PADI Open Water Diver Course

Prices season 2020-2021


  • Swimtest:      

To be a certified diver you need to show us you can float/tread water for 10min and swim 200m.

  • Theory:           

To be able to pass a multiple-choice exam, you will learn all about dive-theory and safety from a manual, video and your instructor. Our “classroom” is right on the beach.

  • Confined water training:       

You will get to know your equipment and learn a lot of diving skills in shallow water.

  • The dives:      

In deeper water, on actual divesites, you will perfect your diving skills on 4 dives while looking at the fish and corals.

Option 1: Full Course with Langkawi Scuba


3 Full days, usually from 9am till 5pm. This is flexible, depending on how fast you learn, the weather or your travel-schedule (no flying 18 hours after diving).

Optional: theory at home

Would you like to do the theory at home before you come to Langkawi and save some time when you are here on the island? Then please let us know that you prefer that option. The homework you will receive is 3 videos (2,5hours) and knowledge reviews. Al quizes and exams will be completed at Langkawi Scuba.

RM 1390 

(Including: equipment rental, PADI course manual and logbook, PADI certification-fees and coffee/tea & snacks between boatdives)

PADI e-learning with Langkawi Scuba

Option 2: PADI E-learning or Open Water Touch


You can get started immediately with the knowledge development portion of the course and work at your own pace using the PADI eLearning® system.

Choose PADI E-learning to be able to do your theory online.

Choose the PADI-Touch program to do your theory offline.

3-Day schedule at Langkawi Scuba:

Day 1: 9am-1pm, confined water training & quick quiz.

Day 2: 8:30am-2pm, 2 open water dives.

Day 3: 8:30am-2pm, 2 open water dives


Or 2-day schedule (depending on the weather and instructor-availability, and not available in October and May):

Day 1: 9am-5pm, confined water training and 1 open water dive.

Day 2: 8:30am-5pm, 3 open water dives.

This option is physically challenging/tiring!

AUD 204 payment directly to PADI for E-learning or Touch program.

(click here to see different prices for around the world)

(including: online/offline study materials and PADI certification fee)



RM 990 for your confined water training and 4 dives at Langkawi Scuba.

(including: logbook, equipment rental and coffee/tea & snacks between boatdives)

before you:

Option 3: Referral


Do your theory and Confined sessions with a PADI instructor in your home town before your trip.

Bring your referral and then do your certification dives with us at Langkawi Scuba.

It is best not to wait too long between your theory/confined and your dives so that you dont have to do a refresher with us.

You will need 2 mornings 9am-2pm to complete these 4 dives. (no flying 18 hours after diving)

RM 890

Including: logbook, equipment rental, PADI certification-fees and coffee/tea & snacks between boatdives. Your referring instructor should provide the PADI course manual.

(refresher: add RM 150)



We dive with max 2 divers per PADI instructor and we only take 6 people on our boat; to make sure you have a spot, it is recommended to book in advance. A deposit is required.

Your health:


Medical questionair: Diving is a very safe and relaxing sport but can at times be physically demanding and you need to be in good health. Before each course you will have to fill in this form.

If you can answer all questions with NO, then you can start your course right away. If you have to answer YES, then get the form signed by a physician to make sure it is safe for you to go diving.

Glasses: Do you wear glasses? You will not be able to keep them on during diving so it is recommended you wear contact lenses during the program.

Flying: For health-reasons, do not plan your dive on the day that you are flying.

Did you know you can check if your divecenter or instructor is registered with PADI? Langkawi Scuba is the only PADI registered divecenter in Langkawi and we only let you dive with certified PADI instructors.

Check here for divecenters (S25081) or click here for instructors.(472140/482334)

Want to know more about us: click here

Langkawi Scuba beach shop

Cenang beach, Langkawi, Malaysia


For info about availability and booking:

5:00-6:30pm every day at our kiosk or

Langkawi Scuba facebook page
Langkawi Scuba tripadvisor link