4-5 days: Beginners Diving Course
Stay in a divers’ hotel in the centre of Sharm or a resort on the beach and learn to dive in a 4-5 day Open Water PADI course in a custom built swimming pool followed by 4 open water dives. Advanced course are also offered.
On completion of the course, a PADI Open Water Diver may dive with a buddy of similar or greater experience, under conditions as good as or better as those inwhich they learned, to a maximum depth of 18m. Junior Open Water Divers must dive with a certified parent/guardian or PADI professional. The depth limit for 10 to 11 year olds is 12m. For 12 to 14 year olds may dive to 18m.
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- Days 1-3: knowledge development, dives in confined water/swimming pool to develop scuba skills, knowledge exam, swimming test (200 m using any stroke with no time limit, 10 minute float);
- Days 4-5: four open water dives by boat or shore (optional dives for extra experience may be available at Instructor’s discretion, not required for certification);
- Scuba equipment rental is included for all courses;
- A diving medical self-declaration must be completed prior to enrolling on any PADI course. In the case of children under 15 this must be counter-signed by a parent or guardian. If there is an answer ‘yes’ to any question on the medical self-declaration, the guests must bring a letter giving medical approval to dive, as well as the completed declaration, when enrolling. We cannot guarantee the start date booked, if this requirement is not met;
- The minimum number of students required to start a course is 2;
- Maximum number of students per instructor is 6:1;
- Students may book accommodation in the Divers’ Hotel in Naama Bay, the Royal Grand Sharm Resort in Ras Umm Sid, or the Grand Rotana Resort and Spa near Sharks’ Bay.