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Location North
Minimum Age 10
Operating Hours 08:30 - 16:00
Operating Days All Days
Duration 4 days
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment A medical certification of good health, not older than 1 year, is required
from 495€

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PADI Open Water Diver Course in Grand Bay

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Learn to dive in safe and controlled conditions under the direct supervision of qualified PADI instructors.

Cours Padi A Grand Baie – Niveau I

With Mauritius Attractions you can learn to Scuba Dive in Mauritius with Mauritius’ friendliest and most professional PADI Dive Center located on the north coast of Mauritius in the town of Grand Bay.

The PADI dive courses are given in French and English (it is also possible to arrange courses in other languages upon request -minimum number of participants is required)

Open Water Diver course: it is the most popular and well-known diving course in the world, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. This is an internationally recognized course entitling you to dive independently anywhere in the world.

We offer a 4-5 days PADI Open Water Diver Course consisting of 1 session of pool/shallow sea dive consisting of 5 lessons, and 4 open sea dives, as well as theory sessions and a final written exam.
The first 2-3 days center on theory and diving training in shallow seas. The last 2-3 days will focus on diving in the open sea, exploring the amazing diving sites and marine life Mauritius has to offer while putting to practice all which you have learned.

During the course, the day usually starts at around 9.00 and ends at around 13.30. Usually there are 2 dives a day at 2 different dive sites. During the dives you can enjoy a snack-break on the boat (included in the price).

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of 4 main phases

  • Knowledge development to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Learn basic scuba skills through initial dives in protected areas
  • Learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques
  • Experience Open Water Dives to review and improve your skills and to explore Mauritius' amazing marine life!

Included in Price

  • 1 session of pool/shallow sea dive consisting of 5 lessons
  • 4 open sea dives
  • PADI course book
  • Logbook
  • PADI’s theoretical exam
  • International PADI certification
  • Full diving equipment
  • Insurance
  • Snacks and refreshments


  • For the open water diver course a medical certification of good health, not older than 1 year, is required
  • The open water diver course takes 3-5 days, the exact number of days depends on the number of dives you will decide to go on each day
  • You must be 10 years or older to take this course

All year round Mauritius is a very safe and beautiful location for a diving holiday. Both beginners and certified divers can be sure to have safe enjoyable dives in these perfect conditions.

Additional information

  • To learn more about the diving conditions in Mauritius check our Diving in Mauritius page
  • You can also learn about the different diving courses available in Mauritius, the general structure of a diving course, and on the biggest diving organizations by checking our Diving Courses page

Price per Person for the PADI Open Water Diver Course: 495 Euro

Please note that

  • The activity is accessible to anyone in good physical condition, not suffering from cardio vascular, hearing or respiratory problems.
  • The diving trip is not suitable for pregnant women.

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(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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