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PADI Open Water Diver

PADI open water course onlineEarn your ticket to dive anywhere in the world! This is where it starts. You can start your scuba lessons yourself online now with PADI eLearning, or we can simplify EVERYTHING for you by just calling us to learn more and register for the class. We'll provide you a personal link to the online training course and provide details for the instructor training portion of the class. Call Today! (850) 678-5001. ...more details

open water PADI banner$379 all-inclusive with eLearning complete.
Note: the elearning portion is payable direct to PADI
$399 all-inclusive without eLearning.
Students provide their own personal gear (mask, fins, snorkel). Discounts for military / family members.

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PADI Reactivate - Get back in the Water!

Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? The ReActivate program is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water. Whether you want a few reminders or need to go over the basics, ReActivate is personalized for you: You conveniently review scuba concepts on your tablet, mobile device or computer, then go diving with a DDW PADI Professional. It’s quick and easy, and a good way to prepare for your next PADI course or get ready for a diving vacation. The best part is, divers who complete both the knowledge and in-water skill refresher receive a replacement certification card with a ReActivated date on it.

Purchase at Discovery Dive World at the register for $179. Includes eLearning link for the academics, an academic review with an instructor and confined water diving skills session. Call 850-678-5001 to register today and Get Back in the Water!

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PADI Advanced Open Water

PADI Advanced OW eLearningMove up and experience real adventure with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course.

As you step beyond the PADI Open Water Diver level, you make five dives and have the opportunity to try some of diving’s most rewarding and useful specialty activities, such as deep diving, digital underwater photography, wreck diving and much more. Call Today! (850) 678-5001 ... More Details

advanced eLearning Link$229 with eLearning complete.
$249 without eLearning.
Boat fee not included and varies on your desired specialty dive choices. Discounts for military and multiple family members.

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PADI Underwater Hunter

Learn the art of Spearfishing with a highly experienced PADI Instructor and Spearfisherman! 2 hours of academics and 2 instructional spearfishing dives.
You’ll receive a PADI Underwater Hunter certification ID card.

Scuba Diving and Spearfishing- Equipment options

- Safety aspects asociated with spear fishing

- Local regulations and fish identification

- Stalk fish and master the Kill Shot

- Secure your catch and get it to the boat

- Filet and cooking techniques


This class will teach you about the tools and techniques of hunting fish with SCUBA gear. Must be a certified Open Water Diver with 15 logged dives or Advanced Certified (and recency within the last 12 months) and 15 years old.
Academics: 2 hours
Number of dives: Two
Materials: None
Cost: $279 (includes boat fee and 2 air tanks)

PADI Rescue

PADI Rescue eLearning CourseChallenging and rewarding best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. This course will expand your knowledge and experience level. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the best course they have ever taken.

Rescue DiverYou Will Learn:
- Self rescue and diver stress
- Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
- Emergency management and equipment
- Rescuing panicked divers
- Rescuing unresponsive diver
- In-water rescue breathing protocols
- Egress (exits)

Rescue Class: $299
Rescue/EFR combined: $349.
Discounts for military and multiple family members.

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PADI Nitrox

PADI Nitrox course onlineWelcome to one of Discovery Dive World’s most popular specialties – the PADI Enriched Air Diver (Nitrox) course. Diving with enriched air nitrox lets you safely extend your no-stop time beyond the no decompression limits for air. Diving with enriched air means more time underwater – but you need to be certified as an Enriched Air Diver to get enriched air fills. The Emerald Coast is an ideal diving location to take advantage of Nitrox because of the typical depths within 20 miles of shore. Whether you’re into underwater photography or wreck diving, on vacation in some tropical paradise or just out for a leisurely day of diving at your local dive site, the PADI Enriched Air Diver course helps you get more out of diving by giving you more time underwater. Call Today! (850) 678-5001

PADI EANX Course onlineYou Will Learn:
- How to analyze cylinder contents
- Plan enriched air dives using tables and dive computers
- Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure, how to tell what’s in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer

Pre-requisite: Must be a certified Open Water Diver (any organization)
Purchase at Discovery Dive World at the register for $215. Includes eLearning link for the academics, an academic review with an instructor, hands-on Nitrox Course top-off and PADI Nitrox (EAN) certification card.

Call 850-678-5001 to register today and Get Nitrox Certified!

Discounts for military and multiple family members.
Certification counts toward the Master Scuba Diver rating

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PADI Digital Underwater Photography

You will learn:Photgraphy while scuba diving

- How to choose the right underwater camera system for you

- The PADI SEA method for getting great shots quickly

- The three primary principles for good underwater photos

Cost: $199 ($130 if completed without supervised dives)
Pre-requistes: Open Water Certification
Call for details: (850) 678-5001

PADI Dive Master

PADI Dive Master online courseYou will learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.

Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems. You put this knowledge into action through an internship or series of practical training exercises.

Knowledge Development: 12 topics ranging from dive theory to assisting student divers in training

Prerequisites: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization), PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization), 20 logged dives, 18 years old.

Minimum Number of Logged Dives: 60 for certification as PADI Divemaster

Materials You’ll Need:

- PADI Divemaster Manual Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) – all three versions (Table, Wheel and eRDP including associated Instructions for Use booklets)
- The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
- Diving Knowledge Workbook
- Divemaster Slates
- PADI Divemaster Video
- Instructor Guides for the programs that may be conducted by PADI Divemasters.

$549 with eLearning complete.
$599 without eLearning.
Materials are available for purchase at DDW.

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