WAIKAWA DIVE CENTRE

DIVE & SNORKEL THE MARLBOROUGH SOUNDS OF NEW ZEALAND

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WHY SSI?

Don't just learn to dive - become a diver! SSI courses focus on your comfort and confidence in the water.

SSI emphases 4 critical components of a great scuba education program (the diver diamond):

KNOWLEDGE
SKILLS
EQUIPMENT
EXPERIENCE

Prices subject to change and to WDC terms and conditions - in-store prices may supersede these although we do our best to keep online prices up to date.

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TRY SCUBA!

So you want to learn to dive? Why not try diving for the first time in a no-pressure environment; take your time and learn the basics, and see if diving is for you. Best of all it counts towards the Open Water course, should you decide to continue to learn.

One dive including gear and basic training is $200 pp (pool-based) for 2 or more divers; $170 for 3 or more divers. Costs are per diver. Discount only applies if bookings, payment and training are done as a group.

Prices subject to change and to WDC terms and conditions - in-store prices may supersede these although we do our best to keep online prices up to date.

OPEN WATER DIVER

ONLINE LEARNING + THREE PART 4-DAY COURSE:

CRUCIAL SKILLS = Knowledge development via online learning at your own pace

2 DAYS POOL/CONFINED WATER DIVES = Learn the key skills you need as a diver in comfortable conditions

4 OPEN WATER DIVES (OVER 2 DAYS) = Put your new-found knowledge and dive skills into practice out in open water

3 or more divers - $698 per diver. Discount only applies if bookings, payment and training are done as a group. For divers 10+ years old (depth limitations apply to younger divers).

Prices subject to change and to WDC terms and conditions - in-store prices may supersede these although we do our best to keep online prices up to date.

ADVANCED ADVENTURER

5 dives from our dive boat. You’ll gain confidence, skills and experience as you advance to the next certification level. Explore new dive sites and experience ones you’ve dived before in a different way.

Mandatory Deep Dive and Navigation dives. Pick another 3 options from:

Boat Dive - Drift Dive - Multilevel & Computer Dive - Digital Photography - Night Dive - Nitrox - Peak Performance Buoyancy - Search and Recovery - Underwater Naturalist - Wreck Dive

The time required to complete the course is 2 days. Cost is 2 or more $664 per diver; 3 or more, $598 per diver. Discount only applies if bookings, payment and training are done as a group. Gear not included - can be hired for an extra $100 per diver.

Prices subject to change and to WDC terms and conditions - in-store prices may supersede these although we do our best to keep online prices up to date.

DIVER STRESS & RESCUE

Learn how to prevent problems and manage dive emergencies. You’ll get the opportunity to find out the best way to rescue a diver based on your strength and abilities. Many divers say this is the best course they’ve ever taken!

2 Day minimum course
- online learning at own pace and in own time
- includes practical training and certification card
- 5 open water dives

Need prior to course: First aid and oxygen provider status


2 divers is $664 per diver, or 3 or more divers - $599 per diver. Discount only applies if bookings, payment and training are done as a group. Gear is not included - can be hired for an extra $100. Age requirements from 12+ years old (Junior Rescue Diver) or 15 years (Rescue Diver).

Prices subject to change and to WDC terms and conditions - in-store prices may supersede these although we do our best to keep online prices up to date.

REACT RIGHT

One day emergency training in:
Primary Assessment & Stabilisation, First Aid and CPR

2 optional modules

-Oxygen administration (2 hour course)
-Automated External Defibrillation Basics (1 hour course)


2 divers is $664 per diver, or 3 or more divers - $599 per diver. Discount only applies if bookings, payment and training are done as a group. Gear is not included - can be hired for an extra $100. Age requirements from 12+ years old (Junior Rescue Diver) or 15 years (Rescue Diver).

Prices subject to change and to WDC terms and conditions - in-store prices may supersede these although we do our best to keep online prices up to date.

DIVEMASTER

Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the Divemaster Program. Working closely with an SSI Instructor, in the program you will expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level.

SSI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. SSI Divemaster is the pre-requisite certification for both the SSI Assistant Instructor and SSI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.

You will help our instructors on actual courses and complete different workshop and scenario practices. Most of the training will be done from our dive boat so you will get to discover the Sounds above and below water.

COST: $2250 per diver

Includes eLearning access code, DSD Instructor cue cards, Divemaster slates, Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving, Scuba Tune-up Guidebook, PADI Professional Training Log, Pro Bag, PADI Instructor Manual, Divemaster hologram, & eRDPML

Prices subject to change and to WDC terms and conditions - in-store prices may supersede these although we do our best to keep online prices up to date.

NB: Prices correct at the time of publishing. The instore policies and prices apply no matter what is written here which is for information purposes only.

"My SSI" for theory

If you're already doing a practical diving course with us, either go to the "My SSI webpage" on a desktop or to the "My SSI" app to start your theory course and select Waikawa Dive Centre as your training affiliation. You can log your dives digitally with the My SSI app.

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SSI & WDC FORMS

There are various forms you need to fill out to dive with us. Just download the appropriate ones and send to us at the email address below. That way you can spend more time diving and less time at the shop doing paperwork!

How to find us:

We're in Waikawa Marina, Picton (see map & events page). Picton is in the Marlborough Sounds, at the top of the South Island of New Zealand. Our trips can depart from any location in Queen Charlotte Sound by arrangement.

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How to find us:

We're in Waikawa Marina, Picton (see map & events page). Picton is in the Marlborough Sounds, at the top of the South Island of New Zealand. Our trips can depart from any location in Queen Charlotte Sound by arrangement.

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Contact us:

© 2016 WDC | Site by: AJH