PADI COURSES

 

Discover Scuba Diving - Introduction Dive - Resort Dive

There is no better way to find out if you like diving, then to do a Discover Scuba Dive / Introduction Dive with Aqua Windie’s. 
For this dive you don't need to be a certified diver! Everybody can try it!

This is how it works:

Before we take you out for the dive, we want to make sure you’re comfortable and relaxed! First you learn the basics of diving and practice skills in shallow water. After this, you’re ready to go!

  1. Watch a 25 minute instruction video

  2. Build op your gear with your instructor

  3. Go to the beach and practice skills in shallow water

  4. Have a beautiful 40 - 45 minute dive
     

During this 40-45 minute underwater dive, you will swim with amazing colorful fish, beautiful corals, relax and enjoy the feeling of weightlessness!

Open water course

The Open Water Course consists of three phases (5 half days in total):

  1. Knowledge development
    With you PADI Open Water book and the video's you will learn everything you need to know. After studying you will make a theory exam. After that your ready to go in the water.

  2. Pool session
    Everything you've learned in your book you will bring in practice in the pool. You will go over the basic scuba skills in a pool with your instructor. Here you learn everything from setting up your gear, to how to easily get water out of your mask without surfacing. Your instructor will make sure that you get comfortable in the water.

  3. Open Water Dives
    You continue learning in a typical dive environment. This is where you put it all together and fully experience the underwater adventure! To make sure your Open Water Course will be memorable, we only dive with a maximum of 5 people during training dives.

You can also start your Open Water Course at home with E-learning (theory online / offline) and do the practical part (pool and open water dives) with us. 

 
 

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Advanced Open Water course

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. You’ll continue to learn under the supervision of your PADI instructor, by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving.

You’ll be an Advanced Open Water diver after completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:

  • Underwater Navigation

  • Deep Diving

  • AWARE-fish Identification

  • Boat Diving

  • Drift Diving

  • Multilevel and Computer diving

  • Night Diving

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

  • Search and Recovery

  • Underwater Photography

  • Underwater Videography

  • Wreck Diving

Rescue diver course

'Challenging' and 'rewarding' best describe the Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.

You learn:

  • Self rescue

  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers

  • Emergency management and equipment

  • Rescueing panicked divers

  • Rescueing unresponsive divers

 

Divemaster course

Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career?

Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.

 

Specialties on request

Do you want to learn more about a specific part of diving? Contact us at activities@aquawindies.com for more information.

Excited to get started? Book your dive course here!

 

Aqua Windie's Aruba

Dr. Horacio E. Oduber blvd 4 

Eagle Beach, Aruba
 

E-mail activities@aquawindies.com

Phone +297 583 5669

Opening hours

Mon - Thu | 8.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Fri & Sat | 8.00 AM - 5.00 PM 

Sunday | 9.00 AM - 1.00 PM