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Learn to Dive

Become a PADI Diver
If you have some time before your trip, you can complete the academic sections ahead of time with PADI e-Learning, leaving only the fun underwater training for your vacation.

If you don’t yet know how to scuba dive, the clear Caribbean water of Roatán is the perfect place to start, with one of Barefoot Divers’ patient, experienced PADI instructors.

If you’re not sure scuba diving is for you, the Discover Scuba Diving experience is the perfect way to try it without committing to a full course. Scuba diving lessons leading to PADI Scuba Diver certification and PADI Open Water certification are also available.



1/2 DAY  |  PRICE: $135 USD

No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary.

Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.  First a half-hour of theory, then several skills in confined water, followed by a dive with the instructor to a maximum depth of 40 feet. Price includes equipment rental.


Must be at least 10 years old
Need to be in reasonable physical health


PADI Scuba Diver Certification

2-3 DAYS  |  PRICE: $325 USD

Three theory lessons, three confined water sessions and two dives to a maximum depth of 40 feet. Course results in a limited certification with the following restrictions: must be accompanied by a dive professional on all dives, 40 foot maximum. Price includes equipment rental, manual and PADI Project AWARE certification card With PADI eLearning completed* (2 days, doesn't include manual)


Must be 10 years old or older
Students 10-14 complete the same course requirements but receive a PADI Junior Scuba Diver Certification

PADI Open Water Diver Certification

PRICE: $475 USD for full course or $395 USD with PADI eLearning completed

No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

Must be 10 years old or older
Need adequate swimming skills
Need to be in good physical health