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You will begin your certification by reading through the course material and completing the accompanying quizzes/exams to prepare you for the water portion of the course.
You will learn skills in a confined water environment with your instructor first before you move onto to performing your skills in training dives in the open-water.
Our 42-foot dive boat is equipped for divers of all levels and we will make sure you are more than comfortable for your first dives ever!
Use of all our gear is included throughout your training and certification. For days you are diving on the boat we provide bottled water, soft drinks and snacks. Dive on into the world of SCUBA and become a PADI or SSI Open-Water Diver!
The course will require at least 2 afternoons or morning to be able to complete all requirements. All online theory course work needs to be completed prior to first confined water training dive.
• Little Buck Island, St. Thomas
Aqua Marine Dive boat, 6117 estate frydenhoj, saga haven marina, dock, St Thomas, VI 00802, USVI
Traveler pickup is offered We offer pick up anywhere on the island. The pick up is not included in the price and its paid to taxi driver directly
Ports Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin islands, St Thomas, usvi, crown bay marina, us vi
Returns to original departure point
Use of dive gear
PADI or SSI e-learning materials
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Not wheelchair accessible
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
Diving within 18 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Taking the plunge to see whether or not I wanted to learn to scuba dive has been on my bucket list for years. It took finding the right instructor to help me finally try it. Ana was understanding when I shared my fears and concerns....More
My two daughters and I had a wonderful experience with Ana and Wolf! They were super knowledgeable, professional, and very accommodating in helping us three to obtain our scuba certification within two days. We highly recommend using them while you are in St. Thomas.
I literally cannot say enough about these two! We were on a private dive with one other family and Wolfgang took care of me and my brother-in-law’s and did a phenomenal job. We were so thankful that you could fit us in to a private...More