The PADI instructors in HDC are highly experienced professionals that prioritize safety. We belong to the PADI community, which is recognized worldwide and which will guarantee you professionalism and safety at each dive.
In HDC our objective is to make you fall in love with diving since your first dive and/or to support you in your growth as a certified diver to help you get to a more advanced level. All our courses have the most updated on line material thru PADI E-Learning. Study from home and just dive with us!




Discover how it feels to breathe underwater, develop your abilities, and live your first underwater experience. Your instructor will provide you with a 40-minute-session of theoretical introduction so that afterward you can do your first dive in confined waters; with this, you will be ready to start diving.

We are committed to your learning, so if after your Discover Scuba Diving session you discover that diving has become part of your life, as it happens 90% of the time, Huatulco Dive Center will credit you with your next adventure in the Open Water Diver course (check availability).

Duration:  3 Hours 

Price:  $.1,000 MXN

● Open water dives Price:  $.2000 MXN (optional)


Enter the underwater world through the main door. In the Scuba Diver course, we will guide you at each step in a personalized manner until you obtain your PADI Certificate. Begin with the reading of the first 3 chapters of the PADI manual, practice in confined waters and go on two dives in open water.

With your PADI Scuba Diver Certificate, you can dive to a maximum depth of 12 m or 40 ft. Increase your knowledge and add diving hours to your experience.

Duration:  2 days 

Price:  $.2,500 MXN

PADI E-Learning:  $.195 USD


This adventure will totally change your life. Study independently with the backup of a professional instructor and learn all the diving techniques with scuba equipment to obtain automatic diving skills.

The Open Water Diver course offers you skills and abilities underwater with a session in confined waters and 4 more sessions in open water. Obtain your Open Water Diver certification after all the training and a final exam; this way you will automatically be qualified to dive in maximum depths of 18 to 60 ft.

Duration: 3 days

Price: $.4,900 MXN
PADI E-Learning: $.195 USD


–  PADI Manual Open Water Diver on line.
–  Theoretical diving classes on line
–  Session in confined waters
–  Sessions in open water with 4 dives from the boat
–  Final Exam
–  PADI Certification



Consolidate everything that you have learned and increase your confidence and diving skills while engaging in new fun activities in the water. During the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you will discover different possibilities, the types of dive that you can practice, and safety measures that you should never forget.

Polish your technique in 5 immersions where the entertainment and adventure will take you to a maximum depth of 30 m or 90 ft. like a true professional.




2 days

$.3,900 MXN

$.183 USD

Includes: – PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Manual on line
– Theoretical diving classes on line
– 5 sessions in open water*
– PADI Certification
Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent certificate from another agency
  • 1 deep dive, 1 dive of underwater navigation, and 3 adventure dives to choose from among the 20 types that PADI offers to you.


Your safety and that of your fellow divers is essential. The Rescue Diver course prepares you as a rescue diver with the ability to think and act at the right moment without risking your safety or that of others.

Learn and practice all the techniques at the surface and under the water. Your instructor will teach you to anticipate and resolve any problem you face. This course helps you grow as a diver and as a person.




3 days

$4,200 MXN

$189 USD


Includes: – Rescue Diver Manual on line
– 12 rescue exercises
– 2 dives in open water
– PADI Certification
Prerequisites: – PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course or equivalent from another agency
– First Aid Certificate and CPR (course available at H.D.C.)