NAUI Scuba Diver

The NAUI Scuba Diver certification (some agencies call it Open Water Diver) is the entry to scuba diving. It's good for a lifetime and is accepted everywhere in the world.


There are three components to the training.

Needed gear

The in-water part of the training requires that you have access to a basic set of scuba gear. Garibaldis Rock! is solely in the training business so we work through local dive shops to provide gear.

If you know you're committed and have the money, you might want to buy a full set of equipment right away. (Take a look at out our considerations for buying scuba gear.) But most people will start off renting most of their equipment. There are two categories of gear:

Continuing Education

We also teach a variety of advanced and specialty courses. Contact us for more information on Advanced, Rescue, Master Scuba Diver, or other specialties.