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Diving courses

Open Water Diver Course

450 US

3 Days

5 Dives

Welcome to the Mayan Riviera, a Caribbean Paradise and some of the best diving in the world.

At Tulum Diving we offer the most exclusive, the safest and most enjoyable PADI dive classes you can find.

The Open Water Course is the entry level, beginning course through which most people begin the adventure of diving. Here you gain the knowledge and skills necessary for safe diving.

On day one you will begin your course in the shallow, crystal clear waters of the freshwater cenotes. Here you will have time to become comfortable with the diving equipment under the guidance of a professional PADI Instructor. Your safety is important to us.

Once you have completed the introduction to the diving equipment, you will join us for two days of diving in the beautiful, warm, Caribbean waters of the Mayan Riviera. On these dives you will practice the skills of diving in the as well as enjoy some of the best diving in the world. You will have the chance to swim among the myriad of corals and colorful marine life the Caribbean is famous for.

In only three days of diving with us you will become certified as a PADI Open Water Diver and be authorized to dive anywhere in the world.

What are you waiting for?

Learning to dive has never been this easy or this fun.

Contact Tulum Diving today and get started on the adventure.

Advanced Open Water Diver

420 US

2 - 3 DAYS


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. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course. Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives – check with your PADI Instructor.

If you’re already an Adventure Diver, you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

PADI Referral 


2 Days

4 Dives

The PADI Open Water Referral Course is for those who want to complete all the theory and pool modules in your own time at home. This option then allows you to complete you open water dives in Tulum with us.

The major benefit of this course is to complete your dive certification while still enjoying your holiday.

The Open Water Referral Course is split into two sections: theory and pool modules. The theory sections are based on home study allowing you to learn at your own pace. The modules are supported and reviewed by sessions with an instructor who can explain any areas in more detail. During the five pool modules, you will learn the skills to dive safely. The Open Water dives are done at Tulum Diving & Travel PADI Dive Centre.

PADI Reactivate 

145 US



Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? The ReActivate™ program is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water. Whether you want a few reminders or need to go over the basics, ReActivate is personalized for you: You conveniently review scuba concepts on your tablet, mobile device or computer, then go diving with us.It’s quick and easy, and a good way to prepare for your next PADI course or get ready for a diving vacation. The best part is, divers who complete both the knowledge and in-water skill refresher receive a replacement certification card with a ReActivated date on it.​

Rescue Diver

420 US

2 - 3 DAYS


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.

PADI (Junior) Adventure Divers who are at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive may enroll in a Rescue Diver course. You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. You can complete this training during the Rescue Diver course. Your instructor may also offer the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider specialty diver course at the same time.

Dive Master 

1200 US


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.

PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have:

Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply – ask your PADI Instructor.

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