Learn To Scuba Dive In Costa Rica

Learn to scuba divie in Costa Rica with Bill Beard'sLearn To Scuba Dive In Costa Rica – Add a diving class to your vacation package

Never tried scuba diving?   Want to give it a try?  Our Learn to Dive Adventure Package makes it stress free.  Experienced, certified PADI scuba diving instructors will teach you everything you need to enjoy and be safe.  Instructor will go with you to explore the prolific marine life awaiting you in the underwater world at shallow depths for beginning divers. Your scuba diving certification is for life.

What to expect:
The Northwest Pacific scuba diving is famous for the tremendous amounts of marine life. Schooling fish on every dive site, white tip sharks, spotted eagle rays, southern sting rays and small critters like sea horses and harlequin clown shrimp. Add all that to the big critters like whale sharks, manta rays, humpback whales, orcas, cow nose rays, pilot whales and you have world class diving and a life time of memories.

Discover Scuba Diving – $140

Discover Scuba Diving – Who should try this experience?

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Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. PADI dive shops offer this program either in a pool, off a beach or from a dive boat. You can try scuba close to home or while you’re on vacation at a dive destination. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. LEARN MORE

PADI Open Water Certification Course – $475

PADI Open Water Certification Course – Who should take this course?

Bill Beard's scuba diving and adventure in Costa RicaIf you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (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. LEARN MORE

Ocean temperature and visibility:
Visibility is not seasonal and averages 40-60 ft year round and we have very calm seas, particularly in US summer months when water is very warm and flat calm. Water temperature ranges from averages of 74-78 F from December to March (5mm suit recommended) and 78-84 F from April to November (3mm suit recommended)

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Our agents can set up the all inclusive or al a carte vacation package and itinerary you want throughout the country. There is no charge for our service and we’ll save you money and lots of time and you’ll get the vacation you want.

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Bill Beard’s Costa Rica has privately escorted tours and first class accommodations throughout the country that may be added to other packages.

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We also offer world class adventure tours, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, sailing and fishing.

We arrange everything in advance, so you can relax and enjoy your vacation.

For single, triple, quad or group rates, contact our agents.

Squadron Spotted Eagle Rays In Costa RicaOur Reservation Office Is Located In La Fortuna, Costa Rica In The Shadow Of Arenal Volcano, behind the Catholic Church, Near The World Famous Hot Springs.


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Learn To Scuba Dive In Costa Rica

 


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Bill Beard is the true pioneer of scuba diving in Costa Rica, started diving from dug out canoes in 1970. Bill Beard's Travel specializes in individual, group, honeymoon, family vacation packages, scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, surfing and adventure tours. Our attention to detail defines us.


 
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Learn To Scuba Dive In Costa Rica

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Learn To Scuba Dive In Costa Rica

– Never tried scuba diving?   Want to give it a try?  Experienced dive instructors will teach you everything you need to enjoy and be safe.  Instructor will go with you to explore the prolific marine life awaiting you in the underwater world at shallow depths for beginning divers. We can arrange for your accommodations, transportation and anything else you wish in Costa Rica. Here is a list of hotel & resorts in Northwest Pacific area that may be reserved for your learn to dive package. LEARN MORE

 

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Learn to Dive Adventure Packages

Never tried scuba diving?   Want to give it a try? Playa Hermosa All Inclusive Learn to Dive Adventure Package makes it stress free.  Experienced dive instructors will teach you everything you need to enjoy and be safe.  Instructor will go with you to explore the prolific marine life awaiting you in the underwater world at shallow depths for beginning divers.

What to expect:

The Northwest Pacific scuba diving is famous for the tremendous amounts of marine life. Schooling fish on every dive site, white tip sharks, spotted eagle rays, southern sting rays and small critters like sea horses and harlequin clown shrimp. Add all that to the big stuff like whale sharks, manta rays, humpback whales, orcas, cow nose rays, pilot whales and you have world class diving and a life time of memories.

Anyone learning to dive needs to be in good health and will need to sign a medical release.  Experience diving in the Pacific Ocean – a giant aquarium with prolific marine life awaits you!

Learn to Dive

Not Certified Diver Yet? Want to get your Advanced or Instructor Certification?  It is easy to get Certified in Costa Rica. Courses from Bubble Maker for children up to Instructor are available. We would also need to know the day you plan to start the course so we can schedule your instructor’s time.

