Los Cabos Open Water Certification

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11 Hours
Min Age : 10+
Tour Details

Surely you have vacationed in Los Cabos repeatedly or perhaps it is your first time and you have read that the Sea of ​​Cortez has been called the Aquarium of the World, without knowing for sure the reason for this qualification. Cabo San Lucas is at the end of this great peninsula located between the Gulf of California and the Pacific Ocean, making it the unification of these two bodies of water, revealing the large number of species, some endemic to the region. and many others, such as the huge whales, which only visit us in specific seasons.

You have probably thought that diving is something unattainable or that it is not for you, the truth is that you do not even have to be an expert swimmer to perform this incredible activity, you just need a brief training and review some basic terms to cross off your wish list this incredible experience.

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In our OPEN WATER course, we give you the necessary tools to instruct you under the direction of the highest expert guides and obtain the OPEN WATER DIVER SSI certificate. This program has been recognized worldwide as the best way for you to begin to enter this underwater world and stop imagining what exists below when you sail on a boat to see the sunset next to the Arch of Cabo San Lucas, but now go a few meters below the water and discover a new world that will surprise you.

We will combine practice sessions in the water with a little reading and videos until we ensure that you have the necessary skills to become a diver who is safe and comfortable underwater. We will divide this certification into a total of 11 hours of training which will be taken in 3 different days. It is important that you have read the material that we will provide you previously, as well as seen the videos to be able to enter the water.

Once inside the sea you will begin to experience the wonders of the Sea of ​​Cortez and you will be surprised to see the number of fish of different colors, sizes and shapes that surround you, we will also see the beautiful turtles go to the surface and dive to feed, as well as dolphins, mobulas or rays and funny sea lions.

In Los Cabos there are dream spots for diving and the best thing about them is that they are suitable for beginner divers; Pelican Rock and North Wall are the most prominent and their depths do not exceed 12 meters.

As you well know, in Los Cabos we have a very friendly climate with almost perfect temperatures throughout the year, but there is a season that goes from June to December which offers better visibility in the water, exceeding almost 28 meters of visibility and in which the temperature can oscillate between 24 and 30 ° C. So, if you plan to do this activity, keep in mind that these months will be the ideal ones to do it.

After diving for a certain time, you will feel more comfortable under the water and we can continue looking for animal life among the nearby reefs, do not blink because among the corals you can see a seahorse taking care of its family, endemic fish, eels, octopuses, or the awesome puffer fish. At the end of our tour, we will return to the boat where our attentive crew will give you a snack and you can hydrate yourself and return to the starting point.

It should be noted that our 33” green technology catamaran was designed to meet all the objectives and needs of this tour, that is why access to the sea is through a ladder made with precision so that you can access and return safely of the water. In addition, this exemplary boat has padded seats, sunny and shady areas, full bathroom, freshwater shower, wide spaces and above all security.

SunRider Tours, with more than 25 years of experience, has navigated these waters transmitting the taste for this great underwater world, always and strictly complying with all the safety regulations implemented by government entities, that is why we ask to always follow the instructions of our expert guides, as well as our recommendations not to alter the ecosystem and help us to live an experience that we are sure you will never forget.

This certification is sure to be the starting point to begin a life full of new discoveries!

Price from: $550 USD
* $2 USD dock fee per person (cash only)


11 Hours. (Certification divided into 3 days)


Check in 30 min before.


Year Round


  • Study material
  • Equipment, 4 dives, 1 in confined space (pool) and instruction.

Food and drinks:

  • Fresh fruit and cookies
  • Bottled water




Price from: $550 USD
* $2 USD dock fee per person (cash only)

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October 23, 2020
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