PADI Open Water Course with Diving Star

PADI Open Water Course

In our diving school we offer the PADI Open Water Dive course in Hurghada. It is a complete and structured entry level scuba diving course. In other words, it is designed to take you from a non-diver with no prior experience to a certified diver. The certification is also recognized worldwide and is valid for life, to a maximum depth of 18 meters.

More detail about Our Open Water Course

The Open Water Course in Hurghada is the most popular diving course in the world. During the course you will learn the most important skills of scuba diving. Therefore these skills include both theory sessions and open water practice sessions. For the theory sessions you receive an Open Water Manual and a DVD. In addition, the instructor will support you while you are watching training videos on the boat.  Finally, in the practical part the instructor will teach you a set of diving skills. For example managing your own equipment  in the water. Furthermore, you will practice these skills with the help and support of one of our PADI Instructors. In conclusion, you will have on hand support and guidance from the instructors every step of the way.

After completion you will be free to dive anywhere in the world with your buddy to a maximum depth of 18m!  Age requirement for the Open Water Course is 14 years of age.

Our Open Water Schedule

Day 1 – Your transfer will bring you to the boat and we will depart at 09:00am. Once you arrive you will fill out a referral form about your health and safety. After, the instructor will give you the manual in your preferred language. Your instructor will also prepare you for 2 skill dives. Finally you will complete these dives.

Day 2 – You will continue to read and study on the boat. In addition, you will also prepare 2 further skills with the instructor and complete 2 dives. Finally, there is also a DVD on board to watch and a quiz.

Day 3 – You will continue your studies and complete 2 Open Water dives and a quiz.

Day 4 – You will complete the final 2 Open Water dives. Furthermore, the instructor will also review all the skills from the course and you will complete your final written exam.

This course includes transfers from within Hurghada everyday and lunch and soft drinks on the boat. Equipment rental is also included in this course, as well as manuals and the certificate. Please remember to bring a towel and 2 passport photos with you.


Food and drinks provided on board
Lunch, Coffee, Tea, Water & other refreshing beverages are included. Vegetarian/Vegan options are also available (please notify staff in advance.) Please inform staff before your arrival if you have any allergies we should be aware of. 

Dive equipment

Free Transport to and from hotels in Hurghada.

Transport to and from El Gouna, Makadi and Sahl Hashish is not included. Additional cost of 25 Euro per car, per day.



Per Student: € 310

PADI Manual


PADI Certification costs


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  • I made an open water course. 4 days with diving star. It was great and I will continue my advanced course with them. The staff on the boat were very helpful and the food was good. The divers were equa... Read More
  • Everything and everyone at Diving Star was great. They were extremely helpful and responsive over email, they came to pick me up just in time and once in the boat they made sure I was happy at all tim... Read More
  • Very professional, helpful and friendly crew. The instructor we had was very professional, he took safety serious but allowed enough room to really enjoy the dives! Would highly recommend this company... Read More