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learning to scuba dive in Kona Hawaii  
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The PADI Open Water certification is a course designed to teach you how to safely scuba dive. There is a three-day time commitment for the water work.  The self-study will be completed prior to your first day of class.  Self-study can be completed on your laptop or desk computer or on your ipad or tablet. 

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  • 12 years of age or older
  • Good physical health
  • Adequate swimming skills

What is included?

  • PADI Crew Pack
  • Instructor
  • Tanks & Weights
  • SCUBA Equipment - BCD, Wetsuit, Regulator with/computer

What do you provide?

  • Completed e-learning - MUST be affiliated with Kona Honu Divers or additional charges apply
  • Mask, Snorkel, & fins (fins available for rental)
How long is the class?

Day 1: Confined water - 7:00 - 1pm (approximately)
Day 2: Boat dives 1 & 2 - 8 am - 1pm
Day 3: Boat dives 3 & 4 - 8 am - 1pm


Online coursework - $185 - paid directly to PADI

3 Day course
                  Adults - 18 years of age or older - $509 plus taxes
                  Kids ages 12 - 17 years old - $899 plus taxes

Adults 18 and older: 4:1
Kids 12 - 17:         1:1

These ratios are set to provide the safest learning environment possible.  While our safety standards are stricter than the industry standards we have put them in place for your safety.
Student Responsibility

1. Provide their own transportation.

2. **Academics completed. 

3. E-learning students MUST be affiliated with Kona Honu Divers or additional charges will apply ($90)

4. Arrive on time. Additional charges may apply if late to class.

5. To thoroughly read the medical questionnaire before filling out the document and obtain a doctor's release prior to arrival, if needed.

6. Bring or purchase required personal gear (mask & snorkel are required) We offer a try before you buy option on most masks.  Fins are available for rent.

**For any student that has not completed their assigned independent study PRIOR to the confined water training; or arrives LATE, or does not have a Physicians release, if needed, make-up classes, if available, will be scheduled for an additional charge of $200 per day or $25 per hour while we are waiting for the student to complete their independent study.