dives begin with a short introduction to the rules of
SCUBA diving, learning about basic equipment and practicing
a few safety skills in shallow water. Once you become
relaxed then you'll go on a guided tour with your instructor
no deeper than 40 ft. It is a great way to try diving
without being certified.
water certification classes can be completed in 3-4
days. Call or e-mail
ahead to reserve a space in one of our small classes.
Smaller groups mean better training, attention and guidance
allowing you to perfect your skills while attaining
good buoyancy and confidence. Our teachers exercise
calm, personal instruction and make safey a Number one
priority. Call today and get your learning materials
ahead of time in order to save valuable vacation time.
Referrals are also welcome.
Harbor Dive Center is pleased to provide the following fine
SCUBA courses. Call for more detail or to inquire about
our current rates and to ask any questions you may have.
Call 808 324-7873.
Diver's Education Programs
Offered by Harbor Dive Center
- Discover SCUBA diving Introduction to SCUBA
The PADI Discover Scuba/ Discover Scuba Diving programs
let you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision
of a PADI Instructor in-pool or pool like conditions,
such as those found at a resort. During your adventure,
you'll master some basic concepts and scuba skills and
might even head off on an open water adventure.
- Open Water Diver Certification
Learn to dive today. If you want to learn to scuba dive,
the first step is to take a PADI (Professional Association
of Diving Instructors) Open Water Diver course, the
most widely recognized and respected diving certification
in the world. Within a few days, you can be enjoying
the underwater world.
water Certification 650.00 pp plus tax, 3 days - 2 dives
perday. Referal course 450.00 pp plus tax When book
work, course and pool work are completed some place
else. Must book in advance and make reservations to
- Advanced Open Water Certification
If you complete a Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation
Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives (including
any of the following: Altitude Diver Boat Diver, Drift
Diver, Deep Diver, Dry Suit Diver Dive, Propulsion Vehicle,
Multilevel Diver, Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy,
Search and Recovery, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater
Videographer, Underwater Photographer, Underwater Navigator,
AWARE Fish Identification, Wreck Diver) for a total
of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver
- Rescue Diver
The PADI Rescue Diver will expand your knowledge and
experience beyond purely recreational level because
you'll learn to look beyond yourself and consider the
safety and well being of other divers. Although this
course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your
Take the first step in your dive career and become a
PADI Divemaster. Working closely with a PADI Instructor,
you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills
as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training
develops your leadership abilities by training you to
supervise dive activities and assist instructors with
far will you take this diving thing? It's up to you.
With PADI Specialty Diver Programs you can chart your
course for a colorful collection of awesome dives. Sure,
your PADI certification opens up the oceans and lakes
to you, but the PADI Specialty Dives take the underwater
adventure to depths that will stir your soul. Achieving
PADI Specialty ratings can take anywhere from as little
as one day to a full weekend -but this is all hands-on,
so you'll be diving right from the start.
SDI (SCUBA DIVING INTERNATIONAL) Diver's Education Programs
Offered by Harbor Dive Center
- Scuba Discovery Program
The Scuba Discovery Program is designed to give prospective
students an introduction to Scuba diving in a controlled
environment under the direct supervision of instructor.
The program takes people who wish to try scuba but are
unsure if they wish to take a full certification course
on their first dive. Students are giving an introduction
to basic scuba equipment and scuba skills followed by
an underwater tour in the local marine environment.
- Open Water Diver Course
The Open Water Scuba Diver course is an entry-level
certification course designed to give students the necessary
skills to safely conduct open water dives in conditions
similar to their training without the direct supervision
of an instructor. The course covers all the basic knowledge
about equipment, physiology and the marine environment
while training students to perform basic skills underwater.
- Advanced Open Water Diver Course
The SDI Advanced Diver Development Program was created
to make truly “Advanced Divers”. Under the old way of
training a student could take an Advanced Course right
after an Open Water course and only have a total of
9 dives all under the direct training of an instructor.
The SDI Advanced Diver Development program requires
a new Open Water student to take 4 SDI specialties or
equivalent, along with having a total of 25 dives. SDI
feels a diver will truly be “Advanced” after this is
Harbor Dive Center today to begin your underwater adventures.
1 808 324-7873.
Located in Honokohau Harbor
74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy.
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740