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We offer Padi Dive courses

Doing a Dive Course is a great way to spend your holiday in Sodwana Bay. Our experienced instructors are on hand to guide you through learning how to dive, or how to improve your dive-skills!

We offer dive courses from beginners levels up to professional levels.

Discover Scuba Diving

Requirements: Age 10 and up.
Duration: 1-2 Days

Not sure if scuba diving is something for you? Or you don't have time for the full Open Water Course? The Discover Scuba Diving Course is a perfect taste tester into our Underwater Paradise. This experience program includes basic theory, 1 pool session, 1 sea dive and all equipment.



R940 per additional supervised dive (incl. Instructor Fee & Equipment)

Bubble maker - Pool Adventure

Requirements: Age 8 and up

Duration: 1-2 hrs


Too young for diving and over 8? Bubblemaker is as fun as it sounds: a chance for kids to blow bubbles by scuba diving. Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water while we play some games. This is a great intro to diving!



Requirements: Age 10 and up.
Duration: ±4 days


The PADI Open Water Course is an entry level course and an internationally recognized certification. It allows you to dive with your buddy anywhere in the world up to a depth of 18m/59ft. The course consists of theory, pool sessions and your first four dives in the ocean!




Requirements: any dive certification

Duration: 1-2 hours


If it has been six months or longer since your last dive you should brush up your skills. The Refresher Course helps you to refresh your skills without having to repeat the entire scuba course. You can test your equipment and refresh your boat dive procedures so that you feel comfortable once back in the water.

Equipment rental is included.


Advanced open water course

Requirements: Open Water Certification
Duration: 3 Days

The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. It also extends yor diving qualification to a depth of 30m. There are two mandatory dives: Deep and Navigation. You can discuss with your instructor which three additional Adventure dives to choose from.

The course includes theory, 5 dives and certification. 

R4895 excl. gear

R5350  incl. gear


Requirements: Open Water Certification

Duration: 2 Afternoon Tuition Sessions


The Enriched Air Diver Course is our most popular specialty. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no-stop dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

The course includes theory. The course excludes equipment hire.

R2600 - dry course

R3700 - wet course (incl 2 dives)


Requirements: Age 12+ 

Adventure Diver Qualification

In-date CPR/EFR/First Aid Certificate

Duration: 4 Days

The Rescue Diver Course prepares you to prevent problems and if necessary, manage dive emergencies using a variety of techniques.  It increases your knowledge beyond purely recreational level. Divers describe the course challenging, but as very rewarding and a lot of fun! It builds your confidence in your diving ability and teaches you how to perform minor and major rescues, manage emergency situations and give proper first aid. .

The course includes all theory, pool sessions, 2 open water training dives and certification. The course excludes equipment hire.


EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE (Primary & Secondary Care)

Requirements: None

Duration: 1 Day

Learn to give CPR and First Aid to someone in need! EFR is a one day course which teaches you the fundamentals in coping with an emergency. A valid EFR certificate is mandatory to begin the PADI Rescue Course.

The course includes the EFR Manual and DVD.



Requirements: Rescue Diver Qualification 

Duration: 4 - 12 Full Weeks

Imagine a job where you look forward to work every day and your office is the beach!

Becoming a Dive Master is the first step in becoming a Dive Professional.


The course includes all materials (DM & Instructor manual, slates), theory sessions, training dives, pool sessions and tank and weights. The course excludes: Registration fees & Gear.

The duration of the course varies dependent on Student’s level of comfort and number of logged dives.


Contact us today for a chat about becoming a Dive Master and start living the dream in Sodwana Bay.

Enquire for pricing


We also offer a number of specialities to make you even more experienced as a diver. Contact us for the options in PADI specialties we offer. 

PADI 5 Star Dive Centre in Sodwana Bay
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