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Padi Courses

Padi Courses

Royal Octopus Dive Center offers the following Padi Courses.
Padi Courses

Open Water

(4 days, from 450 euro)
Diver's first certification. As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world,you will be able to dive with another certified diver up to 18 meters,whenever you like. 4 days with theory, to develope knowledge development in classroom,confined water for skills practice and 4 open water dives. You must be older than the age of 14 years to begin the PADI Open Water Diver program. For those of you who are not above the age of 14 years and would like to participate in the PADI Open Water Diver Program, then the PADI Jr Open Water Diver program is available to you.A PADI Junior Open Water Diver between the ages of 10 and 11 years may only dive with a PADI Professional, a certified parent or certified guardian to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet.

Advanced Open Water

(2 - 3 days, from 350 euros)
After being a certifierd Open Water diver,you can move to Advance O.W.diver to advance your diving knoeledge and skills.You will have to complete 5 adventure dives.The 2 of them are deep dive,up to 30 meters and underwater navigation by using a compass.If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification.The other depends on your interests, and you have to choose between cavern diver, night diver,enriched air diver ,boat diver and many more. Minimum age: 15 (12 for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)

First Aid (Emergency First Response)

(1 day, from 150 euro)
This one day course learns you about primary and secondary care, not only for diving injuries. It's suitable for enery diver, not only for those who want to be professionals. It's required for the Rescue Diver Course.

Rescue Diver

(2 days, 400 euro)
Learns you to prevent and manage problems in the water and become more confident about your diving skills.Prepares you for any underwater emergencys,major or minor.You are practicing with theory in class and through diving accidents scenarios.Minimum age: 15 years old (12 for PADI Junior Rescue Diver)Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months. The Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses meet these requirements.

Master Scuba Diver Course

This is the highest, non profesional, recreation certification. It demands 50 logged dives and completed 5 specialities courses and be certified as an Advanced and Rescue Diver.

Dive Master

Become a profesional .A leader that mentors and motivate other divers.Gain more dive knowledge,super vision abilities to prevent problems and become a role model to divers around the world.What can PADI Divemasters do?
  • - Work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
  • - Assist PADI Instructors with students
  • - Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours
  • - Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
  • - Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs
  • - Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers
  • - Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
  • - Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course

Specialities Courses

PADI certification opens up the oceans and lakes to you, but the PADI Specialty Dives take the underwater adventure to depths that will stir your soul. Achieving PADI Specialty ratings can take anywhere from as little as one day to a full weekend -but this is all hands-on, so you'll be diving right from the start. Specialities:
  • - Deep Diver
  • - Full Face Mask Diver
  • - Wreck Diver
  • - Search & Recovery Diver
  • - Night Diver
  • - Underwater Navigator Diver
  • - Enriched Air Diver
  • - Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver
  • - Project Aware Diver
  • - Aware Coral Reef Conservation Specialty
  • - Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • - Surface Marker Buoy
  • - Sidemount
  • - Dry Suit Diver


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  • ROYAL OCTOPUS DIVE CENTER
  • addressKolymbari, Chania, Crete, 73006
  • time7 Days a week from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • emailinfo@royaloctopus.gr
  • contact phone0030 2824400719
  • mobile phone0030 6936758469, 0030 6972832190

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