Scuba Diving Certification Costa Rica

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Padi Instructor Davide Gabbi

Tamarindo Diving offers all types of PADI courses: from the beginner to the dive master, from 8 to 80 years old!

With us you can learn how to dive and have fun at the same time! What are you waiting for?

 

Discover Scuba Diving or DSD – First step

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theory diving certification– 45 min. theory at 2.30 PM at “Tamarindo Diving”
– 20 min confined water: The day after the theory we leave “Tamarindo Diving” at 7.00 AM and we go to Flamingo; we take the boat and we stop in a calm and sheltered bay where we perform our skills. It is important for the peace and safety of the diver.
– 2 dive in the Catalina area: After the confined water we head to Catalina when the sea is calm, or to Brumel when the sea is bad (Brumel is sheltered from the wind). Then we dive two times, but not deeper than 12 meters (30 ft).
– We come back approximately at 1.00 PM.

(The first step DSD is an experience course that does not provide a certification. Cost is US $150 cash / $157 credit card).

 

Scuba Diver or SD: Second step

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Certification Scuba Diver

– After DSD, if you want to get certified: Another 90 min theory at 2.30 PM at “Tamarindo Diving”.
– 20-25 min. confined water: The day after the theory we leave “Tamarindo Diving” at 7.00 AM and we go to Flamingo; we take the boat and we stop in a calm and sheltered bay where we perform our skills. It is important for the peace and safety of the diver.
– 2 dives in the Catalina area:  After the confined water we head to Catalina when the sea is calm, or to Brumel when the sea is bad (Brumel is sheltered from the wind). Then we dive two times, but not deeper than 12 meters (30 ft).
– We come back approximately at 1.00 PM.

(The second step SD is the PADI minimum certification, recognized all over the world and it cost US$ 350 cash/ $367.5 credit card).

 

Open Water Diver or OWD: Third step

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-After SD, if you want to improve your diving abilities: Another 90 min. theory at 2.30 PM at “Tamarindo Diving”.
– 20 min confined water: The day after the theory we leave “Tamarindo Diving” at 7.00 AM and we go to Flamingo; we take the boat and we stop in a calm and sheltered bay where we perform our skills. It is important for the peace and safety of the diver.
– 2 dives in the Catalina area: After the confined water we head to Catalina when the sea is calm, or to Brumel when the sea is bad (Brumel is sheltered from the wind). Then we dive two times, but not deeper than 18 meters (60 ft).
– We come back approximately at 1.00 PM.

(The third step OWD is the PADI most famous certification, recognized all over the world and it cost US$ 500.00. This is the cost for the whole package, step one to three. So if you already paid the US$ 150.00 for the first step, then the second step is only US$ 250, and then you only pay US$ 250 for the third step – a total of US$ 500 cash / $525 credit card for all three steps)

 
 

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOWD)

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This is a particular and fun experience course which you can attend after OWD.

It consists of five briefings in which we explain five different types of dives.
Two of these dives are mandatory, the deep water dive and the navigation dive. For the other three you can choose between night dive, boat dive, research and discover dive, identify fish dive and a lot more.

Cost: US $450 cash / $472.5 credit card

There are still more courses available after AOWD – if you are interested, just contact us for a detailed explanation.

Enjoy PADI courses with Tamarindo Diving!

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Discover Scuba Diving or DSD: First step - US$ 150,00 per person
Scuba Diver or SD: Second step - US$ 330,00 per person
Open Water Diver or OWD: Third step - US$ 500,00

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There are still more courses available after AOWD – if you are interested, just contact us for a detailed explanation.

Enjoy PADI courses with Tamarindo Diving Center!