Welcome to the
Open Water Course

This dive course will qualify you to dive to a depth of 18 meters, with a buddy, anywhere in the world!

Goat Island Dive & Snorkel is the perfect place to start your adventure under the sea. Only 1 hour north of Auckland and NO LAKE DIVING!!! Our team will make your dive course experience one that can never be forgotten. We offer exclusive, personal and Safe instruction to help you get into diving confidently.

After only 3 days you will walk away with the knowledge and skills to dive anywhere in the world!

PADI Open Water Dive Course (Learn to Dive and GET CERTIFIED)
  • Priced right - Our course is rated 'Deluxe Quality' but is still affordable.
  • Convenience - Do your dive theory study on-line with PADI E-Learning then come in to Goat Island Dive & Snorkel for your practical dive training
  • Equipment Comfort and Education - Learn to dive in Quality Comfortable Equipment and learn the different considerations before you buy
  • Join the Club - Once you are certified, we offer you a world of diving opportunity with our regular dive trips locally and overseas. Dive with the Crew you know!
  • Continue Learning - If you wish to pursue your diver education and training past the Open Water level you can continue with Instructors you have learnt with, know and trust
PADI Dive Course Schedule

The PADI Dive Course is run over 3 days. Just phone 09 422 6925 or email us dive@goatislanddive.co.nz  to find out when our courses are available.

 OCTOBER 22nd/23rd/24th (Labour Weekend)
OPEN WATER   NOVEMBER 11th/12th/13th
 NOVEMBER 25th/26th/27th
 OPEN WATER DECEMBER 9th/10th/11th Full $575
DECEMBER 17th/18th/19th Full

 OPEN WATER JANUARY 3rd/4th/5th (3 spaces) $575
JANUARY 6th/7th/8th (2 Spaces Left) $575
 OPEN WATER  JANUARY 15th/16th/17th  
 OPEN WATER  JANUARY 20th/21st/22nd  (Full)
   JANUARY 27th/28th/29th (3 Spaces) $575
 OPEN WATER FEBRUARY 4th/5th/6th (1 Space) $575
 OPEN WATER FEBRUARY 17th/18th/19th $575
 OPEN WATER MARCH 10th/11th/12th  $575
 OPEN WATER MARCH 24th/25th/26th 
 OPEN WATER  APRIL 15th/16th/17th (Easter)
 OPEN WATER APRIL 22nd/23rd/24th
 OPEN WATER MAY 13th, 14th & 15th  $575

If these dates are not suitable, please contact us with the dates in questions. We also do private courses and group courses.Courses that do not state otherwise have more than 3 spaces available. 

  • Minimum age of 12 years (conditions apply) 
  • Able to swim 200 meters
  • Please see the medical form at the bottom of this page, if you tick yes to any of the health questions you will need to see your local physician (ask our friendly staff for local physicians if you are from out of town) 
Included in the PADI Open Water Dive Course
  • All Open water dives. 
  • PADI E-Learning or manual, study materials, log book, wall certificate, certification and PADI fees
  • ALL Quality Equipment hire

We have chosen to run our courses over 3 days but to do this you are required to complete your online theory prior to the commencement of your training.  We are also able to run a 1 on 1 course with the cost being $1099. 


  • Booking Form 
  • Medical Form 



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