If it has been 18 months of surface interval since your last dive, but not longer than 24 months a 'Pool Self-Check' with your dive buddy is required. We also recommend signing up for a 1-tank shallow Orientation dives for your first boat dive trip with Ocean Frontiers.
If you haven't been diving in more than 4 years, you will need to sign up for the PADI Re-Activate Full Refresher Class with eLearning.
ALL scuba divers are recommended to conduct a 'Pool Self-Check' before diving, even if it has only been a few months since your last dive.
If it has been 12-18 months since your last dive, we require a 'Pool Self-Check'.
For added comfort, consider adding a 'Private Guide' to your boat dives (for an additional cost) and you'll have your own personal Divemaster for your safety and to make sure you see the best of each dive site.
Options & Fees:-
1. Pool "Self-Check"
Unsupervised pool use for you and your dive buddy to check out your dive gear. Recommended for all scuba divers. Must be certified. Must have a buddy. ALWAYS FREE
2. Orientation 1-Tank Dive
A one-tank boat dive on a shallow reef, supervised by a PADI instructor or Divemaster. US$80.00 (Pool Self-Check must be completed prior to Orientation Dive)
3. Private Guide
After you have completed a Pool Self-Check with your buddy, opt for a Private Guide on your first boat dives for additional comfort and safety. US$125.00 2-Tank / US$100.00 1-Tank
4. PADI Re-Activate Full Refresher Class
After the completion of the eLeaerning, A pool skills review with a PADI Instructor will be completed,followed by one-tank Orientation boat dive on a shallow reef (1/2-day). US$275.00
PADI Re-Activate eLearning needs to be completed with PADI and a fee of US$71.00 paid directly to PADI online.
When enrolling for Re-Activate, you must affiliate with Ocean Frontiers so we are able to validate completion and authorize the new certification eCard.
Upon complete of the eLearning and pool skills review session, an updated certification eCard will be issued by PADI including the Re-Activate date.
If you are not sure, then just call or email and we can talk it over and decide what is best for you.
Ocean Frontiers Dive Shop and School is one of the few operations in Cayman that has a dedicated diver training pool onsite that is 'too deep to stand up in' with fins on (a PADI requirement), along with an Air Conditioned AV equipped Diver Classroom and a dedicated Diver Training Vessel, AKA your 'Floating Classroom'. We only hire the best Instructors in the business so you can be assured of top quality training.
The above policies are general guidelines and can be changed, modified or altered at the discretion OF management for the safety and enjoyment of our customers and staff.