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)

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:
No

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:
Yes
PADI DSAT Tec 40/45/50 TDI advanced nitrox, decompressions procedures and extended range. DSAT Tec Rec instructor courses.
Freediving courses:
Yes
PADI basic freediver and PADI Freediver and Advanced freediver courses
Business related courses:
Yes
Marketing, branding and social media presentations and help offered. Resort operation courses, Visual inspection procedure certifications
Marine conservation courses and projects:
Yes
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:
Yes
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:
Yes
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)

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
Coral Restoration and Marine Conservation
Website:
www.marineconservationcostarica.org (Please mention Dive o'clock)
SCUBA Diving professional course level:
Other
SCUBA Diving organization / SCUBA certification agency:
PADI

Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

Number of course days
7
Total
7

Group Size of Dive Professional Course

Minimum/maximum number of students per dive course:
1 - 8
Average number of students per dive course:
4
Average number of certified assistants (divemaster / staff instructor ) helping:
2

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.:
No
Additional languages by team of dive professionals:
English, Spanish

Dive Course Price offer

Package price:
USD 600
What is included in this dive pro package:
  • Regional fee after certification (for one year)
Other things that are included in this package:
Coral Rescue certification, REEF survey certification, REEF check training (dependent on time in program), Nudibranch AWAREness certification (dependent on time in program), sponge ecology certification (dependent on time in program)

Starting Dates

Between 01 February and 29 September 2019
1 November 2019
Between 01 November and 31 December 2019
Between 02 November and 01 March 2020
Between 02 March and 01 May 2020
Between 02 May and 01 July 2020
Between 02 July and 31 August 2020
1 September 2020
Between 01 November and 31 December 2020
Between 02 January and 03 March 2021
Between 02 March and 01 May 2021
PADI Dive Course - Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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