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COLONA COURSES

Colona Divers offers the full range of PADI diving courses from basic to pro level.

Our team of international instructors teaches in Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, English, German & Arabic. Other languages available on request.

Our highly trained staff caters to each individual's needs so as to make your diving course an unforgettable experience.

Here are some important tips to know when planning to take a diving course:

Remember to bring proof of certification or paper work (not applicable to entry-level courses)
If you feel that you may have any medical condition that doesn't allow you to participate in sport activities, visit your physician.
You will need plenty of suntan lotion
And be ready for an overdose of Fun !!

For all PADI courses: Candidates must have their own set of study materials, prior to enrolling in the course. All materials can be purchased at Colona Dive Store and are available in many languages.

Medical Clearance for all levels of courses

You will be asked to fill a Medical questionnaire before starting the course. Should you answer "yes" to any of the questions, we will accompany you to the local diving doctor to get medical clearance to participate in the course. The cost of the visit is about Euro 35.

Here you can download already the Medical Statement to bring it filled out to the Diving Center.

Swedish Version

Finnish Version

English Version Dutch Version

German Version
Norweigan Version

Danish Version

PADI BUBBLEMAKER

Kids - bring your parents diving! For young adventurers like you, the Bubblemaker program is an introduction to the thrill of breathing underwater. If you´re eight or nine years of age, now is your chance to take the plunge with a Instructor and go diving. Whether it´s a glass of milk, bubble gum or submerged beneath the surface - you can´t help blowing bubbles! So try blowing bubbles our way. We have, of course, special extra small equipment for children.

PADI Bubblemaker
Duration: approx. 2-3 hours
Contents: Elementary theory lessons, one intro dive in the pool or confined water to a max. depth of 2m.
Requirements: Swimmer, Minimum age 8 years



INTRODUCTORY DIVE

A diving instructor will gently introduce you to the secrets and beauty of diving in the Red Sea. If you liked it, you are then ready for action, by taking some more introductory-dives, also off a boat. You can also take one full day Introductory Course (Discover Scuba Diving), with one dive at our house reef and another one off a boat.

Introductory Dive
Duration: 1-2 hours
Contents: Short introduction. Dive off the boat.
Requirements: Swimmer, Minimum age 10 years



PADI DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING

This one-day course can be best described as an expedition into the underwater world. A professional instructor will go through some theory with you, and explain how the diving equipment works. The first dive will be in shallow water, where you do some exercises, i.e. how to empty your mask, how to recover your regulator etc. Then you continue the dive to a maximum depth of 6 meters. The second dive will be to a maximum depth of 12 meters. After this varied day you will surely have a first idea about the beauty and fascination of the underwater world.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving I
Duration: 1/2 day.
Contents: 1 knowledge development session, 1 intro dive in the confined water and 1 Dive from Beach.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving II
Duration: 1 day.
Contents:1 knowledge development session confined water and 2 Dives from Boat.

Requirements: Swimmer, Minimum age 10 years

Book in El Gouna Book in Marsa Alam Book in Hurghada € 99



PADI SCUBA DIVER

The Scuba Diver Course is an ideal opportunity for holidaymaker, who would like to do more than a one-day course, but do not have enough time to participate in a complete Open Water Diver Course. You join a regular Open Water Diver Course; and do the first 3 modules of theory and confined water sessions; and the 2 first Open Water Dive, and the course ends with the Scuba Diver Certification. This certification enables you to dive to a maximum depth of 12 meters under direct supervision of a PADI instructor or divemaster, and can be upgraded to a PADI Open Water Certificate with the rest of the theory, confined water sessions and open water dives at a later time, either with Colona Divers or another PADI dive centre.

PADI Scuba Diver
Duration: 2-3 days
Contents: 3 knowledge development sessions, 3 confined water dives and 2 open water dives from boat.
Requirements: Swimmer, Minimum age 10 years

Book in El Gouna Book in Marsa Alam Book in Hurghada € 240



PADI OPEN WATER DIVER

Have you ever dreamt of flying, or of floating weightlessly in the water like a fish? Learning to scuba dive will let you feel just that, as well as many other new impressions. You will experience the rich marine life of the Red Sea right from the very start of this course. You will be accompanied by professional scuba diving instructors for the duration of the course (4 - 5 days), who all meet our high standard of professionalism. We also offer special courses for children as of 10 years of age. We have, of course, special extra small equipment for children.

PADI Open Water Diver
Duration: 4-5 days
Contents: 5 knowledge development sessions, 5 confined water dives and 4 open water dives from boat.
Requirements: Swimmer, Minimum age 10 years

Book in El Gouna Book in Marsa Alam Book in Hurghada € 340



PADI ADVENTURE DIVER

The PADI Adventure Diver programme is an exciting way to try new areas of diving under the supervision of a PADI Instructor. This course is designed to further your diving experience under the supervision of a professional instructor. You will do three dives (choosing from a number of possibilities including wreck diving, drift diving, deep diving, photography and more…) This certification can be upgraded to the advanced diver certification at a later date, either with Colona Divers or with another PADI dive centre.

PADI Adventure Diver
Duration: 3 dives
Contents: Updating of skills and knowledge, 3 dives with emphasis on specific subjects and Theoretical instruction
Requirements: Minimum age 10 years, PADI Open Water certificate (or equivalent from another organization).



PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

You may start an Advanced Course right after completion of the Open Water Course, or during your next diving holiday which you are planning with us, and thus widen your skills. Your diving instructor will guide you surely through the five specialties of the Advanced Divers‘ program, including navigation with different aids, buoyancy to perfection, night dives, diving in currents, fish identification, searching and recovery. These are the main topics that we teach in our Advanced Courses. For the duration of the Advanced Course we lend you a diving computer free of charge. If you would like to take photos or film under water, or if you would like to dive at a shipwreck, please tell us, and we will arrange your course to suit your requirements.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
Duration: 5 dives
Contents: Updating of skills and knowledge, 5 dives with emphasis on specific subjects and Theoretical instruction
Requirements: Minimum age 12 years, Diving certificate

Book in El Gouna Book in Marsa Alam Book in Hurghada € 275



ENRICHED AIR - NITROX

The Nitrox Course deepens on your knowledge about oxygen/nitrogen, and you learn how you can spend more time under water. On this day you will learn with your specially trained instructor direct on the boat to use of the special Nitrox tables, and how to determine the oxygen content of the tank. You will be able to use your newly acquired skills on the same day of the course by diving off a boat. And - if you feel it sounds hard to learn new tables; today you can do the Nitrox course without the tables; instead using and learning how to use a dive computer!

Enriched Air NITROX
Duration: 1-2 days
Contents: Theory & 2 dives with Nitrox tanks
Requirements: Open Water Diver

Book in El Gouna Book in Marsa Alam Book in Hurghada € 275



PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY

Do you sometimes push the button of your inflator a little too long, or do you feel that you are not quite weightless in the water? We offer you a one day course, during which you can practice buoyancy skills with plenty of exercises, to float with the fish, safer diving, as well as enjoying the coral reefs. The "work" under water with your instructor will turn into a real pleasure. Playfully you will learn to adjust to different depths, and to adjust the air in the stabilizing jacket and in the lungs.

PADI Peak Performance Bouyancy
Duration: 2 dives
Contents: Theoretical instruction and 1 dive with Skills (Adventure Dive)
Requirements: Diving Certification



PADI DIGITAL U/W PHOTOGRAPHER

An introduction to under water photography or expanding your knowledge about your own camera equipment. A course for any diver that wants to keep a memory of a nice diving holiday. The instructor will explain you all the differences of underwater photography and normal photography and tell you some tips and tricks for taking the best underwater pictures.

PADI Digital U/W Photographer
Duration: 1-2 days
Contents: Class room theory covering: (camera equipment & settings, film material, distance estimation, subject approach, picture composition, camera care & maintainance)
2 dives with UW photography instructor, tanks & weights and all necessary camera equipment.
Photo analysis
Requirements: Diving Certification



PADI RESCUE DIVER & EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE

If you have gathered some diving experience, you may have encountered some situations where you were not sure whether to intervene or not. You would like to be able to help and assist other divers. The Course for Rescue Divers offers you comprehensive training in stress avoidance, emergency management, and rescue diving. You will learn, together with the other participants, to deal with various scenarios of emergency situations. You should have taken a First Aid course (possibly in your home country) which should have included reanimation of heart and lungs. Please bring along the certification of this course. Otherwise you can still take Emergency First Response here in combination with the Rescue Diver.

PADI Rescue Diver
Duration: 3-4 days
Contents: Practical and theoretical instruction in rescue operations
Practical exercises
The Emergency First Response course can be taken in combination with the Rescue course
Dives
Requirements: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver.
Min. 20 logged dives
Min. age 12 years (Junior)
Emergency First Response or certificate in Heart & Lung Reanimation (not older than 2 years)

Book in El Gouna Book in Marsa Alam Book in Hurghada € 330



PADI DIVEMASTER

You would like to become a professional scuba diver. The course for Divemasters offers the ideal training. The course, lasting three weeks, will teach you all necessary knowledge and skills, which you need in the professional world. Our diving school offers you an individual and tailor-made solution. Maybe you would like to divide the course into two sections, or you would like to take a little longer about it. This course may also be combined with the program of Assistant Instructor, which will enable you to use your growing skills while training at our dive center in many different situations for one month. After this extensive training at a professional level you will be ready for the course of Instructor. Please contact us so that we can arrange something to suit your very individual needs.

PADI Divemaster
Duration: approx. 21 days
Contents: Education and assistance in all aspects of professional diving
Requirements: Min. age 18 years
PADI Rescue Diver
Medic First Aid Course (incl. CPR) not older than 2 years
Min. 60 logged dives
Medical fitness report





Diving Excursions

Full Day Diving - 1 day
2 dives (1 day) including tank & weights and dive guide.
65 €



Full Day Diving - 2 days
4 dives (2 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
130 €



Full Day Diving - 3 days
6 dives (3 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
185 €



Full Day Diving - 4 days
8 dives (4 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
230 €



Full Day Diving - 5 days
10 dives (5 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
275 €



Full Day Diving - 6 days
12 dives (6 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
310 €



Full Day Diving - 10 days
20 dives (10 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
480 €








Diving Excursions

Full Day Diving - 1 day
2 dives (1 day) including tank & weights and dive guide.
65 €



Full Day Diving - 2 days
4 dives (2 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
130 €



Full Day Diving - 3 days
6 dives (3 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
185 €



Full Day Diving - 4 days
8 dives (4 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
230 €



Full Day Diving - 5 days
10 dives (5 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
275 €



Full Day Diving - 6 days
12 dives (6 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
310 €



Full Day Diving - 10 days
20 dives (10 days) including tank & weights and dive guide
480 €