    Keep our reefs clean if you see litter whist diving in the sanctuary please take time to collect and dispose in trash cans
  9. Exit areas
    Exit the same place where entered take care not to step on coral
  10. Be a Responsible Diver or Snorkeler

Don’t miss this wonderful and exciting opportunity! Take that first step and book now through our booking page. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you arrange your PADI Open Water Diving Course

Marine Fee

The Alegria Provincial Government established a Marine Park Entrance Fee System based on Tickets. Tickets are purchased for a fee of 100 Pesos (about 2 $) per dive. The local government will utilise these funds to finance a number of high priority conservation programs in the area, including patrols and enforcement to abolish destructive fishing practices such as blast and cyanide fishing, village improvement programs within the park, collection and disposal of plastic and other wastes entering the park’s waters, marine conservation education of village children and adults, and reef and mangrove rehabilitation. Tickets can be purchased through Sta. Filomena Marine Sanctuary in Alegria or at Alegria Dive Resort. We greatly appreciate your support and cooperation with this entrance fee system. Conservation of Sta. Filomena’s spectacular marine habitats requires funding, and your entrance fee is a valuable contribution to saving Alegria’s reefs.

NOTE: Marine Fees Including in Course.

Don’t miss this wonderful and exciting opportunity! Take that first step and book now through our booking page. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you arrange your PADI Open Water Diving Course

Please note: All course prices include complete rental from our range of the latest and most modern  diving equipment; transportation to and from the dive sites in one of our air-conditioned mini-buses or by RIB boat; plus PADI certification on successful completion of your course.

Extras: Educational materials such as PADI Crewpacks and manuals (required reading for most courses) and diving equipment can be purchased from the Diving shop. Please email info@alegriadiveresort.com to confirm prices.

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