Trust us when we say the first breath you’ll take underwater will be unforgettable—it’s a mix of doubt, adrenaline, fear, and amazement. As you plunge into the water, the gear and tanks suddenly seem weightless; you raise your arm nervously, immersing yourself slowly into another dimension where light, noise, and everything around you seem a little too different, yet a little familiar.
Since 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered with water, learning to scuba dive is more than just a rewarding achievement or a new hobby—it’s an opportunity to explore another realm of our planet that, unfortunately, many people miss. It’s a lot more than just getting underwater between coral gardens, shipwrecks, conservation projects, and human-made statues. Yep, becoming PADI certified through PADI courses will open endless avenues for you to enjoy life to the fullest!
Let’s look at 3 reasons why you should enroll in a PADI dive course.
A dive guide is not required for certified divers. You will enjoy your dives more knowing you are trained well according to PADI standards. However, it’s recommended to hire a certified divemaster, and they’ll help you discover the best dive sites, especially during your first visit to a country. In addition, you’ll remain safe.
Thanks to the PADI certification, you can dive wherever you want independently in most countries. Many countries have easy-to-navigate shore and boat dives. But it is always recommended to dive with a dive buddy. And for those with less experience, it is best to find a dive center that will provide well-qualified dive guides and that keeps their groups small for safety’s sake.
Want to go on a scuba diving vacation to any country? Fear not; you’ll be able to do scuba diving as a certified diver. Every dive center recognizes PADI licenses. So, feel free to become a part of any diving trips and go down as much as 18 meters as an Open Water diver and up to 30 meters as an Advanced Diver. With a PADI certification or specialty course, no one will stop you from exploring the many underwater worlds across the planet.
Deep Blue’s certified PADI beginner, advanced, and pro courses can give you a solid foundation for building your diving career
We’re a PADI 5 Star instructor development center. Our divemasters and instructors are highly qualified, making it their priority to make sure you dive safely, have fun, and learn well.