This one-day scuba diving certification for beginners fits into any Maui vacation! You can scuba dive to a maximum depth limit of 40 feet, accompanied at all times by a professional diver.
PADI Open Water Diver
Get Your PADI Certification in Maui
- Ages 10+
- Shore dive in Lahaina, Maui
- Rental equipment included
- PADI certifications are valid for life
- Extra fee required for PADI eLearning or PADI manual
Before scuba diving in Maui, every non-certified diver must complete a PADI MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE. This medical form confirms that you are in good health for scuba diving activities. You must be able to accurately answer “No” to each question because any other answer will require a release from your doctor before you can scuba dive. Please take a moment to review this medical questionnaire before making your reservation. No one should go scuba diving with any health conditions that may impede one’s ability to scuba dive safely.
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Popular Scuba Certification in Lahaina
The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba diving certification! Beginners can get scuba certified with our dive shop in Lahaina to experience Maui underwater. Your scuba certification provides the training for you and a buddy to dive independently of professional supervision. The maximum depth limit is 60 feet for this certification.
The course divides into three distinct sections:
|The first section covers scuba diving academics. The PADI Open Water Diver course uses five chapters to explain the physics and physiology of scuba diving and safe diving techniques. If you want to get the most out of your vacation by studying in advance, PADI eLearning offers a way to complete the entire academic portion before you arrive in Maui. We highly recommend this option because it allows you to maximize your vacation time. You can purchase PADI eLearning directly through the PADI website and download it to all of your favorite devices. Once you have completed your final exam, you can email a copy of your PADI eRecord to [email protected]|
|You get to practice scuba diving skills at the surface and in shallow water during the second section of your PADI Open Water Diver course. These skills teach you to trust your equipment and handle any unlikely emergency without panic.|
|The third section focuses on your four open water training dives, where you will practice using buoyancy control to show respect for the marine environment. You will also learn how to safely plan and execute a successful dive profile.|
This qualification is internationally recognized and valid for life! By earning your scuba diving certification, you will become part of a fantastic community. There’s no better place to learn than right here with our Maui dive shop. The stunning underwater views and marine life surrounding Maui make it the ideal location to get your license. Join the scuba tribe!
What to Expect for Your PADI Open Water Course
You will begin at our headquarters in Lahaina at 8:30 am. After a briefing about the dives and getting fitted for your equipment, you will drive to the pre-selected dive site. Would you please let us know if you will not have a rental car? The specific dive site is chosen the evening before our diving day. This way, we can select the best Maui diving sites for your scuba certification course based on conditions. We make two dives per day, meaning you will finish around 4 pm.
Our mobile dive company setup offers you maximum convenience during your vacation. We show up at the dive site, ready to get in the water. The diving sites for the second day of your course are arranged with you in person after your first two dives. So get excited to begin your Maui scuba diving education with us! Please book your course online now, contact us by email, or read more about our dive shop in Lahaina. You can also check out your next adventure, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver!