Obtained a diving license in Okinawa! How many days at the shortest? Thorough introduction of recommended tours and reviews!

Obtained a diving license in Okinawa! How many days at the shortest? Thorough introduction of recommended tours and reviews!
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On this page Okinawa (including remote islands) Held in Scuba diving license acquisition tour Special feature!

Fee (cost), number of days, hours, etc. Course tour reservation information including PADI and NAUI License type, etc. We will thoroughly introduce useful information.

青の洞窟を初めとする本島エリアやIshigaki Island、宮古島、慶良間(けらま)諸島etc……エメラルドグリーンに輝く The first step to becoming a full-fledged diver in the sea of Okinawa Let's step forward!

What is a diving license?

Obtained a diving license in Okinawa! How many days at the shortest? Thorough introduction of recommended tours and reviews!

A type of water sport that is equipped with a self-sufficient underwater breathing device and dives into the water Scuba diving ".

Underwater such as the sea and lakes, which are originally difficult for humans to dive in A method that enables swimming for a long time while securing breathing and oxygen is.

What is a diving license? Scuba diving知識を学び、安全に楽しむために必要な免許・資格 That is.

The certificate is commonly known as a C card (Certification Card) and is recognized not only in Japan but around the world. Multiple guidance groups / license issuing groups there is.

Also, for personal enjoyment and as an instructor, including the depth of the water and the sea area where you can dive. Grade according to purpose (class) Is prepared.


Types of diving licenses

Obtained a diving license in Okinawa! How many days at the shortest? Thorough introduction of recommended tours and reviews!

continue, Major organizations that train and guide divers, including issuing diving licenses I'd like to introduce_______

As a major premise, the diving license (C card) is A license issued by a private organization, not a national qualification Let's understand that.

for that reason, Approximately 40 scuba diving instruction groups in the world Licenses (C cards) are managed and issued for each.

PADI

The world's largest scuba diving guidance organization headquartered in the United States " PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) ".

Boasting the top share among diving licenses around the world, even in Japan The most popular scuba diving license is.

NAUI

Headquartered in the United States, it is said to be the oldest scuba diving instruction organization in the world. NAUI (National Association of Underwater Instructors) ".

The number of members is as large as "PADI" introduced earlier, License of a famous scuba diving guidance organization in Japan is.

SSI

Originally a diver who belonged to "PADI" was founded by the United States in the 1970s " SSI (SCUBA Schools International) ".

From the basic concept that "diving is an experience", The curriculum is stricter than other organizations and it takes days to obtain a license It has the characteristics of



In any scuba diving guidance organization, " The grade of the diving license (card) that beginners get first "there is.

First of all, after taking a diving license course that beginners should obtain The first step to becoming a full-fledged diver Let's step forward.


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Course content for diving license acquisition

Obtained a diving license in Okinawa! How many days at the shortest? Thorough introduction of recommended tours and reviews!

From here Flow until obtaining a scuba diving license (C card) I will explain.

The process is mainly " Department class , " Pool dive , " Marine training It is classified into three types.

Below, a newbie will get Each process using "PADI Open Water Diver" as an example It is summarized in.

Department class

Department classでは、ダイビングに必要な基本的な知識をテキストやDVDなどの教材で学びます。

  • How to choose diving equipment, how to prepare for use, and how to take care of it
  • Information on the natural environment and creatures to enjoy diving comfortably underwater
  • Safety rules to avoid problems underwater
  • Make a plan about how to enjoy and step up after completing the course

The above content will be divided into 5 steps.

Pool dive (limited water area)

Use the pool to practice the skills required for scuba diving before actually entering the water.

  • Basic techniques that must be used in diving
  • Safety Techniques to Avoid Problems Underwater
  • Reliable coping technique in case of emergency

上記の内容を基本として、Marine trainingの前に身につけておくべきスキルを習得していきます。

Marine training (ocean dive)

Practice the skills acquired in the pool dive (limited water area) in the flowing sea.

  • Department classやプール(限定水域)ダイブで身につけたことを実地体験
  • Familiarize yourself with the skills and safety rules, and complete the basics required as a diver
  • Safely experience the first step of diving fun, such as observing creatures and taking a walk in the water

The details of the actual curriculum are Check on the official website of each scuba diving instruction organization please.

In addition, the course schedule and required time will vary depending on the diving shop you attend.


The difference between fun diving and experience diving

Obtained a diving license in Okinawa! How many days at the shortest? Thorough introduction of recommended tours and reviews!

What is fan diving? 、スキューバダイビングライセンス(Cカード)保持者向けのダイビングツアーis.

