Open Water Diver Course

PADI Open Water course

Get certified as a diver by taking the most popular dive program in the world!

get certified east timor PADI Open Water courseTaking your PADI Open Water course with Dive Timor Lorosae is a ticket to a world of new experience and adventure. We offer the best in training, with experienced, qualified instructors ready to support you on this exciting journey.

At Dive Timor Lorosae we have dedicated classrooms where you can undertake the basic study required for the PADI Open Water program, as well as the only dedicated scuba diving pool in Timor, where we teach all the scuba diving skills to prepare you for your first dives in the ocean. We also pride ourselves in providing small group education and a nurturing learning environment, so you have the support and time you need to become a confident PADI Open Water diver.

Upon certification as an PADI Open Water Diver you will have the freedom to dive with a buddy, independently of a professional, up to a depth of 18m. Your certification is also the most recognised rating in the world.

You can also combine the Open Water course with the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course for more experience and training focusing on your buoyancy and moving effortlessly through the water. This would give you an additional dive and qualification for only 135 USD.

Recently tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified? You may be able to count these towards the Open Water program. Contact us for further information.


4 dives – 3 – 4 days. This course can also be tailored to suit your schedule.


No diving experience required. Student should be in good health, able to swim and be comfortable in water. You must be able to complete this medical form or have a dive doctor approve you health.

There are two options for the PADI Open Water Course

  1. Scheduled Course with certification pack purchased in country with Dive Timor for $450 USD.  We then provide you with all the materials you require to complete you online learning and practical part in Timor Leste. Normally needs an additional day to complete and can still be done on your own device at home (laptop or pad) or use one of ours in our classroom
  2. If you are coming from another country and don’t want to spend precious holiday time on dive theory, you can sign up and complete your elearning online at PADI and purchase the certification pack directly with them. This allows you the ability to do the theory anywhere in the world before completing your practical training with Dive Timor in Timor Leste. We will give you $100 discount from the course price


PADI Elearning Open Water Course

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