Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#93474 - 11/09/04 03:04 PM Diving: open water certification  
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 10
AlexK Offline
 
AlexK  Offline
Me and my wife are coming to Ambergris Caye in November and would like to do some diving. We have completed all necessary training and lacking only open water certification, because it is too cold to do this right now here.

I was wondering who provides open water certification on AC, what the prices might be, how long does it takes?

As far as I understand, we just need to complete one or two dives with a PADI certified instructor to get the license. Any help or information on this matter would be really appreciated.

Thanks,
Alex

#93475 - 11/09/04 04:44 PM Re: Diving: open water certification  
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 161
atomicindy Offline
 
atomicindy  Offline
You need to complete four open water dives. You will do two dives one day and two the next. You will spend five minutes or so demenstrating your skills and then thirty minutes or so diving around the reef. Most dives shops offer open water certfication for some were around $225. Two of the best operators are Amigos Del Mar and Pro Tech. Amigos Del Mar is a rather large operator and Pro Tech is rather small. You can not go wrong with either of the two.

#93476 - 11/09/04 05:59 PM Re: Diving: open water certification  
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 790
mobunny Offline
.
mobunny  Offline
Protech has great rental equipment (they replace it every six months) and a wonderful wonderful staff. As a new diver myslf you are gonna LOVE diving in Belize. Have fun! mobunny cool

#93477 - 11/12/04 05:28 PM Re: Diving: open water certification  
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 10
AlexK Offline
 
AlexK  Offline
Thanks guys.


Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!

Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
June
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
2 registered members (reaper, lomckenna), 116 guests, and 14 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics64,656
Posts463,671
Members18,834
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0