PADI Open Water Course

Take your PADI Open Water Course in Bali

Get your PADI Open Water Diver ticket at Joe’s Gone Diving in Bali. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts.

The PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. You will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. And at Joe’s you will also get to make some great dives on the world class Bali dive sites such as the famous USAT Liberty Wreck in Tulamben or the colourful coral reefs at Padang Bay.

Depth: max. 18 m. (max. 12 m. for 10 and 11 year olds)
Duration: 3-4 days, 4 dives
Who can join: You must be in good health, be able to swim, 10 years or older for the Junior Open Water Course & 15 years or older for the Open Water Diver Course.

PADI Open Water Course Description
Take your PADI open water course in Bali with Joe's Gone Diving

Pre-Course Preparation:

Finish all your theory at home via eLearning. Or pick up a manual on Bali 1 or 2 days before the start of your course to do some self-study and prepare. When you pick up the manual, you will also get a print out of the knowledge reviews which you will need to fill out and bring with you on the first course day. If you have done eLearning, make sure you bring your printed eRecord on the first day of your PADI Open Water Course in Bali.


Day 1:

If you have not opted for eLearning, watch the video and make quizzes & exams at our dive center in the morning. If you have done eLearning, you will only need to do a quick review to test your knowledge. In the afternoon everyone will go to the swimming pool to learn the basic skills. There are 5 swimming pool sessions which will be done consecutively. Practice dive skills, learn how to plan your dives, how to solve problems underwater, and above all, have a lot of fun. If everyone in your group has done eLearning, you might already go to the pool in the morning.

Day 2:

Make two dives in the beautiful sea of Bali to review your skills and explore. You will repeat the skills that you have practiced in the pool the day before and might learn a few new skills. The 2nd day of the course we often go to Padang Bay or Tulamben for the dives. If you haven’t done eLearning, you will also finish any remaining theory.

Day 3:

Your final two dives of the PADI Open Water course in Bali! You will review some skills again and, more importantly, will also get the chance again to explore the reefs of Bali. We usually go to either the famous USAT Liberty Wreck in Tulamben or the colourful reefs of Padang Bay. If you finished all theory and dives successfully you will be able to show off your PADI Open Water Diver certificate at the end of the day.

After completing the PADI Open Water course in Bali, you get your PADI Open Water Diver certification, which is recognized worldwide. As a certified diver you have the freedom to dive with a buddy, independent of a professional. If you are younger than 15 years you will receive the PADI Junior Open Water Diver certification.

Save yourself some valuable holiday time with PADI eLearning

Did you know you can already prepare all your dive theory from home with PADI eLearning? This interactive, online program will take you through all the theory, videos and exams at your own pace and time. Your course in Bali will be more relaxed and you won’t have to spend time in the classroom while you are on holiday. Find out more about PADI eLearning and sign up today.

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Open Water Diver with eLearning* 5.434.000,00
Open Water Diver 7.007.000,00
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Open Water Diver with eLearning* 380
Open Water Diver 490
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Open Water Diver with eLearning* 342,00
Open Water Diver 441,00

Please note all payments within Indonesia will have to be charged in Indonesian Rupiahs. Therefore the USD and EUR prices are just as an indication. NB. Prices can change without further notice. Our terms and conditions can be found here.

* Price mentioned excludes PADI e-Learning cost payable to PADI directly. Discounted prices only apply when you link to Joe’s Gone Diving when purchasing eLearning. 

All required PADI course materials

PADI (digital) manual in the language of your choice

PADI Certification Fee

All scuba equipment

PADI Instructor

Hotel transfer for Kuta and Sanur area

Lunch, water, snacks & towels

Dive Insurance

Park and Porter fees

There might be a hotel transfer surcharge outside the Sanur and Kuta area

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