Bali, Padangbay, Geko Dive Resort and Dive School

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Bali, Padangbay, Geko Dive Resort and Dive School

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Whether you are interested in taking your first dive or becoming a Dive Master, Geko dive can help you achieve your goals in a safe, friendly and professional environment where you will have the opportunity to dive in some of the best dive sites in the world!

Although diving is a enjoyable and relaxing sport you must be in good health in order to participate. Although you can get checked by a doctor here in Bali it is usually best if you check out the medical form before you arrive so that if there are any conditions that have to be checked out by a doctor you can visit the doctor who has your medical records before you come.

If you would like to make the most of your vacation time in Bali and complete the knowledge section of the either the Open Water Course or the Advanced Course on-line then just click on the E-learning link. This will take you directly to the PADI website to begin your Open Water course now!!

The Geko Dive Instructors are all qualified and renewed members of PADI the Professional Association of Diving Instructors). If you’re not sure that diving is for you, then why not try our Discover Scuba Diving

  • Discover Scuba Diving
  • PADI Scuba Diver Course
  • PADI Open Water Diver
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
  • PADI Rescue Diver
  • PADI Dive Master

Discover Scuba Diving

Description

This is an introduction to diving. A three part experience in which you are given some theory, basic dive skills and a dive in the ocean. This is not a certification course but may be credited to further training at the discretion of your Diving Instructor.

Duration

1 day

Prerequisites

10 years of age

Schedule

0900 Theory
1000 In-water skills practice
1100 Break and lunch
1145 Dive

PADI Scuba Diver Course

Description

The PADI Scuba Diver Course is a sub-course in the Open Water Diver Course. It means that those of you with time constraints can participate in a course which results in certification. After completing this course you will be certified to dive to 12 m under the direct supervision of a Dive Instructor or Dive Master. This certification can be upgraded to the Open Water Diver certification with further training with any PADI Instructor.

Duration

2 days

Prerequisites:

15 years old by the end of the course
Ability to float / swim for 10 minutes

Example Schedule:

Day 1:

0900 Sign in and Theory
1200 Lunch
1300 Pool Training and Theory
Evening: Self study

Day 2:

0900 Theory
1000 Dive
1130 Theory
1200 Lunch
1300 Dive

PADI Open Water Diver

Description

This is a certification course which, upon completion, enables you to dive independently within the limits of your training and experience. It is a certification that is recognised world-wide. You must complete this course in order to continue on with other certification courses. There is an option for a Junior Open Water certification course. Junior Open water Divers aged 10 and 11 may not exceed 12m depth.

Duration

Recommended over 4 days, may be possible in 3 days.

Prerequisites

15 years old by the end of the course
Ability to: swim 200 m or snorkel 300 m
Ability to: swim / float for 10 minutes

Prerequisites (Junior)

10 years old prior to the start of the course
Ability to: swim 200 m or snorkel 300 m
Ability to: swim / float for 10 minutes
Informed Parental and participant consent.

Example Schedule

Day 1:

0900 Sign in and Theory
1130 Lunch followed by self study
1500 Pool Session
Evening Self Study

Day 2:

0900 Theory
1130 Lunch followed by self study
1500 Pool Session
Evening Self Study

Day 3:

0830 Theory
0900 Dive
1030 Lunch and theory
1130 Dive
1300 Theory
Evening Self Study

Day 4:

0830 Theory
0900 Dive
1030 Lunch and theory
1130 Dive
1300 Theory and Final Exam

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Description

This course enables you to gain more supervised experience, perfecting skills and exploring interests that you have. There are 2 compulsory dives (Deep dive and Navigation Dive) and 3 optional dives. Please see below for recommended optional dives. There are Junior versions of this course, please contact us.

Duration

2 days

Prerequisites

PADI Open water diver or equivalent.
Be at least 15 years old at the start of the course.

Schedule

The schedule depends largely on which options are taken.

Recommended optional dives:

  • AWARE Fish Identification
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Drift Dive
  • Multi Level and Computer Dive
  • Night Dive
  • Wreck Dive

PADI Rescue Diver

Description

This course teaches you self rescue techniques and those that can help another diver in an emergency situation. This challenging course enables divers to use direct intervention to prevent or assist other divers and to solve problems before they become emergencies.

Duration

3 days

Prerequisites

Advanced Open Water or equivalent
Minimum 20 dives
Proof of completing a sanctioned CPR (primary care) and basic first aid (secondary care) course in the past 24 months.

Example Schedule

Day 1:

0900 Sign in and theory
1200 Lunch
1300 Pool Training
Evening Self study

Day 2:

0900 Theory
1200 Lunch
1300 Pool Training not yet completed or Rescue scenarios
Evening Self study

Day 3:

0900 Rescue scenarios
1200 Lunch
1300 Rescue Scenarios and final exam.

PADI Dive Master

Description

The first step on the way to becoming a professional diver. Many recreational divers want to take part in this course in order to benefit from the high level of knowledge and skills that are learnt.

This course is tailored to suit each candidates requirements and scheduling takes place to suit your ability and needs.

Duration

The duration of this course depends on the individuals ability and requirements. It can be anything from 3 to 6 weeks. We do not suggest a shorter period than this as we find it places undue stress on you. If you would like to discuss taking this course, please contact us and we can discuss content with you.

Prerequisites:

Rescue Diver or equivalent
20 logged dives on commencement
60 logged dives on completion
18 years of age
Medical clearance signed by a Doctor in the last 12 months.
Proof of completing a sanctioned CPR (primary care) and basic first aid (secondary care) course in the past 24 months.

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