Open Water


The PADI Open Water Diver course is the most popular among PADI scuba diving courses. It is also recognized everywhere in the world as the first level of autonomous diving. Learning to dive is an incredible experience. Join us and get your PADI open water certification at Warnakali dive center in Nusa Penida You will take your first breath underwater and you will never forget this new feeling. Beyond this discovery, you will also learn everything that is necessary for your comfort and safety to become a certified diver. Ready to discover the underwater world.

This course product rate is exclude the Padi E-learning. Save your time to complete the PADI Open Water Diver Theory class online before arrive and take the practical part of the course here. You will need to pay a fee to PADI which is currently approximately AUD220.
To register with our dive centre please go to our: Warnakali Dive Nusa Penida PADI E-learning


Total: 5500000

Course Prerequisites :

  • E-learning performed
  • 10 year old minimum and able to swim

Duration : 3 days

Padi Open Water Diver

As a PADI 5 STAR dive resort, Warnakali offers you scuba diving courses recognized worldwide, under the supervision of experienced instructors. We propose courses and initiation to diving for adults and children. Starting at 8 year old in our pool and 10 year old in Nusa Penida underwater.

Become a PADI Open Water certified diver with Warnakali diving center in 3 steps :

  • e-learning at home before your trip, with a review once you arrive in Nusa Penida.
  • practical training with 5 exercise dives in the 3m deep Warnakali pool.
  • 4 sea dives in the waters of Nusa Penida, a paradise for divers !

During our activities we always bring all safety equipments required for scuba diving, oxygen tanks, first aid kits and communication means. We can also propose the appropriate insurance if you do not have one.Your PADI Open Water course with Warnakali will start at home, like a teaser for your vacation. Thanks to e-learning you will start learning at home the theoretical basics of scuba diving.

E-learning is an electronic presentation of the 5 chapters of the course, including knowledge reviews and a final exam. Easy to access, it allows you to walk lightly with the knowledge required for the Open Water PADI course. As you advance through the sections of this e-learning, your underwater dream will begin to take shape before you even leave.

Once you arrived in Nusa Penida, final exam completed

The PADI Open Water course with Warnakali includes three main phases, under the supervision of your instructor :

  1.  First, the development of your theoretical knowledge incorporating the basic principles of scuba diving. This will include revising and deepening the knowledge acquired with e-learning.
  2. Then 5 dives in the pool, to learn the basic techniques.
  3. Finally 4 dives at sea, on the diving sites of Nusa Penida. You will then use your skills to start exploring the seabed!

A 3-days training

Your instructor will accompany you throughout these 3 full days. It will ensure that you have time to assimilate knowledge correctly. And you will practice the exercises with him at your own pace until you are perfectly comfortable.

Warnakali diving instructors

Warnakali instructors are professional and enthusiasts. They were trained around Bali and Nusa Penida archipelago. Through their education and training, they know perfectly well the dive sites and the environment. All of them speak English.

You will have the chance to meet them on the boat. On board, they will be happy to share with you experiences, pieces of advice, or simply a good time. Buraq 3 is a boat dedicated to good time and nice exchanges between divers. Whatever their level, as long as a smile is present

E-learning at home

The e-learning is presented in different chapters and sub-parts, which you can download in full or by section. You will find all of the theoretical baggage necessary for scuba diving. Each section describes the basic concepts of diving. Each includes text parts, several videos and a mini exam.

The PADI Open Water e-learning will end with a final exam which will validate the assimilation of the necessary knowledge. This initial learning process finalized before landing on Nusa Penida will allow you to take even more pleasure during your course. But also to free yourself up time to fully enjoy the island and your vacation.

Knowledge review in Nusa Penida

After your arrival at the center we will fill out the administrative and medical forms together. We will then begin a rapid review together in order to validate your knowledge as well as the development of less obvious concepts.

This is the first moment in a long series of discussions between you and the instructor . These exchanges will allow you to deepen your knowledge, to discover the world of diving. But also to define your objectives and expectations for this course. The theory will be present during all the moments on the surface. And each of your questions will then be answered over the next 3 days.

Educational material

All the material required for the PADI Open Water course is provided by Warnakali. In addition to the diving equipment, you will have on-site teaching aids such as submersible slates. But also security equipment and all the logistics adapted to serene learning in an idyllic setting.

What scuba gear will you use ?

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. All equipment at the Warnakali Dive Center is brand new and maintained by qualified personnel. All the required security equipment is also available on board of the boat.

Top of the class facilities

You will use the very high technical facilities of the Warnakali diving center in Nusa Penida :

  • classroom for indoor courses.
  • shallow pool to become familiar with the equipment.
  • 3-meter deep pool to practice the basic exercises in a reassuring but representative environment, before diving in the sea
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