Acquired scuba diving license (C card) Depending on the grade, the depth / point to dive and the method to dive Is stipulated.

on the other hand, What is experience diving? , It is a tour mainly for inexperienced people who can dive underwater without having a license (C card).

Before getting a license (C card), take a tour of "experience diving" and Experience the joy of diving in the water Let's try.


Okinawa diving license acquisition tour reservation information

Obtained a diving license in Okinawa! How many days at the shortest? Thorough introduction of recommended tours and reviews!

Marine sports and marine activities such as scuba diving have become synonymous with tourism. Okinawa (including remote islands) ".

Almost all travelers and tourists Visit Okinawa for the purpose of playing in the emerald green sea It is no exaggeration to say.

and" I want to get a scuba diving license while traveling to Okinawa! 」と考える人が多いことも特徴is.

Below, for those who are planning to acquire a scuba diving license in Okinawa, Information required to book a course tour Is summarized.

Where can I take classes in Okinawa?

Scuba diving Diving point called a famous place "Okinawa" is scattered in the sea area of the prefecture.

Courses aiming to acquire a diving license (C card) are operated around the spot Held by a scuba diving shop Will be done.

「Okinawa本島」はもちろん「Ishigaki Island」や「宮古島, "西表島」や「慶良間(けらま)諸島」など Select a plan from almost all areas It is possible to.

What is the cost (price) rate?

At Activity Japan, as of August 2022, 参加者1人あたり8,000Circle(税込)から 予約が可能なObtaining a diving licenseツアーを紹介しています。

The cost (price) market price is, for example, "PADI Open Water Diver Course" Approximately 10,000 yen (tax included) to 20,000 yen (tax included) There is a width of.

Course schedule and contents, courses to be taken, etc. Cost (price) varies depending on conditions So check the plan contents carefully and make a reservation.

How many days can I get it at the earliest?

Subject to prior study at home You can get a diving license in as little as one day There are also tours.

another, Courses such as 1 night 2 days or 2 nights 3 days があり、1日の受講時間などの条件によってさまざまなツアーIs prepared.

In any case, the schedule is set so that you can complete the course in a few days, Okinawa滞在中にダイビングライセンスを取得することが可能 is.

How old can a child be?

At Activity Japan, as of August 2022, Can be taken from age 10 You can book a scuba diving licensed tour.

If you are under the age of 15, "Junior Open Water Diver" for PADI, "Open Water Diver" for NAUI Let's select.

In the case of 10 to 12 years old and in the case of 13 to 15 years old Conditions such as dive depth setting and accompanying parents are different So be careful.


Okinawa diving license acquisition tour reservation popular area

Below, based on the reservation data of Activity Japan, " Okinawa diving license acquisition tour reservation popular area I will introduce.

Click on the area name to find a diving license acquisition tour that suits your Okinawa travel schedule and location such as your hotel.


POINT!
All outdoor activities carry the risk of accidents and injuries. Please be sure to enjoy the experience through the shop guided by a licensed instructor and paying close attention to safety.
Blue Cave, Onna Village
Naha city
Ishigaki Island
Miyakojima (Irabu Island, Shimoji Island, Kurima Island, Ikema Island)
Urasoe City / Ginowan City
Yomitan Village (Cape Zanpa), Kadena City, Chatan Town
Kerama Islands (Tokashiki Island, Zamami Island, Aka Island)
Motobu Town (including Sesoko Island and Minna Island), Ie Island
Nago City, Nakijin Village, Kouri Island
Iriomote Island, Yubu Island, Barasu Island, Hatoma Island

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Okinawa diving license acquisition tour reservation popular plan

Finally, based on the reservation data of Activity Japan, " Okinawa diving license acquisition tour reservation popularity ranking I will introduce.

Please use it for comparison and examination of plan selection by referring to the reputation of reviews and word-of-mouth experiences from users, including the course schedule and costs (charges).


POINT!
Many reservations and inquiries are expected for each plan during long vacation seasons such as weekends and holidays, Golden Week, summer vacation, and Silver Week. We recommend that you make an early reservation after checking the availability of the schedule.
1 Rank

Diving license acquisition ✨ PADI open water diver ✨ 1.5 days acquisition ✨ Peace of mind even for those who are not good at the sea at each pace ✨ To the moving sea world

BeNatural Diving & Yoga
Cape Zanpa, Yomitan, Chatan
50,000 Circle 35,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!