Dive Training Courses Available

  • Discover Scuba Diving In Costa Rica
    Want to see turtles, spotted eagle rays, octopus, and all the wonders under the sea?? Discover the adventurous underwater world through scuba diving, explore and interact with the prolific marine life in Costa Rica. Time Needed: 1 day *Learn the basic theory behind diving, concept of breathing under…
  • PADI Jr. Open Water Diver Certification Course
    PADI Jr. Open Water Diver Certification program is designed for Children ages 10-14 who are in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water. After successful completion of the PADI Jr Open Water Diver course you will receive a PADI certification card which allows children between the ag..
  • Scuba Diver Certification Course
    The Scuba Diver course is designed for people that don’t have the four days to get their Open Water certification, but want more than the non-certification introductory Discover Scuba course, which is good for only a very limited time after taking that introductory experience. This basic PADI…
  • Open Water Referral Certification Course
    Scuba Diving In Costa Rica. If you’ve already completed the confined water and knowledge development sections of the your Open Water Diver course at home, you can complete your open water training in the marine rich waters of Costa Rica. Course includes Four Open Water Boat Dives. In just 2 ..
  • PADI Open Water Diver Certification Course
    Learn to dive on your vacation or Honeymoon in Costa Rica with Bill Beard’s. Dive sites in Costa Rica are perfect for learning to dive. Costa Rica’s prolific marine life allows first-time divers. PADI Open Water Diver certification is good for life with no renewal charges and will allow …
  • Advanced Open Water Certification Course
    If you’ve already completed the Open Water Certification Course, you can hone your diving skills and take them to the next level by by completing the Advanced Certification course. All you have to do is complete a total of five adventure dives under the supervision of an instructor. Minimum ag…
  • Rescue Diver Certification Course
    Becoming a Rescue Diver is highly rewarding, builds confidence and helps you to gain skills to help fellow divers. Minimum age requirement: 12 years of age Pre-Requisites: * Proof of PADI Advanced Diver Certification or equivalent level of training with other agencies. This is defined as proof o…
  • PADI Divemaster & Instructor Courses
    You can become a PADI Divemaster or Open Water Instructor in Costa Rica. You can have a wonderful experience besides seeing Manta Rays, untold schools of fish, eels, puffer fish, octopus, and so much more. Earn money sharing your passion and love of diving. Divemaster, Assistant Instructor & I…

How to Get Started

If you would like to get started before you come:

  1. Go to the library and check out the PADI Open Water Dive Manual
  2. OR Go to your local dive shop and buy the PADI Open Water Dive Manual
  3. OR Sign up for PADI e-Learning and you can watch all of the videos, do all of the book work, and take all of the exams before you come.

Getting the book and starting to read it will save you a lot of hours of reading on your vacation, and you will have a better understanding of what you will be doing.

If you have completed nothing and read nothing before you come, that is fine, too, but we would need a FULL four days (9-4 daily) to complete the course work.

There is another option: 4) Referral Course: You go to a dive shop take all of the classroom and swimming pool training with an instructor from the dive shop and then you only need to do the four check out dives — this would take two days instead of four.

What to Bring

  • Clothing: Casual Beachwear during Beach Stay
  • Take Bathing Suit with you on Rainmaker Tour
  • Lucky Fishing Hat, Visor or cap,
  • Polarized Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent and sun glasses.
  • Camera with extra batteries, film/cards
  • For the adventure tours you will need shoes that stay on your feet (TEVAS or Tennis shoes)
  • Backpack or Hip-pack to carry essentials on tour
  • Other items you might like to bring: Refillable water bottle, flashlight, rain poncho or light umbrella, extra batteries for your electronic devices, and binoculars

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Whale shark in Costa Rica with Bill Beard'sBill Beard’s Operates 189 Soft, Medium & Extreme Adventure Tours Throughout Costa Rica that may be added to any vacation package.: LEARN MORE

Our Reservation Office Is Located In La Fortuna, Costa Rica In The Shadow Of Arenal Volcano, behind the Catholic Church, Near The World Famous Hot Springs.

We have a wonderful 7 night beach & adventure vacation package: LEARN MORE


For Reservations & Information


Contact Our Office At 877 853-0538 or 954 453-5044 M – Sat., 9 –
 9 ET

Sign up for our Latest Newsletter & Adventure Travel Deals

To Get Connected And Stay Up To Date With Bill Beard’s
Like Us On Facebook
Follow Us On Twitter
Watch Us On YouTube
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Scuba Diving In Costa RicaIMPORTANT NOTE – Please be advised that every reasonable effort has been made to keep all prices up to date and free of errors or omissions. Prices and policies from our vendors and the Costa Rican government are subject to change without notice. Invoices will be issued at the time of booking to confirm all final rates and offers

Learn To Scuba Dive In Costa Rica