Padi Open-water diver

Start your exploration of the underwater world through a PADI accredited Open Water SCUBA course at Oceans Campus


PADI is the world leader in diver training and its credentials are accepted worldwide. The PADI Open-water SCUBA course we offer is your key to the underwater world of diving. With years of experience and a passion for diving, Fiona Ayerst and her team will qualify you as a competent and PADI certified SCUBA diver. The course will help you to increase your confidence and build your scuba skills.  Start diving today with one of our most popular courses available.

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Padi Open-water diver costs

R 4, 600

The price includes:

  • Tuition and instruction
  • Accreditation
  • Gear and equipment
  • Course notes
  • Program instructors
  • Transport

Oceans Campus Programs and Edutours

Our short courses are available to participants in either our training programs or education tours. They are designed to augment existing programs without interferring greatly. Thus most of the work is conducted either in the weekends, on bad weather days or after hours.

Volunteer programs and internships in Mossel Bay, South Africa

Based in Mossel Bay, South Africa, Oceans Campus is your gateway to wild Africa. We host a wide variety of courses which are designed to bring aspiring adventure and discovery enthusiasts as close as is safely possible to the amazing wildlife of South Africa. From courses focussed on the study of and interaction with great white sharks, elephants, whales, dolphins, to internships based on education, adventure racing, environmental conservation and sky diving. We also offer facilities to make our guests and students stay as pleasant and worthwhile as possible, including a dedicated research centre, spa, lecture room, business centre, conference room, lecture room, restaurant and bar, adventure centre and more. This variety of courses and facilities makes Oceans Campus one of the most broad and exciting places to be, and your gateway to wild Africa.