Is PADI certification good for life?
Your PADI certification never expires; but if you haven’t been diving in a while, it’s better to be over-prepared than risk a problem because you forget something important. Dive shops also appreciate seeing a recent ReActivated date on your certification card.
How much does PADI cost?
How much does the PADI® Open Water Diver Course cost? The starting cost of the PADI Open Water Diver Course is $599, but compared with other dive resorts this price is the same or lower and could be reduced during flash sales on Cruise Planner.
How long is a PADI scuba diving course?
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.