South Beach Divers
Wind: 8.1 mph E   Air: 84°F

PADI Open Water Diver Class –

Private Schedule/Instructor

Class Description

This class is for those that would prefer to have their class completely taught one on one by our professional instructors. The schedule is totally flexible to fit yours.

Just come in, call us or register on line for the class and we will give/send you your Open Water Manual and DVD. Read the book, watch the video and then complete the knowledge reviews at the end of each chapter.  Once you have completed the homework assignments you are ready to take the class.

Want to start right now?  You can now do all the academic work, quizzes and final exam all on line in the comfort of your home..or anywhere in the world with an internet connection. When you have completed the e-learning portion you will only need to complete the water training with us to complete the class.

You can start this class any day of the week that you want with the pool session.

The next two days are spent diving in the ocean from our beautiful boats in Key Biscayne.

  • Reservations are required.
  • Classes are paid in full when enrolling.
  • Must complete a student record file.
  • Minimum age is 10 for certification, however, only a Junior Open Water
  • License will be issued to those under 15.
  • Those under 18 need a parent or guardians approval and signature.
  • Must complete a medical form.
  • You must be able to swim 200 yards using any stroke or combination of stokes you choose and be able to tread water for 10 minutes.


The price of the course is $895.00 per person and includes the e learning program, private academic and pool work (can be done in your home if local and have a deep enough pool), 4 boat dives with your private instructor, photo, certification card, transportation to and from the dive sites and all SCUBA rental gear (tanks, weights, BCD, regulator) with the exception of personal gear. Personal gear is considered to be your mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuit*. These are available for sale at the shop. Your instructor will be available to personally fit you for any of these items.
* Wetsuits are available for rent.