Is learning to scuba dive expensive?
For beginners, it costs around $70 to $200 to do a single introductory dive with a guide and between $200 and $600 or more to do an open water diving course with a scuba instructor. Online courses are available to begin your scuba diving certification journey at your own pace and range from $0 to $200.
Is getting scuba certified worth it?
While you can go out and scuba dive without certification, it can be a death sentence. Most people who are certified will tell you not to go out without at least some knowledge of how to dive properly, how to resurface, how to communicate, etc.
How much should it cost to get scuba certified?
Your requirements will include the certification course itself and all of the gear that you need to get started. The cheapest certification courses for beginners can be found for $500. If you’re looking to become a skilled diver, consider looking into the $2500-3000 range.