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Kokomo Island Fiji
Marine Highlights at Kokomo Private Island Fiji

PADI Certifications

Learn to scuba dive under the watchful eye of Kokomo’s experienced dive instructors. Experience the thrill of breathing underwater for the first time during a PADI Discover Scuba Dive, take steps to become a certified diver with a PADI Scuba Diver Course or practice your established scuba skills with an advanced course.

For our younger guests and budding dive enthusiasts (8-12 years), Kokomo is delighted to offer PADI’s Bubblemaker Program. Designed to introduce children to scuba diving, the PADI Bubblemaker Program teaches children how to blow bubbles and how to take their first breaths underwater.

Start your PADI course today and commence your e-learning component from the comfort of your home. Visit https://www.padi.com/education/elearning-programs

  • First Breath Under Water at Kokomo Private Island Fiji

    First Breath Under Water

    If you have never dived before experience the thrill of breathing underwater for the first time during a PADI Discover Scuba Dive Course. This introductory program takes places on the beautiful shores of Kokomo and only takes 2 hours. Anyone from the age of 10 and up can participate.

  • Getting Your Certification at Kokomo Private Island Fiji

    Getting Your Certification

    If you want to get your full PADI diving licence come do your Open Water Certificate with our experienced instructors. It takes just 4 days and you can have all of your theory done before you arrive on island through our PADI eLearning courses.

  • Taking The Next Step at Kokomo Private Island Fiji

    Taking The Next Step

    If you want to get your full PADI diving licence come do your Open Water Certificate with our experienced instructors. It takes just 4 days and you can have all of your theory done before you arrive on island through our PADI eLearning courses.

Course Name Min Age Max Depth Certified Course Session Duration
Bubblemaker 8 2 meters No 1 hour
Seal Team 8 2-4 meters in a pool*** No 2 hour
Discovery Scuba Diver 10 12 meters No 2 hour
Junior Open Water 10 12 meters*
or 18 meters**
Yes 4 days
Open Water 15 18 meters Yes 4 days
Junior Adventure Diver 10 12 meters*
or 21 meters**
Yes 1-2 days
Adventure Diver 15 30 meters Yes 1-2 days
Junior Advanced Open Water 10-11 12 meters*
or 21 meters*
Yes 3 days
Advanced Open Water 15 30 meters Yes 3 days
Junior Rescue Diver 12 21 meters Yes 3-4 days
Rescue Diver 15 30 meters Yes 3-4 days
Emergency First Respond-er Yes 1-2 days

All session durations and maximum depths are quoted from the PADI Instructor Manual.

* Divers aged 10-11 years can only dive to a maximum of 12 meters and must dive with a PADI Professional or certified parent/guardian

** Divers aged 12-14 years can only dive to a maximum of 18 meters for their Open Water course and 21 meters for their Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Course. They must also always must dive with a certified parent/guardian

*** Any divers aged 18 and under must dive with an adult.