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PADI Instruction

Reef, Vieques, Puerto Rico

Discover Snorkeling / Scuba – $140 | 1/2 day, introduction to snorkeling plus 1 dive | open to all | equipment included – meet at 8:30 am at the dive site (to be determined the day before depending on weather conditions) – curious about scuba, but no prior experience in the Ocean? This class will introduce you to snorkeling and give you a taste of diving!

Discover Scuba — $160 | 1/2 day, 2 tanks | open to confident swimmers in open water; prior snorkeling experience is recommended | equipment included  – meet at 8:30 am at the dive site (to be determined the day before depending on weather conditions) — curious about scuba, but  never tried it? This is the option for you!

Discover Scuba Subsequent Boat Dive — $185 | 1/2 day, 2 tanks | upon instructor approval after full first Discover Scuba from shore (see above) | equipment included  – meet at 8:15 am at the fishermen’s pier in Esperanza, return at about 12:30 pm.

Refresher — $100 | 1/2 day, 2 tanks  | equipment and materials additional | prerequisite: Any Certification  – meet at 8:30 am at the dive site (to be determined the day before depending on weather conditions) — feeling rusty? This class will get you back in shape fast!

ReActivate/Full Scuba Review – $120 | 1/2 day, 2 tanks | equipment and materials additional  | prerequisite: Any Certification; book or online study of PADI Scuba Review ­ meet at 8:30 am at the dive site (to be determined the day before depending on weather conditions) – Out of the water for 5 years or more? This class will remind you of what you have forgotten! If you are PADI certified, the ReActivate program comes with a re-issue of your cert card.

Scuba Diver — $300 | 2 days | open to all* | equipment included | materials/dive computer† additional, complimentary insurance through DAN — want to get certified, but don’t have enough time on the island to finish a full Open Water Certification course? Get closer to your goal by becoming a PADI Scuba Diver!

Squid, Vieques, Puerto Rico

Open Water Certification
— $450 if theory is completed through eLearning; otherwise $550 (independent book study, theory review & final exam with us) | 4 days | open to all* | equipment included | materials/dive computer† additional, complimentary insurance through DANPADI eLearning with Isla Nena Scuba, Vieques, Puerto Ricowhen you finish this course you are certified to rent equipment and go at it alone at your dive destination. So we make sure we train you right!

Referral — $300 | 2 days | equipment included | materials/dive computer† additional if needed | complimentary insurance through DAN | prerequisite: Confined Water and Open Water Exams — Don’t want to do your training dives in cold water? Come finish your certification with us! Brief assessment, followed by four open water dives on our glorious reefs.

Advanced Open Water — $350 | 2-3 days (includes 1 day off the boat) |  equipment and materials additional | prerequisite: Open Water Certification — underwater navigation and deep diving are the two dives PADI requires. Pick three more from the following list of adventure dives below. We often add peak performance buoyancy to the list of requirements (depending on your skill level), because we feel that a diver has to master this skill in order to be safe for himself and the environment in advanced open water settings.
Scuba Divers, Vieques, Puerto Rico
Adventure Dives

  • AWARE Fish Id
  • Boat Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Multilevel Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Underwater Navigator

All Adventure Dives can be extended into Specialties (2-4 dives instead of one) — enquire about options & pricing via info[AT] or 787-718-7605.

Complete five specialties to get closer to a rating of Master Diver (with the completion of Rescue Diver). To that end we offer the

Super Advanced Open Water — priced individually | 5-8 days depending on specialties chosen| equipment and materials additional | prerequisite: Open Water Certification: five specialties including Underwater Navigator, Deep Diver  and possibly (if instructor requires) Peak Performance Buoyancy.

Rescue Diver — $450 | 3 days | equipment and materials additional | prerequisite: Advanced Open Water Certification and CPR/First Aid course from a recognized national agency (or us–ask us about that). Learn self-rescue techniques and how to help others. It’s your stepping stone towards  becoming a professional!

Divemaster – please contact Arnaud to discuss individual terms 787-718-7605 / arnaud [AT]

*We recommend to do a Discover Scuba dive first to see whether you  do in fact like SCUBA. If you do and decide to go ahead with a Scuba Diver or Open Water Certification course immediately, we will count the DSD towards the longer program.

†Materials and options (dive computer/dive tables) can vary. Please enquire.

Advance reservations are required. We bring snacks and water to all dives.

Rental of a full set of SCUBA equipment is $30 with a tour, a dive computer is $15 per day. A dive light and tank beacon is $10.

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