PADI Courses for Beginners

    PADI course Nungwi Zanzibar

    Before participating in any of our dive training programs, you must be able to swim comfortably and you should carefully review the PADI Medical Questionnaire.

    PADI – Discover Scuba Diving

    It’s Easy, it doesn’t take long and it’s a lot of fun!!

    EVERYDAY AT 15:30
    Get half an hour of theory class, learning the basic safety rules of diving. Following the theory session you will be doing half an hour of practice in shallow water. By this point you will already know how it feels like being underwater 🙂

    Join us on our dive boat for two open water dives, at the Mnemba Atoll Marine Park. You will be guided by a PADI instructor while diving to a maximum depth of 12 meters.


    Want to see exactly what you will be doing?? Watch our Discover Scuba Diving video.
    PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course + 2 dives in Mnemba Atoll cost $185.

    PADI – Open Water Diver

    The way the world learn to dive!!!

    Theory Learning

    Dive theory with Spanish Dancer Divers is easy, flexible and in your own pace and language. We understand the value of your vacation time and so, we wish to spare you hours of classroom time. For that reason, we are using the new PADI Open Water eLearning.

    Upon registration, you will pick up one of our Tablets that includes all study material, such as videos, readings and exams. Therefore, you can study at the beach, restaurant or your hotel. The average time for theory study is 12 hours.

    If you book the course ahead, we can send you all course material ahead. In that way, you can do all your theory studies at home while keeping you valuable vacation time for the Fun Part! (Please note that this option requires a $100 deposit per person and can be paid by card or paypal).

    Practice Dives

    Day one (5-7 hours)
    Learn and practice dive skills in shallow protected water.  Doing so, will build your confidence as a diver and prepare you for your first open water dive. Once you are ready and confident, you will experience your first open water dive to 12 meters.

    Day two (5-7 hours)
    Acquire and practice additional dive skills in shallow water. Once you have mastered these skills in shallow water, it is time to practice them in deeper water, on your second Open water dive to 12 meters.

    Day three (5-6 hours)
    Now it is time for some real fun dives!! In the morning you will join us on our dive boat. We will be heading out for two dives to 18 meters, in two of our best dive spots.
    When getting back, you will be logging your dives with your instructor and get your temporary PADI Open Water Diver certification. The PADI office will send your permanent card to your home in just few weeks.


    PADI Open Water course cost $495 per person. We recommend doing the last two dives at the Mnemba Atoll Marine park ($30 supplement). In fact, we offer a 10% discount for reservations ahead.

    Start your PADI course today!

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