Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification.
The PADI Open Water Diver course is the most popular dive program in the world and Sinai Blues is one of the top places in the planet where starting your diving life, learn fundamentals of scuba diving and earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification that will be your key to diving worldwide.
The PADI Open Water Diver Course consists of 5 theory sessions, an associated 5 pool dives and 3 open water dives in the Red Sea.
Completing the PADI Open Water Course successfully at Sinai Blues will make you earn a certification allowing you to dive globally to a maximum depth of 18m (12m for those aged 10yrs and 11yrs, when they turn 12yrs old, they automatically are allowed to dive to 18m).
At Sinai Blues we understand that every student has unique needs, hence the duration of the course varies according to your preferred pace, whilst strictly following PADI standard.
We will supply a copy of the PADI Open Water manual to read in the evenings, along with a DVD to watch in the comfort of your room at Four Seasons Resort.
Generally, the course can be completed in a minimum of 3.5 days, the average being 4 days, while some may prefer to spread it out over 5.
If you prefer not to be too busy with studying theory during your holiday in Sharm El Sheikh, you can choose to begin your PADI diving education as soon as today with the new PADI eLearning options. PADI eLearning programs allow you to learn theory at your own pace before arriving to Sharm El Sheikh, and then meet with one of our knowledgeable PADI instructors for completing the course.
PADI eLearning options offer tremendous flexibility and let you work out individual needs with your instructor.
As a certified PADI Open Water Diver you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional. If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the PADI Open Water Course.
Participants must successfully complete a medical questionnaire in order to sign up. If YES is answered to any of the questions, the participant needs to provide a valid medical certificate from a qualified dive physician, available at short distance from Four Seasons Resort.