Guanaja offers some of the healthiest coral reefs in the Caribbean. With little to no current, our calm blue waters offer an ideal training environment.  Small class sizes or private training ensure you can learn at your own pace and never feel rushed.

Much of your training will take place on our roomy dive boats. This enables you to spend time with an enjoy most of the same dives as your traveling companions.

Our staff includes Course Directors, Master Instructors, and Master Scuba Diver Trainers with over 40 years of knowledge and experience. We believe in high standards in dive education. Our goal is to make sure you’re confident and comfortable in your diving skills so you become safe divers with excitement for the sport.  From discovery dives through professional training we can help you achieve all of your diving goals.

Discover Scuba Diving

If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. This is a fantastic way for those with little or no experience to enter the wonderful world of scuba diving in the beautiful waters of Guanaja. The course consists of a brief knowledge review going over some basics and then practicing skills in the swimming pool.  After lunch, you’re off on the afternoon boat for a 1-tank boat dive to a maximum depth of 40 ft under the supervision of your instructor.

  • Minimum Age: 10
  • Number of Dives: 1
  • Duration: 1/2 Day

Includes: Dive gear, instruction, and 1 boat dive.

If you enjoyed the experience, you can take additional dives a second day for $100.00 for the 2-tank morning boat dive or $70.00 for the afternoon 1-tank boat dive.

And guess what?  You can even apply certain parts of the course toward your Open Water Diver Certification!

$140.00

Open Water Diver Certification

The Open Water Diver Course is the first step in becoming a certified, recreational diver.  The course consists of three main phases: Knowledge Development to understand basic principles of scuba diving, confined water dives to learn basic scuba skills and open water dives to use your skills and explore!

Want to spend less vacation time in the classroom and more time in the ocean?  Then complete the eLearning portion of the course at home before arriving!

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Number of Dives: 4 boat dives
  • Duration: 4 Days

Includes: Dive gear, academic training materials, classroom sessions, certification fees, shallow water training sessions, and 4 open water boat dives.

$475.00

For Full Course or
PADI eLearning Completion: $285 plus
PADI eLearning Module: $190.00

Open Water Referral Dives

This course is for students who have completed their class and pool training with their local dive shop before traveling to Guanaja. This is a great way to get to know divers in your own community before heading our way with your Student Referral Letter to complete your open water dives in our clear, warm water.

  • Minimum Age: 10
  • Number of Dives: 4
  • Duration: 2 Days

Includes: Dive gear (option), certification fees and 4 open water boat dives.

$250.00

including dive gear

$195.00

with your own gear

Enriched Air/Nitrox Certification

Chances are that you’re taking a dive vacation because you want to spend as much time underwater as possible. Nitrox is the perfect way to extend your bottom time. This course is so popular that it’s been streamlined so that you can get it out of the way quickly and easily on your vacation.

  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Duration: 1 Day

Includes: Academic training materials, instructor review time plus 2 nitrox tanks.

$250.00

For Full Course or
PADI eLearning Completion: $70.00 plus
PADI eLearning Module: $180.00

Advanced Open Water Certification

You don’t have to be “advanced” to take this course – it is the course itself that advances your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives.

  • Minimum Age: 10
  • Number of Dives: 5 – two of which must be deep dive and navigation dives plus three additional Adventure Dive options
  • Duration: 3 Days

Includes: Academic training materials, classroom sessions, certification fees, and 5 open water boat dives.

$325.00

For Full Course or
PADI eLearning Completion: $147.00 plus
PADI eLearning Module: $178.00

Rescue Diver Certification

Expect the unexpected! Safer divers know how to prevent and control problems before they happen. This course runs you through all of the “worst-case scenarios” possible. Believe it or not, you will have a lot of fun while you’re practicing! This is the most rewarding scuba course that you will take

  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Duration: 4 Days

Includes: Academic training materials, classroom sessions, certification fees, and confined and open water training sessions.

$395.00

For Full Course or
PADI eLearning Completion: $211.00 plus
PADI eLearning Module: $184.00

PADI Specialties

CoursePriceDurationNumber of Dives
AWARE Coral Conservation$125.002 Days2 Dives
Boat Diver$125.001 Day2 Dives
Deep Diver$175.002 Days4 Dives
Drift Diver$125.001 Day2 Dives
Fish Identification$125.002 Days2 Dives
Invasive Lionfish Hunter$125.001 Day2 Dives
Peak Performance Buoyancy$125.001 Day2 Dives
Underwater Navigation$175.002 Days3 Dives