Diving Course: Junior Open Water Scuba Diver

Diving Course: Junior Open Water Scuba Diver

This course is offered to children from 10 to 11 years old who wish to dive with supervision of a Diving Instructor, parent or legal supervisor, to a maximum depth of 40 feet / 12 meters.

When the child turns 12 to 14 years old, it is qualified to dive at 60 feet / 18 meters only whit supervision by a certified legal age diver.

The diving certification is automatically updated at 15 years to the Open Water Scuba Diver Adult License.


Requirements for the Junior Open Water Scuba Diver Course:

  • To be over 10 years old.


Medical restrictions:

You should not go scuba diving if you have diabetes, have cardiac issues, uncontrolled hypertensive, pregnancy or any cardiopulmonary pathology.

Course Details

USD $ 470
It includes
  • Training lessons
  • Theoric exam
  • Original book
  • DAN diving insurance
  • Diver log
  • Complete diving equipment during the course
  • Pool practice
  • Four dives
  • Boat transportation
  • Snacks at the boat
  • Specialized guide on surface and underwater
  • Internacional Junior Open Water Scuba Diver Certification

 Does not include:

  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Hotels



  • Day 1, 2 y 3 – San Pedro, Montes de Oca:

To agree the schedule with the students. You have to complete 9 hours of theory.

Intensive option is also offered which is given all the theory on a single saturday, or the E-Learning option which is given a password for take theory from your home or office and be presented at our class only to evacuate doubts and present the exam.

  • Day 4 – Coco Beaches, Guanacaste:

We will make a dive practices at the pool.

  • Día 5 – Ocotal Beach, Guanacaste:

We will make two beach dives. After the dives the instructor will give a brief about ecology, and the students will do their ecological work by completing a bag with garbage on the beach.

  • Day 6 – Coco Beaches, Guanacaste:

We will make two boat dives in open water.

If you wish to go with a certified partner to these dives, you must cancel a special price of USD $90, which includes the two dives, the snacks, the boat and the complete equipment.

Additional Information

After the last dive the licenses will be processed to United States and delivered maximum three weeks later. If you need to dive before the licenses arrive, your instructor will give you a provisional license.

The dive license does not expire. In case of robbery or lost, contact your instructor to process a new license for an additional cost of $ 50.

Mundo Acuático will be kept in the database to continue participating in this amazing sport. We make diving tours to different scuba points inside and outside of Costa Rica, like Guanacaste, Limón, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, Belize, and others.

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beautiful corners of Costa Rica, México , Panamá
Nicaragua and Honduras.