SCUBA Diving Instructors / Your Teachers

Brenda van Gestel
Name:
Brenda van Gestel
Languages spoken:
Dutch, English, German, Spanish
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2013
Number of courses per year:
5
Additional information:
Brenda is the aware side of the business, teaching specialites like Manta, turtle, shark and wrote teh bull shark specialty
Website:
richcoastdiving.com (Please mention Dive o'clock)
Martin van Gestel
Name:
Martin van Gestel
Languages spoken:
Dutch, English, German, Spanish
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2008
Number of courses per year:
5
Additional information:
The first and only Platinum PADI Course Director in Costa Rica. Platinum Pro 5000 award PADI elite instructor
Website:
richcoastdiving.com (Please mention Dive o'clock)

SCUBA Diving Center

Name SCUBA Diving Center:
Rich Coast Diving
Website SCUBA Diving Center:
www.richcoastdiving.com (Please mention Dive o'clock)
Country:
Costa Rica
Island/State/City:
Playas del Coco

Teaching and Diving Conditions

Confined water dives (confined open water or swimming pool):
We use pool only for convined sessions
Open water dive conditions:
it is the Pacific, with different conditions daily, but almost always great encounters with big schools of fish
Classroom details:
full equipped classroom wiht ac
Things to see on fun dives:
white tips, nudibranch and big schools of fish are our daily encounters along with various species of rays. May -Nov is Bat island season for advanced divers to encounter bull sharks and Nov-May we explore the Catalina islands for the Giant Manta Ray cleaning stations
House Reef:
No

Additional SCUBA Diving Courses at this Dive Center

Technical diving courses:
Yes
Full tec program
Free diving courses:
Yes
PADI basic freediver
Business related courses:
Yes
social media classes
Marine conservation courses and projects:
Yes
Marine science MSDT with shark, turtle, manta, bull shark and dive against debris programs from Project Aware
Internships:
Yes
starting from 4 weeks to 3 months, with affordable accommodation
Other courses:
Yes
DDI Disables diver course

Local Prices

(Indication of your other expenses)
How to get to the SCUBA diving center from the airport:
taxi, 20 min or reguest a pick up
Transportation costs of description above:
USD 30
Low budget accommodation (could be a dormitory):
USD 12
Low budget meal in a bar/restaurant:
USD 10
Beer in a bar:
USD 2

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
IDC plus
SCUBA Diving professional course level:
Instructor
SCUBA Diving organization / SCUBA certification agency:
PADI

Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

Preperation
1
Course
10
Examination
2
Extra
2
Total
15

Group Size of Dive Professional Course

Minimum/maximum number of students per dive course:
2 - 8
Average number of students per dive course:
6
Average number of certified assistants (divemaster / staff instructor ) helping:
1

Team of Dive Professionals

How much is done by the dive instructor himself:
Everything is done by the same dive professional
Dive instructor joining the students at the exams for support.:
Yes
Additional languages by team of dive professionals:
Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Dive Course Price offer

Package price:
USD 1999
What is included in this dive pro package:
  • First aid instructor course
  • First aid instructor course materials
  • Instructor course materials
Other things that are included in this package:
free accomodaiton, Free T-shirt Free Shark Aware Specialty

Starting Dates

26 Nov 2018
04 Feb 2019
15 Apr 2019
26 Aug 2019
22 Nov 2019
PADI Dive Instructor Course - Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

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