For booking within 3 days of a trip, please call our on-island cell/WhatsApp line at MX (987) 101-8585, or our Cozumel Resort office at MX (987) 872-1061.

Open Water Referral Certification

Completion of Open Water Training Course (“Referral” or “Check-Out”)

Completion of Open Water Training Course (“Referral” or “Check-Out”)




This course is for those students who have already completed academic and pool training. The student must bring a signed referral form from their classroom and confined water instructor.

The student will make 4 open water shore dives over a 2 day period. (Please note that PADI and NAUI standards do not allow this to be shortened to one day.)

An optional shallow boat dive (1 tank afternoon trip at 3PM) is available on graduation day to facilitate the advancement from student to diver.

After booking, our reservations team will contact you to schedule dates and coordinate equipment rental.

Price does not include certification processing (PIC, if PADI).

Note: The training manual is not included with our certification courses unless otherwise stated. If manual is purchased prior to arrival in Cozumel, you must show a recent sales receipt when in Cozumel – OR the student kit may be purchased from Dive Paradise when in Cozumel.



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  • Certification processing – PADI PIC $50.00
  • 2 days equipment $32.00
  • Shorty Wetsuit x 2 days $20.00