Open Water in Gili Trawangan

If you already have your dream vacation planned in the Gili Islands (Indonesia), you can take it a step further and add an unforgettable experiential component. Because it just so happens that the Gilis, in addition to being a paradise of sun, beach, and a great atmosphere, are also a fantastic destination for diving.

Why not start here with our Open Water course?

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Advanced Diving Courses & Specialties

Open Water course Gili Trawangan: Learn to dive!

The Open Water diving course is the gateway to the amazing world of diving. And you can complete it in a very short time, with a fun yet educational approach. Undoubtedly, a different experience to add more excitement to your trip to Gili Trawangan, and with a school, DPM Diving, with a long history and a team of top professionals. Are you ready to become a new ambassador of the ocean with us?

What is the Open Water course?


An Open Water diving course is a basic training program designed for people interested in learning to dive safely and independently. It is also the essential certification for diving in any school around the world. It is one of the most popular and widely recognized diving courses worldwide, and you will have the opportunity to complete it entirely in Gili Trawangan, guided by accredited professionals who will take you to the best dive sites in the islands for an amazing experience.

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Requirements for taking the Open Water course

From the very basics to essential skills for underwater safety. The Open Water course is divided into different training phases that combine theory (after all, the exam is a questionnaire) with practical skills (yes, we will practice in the water). The goal is to offer an engaging and informative path to achieving your certification as a diver. And for this, what better place than DPM Diving, a school with over 10 years of experience in different parts of the world, which has trained thousands of divers and has a team of professionals dedicated to helping you achieve your goal and enjoy it. The course is divided into:
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Dive Fundamentals

The Open Water course introduces you to the fundamental concepts of diving, including the physics and physiology of diving, the necessary equipment, and safety techniques.

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Confined Water Sessions

These are practical sessions in a pool or calm waters where you will practice essential skills, such as equipment assembly and disassembly, underwater breathing, and handling common issues.

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Theoretical Classes

The course includes theoretical classes where you will learn about diving principles, safety rules, dive planning, and risk management. This is usually done through study manuals, videos, and discussions with a diving instructor.

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Open Water Dives

A significant part of the Open Water course involves open water dives, where you will apply what you have learned in real diving conditions. Typically, you will complete at least four open water dives under the supervision of an instructor.


Course duration, schedule and certification

The Open Water course usually lasts three days, including the final exam. The dives and water activities are done in the morning, while the theoretical content is typically covered in the afternoon.

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SSI Diving Gili Trawangan: Get your certification!

DPM Diving Gili Trawangan issues Open Water certification through SSI, the world’s largest diving training agency boasting over 50 years of experience and a community of 100,000 professionals across 150 countries. By obtaining this certification, you will gain international and lifelong recognition as an Open Water Diver, enabling you to explore the underwater world up to a depth of 18 meters.

Open Water Price in Gili Trawangan: 6,200,000 IDR

Scuba diving in paradise at Gili Trawangan

Diving is an experience that will leave a mark on your life. We are sure of it! But if you do it in a place like Gili Trawangan, it becomes epic. The Gili Islands are full of magical underwater locations teeming with marine life. Don’t hesitate!

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 Steps to Become a Certified Diver 

Course duration

The duration of the course is three days, with a combination of classroom study, pool practice, and open water diving experiences.

Teorical exam

At the end of the course, you will need to pass a theoretical exam to demonstrate your understanding of the concepts you have learned. After that, you will gain international and lifelong recognition as an Open Water Diver, enabling you to explore the underwater world up to a depth of 18 meters.

Open Water Course Prices in Gili Trawangan

The price of the Open Water course at DPM Diving Gili Trawangan is 6,200,000 IDR and includes the entire training process, necessary materials, dives, and assistance from our team of instructors.


Book Your Open Water Course in Gili Trawangan!

Now all that’s left is to take the plunge! Call us or send us a message, and we will be happy to assist with your inquiries, providing personalized guidance.

Why Gili Trawangan is the perfect dive destination?


Gili Trawangan is the ideal dive destination due to its stunning underwater beauty, vibrant marine life, and crystal-clear waters. With a variety of dive sites suitable for divers of all levels, it offers diverse experiences, from vibrant coral gardens to thrilling encounters with turtles, sharks, and manta rays. The island’s laid-back atmosphere, coupled with professional dive operators, makes it a welcoming and accessible place for divers.

Gili Trawangan’s unique combination of natural wonders and a relaxed environment makes it the perfect choice for an unforgettable diving adventure.

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Join us in Gili Trawangan: Book your Open Water Course

Now it’s time to take the plunge. Write to us if you have any doubts! And book your course. Keep in mind that, especially during the high season, we are very busy, and we may not have availability for your dates. Gili Trawangan is one of the most sought-after diving destinations in Asia, and we know why. Do you want to discover it too?

What people say

DPM Diving Gili TrawanganExcellentDPM Diving Gili Trawangan5.0 Based on 866 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onT I L L K A V.T I L L K A V. ★★★★★ Otra excelente experiencia de buceo con DPM !!!Pedro fue nuestro guía, simpático, divertido y experto !!! 💫Hicimos 2 inmersiones vimos pequeños tiburones 🦈, tortugas marinas, hermosos corales y cantidad de peces. La visibilidad fue excelente.Hermoso disfrutar de la vida submarina !!!Gracias a todo el equipo y en especial a Pedro y David !!!Los recomendamos 100% !!! Y esperamos volver pronto ! 🐠Luis G.Luis G. ★★★★★ Excelente experiencia de buceo , descubrimos un nuevo mundo subacuático de la mano de David y todo su staff : mil gracias a Pedro que nos guió en este viaje. !!!Jarod M.Jarod M. ★★★★★ Amazing place!! Amazing people! Did my open water course with viki , highly recommend this place if you come to giliCamila F.Camila F. ★★★★★ Recomendadísimo lugar para comenzar a bucear. Realizamos el Open Water con Nico y Pedro, muy preocupados en todo momento de cada uno de nosotros. Mucha paciencia y cariño hacia nosotros! De verdad vale 100% todo!!!Pons 8.Pons 8. ★★★★★ Muy buenas sensaciones, Alba y David son unos cracks!! 🦈Pere Serracanta R.Pere Serracanta R. ★★★★★ Muchas gracias a Chus, Pedro, David y Alba por la instrucción ofrecida para ser Open Water. Ha sido un placer bucear a vuestro lado. Gran aprendizaje!irene G.irene G. ★★★★★ Increíble experiencia. Fue la primera vez que buceé y recomiendo completamente la escuela. Un trato impecable por parte de todos los instructores (Chus, Alba, Pedro y David)RaquelRaquel ★★★★★ Increíble experiencia! Ya fuimos a DPM Nusa Penida y de nuevo todo de 10. Iván nos acompañó esta vez y además de enseñarnos lo mejor de los puntos de buceo, mi pareja pudo hacer la aventura de profundidad. Mucho buen rollo, buceo excelente. Solo podemos recomendar bucear con ellos para disfrutar en Gili al completo.Ael C.Ael C. ★★★★★ Super plongée avec mon instructeur Pedro. Je recommande le centre DPM fortement. Ils sont très professionnel et à l’écoute.Merci encore 🙏js_loader

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