- Sport levelBeginner
- Spoken languagesPortuguese, Spanish, English
- Duration3 days
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Experience the thrill of exploring the underwater world of the Azores islands in Sao Miguel! This PADI Open Water Diver course will certify your Aquaman skills!
Choosing the Azores Sub Dive Center to make your diving course is choosing a PADI certified scuba diving center with many years of experience! PADI is an organization that certifies scuba diving course all around the globe and today has about 134.598 instructors, assistant instructor, and divemaster. Azores Sub is proud to be part of the 5,861 Diving Centers that make the community!
Becoming a scuba diver is not impossible, it will only require good swimming skills, dedication and some time! The PADI Open Water Diver course usually takes three or four days in which you'll go through a theoretic and a practical training.
In the classroom, you’ll go through all the theoretical knowledge you need to have in order to stay safe in the water. At the end of these sessions, you’ll have a test to confirm that you understand all the key concepts and ideas. On the practical side, you'll perform a series of confined water dives.
During these dives, you'll put your scuba diving skill to the test and learn how to reach underwater. It is in this environment that you will learn everything from gearing up to removing water from the mask without having to rise to the surface, just to mention a few.
PADI Open Water Diver certificationActivity requirements
All participants must be able to swim.
Minors must have authorization from their parents.
Please note you are not allowed to fly for up to 24 hours after your last dive.
- All necessary equipment
- Towel and change of clothes