Enjoy the PADI diving license while enjoying the sea of Okinawa, which is said to be the most beautiful in the world ✨ What is PADI? You can get a license that can be used anywhere in the world at PADI, the world's largest diving educational institution! Those who like the sea, those who want to try diving more after experiencing diving, got a diving license in Okinawa

2 Rank

[Okinawa / Diving License / PADI Open Water Diver] Challenge the lowest price in Okinawa ★ Popular GoPro Photos & Videos Free ★ Reviews & Photo Satisfaction No1

Okinawa Diving Churaumi Goonies
Blue Cave, Onna Village
34,800 Circle 24,800 Yen ~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!
  • 4.9
  • (39 reviews and experiences)

We have received many reservations, saying, "I chose it based on the quality of the photos and the reviews!" Thank you to all the guests and repeaters for their reviews and introductions. M (_ _) m "I want to take a diving class in Okinawa!" "I want to start diving in Okinawa as a hobby!" Rye

3 Rank

You can participate from the day of arrival !! [Okinawa / Main Island] Get a diving license! An open water course where you can become a diver in a minimum of 1.5 days ★

Diving / Marine Sports Beginner Specialty Store Umiya
Urasoe / Ginowan
54,000 Circle 8,888 Yen ~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!
  • 5.0
  • (1 review / experience)

This is the course that most people participate in among the diving licensed courses. After acquisition, it will be possible to dive to a depth of 18 m, and even if there is no instructor, if there are two or more divers with a rank of open water or higher, it is a license that you can enjoy diving by yourself. Of course, diving in the oceans around the world

4 Rank

[Licensing course in the blue cave, the only individual course in the industry] Scuba diver [shortest half day]

Pink Mermaid Co., Ltd.
Blue Cave, Onna Village
50,000 Circle 13,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!

~ Introducing the popular spot "Blue Cave"! ~ In the second half of the course, you can go to the popular "Blue Cave"! You can also take pictures with the mysterious blue in the background ♪ We will give you all the data you took for free! * Please note that we may not be able to guide you to the blue cave depending on the sea conditions and the progress of the course, as the purpose is to obtain a license.

5 Rank

[Ishigaki Island / Diving License / C Card / 2 Days] A popular PADI open water license acquisition course that can be taken in a minimum of 2 days!

Ishigaki Island Diving Shop ABCdive
Ishigaki Island
59,800 Circle 49,800 Yen ~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!

Ishigaki Island's diving license training results are top level! Experienced instructors who train more than 200 people a year will train. The style of the course is to receive the textbook in advance and learn in advance, and in the field, the course will be centered on marine training. In marine training, you can take a class at a place where you can reach your feet by boat on a phantom island (Hamajima).

6 Rank

[Okinawa / Main Island] Obtained a diving license! An open water course where you can become a diver in a minimum of 1.5 days ★

Diving / Marine Sports Beginner Specialty Store Umiya
Urasoe / Ginowan
54,000 Circle 8,888 Yen ~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!
  • 3.9
  • (40 reviews and testimonials)

This is the course that most people participate in among the diving licensed courses. After acquisition, it will be possible to dive to a depth of 18 m, and even if there is no instructor, if there are two or more divers with a rank of open water or higher, it is a license that you can enjoy diving by yourself. Of course, diving in the oceans around the world

7 Rank

[Okinawa / Main Island] Get a passport to the world's oceans! Open water license class

DIVE ROCK
Cape Zanpa, Yomitan, Chatan
26,800 Yen ~ (tax included)

You will learn the basic knowledge to become a diver using the manual. Since it is an introductory level, it is not difficult and you can be interested. And we will practice the skills necessary for diving in the sea (where the feet are attached). At the end, the skills acquired at a depth of 5m or more + underwater tour! A separate application fee of 5,000 yen will be charged.

8 Rank

[Okinawa] Rescue course [Diving]

Okinawa Naha Diving Shop Neo (NEO)
Naha
80,000 Yen ~ (tax included)

The rescue course is to acquire knowledge about sea troubles and the ability to prevent them, and to learn how to save lives in case of emergency.

9 Rank

[Okinawa] EFR course [Diving skill improvement]

Okinawa Naha Diving Shop Neo (NEO)
Naha
30,000 Yen ~ (tax included)

Learn first aid skills that are useful in daily life, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation and how to use AEDs, in the EFR (Emergency First Response) course!

10 Rank

【Okinawa】アドバンスコース【ダイビング】

Okinawa Naha Diving Shop Neo (NEO)
Naha
75,000 Yen ~ (tax included)

Those who want to enjoy diving more than now. Those who want to acquire more diving skills than now. How about aiming to level up in the advanced course! (This course is an advanced open water diver license acquisition course)

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