PADI Courses

 

COURSE RATES 2017 - valid until 31st December

PADI DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING
Price: R920
Age 10 and up. Take this course and see what the hype’s about! Your PADI Instructor will introduce you to some basic theory and skills before taking you for your first sea dive.
Includes: 1 theory & pool session, and 1 supervised open water dive with a PADI Instructor.
Full equipment hire. Additional supervised dives cost R400 each (equipment rental not included).
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PADI SCUBA DIVER
Price: R3000
Age 10 and up. This qualification certifies you to dive to 12m under Instructor or Divemaster supervision.
Includes: 3 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable)
3 theory & 3 pool sessions, and 2 open water dives with a PADI Instructor
PADI Open Water Manual & RDP, Logbook, PADI certification, Full equipment rental.
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PADI SCUBA DIVER UPGRADE
Price: R2320
Age 10 and up. Just complete the other half of the PADI Open Water course and bingo! You’ve gone from a scuba diver to a full Open Water diver who can dive independently up to 18m with another qualified diver.
Includes: 3 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable)
2 theory & pool sessions, exam, 2 open water dives, certification, Full equipment rental.

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER
Price: R4000
Age 10 and up. Until you do it yourself, you can’t really understand what it’s like. This is a full entry certification that allows you to dive internationally. Your holidays will never be the same! Completion of this course allows you to dive to 18m (12m for juniors) with another certified diver.
Includes: 5 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable)
5 theory & 5 pool sessions, an exam, and 4 open water dives with a PADI
instructor. PADI Open Water Manual & RDP, logbook, PADI Certification, Full equipment rental.
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COURSE RATES 2017 - valid until 31st December 2017

SPECIALTY COURSE RATES 2017 - valid until 31st December 2017

PADI SCUBA REFRESHER
Price: R270
Been out of the water for a while? Have a refresher in the pool with a Dive Master. Practice your dive skills, and help regain your confidence before entering the ocean. (R275 in High Season).
Includes: 1 Theory and pool session with a PADI Professional

PADI ADVENTURE DIVE
Price: R980
Age 10 and up (depending on which Adventure Dive). If you want a taste of the Advanced Open Water course, or you don’t have time to do the whole course, try an Adventure Dive. The course consists of 1 knowledge review and 1 open water dive, under instructor supervision.
Includes: PADI Advanced Open Water Manual (required), Full equipment rental
Additional Adventure dives cost R400 each (equipment not included).

PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER
Price: R3000
Age 10 and up. Gain new experiences and confidence with a supervised experience which allows you to dive up to depths up to 30m. There are two mandatory dives: Deep and Navigation. You can discuss with your instructor which three additional Adventure dives to choose from.
Includes: 4 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable)
5 adventure dives with a PADI Instructor, and full equipment hire
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Manual (required) and PADI certification
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EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE (Primary & Secondary Care+ AED)
Price: R950
No age limit. Learn to give CPR and First Aid to someone in need! EFR is a one day course which teaches you the fundamentals in coping with an emergency situation (including use of Automated External Defibrillator). A valid EFR certificate is mandatory to begin the PADI Rescue Course.
Includes: The course includes EFR Manual and Quick Reference Card (required).

PADI RESCUE DIVER
Price:R4000
Age 12 and up. Some serious fun! This course is designed to expand your knowledge and experience beyond a purely recreational level. Although great fun, the course is quite serious in nature and context, enabling divers to effectively perform rescues and assists, manage emergency situations and give proper first aid. A valid CPR/ First Aid certificate is mandatory to begin the PADI Rescue Course.
Includes: 4 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable)
All theory and pool sessions, 2 open water training dives with a PADI Instructor PADI Rescue
Diver Manual (Required), Full equipment rental and PADI certification.
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A.W.A.R.E CORAL REEF CONSERVATION
Price: R1530
No age limit. This “dry” course teaches the vital role coral reefs play in the marine environment and how these ecosystems are currently threatened. The course describes how coral reefs function and why they are so important.
Includes: 1 Classroom session with a PADI Instructor (approximately 2 hours)

DEEP DIVER
Price: R2395
Age 15 and up. Student must be certified as PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating). Deep diving opens the door to many new exciting dive sites like deeper wrecks, reefs and walls. Student divers will develop the technique involved in deep diving up to 40m, while avoiding disturbing delicate marine life.
Includes: 3 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable), 4 dives and tuition with a PADI Instructor, PADI Deep Diver Manual and PADI certification. Full equipment hire.

