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2-Day Open Water Referral Two Days
3-Day Open Water Certification Two Days +
Advanced Open Water Two Days +
Rescue Diver Certification Two Days
Nitrox Specialty Certification One Dive

Scuba Certifications in Waikiki

Waikiki Dive Center is a PADI Five-Star Instructor Development Center (IDC).  We offer certification courses from PADI Open Water Diver to PADI Instructor, all at affordable price in semi-private or private classes. We take pride in teaching, coaching and learning while helping diving enthusiasts succeed into their certification and career adventures.

What to expect:

Class schedules are offered daily, greater flexibility tailored to your vacation needs. We offer all PADI certification trainings every day.  Discovery program is for any first timer diver, non-certified,  who wants to try without making commitment for certification.  With concierge style, we provide everything you need to have a dream-come-true experience.   If you are certified, feel free to hop on any of our USCG-certified dive vessels for daily wreck and reef dive tours in 16 locations on Oahu!

Learn from the best at Waikiki Dive Center! Why?

  • 44+ year PADI Five-Star Instructor Development Center in stellar 2 million safe dives record
  • 35,000 satisfied students trained and certified worldwide.
  • 20 highly experienced, competent, diversified, and multi-lingual Instructors with over 5,000 dives in average
  • Senior Course Director and IDC Instructor on staff for enhanced safety, quality and performances
  • Small class in affordable and flexible private schedules.

28 PADI Certification and Specialty Courses

• PADI Open Water Course

• PADI Advanced Course

• PADI Rescue Course

• PADI Divemaster Course (DM)

• PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC)

• Wreck Specialty

• Deep Specialty

• Underwater Navigation Specialty

• Drift Specialty

• Peak Buoyancy Specialty

• Nitrox (Enriched Air) Specialty

• Boat Specialty

• Emergency O2 Provider Specialty

• Emergency First Response (CPR, EFR and First Aid) Specialty

• Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty

• Digital Underwater Photography Specialty

• Fish Identification Specialty

• Night Diver Specialty

• Search and Recovery Specialty

• Navigation Specialty

• Zombie Apocalypse Specialty

• Mermaid Specialty