The PADI Open water diver certification is a class designed to teach you how to safely scuba dive. With only a three day time commitment you will have plenty of time to join us on a 2 Tank Manta Dive after your certification is successfully finished.  You will complete the self-study bookwork online, prior to your arrival on island, so you will have very minimal classroom time!  You will receive expert instruction from our highly experienced instructors to start you on this journey of a lifetime of diving.  Your instructor will patiently teach you all the skills to dive safely and show you the beauty of the underwater world.

PADI Open Water Certification $509
PADI Online Academics or PADI Touch (Offline) $179

Schedule: Classes Start on Monday and Thursday

***Personal transportation is required***

Call us today to enroll | (808)324-4668

What is included?

  • Experienced Instructor
  • PADI Crew Pak
  • High quality SCUBA equipment
  • Certification Card

What equipment or materials is required?

  • Personal gear such as mask, snorkel, and fins (We understand luggage constraints so fins are optional and are available for rent)
  • Completed e-learning course work  **Must affiliate with Kona Honu Divers or additional charges may apply
  • Surface Marker Buoy-optional, but recommended

    *** Please let us help you pick out your personal equipment.  We promise...a good fitting mask will help you breeze through the class!***

What qualifications are needed?

You will need to be at least 10 years old or older, have adequate swimming skills, be in good physcial
health, and be able to complete the PADI Medical Statement and/or provide a doctors clearance to dive.

How long is the class?

We can complete the PADI Openwater course in as little as three days. Knowledge Development MUST be completed prior to arrival.

Day 1: Confined Water (7:30am-1pm)  Personal transportation is required.
Day 2: Open Water 1 & 2 (8am-1pm)   Meet directly at the boat.
Day 3: Open Water 3 & 4 (8am-1pm)   Meet directly at the boat.

What will we do in the class?

You will enroll in the e-learning by visiting PADI. This is independent study and must be completed PRIOR to the first day of class.

Confined Water to learn the basic skills

Four Open water dives to complete the skills requirement.

Can I join my kids/wife/husband/family on their training dives?

No, we need to harbor a classroom atmosphere and limit outside distractions. You are welcome to join the other certified divers on the charter and enjoy exploring the reef led by one of our knowledgable dive guides.

Group Price

If you have three or more in your party you qualify for our group price of $50 off per student!

Do I receive any special discounts if I purchase a full set of SCUBA equipment?

Yes!  While you are a student you receive 10% off everything in the shop.  Wait, there's more...If you purchase a SCUBA setup (BCD, Regulator & Octopus, and computer) you will receive 25% off!