SCUBA Diving Center

Name SCUBA Diving Center:
Dive Rarotonga
Website SCUBA Diving Center:
www.diverarotonga.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Country:
Cook Islands
Island/State/City:
Rarotonga
Green Fins Member:
No

Teaching and Diving Conditions

Confined water dives (confined open water or swimming pool):
We have our own on-site training pool here, classrooms and full kit care and storage facilities on site with changing rooms and shower.
Open water dive conditions:
Rarotonga boasts incredibly good visibility, particularly during winter, up to 60 metres is normal. Water temperature varies between 24C in winter to 29C in summer, we also have migrating Humpback whales for a few months every year. All Open Water dives are from our purpose built boat over the reef
Classroom details:
Two classrooms with DVD, TV, whiteboards and full training materials, tables and chairs
Things to see on fun dives:
We have magnificent reefs surrounding the Island with spectacular drop offs too. We have a few wrecks here, none are intact enough to penetrate but are interesting dives with excellent life on then. We have both Hawksbill & Green sea Turtles here in good numbers, White tip & Hammerhead too
House Reef:
No

Additional SCUBA Diving Courses at this Dive Center

Technical diving courses:
No
Freediving courses:
No
Business related courses:
No
Marine conservation courses and projects:
5 Distinctive Specialities based around our Coral transplant project
Internships:
We can offer internships from novice through to Divemaster an Instructor. Contact for details
Other courses:
An extensive range of PADI Speciality Courses including Self Reliant, Deep etc. Ask for the full list

Local Prices

(Indication of your other expenses)
How to get to the SCUBA diving center from the airport:
Local bus or we can collect you, we're 6km from the international airport
Transportation costs of description above:
5 NZD (USD 3.51)
Low budget accommodation (could be a dormitory):
25 NZD (USD 17.53)
Low budget meal in a bar/restaurant:
10 NZD (USD 7.01)
Beer in a bar:
5 NZD (USD 3.51)

SCUBA Diving Instructors / Your Teachers

Neil Davison
Name:
Neil Davison
Languages spoken:
English
Highest certification level:
Master Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2018
Number of courses per year:
80
Additional information:
Health & Safety Practitioner & Mechanical engineer, owner of Dive Rarotonga. Author of 5 PADI approved Distinctive Specialities.
Website:
www.diverarotonga.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Selina Shariff
Name:
Selina Shariff
Languages spoken:
English
Highest certification level:
IDC Staff Instructor / Dive Control Specialist Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2017
Number of courses per year:
50
Additional information:
Former Police Officer and Soldier, now a part time firefighter too
Website:
www.diverarotonga.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Zoe Twigg
Name:
Zoe Twigg
Languages spoken:
English
Highest certification level:
Master Scuba Diver Trainer / Divemaster Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2019
Number of courses per year:
40
Additional information:
Former high school mathematics teacher
Website:
www.diverarotonga.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
Dive Master internships
Website:
Www.diverarotonga.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
SCUBA Diving professional course level:
Divemaster
SCUBA Diving organization / SCUBA certification agency:
PADI

Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

Number of course days
60
Number of examination days
2
Total
62

Group Size of Dive Professional Course

Minimum/maximum number of students per dive course:
2 - 4
Average number of students per dive course:
3
Average number of certified assistants (divemaster / staff instructor ) helping:
2

Team of Dive Professionals

How much is done by the dive instructor himself:
We work as a team and there will be several people involved in the teaching / less than half by the same dive professional
Dive instructor joining the students at the exams for support.:
Additional languages by team of dive professionals:
English

Dive Course Price offer

Package price:
1850 NZD (USD 1297.28)
What is included in this dive pro package:
  • Divemaster Application Fee (for one year)
  • Divemaster course and exams
  • Divemaster course materials
Other things that are included in this package:
Full experience of of a fast moving small dive centre, boat operations, compressor use, equipment service and repair, retail and customer service

Starting Dates

Between 08 March 2020 and 08 March 2022
PADI Divemaster Course Dive Master internships  - Rarotonga - Cook Islands

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