Open Water Scuba Certification
Monterey

With Bamboo Reef Dive Centers, your Open Water Scuba Certification can be completed in 4 easy steps.​

Select the schedule and format that suits your schedule 

1.

Complete SSI online home study 

2.

Add to your study with classroom & pool sessions

3.

Complete 4 ocean dives for final certification

4.
Course requirements and details
  • Swim Evaluation – 200 Yard Swim & 10min Tread/Float

  • Academic Exam – 50 Questions Multiple Choice

  • 4 Open Water Dives *required for certification

Maximum Training Depth
  • Dives 1 & 2 - 12 meters / 40 feet

  • Dives 3 & 4 -18 meters / 60 feet​

Age requirements
  • Minimum age: 10 years old

  • Students 10-14 are required to book Semi-Private or Private lessons

Gear requirements
  • Bring your own: Mask, Snorkel, 6.5mm Wetsuit Booties, Open Heel Fins, and 3/5mm Gloves

SAVE 20% - BOOK YOUR CLASS/POOL OCEAN TOGETHER

Group Class

Maximum 6 students

Classroom, pool, 4 ocean dives

Classroom + pool schedule

  • Tuesday classroom 6-9pm

  • Thursday classroom 6-9pm

  • Saturday pool 7-11:30am

  • Sunday pool 7-11:30am

Ocean schedule

Once you've completed your class and pool sessions, apply what you've learned over 4 dives at San Carlos Beach in Monterey Bay. 

  • Saturday dives 1 and 2: 7am-1pm 

  • Sunday dives 3 and 4: 7am-1pm

$425 per person

  • $295 for Instructor Fees, Class & Pool Sessions, Ocean Dives, SCUBA Equipment Rental

  • $130 for SSI Digital Open Water Course: Online & Offline Access, SSI App, Processing Fees & Certification Card

1:1 Class

One on one sessions

Classroom, pool, 4 ocean dives

Scheduling

Unlimited sessions. Note that this is for classroom and pool training only. 

$900 per person for full package

  • $770 includes Instructor Fees, Class & Pool Sessions, SCUBA Equipment for Pool

  • $130 for SSI Digital Open Water Course: Online & Offline Access, SSI App, Processing Fees & Certification Card

$600 per person for referral package
  • Classroom and Pool only, no ocean certification

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