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The best experience you can have while on vacation is learning to scuba dive. While our planet is so fantastic most people only get to see 30% of what is out there. Learning to scuba will open your eyes and senses to the other 70% of our world and let you experience the beauty of what lies under the water in our beautiful oceans and seas. Have a safe and fun experience with Cozumel Dive School and learn to scuba dive and "get your PADI here."

This PADI Open Water course is the most popular diver program in the world. Throughout the course, you will learn the basics of scuba diving including equipment and techniques. You will get to practice skills by diving in a shallow spot on Cozumel's reef, and enjoy four open water dives with a PADI instructor.

In as little as 3 or 4 days, you will get your certification to dive anywhere in the world and the certificate is good for life. You will be accompanied by certified instructors and can learn at your own pace with the help of the Open Water Diver manual and video. The course is set up in a way that allows you to progress depending on your own individual ability.

Note: The course is performance based, not time based. Some students may finish the course in 3 days while others may need 4 days. The student has to study the materials prior to the course.
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Cozumel Dive School
Earn your scuba-diving certification through this PADI Open Water Diver course in Cozumel. With the help of PADI instructors, learn the basics of scuba diving and get familiar with the equipment. Enjoy four open-water dives, with your first one in a shallow reef location. Over the course of the 3- to 4- day program, depending on your rate of progress, marvel at the abundant marine life you see as you learn to scuba dive with one of the most popular diving schools in the world.
  • PADI Open Water Diver program in Cozumel
  • Learn how to scuba dive from expert PADI instructors
  • Embark on four open-water dives
  • View colorful marine life along Cozumel’s reef
  • Program takes three to four days, depending on how quickly you progress through the stages
  • Your certification is good for life!
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile
Open Water Divers

Me and my partner had put off our open water course for 2 years, until we found Cozumel Dive School. They offered a great price and fantastic accommodation too. We had Trevor as our instructor and can’t recommend him highly enough, he was awesome. Very...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

My son and I did our open water dive course with these guys. They are great. We had Trevor as our instructor and I highly recommend him. He is restored Canadian military and he made us feel very safe and comfortable. He was excellent at...More

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 24 May 2018
PADI open water Experience

In May 2018 I did the PADI open water with Jon and Carl at Cozumel dive school. I highly recommended this place. The organization is very professional, they take good care of their diving pupils, and give you a safe and inspiring kickstart in the...More

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile
Amazing experience

My wife and I went to Cozumel to get our Padi Open water diver certification. We booked with Cozumel Dive School based on all the great reviews and we were not disappointed. Ken was amazing at communicating and coordinating all of the courses and responded...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 30 January 2018
The best experience ever

We went to CDS because Martin wanted to go for the open water diver and Bina wanted to do a discover scuba because she actually has a big fear of open water. After a lot of thinking- she decided to do the OWD too (because...More

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