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Open Water Diver Certification OWD

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    What to Expect
    The course consists of:

    DAY 1: 5 PADI theory lessons (it includes video material) at our diving center.

    DAY 2: 5 PADI confined water sessions

    DAY 3: Open Water PADI dives 1 and 2 (up to 12 meters or 40 feet depth)

    DAY 4: Open Water PADI dives 3 and 4 (up to 18 meters or 60 feet depth)

    PADI Open Water Diver Certification

    On days 3 and 4 we meet at 7:00 am in front of our diving center.

    After loading all our equipment on the boat, we head towards the Catalina’s.

    You will then be ready for the two dives, at a maximum depth of 12 meters (40 feet) on day 3 and 18 meters (60 feet) on day 4.

    We’ll be back in Tamarindo around 12:00md. All equipment is provided.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Tamarindo Diving Center Davide Gabbi, Calle principal en frente a Best Western, Provincia de Guanacaste, Tamarindo, 50309, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please let us know if you need to be picked up. If so please give us the name of your hotel or if you're staying in a vacation rental, we need the name of the nearest hotel to your accommodation and we will pick you up at the hotel (pick up service is available just for Tamarindo and Langosta area).
    Departure Time
    Theory lessons 2.30 pm
    diving 7 am
    4 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Snacks
    • water
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • equipment
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Diving within 18 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The whole thing was breathtaking! I was lucky enough to see an amazing variety of sea life, from dolphins and whales to rays, sharks, octopuses, giant starfish and lots more! Davide and the instructors where very professional and nice, we all had a great time it was truly a
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    Response from Davide G, Propietario at Open Water Diver Certification OWD
    Responded 24 Sep 2018
    Thank you so much Isa. It was a great day for us too. Your opinion is so important to us as it helps us growing and it is a testimony for future customers who through it can understand how hard we try in order to make of your diving an unforgettable experience. Of course the Ocean is our best ally!!! See you soon and....pura vida!
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    We completed our 4 open water dives through Tamarindo Diving and cannot say enough positive things about it! Toby and Davide were awesome. They ensured we felt comfortable, our equipment was set up safely and we were confident with what the plan was in the water. It was a
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    Response from Davide G, Owner at Open Water Diver Certification OWD
    Responded 22 Mar 2018
    Thank you so much stephanie for your great review! This is what we work for everyday: happy People. It was a pleasure to certifiy you guys! Pura Vida Tamarindo Diving
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    Davide was excellent, taking wonderful care of my daughter and me during our certification. His Italian charm and enthusiasm for diving is infectious. It was also well organized. Highlight spottings included a white tipped shark, lots of spotted rays, water breaching devil
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    Response from Davide G, Owner at Open Water Diver Certification OWD
    Responded 22 Mar 2018
    Thank you so much Paul for your nice review! It was a pleasure to share my passion with you and certifie you and your daughter. We hope to see you soon again for some more adventures Pura Vida Tamarindo Diving
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 4 days
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    • Languages Offered: English, Italian, Spanish
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