PADI Dive Courses



Over 30 years of experience in the Philippines and first-class education and service in a tropical environment. Our PADI instructors can teach in English, German, Filipino, and Bisaya. Sea Explorers has 2 classrooms with air-conditioning and all media equipment necessary for ease of learning.

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Following courses can be taught on the island:


Min. age: 8 years

Duration: 3-4 hours

The first chance to breathe underwater comes at the age of 8. You can try the fun of diving in shallow/confined areas of the sea.

Discover Scuba Diving

Min. age: 12 years

Duration: 3-4 hours

You will receive a 30 minute theory lesson before you dive in shallow water to practice some basic diving skills to make you feel comfortable with the dive equipment. After that, you will have the opportunity to dive with your instructor to maximum 12 meters depth.

The instructor will allow you to explore and point out different marine life. This course is only to introduce you to the underwater world and to give you an insight about what scuba diving is all about. A certificate that enables you to go diving again will not be issued.

Open Water

Min. age: 15 years (12-15 years PADI Junior Open Water)

Duration: 3-4 days

The Open Water Course is considered the entrance level course. In 3-4 days our instructor will teach you how to use the scuba equipment and you will make some dives in the confined water where you will get familiar with the basic skills.

Then, you will move on to 4 open water dives and discover some great marine life and get a chance to practice your skills.

The goal of the course is to make you feel comfortable with yourself underwater and learn how to communicate with your dive buddy. The theory is divided into 5 chapters with videos and a manual (included in the cost of the course).

Advanced Open Water

Min. age: 12 years

Duration: 2-3 days

5 dives are included in this practical course. The mandatory dives to become AOW certified are the deep dive and the navigation dive. For the other 3 dives, you can choose: night, multi-level, computer, boat or naturalist dive. The deep dive we usually do at the dive spot Monad Shoal to a maximum allowed depth of 30 meters. This course is needed before being able to obtain the Rescue Diver course.

Adventure Diver

Min. age: 12 years

Duration: 1-2 days

3 dives are included in this course with the mandatory dives being deep and navigation dive, along with one more of your choosing.

Rescue Diver and Emergency First Responder

Min. age: 15 years

Duration: 5-6 days

The Emergency First Responder course gives you basic training of First Aid and CPR. This is partnered with the Rescue Diver course which will allow you to pair these skills with those you may need while diving. You will learn to help stressed and panicked divers and diver and also you will get deeper knowledge in the theory. This will give you the power to help in the case of an emergency.

Specialty Courses

Sea Explorers also offer Nitrox, wreck, deep, night, underwater naturalist and underwater navigation courses.

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