How much does it cost to get scuba certified in USA?
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.
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 long does it take to get scuba certified?
It’s possible to complete your confined and open water dives in three or four days by completing the knowledge development portion via PADI eLearning, or other home study options offered by your local dive shop or resort.