PADI scuba diving courses in Komodo

PADI Open water, PAdi Advanced Open Water, PADI Rescue Course, PADI Divemaster & PADI IDC

« Scuba diving is one of the greatest experiences you will ever practice. Becoming a scuba diver in Komodo marks the first step in a journey that will forever change the way you see the world. »

Want to discover scuba diving? Start diving here in Komodo, Flores with DRAGON DIVE KOMODO. Explore wonderful coral reefs, dive into giant schools of  manta, fish, friendly sharks & turtles on your very first dive!


Using online manuals and e-learning options for these courses can reduce quoted durations by 1 day or even more.

All of our beginner courses are supported by e-learning and online manuals . These are highly recommended and allow you to complet the academic studies before your arrival here. This allows you to make the most of your holiday and have 1 more scuba diving day in Komodo National Park.

 All courses listed here include diving, materials, equipment and certification. Don’t forget entrance fees will be an additional cost.

 As certified instructors, we are able to teach you PADI Specilaties, IDC & TecRec courses. Just ask by email which one you prefer!

PADI Diving Courses in Komodo

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The PADI Open Water Diver Course will lead you to a Certification that allows you to dive independently with a buddy all around the world! Over the course of 3 days, your instructor will teach you the basics of SCUBA in Komodo.

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The Advanced Open Water Course introduces you to five ‘Adventure Dives’. Each dive explores a different aspect of diving that broadens your education and varies experience. Extend your limits and let our instructors open up the world of diving for you! 

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The PADI Rescue Diver course is a pivotal step in dive education and skill development. The PADI Rescue Diver course teaches you to look beyond yourself and consider the safety of other divers. The course is both physically and mentally demanding.

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Emergency First Response: Primary and Secondary Care involves knowledge of CPR and First Aid. First Aid and CPR are essential skills for anyone involved in adventure sports – just in case. Not to mention you need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course.


The PADI Divemaster program is the foundation of the professional course stream, and begins your successful future in the recreational diving industry. Komodo National Park & Dragon Dive Komodo is known for producing highly trained industry professionals with long lasting careers.

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This specialty is PADI’s most popular specialty course. Scuba diving with enriched air (nitrox) gives you more no decompression dive time, which means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

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This specialty course finds it roots in cave diving, is one of PADI’s newest courses and is gaining popularity fast! 

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Although there is plenty to see above 60 feet/18 meters, most divers want to explore the deeper parts of the ocean after they feel comfortable with the scuba experience. There’s a sense of mystique and adventure to deep diving! The only way to fully experience the breathtaking view of a deep wall is by being deep and looking up to see the sun radiating above the wall.

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Consists of three knowledge development sections, three practical application sessions and four training dives. Designed for the diver transitioning from recreational diving to technical diving.

COMBO! Nitrox & Deep 4 Dives

Combine two of PADI’s most popular specialties and further push your limits with this fantastic deal. These specialties are the most popular because they are the most applicable! All around the world there are deep walls and gorgeous wrecks with EANx allowing us to explore them for longer!

First time diving?

Discover Scuba Diving

The first step is the best one! You will have a briefing from your instructor about safety, physiology, physics, techniques and equipment for your scuba diving activity.
Your instructor will guide you so your first experience of the underwater world of Komodo National Park is as unforgettable, enjoyable and relaxing as possible.

You will start by training in our pool located at our Dragon Dive Komodo resort called “confined water training”.
After few exercises you will be ready to take part in 2 or 3 dives where you will immerse yourself in the magical underwater life of Komodo National Park.

The PADI Open Water Diver course is a complete, carefully structured entry-level scuba diving course designed to take you from a non-diver with little or no prior experience to a certified diver.

Over 3 days, you will cover the fundamentals of scuba diving, learn about equipment and dive techniques through pool dives, and take part in knowledge development sessions.

This also includ 4 open water dives (2 @ 12 metres & 2 @ 18 metres).
The certification is recognized worldwide and is valid for life, to a maximum depth of 18 meters / 60 feet.

E-learning course are available here 

Want to be certified ?

PADI Open Water Course

Want to go deeper ?

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences, that’s what the Advanced Open Water Diver course in Komodo is all about.

We really advise you to be Advanced Open Water to come discovering and scuba diving Komodo National Park.

This course is designed to increase your confidence and skills while introducing you to new experiences and more ways to have fun while scuba diving.  

We are conduction our Advanced Open water every Wednesday & Sunday


The course is mandatory for nearly ALL LIVEABOARDS in the world, so take it and enjoy Komodo !


Building upon what you’ve already learned in previous scuba classes, the rescue course expands on what you already know about preventing problems and managing them if they occur.

You’ll learn more about topics such as self-rescue, recognising and managing stress in other divers, emergency management, emergency equipment, rescuing panicked and unresponsive divers and more.

Most divers find that this course is demanding yet incredibly rewarding.

*EFR is mandatory . Just ask about all details & equivalent courses.


Want to be RESCUE DIVER ?


Working as a divemaster (the first professional rating in the diving world) is one of the most enjoyable positions in the scuba diving industry.
On Komodo, divemasters lead divers on underwater tours of the untouched reefs and pinnacles. They co-ordinates
 dive trip logistics and take on a leadership role as professional divers.

Dragon Dive Komodo is a great place to spend time and do your divemaster training.
We’re a medium sized dive shop with a famous hostel giving you the opportunity to socialise. Our experienced scuba diving instructors teach all dive courses in small groups and are able to teach in a variety of languages to make sure everyone receives high quality training.

We have a combo package which includes discounted accommodation !

PADI Divemaster :
Change your life in Komodo.


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