PADI Courses Curacao

We organise PADI scuba dive courses daily on Curacao. From beginner classes where no experienced is needed up to PADI instructors courses and internships. An ideal location in the center of Curacao where anyone starts a PADI scuba dive course at their own pace.

The PADI Training Center of Curacao

Our training starts at 09:00am or at 12:30pm in the afternoon, but if you book in advance, we can always be flexible. We teach all our scuba dive theory on our sunny balcony overlooking the Piscaderabay and our house reef. To save time, you can also decide to complete the theory at home.

The combination of our PADI Instructors that master the knowledge and skills about all the scuba dive courses offered and the absolute friendly and relaxed vibe, we can provide a relaxed learning environment for young and old.

Please find all our PADI scuba dive courses below.

Choose your course

Try Dive

Discover Scuba Dive

Scuba Diver Course

Open Water Course

E-Learning Open Water

Referral Open Water

Adventure Diver

Advanced Course

Rescue Diver

CPR / First Aid

Scuba Refresh

Bubblemaker (kids)

What people say about us

      Did a open water dive PADI course with Thor our diving instructor. I was afraid in the beginning that the course might be too much focused on the theory and... read more

    Philipp202103
    1/14/2021

      Had a great time at The Diveshop. Went there with a couple of friends for the Open Water course. Everything was explained really well by our awesome teacher Jeanne! The... read more

    Kristel7891
    1/13/2021

      Excellent diveschool! Genuinely friendly, funny and obviously knowledgable staff! Jane was awesome and all of us easily passed our Open Water PADI in 3 days. Didn't need any of our... read more

    Andy906283
    1/13/2021

Try Dive Curacao

Have you always wanted to try scuba diving but you don’t want to be bothered with all the theory and skills. Then the try dive is perfect for you! Your instructor will take care of all the technical stuff so the only thing that you have to do is swim, breath and enjoy! After the Try Dive you can check out the coral reef with the Discover Scuba Dive or become a certified diver and complete the PADI Open Water Course.

Minimum requirement is 8 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$39.00 incl. tax
Every day - 1hr
Every day 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM
Minimum age 8 years

Discover Scuba Dive

Your PADI instructor will cover the basics of diving during a small theory session on our beautiful sea-view balcony. When basic knowledge is explained, he will cover your scuba equipment and its time to jump in. All the time you need, with a small group you start taking your first breaths in our shallow bay. When you feel comfortable, our instructor will take you out for your first PADI Discover Scuba Dive on the reef that will change your life. After the Discover Scuba Dive you become a certified diver and complete the PADI Open Water Course.

Minimum requirement is 10 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$89.00 incl. tax
Every day - 2hrs
12:30 PM & 2:30 PM
Minimum age 10 years

Save money!

Looking to save some money and become a great diver? We offer the chance to combine PADI courses and save money.

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Scuba Diver Course

Earn first level scuba diving certification in Curacao. During the 2 days you will learn how set-up dive equipment, basic theory, confined water sessions and 2 open water dives. After certification you are able to dive to maximum 12mtr/40ft under supervision of a PADI Professional.

Minimum requirement is 10 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$249.00 incl. tax
Every day - 2 days
9.00 AM - 4.00 PM
Minimum age 10 years

Open Water Course

Learn how to scuba dive during the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the most popular scuba course in the world. The Open Water Diver Course in Curacao consist of theory sessions, confined water dives and 4 open water training dives. During the PADI Open Water Diver Course you will learn how to use scuba equipment, plan and conduct your own dives safely. At the end of the course you will be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver, a lifetime certification that is recognized worldwide and allows you to dive anywhere in the world up to a maximum depth of 60 feet (18 meters).

Minimum requirement is 10 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$349.00 incl. tax
Every day - 3 days
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minimum age 10 years

E-Learning Open Water

You are able to complete the theory at your own pace. Go to PADI.com and you can start E-Learning today! When you arrive in Curacao you will complete the confined water sessions and four open water dives. The first day you will dive our house reef to a maximum of 12mtr/40ft. You second day we go dive another reef to a maximum of 18mtr/60ft. After the course you will receive the most popular dive certification around the world.

Minimum requirement is 10 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$299.00 incl. tax
Every day - 2 days
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minimum age 10 years

Referral Open Water

You have completed the theory and confined sessions in your hometown. Please visit us to finish the course and start your 4 open water training dives in Curacao. Your first 2 dives are on our house reef to a maximum of 12mtr/40ft. For the last 2 open water dives we take you to other reefs and we dive to a maximum of 18mtr/60ft. After your 4th open water dive you will receive the PADI Open Water Diver certificaiton and will be valid for the rest of your life.

Minimum requirement is 10 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$249.00 incl. tax
Every day - 2 half days
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Minimum age 10 years

Adventure Diver Course

Achieve a boost of experience during the Adventure Diver Course in Curacao. Excitement, adventure and a lot of experience will simple cover the Adventure Diver certification. Go explore the island at 30mtr/100ft, dive big ship wrecks, fine tune your body position and breathing and many more adventure dives you can choose from.

Minimum requirement is Open Water Diver, 10 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$249.00 incl. tax
Every day - 1,5 day
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Minimum age 10 years

Live in Curacao!

Join the nicest team on Curacao and become a certified PADI Divemaster during your internship.

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Advanced Open Water Course

Achieve a boost of experience during the Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Curacao. Excitement, adventure and a lot of experience will simple cover the Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Go explore the island at 30mtr/100ft, dive big ship wrecks, fine tune your body position and breathing and many more adventure dives you can choose from.

Minimum requirement is Open Water Diver, 12 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$299.00 incl. tax
Every day - 2,5 days
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Minimum age 12 years

Rescue Diver Course

Fun and exciting are the best way to describe the PADI Rescue Diver Course. You will gain more experience and develop skills to help out other divers as a PADI Rescue Diver. Important for you as a PADI Rescue Diver that you feel comfortable with the basic diving skills, but also master new Rescue Diver skills that will help you in all kinds of situations.

You will finish the PADI Rescue Diver Course with final scenario’s where we simulate real diving problems.

Minimum requirement is Advanced Open Water Diver, 12 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$349.00 incl. tax
Every day - 2,5 days
9.00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minimum age 12 years

Emergency First Responder

The Emergency First Response Course covers primary and secundary care. During the 1 day class you will cover theory, final exam and hands-on training. The course is for diver and non-divers but mandatory for the PADI Rescue Diver certification. After the course you will receive a certification that will be valid for 2 years.

$99.00 incl. tax
Every day - 1 day
9.00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minimum age n/a

Scuba Refresh

Has it been a while and are you ready to jump back in again? Join our scuba refresh program. After a theory session you will start setting up your dive equipment with your instructor. Jumping into confined getting comfortable with the most important diving skills, you are ready to dive our house reef. The entire experience is under direct supervision of PADI professional.

Minimum requirement is Scuba Diver, 10 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$75.00 incl. tax
Every day - 2 hours
12:30 PM & 2:30 PM
Minimum age 10 years

Bubblemaker

How much fun for kids to explore the underwater world with real scuba equipment. During the program we cover some basic theory, hand signals and explore the bay in front of our diveshop. The maximum depth will be 2mtr/6ft and the program takes around 1 hour.

Minimum requirement is 8 years old, you are reasonable fit and able to swim.

$50.00 incl. tax
Every day - 1hr
12:30 PM & 2:30 PM
Minimum age 8 years
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