PADI: Professional Association of Diving Instructors.  PADI is the world’s leading scuba diving training organization.

Sogod Bay Scuba Resort’s experienced PADI instructors Pedro and Phil have taught hundreds of courses.  Small class sizes mean that courses will run according to your progress. The easy access to our house reef offers an ideal training site. Please contact us for more information.

PADI Courses


Purchase a PADI eLearning course and complete the classroom portion online at your own leisure. (click icon at left)

We offer a wide range of dive training, from your first Discover Scuba Diving experience through Divemaster; and many specialities, such as Enriched Air (Nitrox).

Discover Scuba  If you are short of time this option will allow you to try scuba under strict supervision!  Duration: Half Day – Minimum Age: 10 Years

Open Water Diver  Take this course and go from non-diver to certified open water diver in only 4 days (Includes pic card and manual).  Duration: 3-4 Days

Advanced Open Water Diver  This course enables you to try a number of specialties from night diving, wreck diving, underwater naturalist, photography, navigation and deep diving. (Includes pic card and manual).  Duration: 1 Day

Enriched Air Diver Nitrox Course  Maximize your time with the PADI Enriched Air Diver specialty course. Enriched Air Diver saves you time by allowing you to:

  • Stay underwater longer
  • Get back into the water sooner
  • Get your certification while simultaneously completing dives for other PADI courses

Plus, by diving with enriched air you may feel less tired on your vacation. (Includes PADI pic card and manual).  Duration 1 Day – Minimum Age 15

Specialty Courses  We offer a variety of Specialty courses. There are many benefits of taking Specialties. They are a way of engaging in new activities and trying new equipment under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will extend your dive abilities and have increased awareness of the dive environment. If you have already done one of the specialty dives as part of the Advance course, you can credit this towards the specialty if you wish, and vice versa, saving you time and money.

Rescue Diver   The rescue course teaches you the basics of self-rescue and dealing with dive emergencies. (Includes pic card and manual).  Duration: 3 Days

Divemaster   The first step to becoming a dive professional. This course can be tailored to the individual’s schedule but as an intensive course we recommend a minimum of a four week stay to complete the course. (Note this includes Dive Master Pack and diving for up to 4 weeks).  Duration 4-8 Weeks – Minimum Age 18 Years