Scuba Dive Courses

At Wellbeach we pride ourselves on our scuba dive courses, customer service and training programs. We like to offer the best we can and that also includes the scuba dive sites we take you too in and around Apo Island. Our resort offers a full service facility, with full equipment rentals, our own compressors, big scuba dive boat, designed for the best and most comfortable ride on the ocean.

Guido and the staff say If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, Wellbeach Dive Resort is where it starts.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course with Wellbeach Dive Resort (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

Get your scuba diving course certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course, from beginners to advanced with Wellbeach Dive Resort. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. If you want to dive right in the water when you get to Wellbeach Dive Resort, go for the PADI eLearning. Learn the theories and lessons online, then jump straight to the water when you get to our resort

Scuba Review

Php 2,500
without equipment

Scuba Review is a short session that refreshes your scuba diving knowledge and skills from the PADI Open Water course. If you are a certified diver and haven’t been diving in a while, it’s great to review your skills for a safer dive.

Discover Scuba Diving

Php 3,400
done in pool & house reef – with equipment

Discover Scuba Diving is a great course for those who wants to try scuba diving but not get the whole certification course. You will learn some basic skills and enjoy breathing underwater. However, this does not certify you an “official” diver.

Open Water Diver

Php 19,500
includes book, certification & equipment

The Open Water Course is the first level as a diver in PADI. During the course, you will learn plenty of skills in and out of the water. Once certified, an Open Water diver can go to a maximum depth of 18 meters/60 feet.

Advanced Open Water Diver

Php 14,000
includes book, certification & equipment

Advanced Open Water Course is the next level after the Open Water. During the course, one will learn specialty courses and improve skills in specific niches. Examples of these specialty courses are: Night Diving, Drift Diving, Deep Diving & etc.

Specialty Courses

Price on request

Specialty Courses (on request): Deep diver, Night diver, Drift diver, Navigation, Peak Buoyancy, Full Face Mask Diver, Self-Reliant Diver, Digital Underwater Photography, & etc.

Nitrox Course

Php 9,400
includes 2 dives, book & certification

Nitrox or Enriched Air Course is a specialty course. The enriched air is a form of breathing gas that allows divers to extend bottom time and reduce nitrogen loading. This means your risk of decompression sickness is low.

Emergency First Response

Php 6,800
includes book & certification

As a scuba diver, it is important to have the knowledge & skills to perform emergency first response. During this course, you will ltrained to focus and build confidence in responding to a medical emergency. The certificate is valid for 24 months.

Rescue Diver

Php 21,500
includes book & certification

Rescue Diver is a course that will train you techniques on how to avoid and manage problems as a scuba diver. You will learn to identify potential problems and by practicing dive emergency protocol. This may save your life and others!

Dive Master

Php 39,500
manual & licensing is not included

Learning to be a Dive Master is a course that will teach you how to be a leader and how to conduct dive activities. You will gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.


The PADI eLearning is a more modern way of doing your scuba dive courses. Go paperless & leave your book behind while on vacation! Finish the academic part of your dive course ahead of time, then come to Wellbeach Dive Resort to do all the fun stuff underwater.

Check out some of our eLearning Courses:
Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Nitrox, Rescue Diver