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PADI or SSI Open Water Certification

PADI or SSI Open Water Certification
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₱30,198.19
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If you’ve always wanted to become a certified SCUBA diver, we’ve got you covered! Our PADI instructor will offer you one-on-one instruction throughout your course so you’re able to get the most out of your learning materials to breeze through the certification. We are committed to safety and making you feel comfortable while you are taking you certification with us. Before you know it, you will be exploring the reefs and wrecks in St. Thomas as a certified diver!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
German, English, French
What to expect
  • 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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, French
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
  • 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.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 33976P7
Call +63 923-0990452
Important information
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Use of dive gear
Exclusions
  • PADI or SSI e-learning materials
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Holiday surcharge of 25% paid at location (Easter, Thanksgiving, Xmas eve/day, New years day/eve)
Duration
1 day
Departure details
  • 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
  • Aqua Marine Dive boat, 6117 estate frydenhoj, saga haven marina, dock, St Thomas, VI 00802, USVI Customer parking available on the top, please follow signs down to the dock to meet us at the Dive hut and dive boat. Taxi Pick up is not included in the price and is paid directly to the taxi driver
  • Ports:
  • Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin islands
  • St Thomas, usvi
  • crown bay marina, us vi
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Use of dive gear
Exclusions
  • PADI or SSI e-learning materials
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Holiday surcharge of 25% paid at location (Easter, Thanksgiving, Xmas eve/day, New years day/eve)
Departure details
  • 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
  • Aqua Marine Dive boat, 6117 estate frydenhoj, saga haven marina, dock, St Thomas, VI 00802, USVI Customer parking available on the top, please follow signs down to the dock to meet us at the Dive hut and dive boat. Taxi Pick up is not included in the price and is paid directly to the taxi driver
  • Ports:
  • Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin islands
  • St Thomas, usvi
  • crown bay marina, us vi
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
1 day
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
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Sydney C
New Orleans, LA4 contributions
Open Water Checkout Dive on honeymoon
Sep 2021 • Solo
Omg!!
Audrey, Q-Tip (Quinton) and & Justin were unbelievable. My husband got his open water certification on our honeymoon, and I was able to dive with him during all of his checkout dives. Staff was awesome and made it feel comfortable, fun, and welcoming. So glad we went through them!!! We saw turtles, lobster, sting ray, every fish you could imagine, etc. The rum punch capped off the day!
Written 10 September 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

rly123
3 contributions
Outstanding all the way around. Great dive experience.
Sep 2021 • Friends
We had a great couple of dive days. Justin-case, Q-Tip, and Audrey were fantastic guides, teachers, and entertainers. I really appreciate the attention to detail, careful and appropriate preparation, and humorous but well thought out follow up. Thanks you guys. Birche Meese and I will definitely be back diving advanced open water with this crew…if I can figure out how to put my dive weights in 😂 oh and, I am now officially a PADI certified diver. Here we go water world. PS—Thanks Q for the taco recommendation just 450 meters down the road…even though Birche and I both got in trouble with our wives because we were so full and not really up for dinner🙄
Written 4 September 2021
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hugglb
Hackettstown, NJ3 contributions
Amazing Experience
Aug 2021 • Couples
I had an amazing time with Aqua Marine! I was nervous about getting certified but my instructor Cora made me feel so comfortable while making sure I learned all my required skills. The dive trips we amazing! Justin, Quinton, Audrey and Cora all took such good care of us and worked together as an incredible team. They were fun, knowledgeable and extremely competent. I felt safe and taken care of while seeing the most amazing sights! We loved them so much we continued on to get our Advanced Certification as well. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience.
Written 28 August 2021
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Gregory Martin G
1 contribution
If you want to learn to dive, this is the place
I had an absolutely amazing time learning to scuba dive at Aqua Marine! They take you to beautiful locations and make sure you’re comfortable at every step of the way. Cora was a wonderful instructor and Audrey, Justin, Jess, and Quinton all really made me feel welcome in the shop and on the boat.
Written 25 August 2021
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Olivia Cantalupo
Hanover, PA3 contributions
Can't Wait to Dive Again
Jul 2021
I cannot recommend them enough. From the moment my boyfriend and I walked into the shop, Ana was extremely friendly and helpful. Our instructor was Cora. She was very knowledgeable on everything and super kind. My first open water dive did not go very well (only due to my own anxiety) but everyone was super understanding. Cora and I worked through the issues I was having and the rest of our dives went perfectly. Every single staff member I met was super down-to-earth, funny, and passionate. If I come back to St Thomas I will 100% be diving with them again.
Written 10 August 2021
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Nick
Little Neck, NY1 contribution
Professional & knowledgeable team
Jun 2021
We had a wonderful diving trip with the Aqua Marine team. Jerrod was my AOW instructor and Audrey & Quentin helped my girlfriend with her OW certificate. They are a very professional & knowledgeable team and I would recommend Aqua Marine if you are planning a dive trip to St. Thomas.
Written 30 June 2021
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Minnie Memories Travels
Bedford, NY15 contributions
Great Padi Open Water Certification Experience
Jun 2021
My three son's became Padi Certified over the past two days with Aqua Marine and had the best experience. They came home and could not stop talking about the whole experience and how much they learned! Audrey, was awesome with them and taught them so much! Quentin, Justin and Wolfgang were the boat crew and made it a great, safe and fun experience for my kids! Thank you so much!!
Written 28 June 2021
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Anthony L
St. Croix2 contributions
Open Water Certification
Jun 2021 • Couples
Wolf,Audrey, Quinton, Anna,Justin,Jerrod, we’re absolutely wonderful and Knowledgeable Diving Professionals. They were all so helpful and knowledgeable with every aspect of our Diving training, trip, safety, and plan to become Open Water Certified…. Would recommend them to everyone and all who ask about diving in the U.S. Virgin Islands. My rating is 10+ Stars!!!!! If you read this and Do Not choose this Service it will be your own fault for not picking the very best!
Written 26 June 2021
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Bruce W
3 contributions
USVI 2021 - Awesome!
Jun 2021
Top notch! Completed our PADI certifications under the patient instruction of Audrey - she was SUPER! Captain Wolfgang is a hoot! Safety first program. Equipment all updated. Fun crew! Immediately booked some additional dives … Amy was fun leading us thru canyons, arches and the “Champagne corkscrew” at Cow! Jarrod a strong crew diver as well. Openly recommend this dive shop. Enjoy as we have!
Written 14 June 2021
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Cheryl H
2 contributions
Advanced Open Water Certification
May 2021
Thank you Audrey with Aqua Marine St. Thomas USVI for instructing me through the Advanced Open Water Certification. Your were very clear and patient with me ;). Also thank you to Jess, I love my new mask and organizing my dive trips. Captain Justin thanks for taking such good care of us and helping us in and out of boat. Amy thank you for answering questions and going over sites.
Written 27 May 2021
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Cameron T
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A Fun Friendly Outing
The captain and crew were very friendly and accommodating. They took us to two different sites that the big boats d
KH492
KH492
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Great private family trip during Covid
Captain Justin and Quentin were fantastic! Our two young ones only snorkeled for a few minutes before they decided
jaysF741YQ
jaysF741YQ
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A Great Dive Day.
Always an awesome trip with Aqua Marine . Sweet boat 🚢 ride . We did Calf an Cow. Was an awesome dive . Seen a r
alicianne85
alicianne85
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Great Snorkel Experience
Jess was the best snorkel guide I've ever had! She made the day informative & so much fun, pointing out various fis
stevesA9114GC
stevesA9114GC
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Amazing Snorkeling Experience in the US Virgin Islands!
My wife and I learned about this opportunity from the Dive Shop at the Lime Tree Resort in St. Thomas. Jess did a g
500robv
500robv
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Great dive experience and a really fun afternoon
Our Discovery Diving experience with Aqua Marine was a highlight of our recent trip to the USVI. Audrey, Jess, and
bevwatkins2
bevwatkins2
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Best dive crew ever
Highly recommend this dive charter. The crew (Justin, Audrey and Steve) was amazing! Friendly, knowledgeable, and
Em R
Em R
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Scuba Diving Into Our Honeymoon
This trip was so much fun. My husband and I wanted to try something different and new and we got it here! He is an
jadescotti
jadescotti
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Incredible dives and crew!
If you are looking for the best dive experience in St Thomas, this is the one to book! My boyfriend and I did the m
Angela B
Angela B
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Family and Friends Dive Trip
Our party consisted of 4 adults and my 12 year old son. We went on 3 dive trips, one afternoon and two morning div
laurasupan
laurasupan
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Awesome crew!
Amazing crew, boat and experience. Was with my fiancé and my mother - we had a great time and are all levels of div
U7215XHvaleries
U7215XHvaleries
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Great Scuba Adventure!
Aqua Marine Dive Center offered a wonderful diving experience. We dove with multiple dive centers during our stay a
jamie938
jamie938
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Perfect dive days in STT
Another great tune scuba diving in beautiful St. Thomas! Captain Justin, Quentin and Audrey were fantastic and took
mdo9
mdo9
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Great time diving with Aqua Marine!
I had a great time over eight dives with Quentin, Audrey, and Justin! I'm an experienced diver and they let me hav
iPilotSOC
iPilotSOC
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Amazing day below the surf!
Honestly, the dive locations and the available mooring bouys are a roll of the dice. The one thing you can guarante
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