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PADI Open Water Diver Course

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$450 + $169 paid directly to PADI
Duration : 3 Days
Time : Daily 8:00am - 4:00pm
Days : Upon Request


The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.


Red Sail Sports offers the PADI E-Learner Open Water Course, which is the most convenient option.

You will complete the Theory Section on-line (sign up here - fee of US$169 payable direct to PADI), then when you arrive in Grand Cayman we will start your in-water training.


PADI eLearning gives you:

  • Convenient online access to knowledge development course material for one year
  • Unrestricted access to an online version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual
  • Learning at your own pace and on your own schedule.
  • The option to visit or contact your local PADI Dive Center or Resort anytime during business hours






You have already completed your 5 x Academic sessions during your PADI E-LEARNING which includes 4x quiz’s and 1x final exam, this will give you the knowledge you need for entry level scuba diving. Now comes the fun part - getting into the water, it's as easy as one...two...three!


The three-day course is divided into two segments: confined (shallow) water training and open water training, which includes four open water dives made from shore or from our custom-built boats. You will also need to complete a 200 yard swim and a 10 minute float.


DAY ONE - Meet with instructor. Complete eLearner Quick Review. Complete confined (shallow) water training sessions 1-5. 200 yard swim. 10 minute float. Finish at around 5pm. Lunch break in between..

DAY TWO - 2x Open water dives –  You will complete two shallow dives throughout the course of the day. These dives will re-enforce your skills learnt in the pool and apply the knowledge of your classroom/academic sessions.

DAY THREE  - 2x Open water dives - You will complete your remaining two open water dives and you're all finished! We will issue you with a temporary certification card and you will receive your own personal Certification Card with your photo and identification number in the post, this can then be used any where in the World!!

Please note that the minimum age for eLearning is 10. Keep in mind that eLearning registration is a credit card process, so those underage will require parental permission and guidance to get started. Students (15 years of age and over) who complete the course will become PADI Open Water Divers and will receive a certification card.


Please note that you must contact Red Sail Sports to book your E-Learning Open Water dives prior to your arrival in Grand Cayman. Space is limited and may sell out for the dates of your Cayman vacation! Call toll-free 1-877-506-6368 or email


All instruction, materials, equipment, certification and diving is included.



Departure Location


Open Water E-Learning course locations vary (along Seven Mile Beach), you will be notified when you check-in with Red Sail Sports 24 hours prior to your course. FREE transfers are available from the following resorts: Westin Resort, The Ritz-Carlton, Marriott Beach Resort and the Seafire Resort & Spa.




Confidential Medical Form must be filled out prior to enrollment, and a physician's release may be required. Please review our dive policies and procedures for more information.




·  Payment is required at the time of booking.

·  We accept: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.



·  Cancellations within 24 hours of the activity are non-refundable.

·  No shows are non-refundable.

·  Departure points are subject to change and are dependent on weather.

·  Bookings cancelled due to weather, acts of God or circumstances beyond the control of Red Sail Sports will be rescheduled or are subject to a full refund.

To cancel or change a reservation prior to arrival in Grand Cayman please contact our Reservations office at 1-877-506-6368. In Grand Cayman contact Red Sail Sports at any of the locations listed on your e-ticket, or call (345) 623-5965.



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