PADI Open Water Course

Learn To Scuba Dive or Advance Your Dive Training in Belize

If you ever wanted to explore the underwater world of exotic flora and fauna but are not yet certified, or if you wish to expand your dive skills and knowledge, Seahorse Dive Shop offers several Belize Scuba Diving Courses tailored to your experience and Interest.

Our dive courses also give you a unique opportunity to scuba dive the largest barrier reef in the western hemisphere in warm tropical waters. 

Start your dive course today. Purchase a PADI® eLearning course for open water and advanced scuba diving and complete the academic portion at your own pace when it's convenient for you. Then when you come to Belize, we will complete the in-water portion here at Seahorse Dive Shop.  The in-water portion of the course is an additional cost to PADI’s online course fee and is sold separately.


All our dive courses and instructors are PADI® certified. PADI®,  or the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, has been teaching people to dive for over 40 years and is the largest instruction agency in the world that sets standards for scuba instructions. Our Belize Scuba Diving Certification Courses and instructors are held to the highest standards of quality and professionalism while at the same time being fun and adventurous.

Our Dive Courses

Your dive certification begins here with Seahorse Dive Shop

Discover Scuba Diving in Belize

Discover Scuba Diving

If you've ever wondered what scuba diving is all about but no quite ready for the full certification course. This short one day course will introduce you to scuba diving by teaching you basic scuba diving concepts while you explore the underwater world.

Belize Refresher Course

Refresher course

Haven’t been diving lately and feel a bit rusty? Our refresher course is the perfect way to update your diving skills and knowledge base while giving you the confidence needed to jumping back in. 

PADI Reactivate Course

PADI ReActivate Course 

If you haven't been diving in a while the PADI ReActivate course is the perfect way to update your knowledge and Skills. The best part about the course is after completion you will receive a replacement card with a Reactivate on it.

Learn to scubadive in Belize

PADI Open Water Certification (Full)

Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. This option includes the Academics, Confined Water, and 4 Open Water Dives. 

PADI eLearning Open Water

eLearning Open Water Completion 

Complete the academics portion of the PADI Open Water Course online at your own pace and when it's convenient for you. Then, when you arrive in Belize we will complete the confined water dives and the 4 open water dive need to get you certified.

PADI Open Water Referral Course

Open Water Referral Course

The Open Water Referral Course lets you do the Academics and Confine Water (pool sessions) at your local dive shop. Once here in Belize, we will complete the final 4 open water dives and process your dive certification.

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

PADI Advanced Open Water

Designed to advance your diving, you can start right after earning your Open Water Diver certification. This course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives.

PADI eLearning Advanced Open Water Course

eLearning AOW Completion 

You can start the course immediately by signing up for the PADI Open Water Course Online. There, you will learn about the 7 most popular adventure dives. Once at the dive shop we will complete  your 5 adventure dive to become advanced certified.

PADI Rescue Diver Course

Learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature.