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Open Water Scuba Certification

  • Get certified in scuba diving
  • Take the 3-part Open Water Scuba Diver course
  • Perform confined and open-water dives
Open Water Scuba Certification
From $516.16
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Open Water Scuba Certification
From $516.16
Get certified in scuba diving with the Open Water Scuba Diver course, the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. The three-part certification takes place over three days. After some independent knowledge development, there are confined water dives to learn basic scuba skills, then open water dives to test those skills. Look for sea turtles, octopus and a wide variety of colorful, tropical fish while exploring the beautiful coral reefs of Hawaii. After the final dives, become a lifetime member of the ocean community.
What to Expect
Open Water Scuba Diver course is a three part scuba certification taking place over three days time. Before beginning the course you must complete the home study knowledge development. Budget approximately 6 hours to complete the e Learning process.  After completing home study you are ready to begin.

The first day of class you will meet with your Scuba Instructor and go over the material that you completed online. Your Instructor will then administer a quick exam to test your understanding of the material. After this brief classroom session your instructor will give you a demonstration of the scuba equipment that you will use for the remainder of the course.

Now its time to head to the water. You and your instructor will go to a shallow confined water site where you will practice all of the skills required to become an open water diver.

Later that day, you and your instructor will join our daily dive charter to make two of the four open water scuba dives needed for certification. You will have the opportunity to showcase the skills you have learned while diving on the beautiful coral reefs of Hawaii. Sea turtles, Octopus and an array of colorful tropical fish will watch as you join the underwater world.

On the second day you will be back for additional water training and then onto the boat to complete the final two dives and become a lifetime member of the ocean community. Now you are ready to travel the world and see all the amazing things that reside beneath the sea.
Reviews (19)
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Reviewed 6 days ago
The Best Scuba Experience I've ever had in Hawaii (Thank you Allan!)

I've dove in Hawaii with three different scuba companies before but the experience with Honolulu Scuba is the best one I've ever had. Hannah and Allan are both very experienced divers and they are super patient with students like me. Their pickup was very punctual...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cookingCoder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent trainers

Great instructors! Tyler & Sarah were awesome. I had problems getting my buoyancy under control Tyler took the time to help me figure out what I was doing wrong. I had a great time and found a new passion.

Thank P9954QTjohns
Reviewed October 13, 2018
Best shop to get certified

I got my PADI open water certification last week with HSC and had a wonderful time exploring the underwater world while learning scuba diving. Kathleen was my instructor on the first day. I was kind of nervous about diving in the ocean for the first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zixia0w
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile
A Great Place To Get Certified

This experience has been one of the best of my life, mostly thanks to the amazing crew at the Honolulu Scuba Company. I had a great time learning how to scuba dive and am super glad I made the decision to get certified rather than...More

Thank Passenger818649
Reviewed September 12, 2018
If you are looking to get scuba certified, LOOK NO FURTHER!!

I have wanted to get scuba certified for a long time, but I'll admit I was a big hesitant and nervous about it. I'm an outdoorsy person but I'm more often found high up in the mountains than deep in the oceans. But thanks to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kanakattackk
ScubaHannahRay, Manager at Honolulu Scuba Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Firstly, congratulations on completing your open water certification!! You are now part of an elite group of people who are able to experience the underwater world on a much closer level than most. I struggled with flooding my mask when I got certified too, that...More

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