PADI Open Water Diver course is the most popular Bali Diving Course and the first scuba diving certification level. One of our multilingual PADI Instructors will teach you how to scuba dive in a relaxed, supportive learning environment over the course of three training days.
Book in advance! Starting from USD 530 /pers
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Most Popular Bali Diving Course.
Bali Diving Course Snapshot
Duration: 3 days
Hotel transfer offered
4 open water dives
Group: max 3 students per instructor
The PADI Open Water Diver course starts with a combination of class-room and pool training on day one during which you will be introduced to the basics of scuba diving. Day two and three consists of practicing the same skills and more during four open water dives of the Bali Diving Course.
Know before you go
Reservation is required.
Children and non-divers are welcome.
English, Chinese, Indonesian, Romanian
Pre-Course e-Learning Study
Prior to starting the PADI Open Water Diver course, you will receive access to the PADI e-Learning material. It’s your course on your time. You can study offline, or online using a computer or mobile phone.
eLearning study time: 5-10 hours
Day one of the Bali diving course consists of equipment presentation, class-room work and pool training. It is the day you first get introduced to the basics of scuba diving, and the necessary skills you need to master throughout the next two days of open water dives.
Day two and three of the Bali diving course are reserved for open water dives in Padang Bai and Tulamben, two of Bali’s most popular dive sites. You will complete a total of four open water dives. The dives are concentrated on teaching with specific time reserved for underwater exploration.
The two locations chosen for the Bali diving course are ideal for increasing your experience. Above the idea of diversifying what you can see underwater, in Padang Bai you will learn boat diving and discover diverse tropical marine life with beautiful coral reefs. In Tulamben you will learn shore diving, two completely different styles of diving and explore the famous USAT Liberty shipwreck.
Schedule of the day
Every day of the Bali diving course begins early at approximately 7AM with the hotel transfer. As day one is focused at the dive center for pool training, for day two and three we will be making final preparations at the dive center before heading out to the dive locations.
Every day finished back at the dive center at approximately 4PM.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- PADI Certification
- PADI E-Learning
- Professional PADI Instructor
- Boat rental
- Car rental
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected areas)
- Scuba Diving Insurance
- Full set scuba diving equipment
- Bottled water
- Additional equipment such as but not limited to: additional dives, private instructor, additional courses.
Estimated hotel transfer at 7AM. Estimated return 3-4PM
Traveler pickup is offered.
Free hotel transfers are available in Sanur, Kuta, Seminyak and Nusa Dua. We also provide transfers from and to vacation rentals, Airbnbs, points of interest.
Meeting point: Neptune Scuba Diving, Jl. Suka Merta, Sanur Kauh, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228
Course Bundle Deal
Continue your learning experience with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course.
> Special discount: 10% for both courses
Fun Dive Addon Deal
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> Special discount: 10% on extra dives
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bali Diving Course
Can you learn diving in Bali?
Yes you can. Bali is ideal for learning diving with beginner friendly dive sites such as Padang Bai, Tulamben and Amed. Your chosen dive center can guide you through the three days Bali Diving Course, PADI Open Water Diver.
What's the cost of a Bali Diving Course ?
All dive centers practice almost the same pricing. For example, the PADI Open Water Diver Course has a price of approximately USD 530. Generally, the PADI Advanced Open Water and PADI Rescue courses are cheaper compared to the Open Water course.
How deep can you dive as a beginner diver?
Depending if you are certified or not, the maximum depth for uncertified divers (Discover Scuba Diving) is 12 meters (39 feet) while the maximum depth as a PADI Open Water Diver is 18 meters (59 feet).