The single most popular diving course in the world. The Open Water Course offers a certification that allows the graduate to dive  independently with a certified buddy to a depth of 18 meters.

The course includes class room theory, pool sessions for skills practice and 4 open water dives to the Gili island’s prime dive sites all under the personal guidance of a PADI Instructor.

The E-learning is a great option that allows the student to complete all the theory online before beginning the course . If you want to get the most out of your holiday and your diving certification we recommend that you complete the learning section of the PADI Open Water course on line at:

If you decide to go with the e-learning option our store  number 21476 is all you will require to begin. 


Be at least 15 years old
(At least 10 years old for Junior PADI Open Water Diver) and medically fit to scuba dive*

Time requirement: 3 days

The Villa Almarik staff will do everything possible to ensure your stay is enjoyable and memorable.
We understand that the little touches matter.