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PADI Open Water Course and Thresher Shark Dive

Highlights
  • Learn to dive at Malapascua with the PADI Open Water Course
  • Get certified to dive 18 or 30 meters
  • Swim with thresher sharks at Monad Shoal after completing the course
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PADI Open Water Course and Thresher Shark Dive
From $457.07
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Full PADI Open Water Course plus PADI Deep Dive on the Thresher Shark Dive. Certification to 30 meters. Includes everything required except marine park fees. Online manual at no extra charge.
$457.07
PADI Open Water and Advanced
Full PADI Open Water and Advanced Open Water Course. 6 days minimum. Includes everything required except marine park fees. Online manual available in many languages at no extra charge.
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Overview
At Malapascua Island, divers consistently encounter thresher sharks, among other marine creatures. If you want to experience the same but you have zero diving experience, join a PADI Open Water Course. This typically 4-day dive intro class will teach you basic skills, plus certify you to dive 18 or 30 meters. At the end of the course, you’ll have your chance to swim with thresher sharks at Monad Shoal.
What to Expect

You are about to embark on what we hope will be one of the most most amazing activities in your life, so we hope you are excited!

The Open Water Course takes 4 days. And leave a spare morning afterwards for the thresher shark dive (no flying that day!). Contact us for scheduling questions or if you have less time. 

The package includes the full PADI Open Water Course, which consists of:

  • Theory
  • Shallow water work
  • 4 Open Water dives.  
You will then be certified to dive to 18 metres! 

Also included is a PADI Deep Adventure dive, which certifies you to dive to 30 meters. You will do this dive at Monad Shoal, home to our magnificent thresher sharks!!!

In advance:
We will contact you to register you for your online manual if you would like that option. Elearning is also another option. 
We will arrange your initial schedule by email. 
We can also book your resort and airport transport. 

Schedule
This is variable, but will generally be from about 9am to 5pm every day with a break for lunch. 

Write a ReviewReviews (15)

1 - 5 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago
Open water and Shark Dive

First diving experience and couldn't have asked for more! David was an amazing instructor. We probably were not the easiest students but he was so patient with us and ensured we were comfortable and safe the entire time. The staff at TSD were all great...More

Thank Ranjini V
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile
Do your Open Water here!

If you’re looking for somewhere to do an open water course, I can definitely recommend TSD. Walter was an amazing teacher - he knows so much about diving and is really keen to make sure everyone he instructs becomes better divers. I was nervous to...More

Thank Abigail B
Reviewed June 17, 2018
Wonderful 1st. time diving experience in Malapascua!!

Wonderful & unforgettable 1st. time diving experience!! Thanks to TSD and my amazing instructor David

Thank Keith N
Reviewed June 13, 2018
New experience.

Great experience to dive with TSD. Thanks to Julian Pirie for teaching me the Open Water skills. See you soon for the advanced.

Thank Kire T
Reviewed April 9, 2018
Terrific !

I've been there to pass my advanced open water. Great staff, great dives - flexible and conciliatory as possible.

Thank Hortense B
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