Gangga Divers are proud to offer the full range of PADI Courses. Whether it’s your very first venture in to the ocean with a Discover Scuba Diving program, or you want to take your first step towards becoming a PADI Professional with the Rescue Diver Course, Gangga Divers has what you are looking for.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving
Never been diving before but think you’re ready to give it a try? This is the ideal starting point for those who might like the opportunity to see a whole new world underwater, but are unsure about booking in for the full course. Perfect for complete beginners, this program will teach you the basics of breathing, swimming technique and safety in a pool. After you’ve mastered the basics, and with the careful guidance of your professional PADI instructor you will head out to see some of the beautiful underwater life that Gangga Island has to offer

Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 10 years old and medically fit to scuba dive*

Depth:

  • Confined Water: max 6 Meter/20 feet
  • Open Water: max 12 meter / 40 feet

Time requirement:

  • ½ day but this depend on how fast the student learns

*Certain medical conditions are not compatible with Scuba Diving and considered by PADI unsafe to dive with.  If you wish to engage in Scuba Activities, please visit your Doctor for a Scuba Diving Medical , signed and stamped to bring with you.

PADI Scuba Diver

The PADI Scuba Diver course is the first level of PADI certification, and is ideal for anyone wishing to get certified for diving in a short space of time. During the 2 day course you will learn about the theory of diving within a classroom, as well as practical pool sessions for skills practice and 2 open water dives in to a maximum depth of 12m at some of Gangga’s most incredible dive sites. The whole course is taught and supervised by a certified PADI Instructor.

Diver Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 15 years old (at least 10 years old for Junior PADI Scuba Diver) and medically fit to scuba dive*

Time requirement:

  • 2 days but this depends on how fast the student learns

*Certain medical conditions are not compatible with Scuba Diving and considered by PADI unsafe to dive with.  If you wish to engage in Scuba Activities, please visit your Doctor for a Scuba Diving Medical , signed and stamped to bring with you.

PADI Open Water Diver

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the most popular diving course in the world, and what better place to get this certification than stunning Gangga Island! Just imagine by the end of 4 days you will be diving to a depth of 18 meters and seeing some of the most beautiful marine life in the world. Your certified PADI instructor will take you through class room theory, pool sessions for skills practice and 4 open water dives to Gangga Island’s incredible dive sites. You can also choose to complete the theory part of the course through e-learning before the course begins. To choose this option and make more time for holiday while you’re on Gangga Island, visit the PADI Open Water course on line at: https://www.padi.com/elearning-scuba-registration/default.aspx

If you decide to go with the e-learning option our store number 6806 is all you will require to begin. 

Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 15 years old (at least 10 years old for Junior PADI Open Water Diver) and medically fit to scuba dive*

Time requirement:

  • 4 days but this depends on how fast the student learns

*Certain medical conditions are not compatible with Scuba Diving and considered by PADI unsafe to dive with. If you wish to engage in Scuba Activities, please visit your Doctor for a Scuba Diving Medical , signed and stamped to bring with you.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

After you’ve completed the PADI Open Water Diver course you will have the option to go on to the Advanced Open Water course.  This course takes you a step further, teaching you to take on more possibilities and more advanced dive sites. The program includes 2 core dives, underwater navigation and deep water along with three other dives of your own choice from wreck, night, search and recovery and other types of diving. You will be required to complete 5 knowledge reviews, one for each of your corresponding dives in the beautiful waters around Gangga Island, after which you will be certified to dive up to 30 meters. If you would like to do your theory before you arrive on Gangga Island, e-learning is a great option. We recommend that you complete the learning section of the PADI Advanced Open Water course on line at https://www.padi.com/elearning-scuba-registration/default.aspx to make the most of your Gangga Island holiday.

If you decide to go with the e-learning option our store number 6806 is all you will require to begin.

Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 15 years old and certified as PADI Open Water Diverr
  • (At least 12 years old for Junior PADI Advanced Open Water Diver) and medically fit to scuba dive*

Time requirement:

  • 3 days but this depends on how fast the student learns

*Certain medical conditions are not compatible with Scuba Diving and considered by PADI unsafe to dive with. If you wish to engage in Scuba Activities, please visit your Doctor for a Scuba Diving Medical , signed and stamped to bring with you.

Emergency First Response

Get your Emergency First Response certification on the beautiful island of Gangga in Sulawesi. This is the fastest growing CPR, AED and First Aid training program in the world and is prerequisite for next level; Rescue Diver Certification. This specialized course is taught by our certified professionals and provides detailed instruction on how to perform specific emergency care skills in everyday circumstances

Time requirement:

  • 1 day but this depends on how fast the student learns
PADI Rescue Diver Course

For advanced divers The PADI Rescue Diver course is a great way to equip yourself with the skills you need to deal with accident management and prevention both underwater and on land. This course is serious but is also taught in an enjoyable way and is incredibly rewarding. During the 3 day course you will learn from certified instructors the essential skills of recognizing and preventing problems both for yourself and fellow divers. You’ll study theory, skill development and practical and realistic scenarios to put your newly learned skills to the test.

Prerequisites:

  • Hold a current First Aid and CPR and be at least 12 years old and certified as a PADI Adventure Diver
  • You must also have an Emergency First Response certificate and be and medically fit to scuba dive*

Time requirement:

  • 5 days but this depends on how fast the student learns

*Certain medical conditions are not compatible with Scuba Diving and considered by PADI unsafe to dive with.  If you wish to engage in Scuba Activities, please visit your Doctor for a Scuba Diving Medical , signed and stamped to bring with you.

PADI Specialty

Specialized courses run at Gangga Island will give you an in-depth understanding and proficiency when diving in specialized circumstances, for example deep sea, night, and search and recovery. During your course you will study the theory specific to the dive type and undertake 4 dives focusing on that particular diving type.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 15 years old and certified as PADI Open Water Diver and be medically fit to scuba dive*

Time requirement:

  • 1-3 days but this depend on how fast the student learns

*Certain medical conditions are not compatible with Scuba Diving and considered by PADI unsafe to dive with.  If you wish to engage in Scuba Activities, please visit your Doctor for a Scuba Diving Medical , signed and stamped to bring with you.

PADI Enriched Air Diver Course

PADI Enriched Air courses at Gangga Island will allow you to stay underwater even longer to see the incredible marine life found there. You can then take your new skill anywhere in the world. This half-day course teaches you the theory and technique of  reducing the nitrogen content of the air you’re breathing to allow you to spend more time under the surface. Choose to complete this course on land or with an optional 2 dives. You can also complete the theory online before the course to allow yourself more time to explore the beauty of Gangga Island. To begin your studies online go to https://www.padi.com/elearning-scuba-registration/default.aspx. If you decide to go with the e-learning option our store number is 6806 all you will require to begin.

Prerequisites:

  • Need to be a PADI certified diver and at least 12 years old and be medically fit to scuba dive*

Time requirement:

  • 1- 2 days but this depends on how fast the student learns

*Certain medical conditions are not compatible with Scuba Diving and considered by PADI unsafe to dive with.  If you wish to engage in Scuba Activities, please visit your Doctor for a Scuba Diving Medical , signed and stamped to bring with you.

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