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Colona Divers offers the full range of PADI diving courses from basic to pro level. Our highly trained staff caters to each individual's needs so as to make your diving course an unforgettable experience.

Our team of international instructors teaches in English, 'Scandinavian', German & Arabic. Other languages available on request.
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PADI Bubblemaker™

A chance for kids to blow bubbles by scuba diving. Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water.

Bubblemakers get a chance to experience scuba diving under the direct care and supervision of a PADI Pro and take their first breaths underwater in water shallower than 2 metres/6 feet.

Duration: 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
El Gouna: €25 Hurghada: n/a Marsa Alam: n/a


PADI Discover Scuba® Diving

Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional.

Duration: 1.5 days
Contents: 1 theory session, 1 intro dive in the pool or confined water and 2 boat dives.
Requirements: Swimmer, Minimum age 10 years
El Gouna: €99 Hurghada: €99 Marsa Alam: €99


PADI Scuba Diver

If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you ̶ particularly if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide. This course is an intermediate step for earning an Open Water Diver certification.

PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to:
  • Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet.
  • Obtain air fills, rent or purchase scuba equipment and participate in dive activities as long as properly supervised.
  • Continue dive training by completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification and taking certain specialty diver courses.

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
El Gouna: €240 Hurghada: €240 Marsa Alam: €240


PADI Open Water Diver

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

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
El Gouna: €340 Hurghada: €340 Marsa Alam: €340


PADI Enriched Air Diver

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver.

Duration: 1 day
Contents: Theory & 2 dives with Nitrox tanks. (price is an additional supplement to dive trip)
Requirements: Open Water Diver
El Gouna: €99 Hurghada: €99 Marsa Alam: €115

PADI Digital UW Photographer

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and with so many underwater cameras to choose from, it has become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures.

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 and all necessary camera equipment. Photo analysis
Requirements: Open Water Diver
El Gouna: €200 Hurghada: €200 Marsa Alam: €200

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.

Duration: 3 dives
Contents: Updating of skills and knowledge, 3 dives with emphasis on specific subjects and Theoretical instruction.
Requirements: Open Water Diver
El Gouna: €180 Hurghada: €180 Marsa Alam: €180


PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences, That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

Duration: 5 dives
Contents: Updating of skills and knowledge, 5 dives with emphasis on specific subjects and Theoretical instruction.
Requirements: Open Water Diver at least 12 years old.
El Gouna: €275 Hurghada: €275 Marsa Alam: €275

PADI Rescue Diver

Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.

Duration: 3-4 days
Contents: Practical and theoretical instruction in rescue operations.
Requirements: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver with min. 20 dives logged, Emergency First Response or certificate in Heart & Lung Reanimation (not older than 2 years).
El Gouna: €430 Hurghada: €430 Marsa Alam: €430


PADI Divemaster

Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.

As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.

Duration: ca. 21 days
Contents: Education and assistance in all aspects of professional diving.
Requirements: PADI Rescue Diver with min. 60 dives logged, Emergency First Response or certificate in Heart & Lung Reanimation (not older than 2 years), medical fitness report, 18+ years old.
El Gouna: €650 Hurghada: €650 Marsa Alam: €650


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