SCUBA Diving Center

Name SCUBA Diving Center:
Go Pro Costa Rica
Website SCUBA Diving Center:
www.goprocostarica.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Country:
Costa Rica
Island/State/City:
Manuel Antonio
Green Fins Member:
Not available in this country
Marine Conservation Efforts:

Teaching and Diving Conditions

Confined water dives (confined open water or swimming pool):
Private pool at nearby Hotel
Open water dive conditions:
5m - 25m visibility water temp 28-30C Volcanic rock reef. 5 minutes away by boat.
Classroom details:
air conditioned classroom, whiteboard, desks, coffee, wifi
Things to see on fun dives:
Local volcanic rock pacific reef with plenty of macro, sharks and mix of reef fish. Offshore island trips with rays and sharks.
House Reef:
No

Additional SCUBA Diving Courses at this Dive Center

Technical diving courses:
PADI DSAT Tec 40/45/50 TDI advanced nitrox, decompressions procedures and extended range. DSAT Tec Rec instructor courses.
Freediving courses:
PADI basic freediver and PADI Freediver and Advanced freediver courses
Business related courses:
Marketing, branding and social media presentations and help offered. Resort operation courses, Visual inspection procedure certifications
Marine conservation courses and projects:
Run alongside a Marine conservation non-profit. A variety of internships and courses offered. Marine conservation and research courses. Marine conservation and research instructor programs. Coral Restoration internships. Marine conservation courses including nudibranch awareness, sponge ecology, juvenile fish ecology, humpback whale conservation.
Internships:
Divemaster internships during training including discounts on courses. MSDT prep internships including specialty instructor training. Marine conservation internships. Internships for the PADI IDC depending on the time of year.
Other courses:
Equipment servicing classes, Visual inspection certification, coral nursery programs, adaptive teaching and resort management programs.

Local Prices

(Indication of your other expenses)
How to get to the SCUBA diving center from the airport:
Local bus
Transportation costs of description above:
8 CRC (USD 0.01)
Low budget accommodation (could be a dormitory):
12 CRC (USD 0.02)
Low budget meal in a bar/restaurant:
5 CRC (USD 0.01)
Beer in a bar:
2 CRC (USD 0.00)

SCUBA Diving Instructors / Your Teachers

Georgia King
Name:
Georgia King
Languages spoken:
English, Spanish
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2009
Number of courses per year:
10
Additional information:
Platinum rated PADI Course Director, Marine conservation and research specialty instructor trainer, TDI instructor, DSAT Tec Rec Instructor trainer, PADI Elite instructor award.
Website:
www.goprocostarica.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Katharine Evans
Name:
Katharine Evans
Languages spoken:
English, Spanish
Highest certification level:
Master Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2010
Number of courses per year:
5
Additional information:
PADI Master instructor, Marine conservation and research instructor
Website:
www.goprocostarica.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
James Timney
Name:
James Timney
Languages spoken:
English
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2017
Number of courses per year:
5
Additional information:
PADI course director, specialty instructor trainer, PADI Adaptive teaching instructor trainer
Website:
www.goprocostarica.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
PADI IDC Gold
Website:
www.goprocostarica.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
SCUBA Diving professional course level:
Instructor
SCUBA Diving organization / SCUBA certification agency:
PADI

Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

Number of preparation days
2
Number of course days
12
Number of examination days
2
Total
16

Group Size of Dive Professional Course

Minimum/maximum number of students per dive course:
2 - 8
Average number of students per dive course:
5
Average number of certified assistants (divemaster / staff instructor ) helping:
1

Team of Dive Professionals

How much is done by the dive instructor himself:
Most of it is done by the same dive professional
Dive instructor joining the students at the exams for support.:
Additional languages by team of dive professionals:
English, Spanish

Dive Course Price offer

Package price:
USD 2199
What is included in this dive pro package:
  • First aid instructor course
  • First aid instructor course materials
  • Instructor course
  • Instructor course materials
Other things that are included in this package:
2 Free specialties, Free IDC prep, fun dives included during course and during the prep stage, Free T-shirt, rental of BCD and reg included. MSDT internship available including additional free instructor specialties.

Starting Dates

15 February 2021
Instructor Course PADI IDC Gold - Manuel Antonio - Costa Rica

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