Open Water Course

Open Water Course

Experience the thrill of exploring the deep blue with our Open Water Diver course. Embark on a 4-day journey divided into three immersive sections. To kickstart your adventure, we’ll provide you with a theory book in advance, allowing you to study and expand your knowledge. Once you’re equipped with the fundamentals, it’s time to head to the swimming pool and put your skills to the test. Day one involves diving into the basic theory of scuba diving in a classroom setting, guided by our expert instructors. On the following day, you’ll dive into the pool for a hands-on session, where you’ll not only learn about scuba equipment, underwater physics, and dive planning, but also practice essential skills like equipment preparation and mask clearing. After mastering the confined water session, get ready for the highlight of the course – the open water dives. Over the next two days, you’ll embark on four exhilarating ocean dives, applying everything you’ve learned in the previous sections. Explore the mesmerizing underwater beauty of Bahia Solano while diving safely. Unleash your inner explorer and discover a whole new world beneath the surface.

Open Water Course

Become skilled diver

Becoming a skilled scuba diver requires effort and time and training, swimming ability and water skills, and knowledge to execute safe dive, Our way of teaching underwater scuba diving ensures that the diver has solid theoretical and practical skills on the first steps to the underwater world.

Open Water Course

Become scuba diver

From the age of 10, you can become a certified scuba diver and explore marine life to a maximum depth of 18m (60 feet), when you become a certified diver you can scuba dive within your limitation in a buddy system the underwater world without the supervision of a diving instructor.

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Become Pacific diver

Pacific diver is a title we give to students who learn scuba diving in the largest and deepest ocean in the world. The Pacific Ocean welcomes some of the richest marine flora & fauna making it the perfect place to take your first breath underwater.

Important Information

  • The minimum age to enroll is 10 years old 
  • 10 to 14-year-old divers earn a Junior Open Water Diver certification
  • Open Water Dives 1 and 2 -12 meters/40 feet.
  • Open Water Dives 3 and 4 -18 meters/60 feet.
  • Maximum depth for Open Water Diver certification -18 meters/60 feet.
  • Time to complete the course in Bahía Solano 4 days.
  • NOTE: After any scuba diving activity, you need 18 hours before flying out of Bahía Solano or going to high altitude Read More.
  • To enroll 30% of the total price is required and NO REFUND (the price of the E-book and certification).
  • Recommend sunblock that is coral friendly.
  • Recommend a rain jacket and dry bag.
  • In case of any medical condition, physician approval is required
  • Basic swimming skills are required.

The Price Included

  • Classroom 
  • Rental Diving equipment required to complete the course ( Mask, Snorkel, Regulator, BCD, Surface Marker, Wetsuit, Fins, Weights, Compass, Diving Computer)
  • Open Water Diver Manual E-Book
  • Swimming pool practices (confined water)
  • 4Pacific Ocean Dives 
  • Digital certification card
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Diving insurance
  • Pacific diver T-Shirt 
  • Pacific diver cap

The Price Excluded

  • Transportation to Bahía Solano
  • Bahía Solano Airport Fee
  • Accommodation 

4 Days Course

2.660.000 COP

Why Ankla Azul

Our Dive Center’s Diving Instructors, have several years of experience with thousands of logged dives, and can teach both PADI and SSI Diving Courses. Diver Safety is our number 1 standard and we appreciate every minute we spend underwater. Therefore we give it our best while instructing Dive Courses, and guiding certified divers on Fun Dives. We have also established our own coral nursery, where we teach fish and coral identification courses, with Fish and Coral ID Charts, native to our location here in Bahia Solano, this helps implement our scuba divers, to become conscious of the ecosystem while diving.

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