This program is ideal for the traveller looking for adventure in South Africa. The package includes backpacker accommodation, 3 diving courses, shark diving, stand up paddling, kite surfing and loads more. 

Phase 1


(includes the PADI Open Water Diver Course, PADI Advance Course, and the PADI Rescue Diver + Emergency First Response Combo)

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Duration: 3-4 days
Min Age: 10 years
Max Depth: 18 m

The PADI Open Water Diver is a full scuba diving qualification that will allow you to dive up to depths of 18m with a dive buddy. There is another world underwater waiting to be explored. Your PADI Open Water Diver certification is recognized internationally at any dive center.

Includes: 5 theory & 5 pool sessions, an exam, and 4 open water dives with a PADI instructor. PADI Open Water Manual & RDP, logbook, PADI Certification, Full equipment rental.

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

Duration: 2-3 days
Min Age: 15 years
Max Depth: 30 m

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver is a course that will give you the opportunity to gain more experience and confidence under the guidance of a PADI Professional. The Deep and Navigation Adventure Dives are mandatory, and the remaining 3 Adventure Dives can be selected depending on your field of interest.

Includes: 5 adventure dives with a PADI Instructor, and full equipment hire PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Manual (required) and PADI certification

PADI Rescue Diver Course

Duration: 3-4 days
Min age: 12 years

The PADI Rescue diver course is known to be a lot of fun. Students will learn how to quickly react in a variety of different rescue scenarios. They will practice how to manage emergency situation and effectively provide first aid care to victims. The students gain a great deal of confidence as scuba divers after completing the Rescue Diver Course.

Includes: ​All theory and pool sessions, 2 open water training dives with a PADI Instructor PADI Rescue Diver Manual (Required), Full equipment rental and PADI certification.

Emergency First Response

Duration: 1 day
Min age: None

The Emergency First Response Course includes First and Secondary care as well as the use of an Automated External Defibrillator. The course will give you the basic information and practice needed to assist in an emergency situation untill Emergency Services arrive. EFR is also a prerequisite to start the PADI Rescue Diver Course.

Includes: ​The course includes EFR Manual and Quick Reference Card (required).

 After completing phase 1 as part of his internship program he will be doing additional dive to help him get comfortable and gain experience as a diver during the experience phase of the program.

Kite Level 1 (Beginner)

Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Min Age: 12 years

Prerequisites: Good health

This course is designed for the beginner and is the first step toward learning how to kiteboard. Students discover the sport and safety rules while practicing various skills on land before performing on water. You will learn to assess the wind and physical location; use the safety systems; manage proper equipment; set-up; and to control the training kite. This program thoroughly introduces kiteboarding as a sport progressing and preparing you for the next level where you will transfer your skills from land to practice on water in the safest way possible. All graduates of this course become a certified Kite Boarding Level 1.

Includes: All equipment, Kite Boarding Manuel, IKO Kite Boarding Card.

Stand Up Paddling

Duration: 5 lessons

Min Age: 10 years

The Introduction to Stand Up Paddling course is designed to introduce and expose the participant to sufficient skills and knowledge, so that they can enjoy the sport of Stand Up Paddling in a calm, flat water setting.

Included: All equipment, Stand Up Paddling Manuel.

Package Includes:

-Accommodation - self-catering

- PADI Open Water, Advanced and Rescue Divers Courses

- Emergency First Responce Course

- Baited Shark Dive

- Introduction to Kite Surfing ( 3 hours)

- 5 Stand Up Paddling Lessons

- Bungee jump 

- Game Viewing

Phase 1 FUN-damentals (duration 1 month)

PADI Open Water Diver Course,

PADI Advance Diver Course

PADI Rescue Diver + Emergency First Response Combo

Introduction to Kite Surfing

Stand Up Paddling

Bungy Jump, Game Viewing, Microlight Flight

In program Trasfers

R18 900


Crystal Divers South Africa 


+27 73 398 5021


180 Scott St, Scottburgh, 4180, South Africa

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