ENRICHED AIR DIVER
Price R2015
Age 15 and up. Student must be certified as PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating). This course allows you to obtain Enriched Air fills (Nitrox) up to 40% O2 and plan dives
accordingly.
Includes: 2 afternoon tuition sessions and an exam, PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Manual (required) and PADI certification card, 2 Nitrox fills
Excludes: Dives to use nitrox fills

PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY
Price: R2330
Age 10 and up. Student must be certified as PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating). Develop your Buoyancy skills beyond the open water diver level. Improve the quality of your dive by avoiding contact with the reef and improving your air consumption.
Includes: 2 dives and tuition with a PADI Instructor, PADI certification
Full equipment hire
Excludes: Accommodation

MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL COURSE
Price: R2520
Age 10 and up. Student must be certified as PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating). Increase your knowledge and familiarize yourself with the common species seen on the Sodwana Bay Reefs.
Includes: 3 informative presentations and guided dives
Excludes: Accommodation and gear hire
PADI certification (optional) – R400 for PADI Coral Reef Conservation Speciality

SEARCH AND RECOVERY
Price: R3150
Age 12 and up. Student must be certified as PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating). The course helps the student develop the skills and knowledge required for safe search and recovery diving.
Includes: 3 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable), 4 dives with a PADI Instructor, PADI certification
Full equipment hire

UNDERWATER NAVIGATION
Price: R2805
Age 10 and up. Student must be certified as PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating). Learn to use a compass and natural navigation clues to orientate yourself underwater.
Includes: 3 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable), 3 dives, tuition with a PADI Instructor
PADI Underwater Navigation manual and PADI certification
Full equipment hire

UNDERWATER NATURALIST
Price: R2330
Age 10 and up. Student must be certified as PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating).
This course teaches divers to view the aquatic ecosystems without biases based on
misconceptions and myths. Student divers learn basic organism groupings and
identification, but the emphasis is placed on divers understanding the relationship between
organisms, their environment and humans.
Includes: 2 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable), 2 dives, tuition with a PADI Instructor and PADI certification
Full equipment hire

PROJECT AWARE FISH IDENTIFICATION
Price: R2330
Age 10 and up. Student must be certified as PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating). During two dives you gain hands-on (okay, eyes-on) experience in looking for and identifying the fascinating fish you see underwater. You’ll learn how to identify characteristics of local fish families and species, how to practice fish identification dive planning, organization and procedures.
Includes: 2 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable), 2 dives, tuition with a PADI Instructor and PADI certification, Full equipment hire

PADI DIVEMASTER
Price: R17 000
This is the first level in diving leadership. It is designed to provide you with the necessary skills to organize conduct and supervise recreational diving activities, and act as an instructor’s assistant.
Over 3 weeks you develop your dive theory and get hands on experience with student divers.
Includes: 21 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable) dives, course materials, training dives, pool sessions and tank and weights.
Excludes: PADI eRPDml, PADI Fees (Paid directly to PADI UK)
Gear – It is a PADI prerequisite for all DM students to own a full set of dive gear
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IDC PREP
Price: R3500
As an instructor you are expected to know your dive theory at a professional level. This involves taking it beyond the Divemaster level and is accomplished through independent study before IDC. Take our 2-day preparation course to review and hone your dive theory and skills.
Includes: 3 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable). Classroom and pool session required
Excludes: Dive Theory Workbook (recommended) –Prices available on request.

PADI INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE (IDC)
Price: R29 999
Join the largest scuba training body in the world by completing the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC); the heart of the instructor training process .  Our package consists of 3 training phases over 10 days:
Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)
Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI)
Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor & Emergency First Response Instructor

Instructor candidates review PADI standards, procedures, philosophies and teaching methods as well as hone their practical teaching ability, watermanship, and diving knowledge.

After successfully completing the IDC, you will need to sit the instructor examination. The IE tests your theory, classroom, confined and open water teaching abilities over 2 days. After passing a PADI IE, instructor’s can take responsibility for introducing people to diving through PADI’s core programs.

PADI MSDT - Specialty Instructor Training Course

Earning PADI Specialty Instructor ratings allow you to teach a wide array of exciting courses in special interest areas. Many professional operators require these ratings. Your course Director will show you how to teach specialties over 2 days at the end if IDC, while conducting 4 training dives.

*NOTE*
Upon achieving 25 student certifications, you can apply for the prestigious rating of MASTER SCUBA DIVER TRAINER (Paid directly to PADI upon achieving 25 student certifications)

Includes: 11 nights tented accommodation (Upgradeable).  Classroom, pool and open water sessions conducted by our resident Course Director.  OWSI and EFRI crew pack.  KZN Park Fees  
Excludes: PADI exam and registration fees (paid directly to PADI UK upon completion of different segments), iSimangaliso entry fees (payable at entry to the park), scuba equipment (candidates are required to have their own full set of gear)

PADI IDC STAFF INSTRUCTOR
Price: R9200
Now you are going to assist course directors train new instructors. This will make you become a sought after professional. Whilst attending an IDC, this course builds upon the Candidate’s experience and abilities as a dive educator by developing evaluation and counselling skills.
Includes: 7 nights tented accommodation (Upgradeable) Classroom, pool and open water sessions conducted by our resident Course Director
Excludes: PADI Fee (paid directly to PADI UK) Course Director Manual & Slates (Required) Price upon request