Many new divers want to earn their beginner scuba certification while visiting Maui. However, sometimes guests do not have multiple days for scuba diving lessons. So when your time is limited and you want an alternative to the full PADI Open Water Diver certification, then this PADI Scuba Diver certification is your best option.
This beginner scuba certification will forever make you a scuba diver, while still allowing for plenty of time to appreciate Maui’s stunning coral reefs. In just 1 to 2 days you’ll earn a PADI Scuba Diver certification. A rating which allows you to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructor (or Assistant Instructor) to a maximum depth of 40 feet.
The Scuba Diver certification consists of 3 sections. First, you will complete chapters 1, 2, & 3 in the PADI Open Water manual and take 3 quizzes. Second, you practice skills in shallow water and on the surface to improve your confidence as a scuba diver. Finally, the third section focuses on 2 training dives. The minimum age is 10 years old.
You need no previous scuba diving experience necessary to earn your PADI Scuba Diver certification. So get excited to begin your beginner scuba certifcation adventure with Banyan Tree Divers Scuba. You are about to become a member of the scuba diving community!
The next step is a PADI Open Water Diver certification.
Mornings are the best time for good visibility underwater, so the course begins at 9am. The exact dive site is chosen the afternoon before our diving day and emailed to all guests. You will review the PADI Scuba Diver academic theory and make a total of 2 dives. Your course finishes around 4pm.
You must be in good physical health to complete this course. Scuba diving is an enjoyable activity, but it requires a fair level of fitness to become certified successfully. You must be able to swim comfortably in the ocean. Students are required to answer "NO" to each question on the medical statement which can be viewed here. Please contact Banyan Tree Divers Scuba if you have any questions regarding this statement.