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Reservation Course PADI OPEN WATER

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    What to Expect
    Always use sunscreen that is friendly to the environment. 

    PADI Open Water 18 meters.

    For certification course:

    You must have availability of at least 3 to 4 days minimum and take into account that after the last day of diving is important to wait at least 18 hours before taking a flight, below you will find the description of the activities you will perform, as well Here are some suggestions for you to enjoy your diving training with us:

    Open Water PADI Course Schedule

    Once you have booked in VIATOR we will send you an email to know if you are interested in receiving the electronic manual of the course in advance, in this you can study from the comfort of your house or hotel and carry out the reviews of knowledge, before starting the practical part of the course in Santa Marta.

    All activities are carried out from the Santa Marta International Marina to the Tayrona National Park at the points authorized for diving

    Day 1, 1 dive, you will begin with instructions for the management of equipment, breathing under water, signals, safety regulations and assembly - dismantling of equipment and once being in the National Park Tayrona, will realize the first dives in confined waters, soon you will make a Diving up to 12 meters deep. (Approximate duration 4 hours).

    Day 2, 2  dives, these are realized in the National Park Tayrona, will be two dives until the 12 meters of depth in different places of the park. (Approximate duration 4 hours).

    Day 3, 2  dives, these are realized in the National Park Tayrona, will be two dives until 18 meters of depth in different places of the park, in addition will be realized the final theoretical quiz. (Approximately 5 hours)

    When you finish we will deliver you the provisional certification PADI with validity of 90 days this contains the definitive international certification number, as long as the original arrives at your home. 

     
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    International Marina of Santa Marta in the historical center, next to the bay.
    Departure Time
    • Monday to Sunday (7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. or 1:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.).
    Duration
    3 days
    Inclusions
    • Properly qualified PADI Instructor
    • Electronic course manual
    • Diving Log book- Diving insurance
    • Sea transport to Tayrona Park
    • Refreshment between dives
    • Diving insurance
    • Photos of the experience under water
    • Diving equipment for all activity
    • Temporary Carnet PADI and final card to your home
    • Snacks
    Exclusions
    • Services or products not specified in the plan
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • 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
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    DO NOT attempt to get certified with this organization if you are from outside Colombia; they will rob you of your money. They do not track or log any purchases nor do they honor their word on purchased courses. I paid for the course while in Medellin and upon completion of all
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    Response from Fabrizio A, Gerente at Reservation Course PADI OPEN WATER
    Responded 26 Aug 2019
    I´m Fabrizio Angeloro PADI Course Director and owner of Aquarius Diving Club a PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort. Your opinion is false, groundless, simply made to ruin the reputation of a diving school. I wrote to Tripadvisor to communicate your false comment and report it.
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    Thanks Fabrizio for 2 great days of diving. Your diving center is excellent, friendly and experienced team. Very good equipment * Scubapro simply the best*. Highly recommend.+++
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    I completed my open water dive with Cyntia. She was such a great instructor and really helped me remain calm when I had to do some skills that peaked my fear. Monica arranged all of our details, however something came up so Cyntia wound up taking us diving. Monica was very
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    I did the Advanced Open Water Course with Aquarius Diving Club and I would do it again with Aquarius Diving Club. They are very friendly, patient and well-organized. I can recommend Aquarius Diving Club 100%.
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    The weather was great and the dive trip was even better. The locations we went to on our trip were Calichan and Salidero, our instructor Simon is fantastic. he staff are all extremely friendly. I high recommend this company.
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    By: Aquarius Diving Club
    523 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    mariacaa2019
    San Jose, Costa Rica
    10
    Best Diving School to Get Certified With
    Fabrizio is by far the best driving instructor I ever had. He was responsive from the beginning when I contacted
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    johnie c
    89
    Robbed of money
    DO NOT attempt to get certified with this organization if you are from outside Colombia; they will rob you of your
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    Camper00224959319
    Miami Beach, Florida
    10
    Professional 100%
    After reading on Tripadsvisor the reviews I decided to go with Aquarius Diving and wasn't disappointed. Met Monica
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    Diverawesome
    Georgia Coast, Georgia
    10
    Awesome certification experience
    We did the Advance Ope Water Certificate and we were absolutely happy with Aquarius. We always felt safe, the
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    natalia n
    10
    Advanced course PADI
    Thanks Fabrizio for 2 great days of diving. Your diving center is excellent, friendly and experienced team. Very
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    DeniseM5078
    21
    An Amazing Experieince
    I completed my open water dive with Cyntia. She was such a great instructor and really helped me remain calm when
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    Jonas B
    20
    Advanced Open Water
    I did the Advanced Open Water Course with Aquarius Diving Club and I would do it again with Aquarius Diving Club.
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    rodryrive35
    Pompano Beach, Florida
    10
    Fantastic dive trip
    Fabricio and his team were amazing, great teachers with lots of patience.Simon was fantastic in his briefing and
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    susakiroz
    Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania
    10
    Great service, friendly Staff
    Very friendly, highly recommend this diving centre., all the crew were super nice and helpfull making everything
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    bolivarmartadelau
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    10
    Superior Scuba
    Simon is an incredible instructor, very kind and patient and allows people to take the time they need to be
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    Jhon D
    30
    Recommended 100%
    Aquarius Staff were excellent, they had a strong focus on safety, they are friendly and helpful, I never had dive
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    tomthpmson
    10
    Excellent service
    My group was conformed for 5 friends, dived with Simon. The diving school was awesome, they provide us all the
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    Edgardo G
    20
    Advanced course
    I have finished my Padi advanced coursewith Aquarius, I really enjoy diving with them. Aquarius is an excellent
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    Juan O
    20
    Great Dive Shop
    I recently had 4 dives with Aquarius, Simone the instructor did a great job explaing the exercises before the
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    Kimberly J
    10
    One of the best !!
    The weather was great and the dive trip was even better. The locations we went to on our trip were Calichan and
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