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Location South West
Minimum Age 8
Operating Hours 08:30 - 16:00
Operating Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration Flexible
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment The open water diver course can be completed in 3 ½ days, however, this may vary depending on the number of dives you choose to do each day
from 430€

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Overview & Highlights
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Padi Junior Open Water Diver Course - Tamarin (West Coast) - Overview

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the basic certification required to experience the wonderful maritime life worldwide and without a diving instructor.

This course will allow you to learn the basic theoretical knowledge – you will have to take a test at the end of each chapter to ensure proper assimilation of scuba diving basics, along with a final theoretical exam on all the material covered.

Highlights of this activity:

  • Build confidence to dive independently in the open sea
  • Explore the amazing diving sites and marine life Mauritius has to offer
  • Understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Learn basic scuba skills through initial dives in protected areas
  • Learn how to use dive equipment and be taught the basic techniques

What's Included
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Padi Junior Open Water Diver Course - Tamarin (West Coast) - Inclusions

  • Registration fees
  • 5 swimming pool sessions
  • 4 open sea dives
  • PADI course book
  • Logbook
  • PADI’s theoretical exam
  • MSDA licence
  • International PADI certification
  • Full diving equipment
  • Insurance

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any place /place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.


Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Tamarin, South West Region

Start & End times:
Course Duration: 3 ½ days*
Starting Time: 08:30 - 16:00 (Flexible options available upon request)
Operating Days: Everyday except on Sunday

*Note: The open water diver course can be completed in 3 ½ days, however, the exact number of days depends on the number of dives you will decide to go on each day


Full Description
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PADI Junior Open Water Diver Course in Tamarin (West Coast)

What better place to ignite a passion for scuba diving than in one of the best diving destinations? Take the first step in your diving journey and sign up for the PADI Junior Open Water Diver Course in Mauritius.

This program suits anyone with a keen interest to learn about scuba diving, as long as they have reasonably good swimming abilities, and are in good health. Spanning over three and a half days, the PADI Junior Open Water Diver Course consists of a combination of 5 swimming pool practice sessions, theoretical sessions, 4 open sea dives and a final written exam.

The open sea dives will focus on helping you build confidence to dive independently in the open sea and explore the amazing diving sites and marine life Mauritius has to offer while putting to practice all that you have learned. For the junior diver course, the open sea dives are done at a depth of up to 14-22m.

During the course, the day usually starts at around 9.15 and ends between 13.00-14.00. Usually there are 2 dives a day at 2 different dive sites

What you will learn - The PADI Open Water Diver course

  • Knowledge development to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Learn basic scuba skills through initial dives in protected areas
  • Learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques
  • Experience Open Water Dives to review and improve your skills and to explore Mauritius' amazing marine life!

About Diving in Mauritius

Home to crystal clear water, abundant fish life and colourful reefs, diving in Mauritius provides magnificent backdrops. Unlike the reefs in other popular diving spots, the coral reefs in Mauritius have not been significantly bleached or affected by the warming of the ocean. The island is home to a variety of colourful fish such as the kingfish, moray eels, triggerfish, stone fish, lionfish, parrot fish, leaf fish and sea slugs. You will also have the chance to see mesmerising and colourful soft corals and algae and if luck is on your side, spot some gorgeous dolphins and sea turtles!

All year round Mauritius is a very safe and beautiful location for a diving holiday. Both beginners and certified divers can be sure to have safe enjoyable dives in these perfect conditions.

Additional information

  • To learn more about the diving conditions in Mauritius check our Diving in Mauritius page
  • You can also learn about the different diving courses available in Mauritius, the general structure of a diving course, and on the biggest diving organizations by checking our Diving Courses page

Comments & Notes
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  • Course duration: The open water diver course can be completed in 3 ½ days, however, the exact number of days depends on the number of dives you will decide to go on each day
  • Non-divers accompanying the participant can enjoy a free boat trip and snorkelling session (subject to availability).

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 8 years
  • The activity is accessible to anyone in good physical condition, not suffering from cardiovascular, hearing or respiratory problems.
  • A medical certification of good health, not older than 1 year, is required.
  • The diving trip is not suitable for pregnant women.

Prices
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Padi Junior Open Water Diver Course  
Price per Participant 430 Euros

 


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When choosing this order option, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for going on the activity as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve and guarantee your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that suit you most. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.

(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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