Quicktext hotel chatbot

Gangga Divers - Raja Ampat

Take the opportunity to start a PADI Dive Course during your well deserved tropical holiday at Papua Paradise Eco Resort and experience an underwater world you will never forget. You can even start with your course today! From first time try - dives, with no experience required, to advanced and speciality courses, there is something for everyone in our PADI Resort.

PADI Courses include
 manual (if needed and available in several languages), PADI processing fee & certification upon completion of the course, al equipment, tanks, weights and PADI professional instructor
Medical Statement
Divers registering for Diving Education with our dive center will have to submit a medical statement not older than 6 month, stating their fitness to dive. 

PADI Discover Scuba Diving (1 morning program)

This program is the best option for those who have always wandering how it feels to breathe underwater, but are unsure whether or not the full PADI Open Water Course is for them. There are no prior certifications needed, and no experience required. Our professional dive instructor will be with you at all times and go through the underwater skills in confined and shallow waters. This great program may also be credited towards your PADI Open Water Diver Course.

Prerequisites:   –  Be at least 10 years old and medically fit to Scuba Dive*

There are some medical conditions that are not compatible with Scuba Diving and considered by PADI unsafe to dive with.  If you wish to engage in Scuba Activites, please visit your Doctor for a Scuba Diving Medical (link to PADI Medical Form), signed and stamped to bring with you.

PADI Scuba Diver (2 days course)

An ideal course for anyone wanting to get PADI certified but with limited time. This course is ideal for divers that do not wish to dive deeper than 12 meters or outside the supervision of a PADI professional. Perfect for enthusiast of holiday and guided resort diving.


  • Be at least 15 years old
  • (At least 10 years old for Junior PADI Scuba Diver) and medically fit to scuba dive*

PADI Open Water Diver (3-4 days course)

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the most popular course in the diving industry and consists of three phases: knowledge developmentconfined skills and open water skills. This will be conducted by one of our PADI dive Instructors who will guide you through the performance requirement in a professional and fun way with safety in mind. After completion of the course, you will be certified to explore the marine life around the world to a maximum depth of 18 meters.


  • Be at least 15 years old
  • (At least 10 years old for Junior PADI Open Water Diver) and medically fit to scuba dive*

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (2-3 days course)

You will be introduced to underwater navigation and deep diving plus three more adventure dives that you can choose together with our diving instructor such as digital underwater photographynight divingpeak performance buoyancyfish identification and many more. A great way to gain experience and be more comfortable in the water, and resulting in a certification that allows you to dive to a depth of 30 meters.



  • Be at least 15 years old and certified as PADI Open Water Diver
  • (At least 12 years old for Junior PADI Advanced Open Water Diver) and medically fit to scuba dive*
Emergency First Response (1 day course)

The Emergency First Response course is a prerequisite to start with PADI Rescue Diver Course but will also teach you how to respond to medical emergencies in everyday life. Our instructors will teach you how to administer primary and secondary care along with First Aid and CPR.

PADI Rescue Diver Course (2-3 days course)

This “challenging” and “rewarding” course will teach you how to respond when problems arise both above and under water and how to prevent them. You will not only learn how to help divers in distress but also how to help yourself in challenging or unexpected situations. To enroll in this course you need a current (max 2 years) first aid and CPR certificate or a Emergency First Response course which is also possible to do with Papua Paradise.



  • Be at least 12 years old and certified as PADI Adventure Diver
  • Hold a current First Aid and CPR certificate or
  • Hold a current Emergency First Response certificate
PADI Specialty (1-3 day course)

There courses are a great way to go more in depth about certain subjects such as deep diving, drift diving, underwater photography, night diving and search & recovery diving and many many more. It’s the next step to becoming a Master Scuba Diver, the highest non professional level in the PADI system of diving education. You can have a look at our PADI Specialty pricelist to see what PADI Specialties we offer at Papua Paradise Divers.

PADI Enriched Air Diver Course (1-2 days course)

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives and advanteous.



  • Need to be a PADI certified diver and at least 12 years old

*Please contact us in case you will have any further questions. We’re more than happy to assist you.

The Papua Paradise Eco Resort staff will do everything possible to ensure your stay is enjoyable and memorable.
We understand that the little touches matter.