Why dive somewhere hot when you can dive somewhere cool?
April – October
This course might also be available on request.
Upon completing the PADI Open Water Course you will have completed:
- Five Knowledge Development segments, including quizzes and final exam
- Confined Water Dives 1-5
- Watermanship requirements: 200m continuous swim and 10 minute float
- Open Water Dives 1-4
The course is scheduled to run over an extended weekend
- Day 1: eLearning Quick Review and Confined Water Session 1-5, 10 minute float and 200m swim
- Day 2: Open Water Dives 1 & 2
- Day 3: Open Water Dives 3 & 4
Min / Max:
- The course requires a minimum of 3 students
- The course runs on a maximum ratio of 4 students to an Instructor.
Your tuition includes all equipment, Open Water Diver CrewPak or eLearning Enhancement CrewPak, PADI certification fee, all confined water session and pool rental and all open water dives. Remedial classes if required are at additional cost.
Your CrewPak includes:
- PADI Open Water Diver Manual *
- Metric RDP Table
- Logbook incl. Training Record
- PADI decal, brochures
- PADI file bag
- not included in the eLearning option
To complete your PADI Open Water Course:
PADI now offers the opportunity to complete all your Knowledge Development and Exams online at your own speed. As such you do not need to participate in Day 1 of the course, but merely need to complete a quick review with your instructor, which will be held on Day 2 before the pool session.
Price: 89.990,- ISK
*this price does not include the eLearning registration fee, which is paid direct to PADI
It is possible to complete the course in two separate locations.
You can complete the first half (theory and pool) at home where you live and finish the Open Water Dives here in Iceland with us.
You can also do it the other way around and complete the theory and pool-work with us here in Iceland and do the Open Water Dives somewhere else.
Price for Part 1 (theory & pool): Upon Request
Price for Part 2 (4 Open Water Dives): 69.990,- ISK
NOTE: Students who would like to join us for Part 2 of of the Open Water Course must have done a confined water session in a dry suit. If students do not meet this requirement, a pool session in a dry suit can be added to Part 2 for 10.000,- ISK per student.
Union Grants and Other Benefits
Most unions in Iceland subsidize a part of the course fee for their members. We encourage you to find out your rights within your union.
If you are a high school or university student, the course may provide a certain number of credits that you can use towards your degree.
Former DIVE.IS students who have completed their Open Water course with us receive a 50% discount on all diving day tours from Reykjavík.
Prices: ISK 89.990Send us an email
For your safety
be at least 17 years of age (signature of legal guardian required for under 18 year old participants)
be physically fit
know how to swim and be comfortable in water
be able to communicate in English
not be pregnant
complete a PADI Medical Statement