Prices for diving courses in Costa Rica

How much is a diving course in Costa Rica?

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Scuba diving in Costa Rica is a wonderful experience in warm tropical waters. While diving around Isla del Cano, you can see many exotic sea creatures with your own eyes. We have prepared for you a complete list of our diving courses and tours organized by our dive center in Costa Rica. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our team and we will be sure to advise you in every aspect.



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In our dive shop you can rent ours or buy your own diving equipment.


The prices of our courses always include all the elements needed to complete the course and issue the PADI license. The course price also includes the rental of complete equipment. Each course price includes an e-learning package and a logbook. You won’t get this anywhere else!

Click on the name of the selected course to go to the detailed information page.

All prices are per person in USD

PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider

PRICE: 149

Emergency First Response

PRICE: 149

PADI Nitrox Speciality

PRICE: 399

PADI Sidemount Diver

PRICE: 399

PADI Self Reliant Diver

PRICE: 399

PADI Search & Recovery

PRICE: 359

Are you wondering how much a scuba diving course in Costa Rica costs? Our dive center offers dive training for all levels of recreational diving. We conduct our courses in small groups in a comfortable training environment. Below you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions about dive training in Costa Rica. If you have additional questions, please contact our team.


How much do scuba diving courses cost in Costa Rica?

Prices of individual courses are given in the table above. The price of a dive course is influenced by many elements, and a lower price usually reduces the quality of the training, which will directly affect your diving skills. At Costa Rica Divers we don’t go for quantity, but for quality. Each dive license has the instructor’s name on it and we don’t want to be ashamed of our students’ skills. That is why the price for a diving course in Costa Rica is designed to guarantee our students the highest quality training and equipment.


What does a scuba diving course include?

Our scuba diving courses are designed not only for our clients’ skills and comfort, but also with their future diving careers in mind. Included in the price of most of our scuba diving courses, is the PADI e-learning package, so you can start learning in comfort, even before you arrive in Costa Rica. This is very important, because this package on the PADI website costs up to $ 195 (depending on the type of course). With us there are no hidden costs or surcharges. Included in the dive course price are all the elements that allow you to complete the course and obtain your PADI license.


At another dive school I saw a diving course at a lower price. Why?

As we mentioned earlier, our focus is not on quantity, but on quality of training. There are no hidden fees or extra costs with us. Everything is clear from the first moment. In addition, only with us you get extras that no one else offers. What is very important, in the price of diving course in our school is always included PADI e-learning package, which in case of other offers is an additional payment. So if you count and add all additional costs and freebies, which you will get only with us, you will find that our prices are actually… cheaper!


How do I pay for a scuba diving course?

All diving course prices are final, whether you pay by cash, card or to a local bank account in Costa Rica. We will not add any fees! We encourage you to use these methods as they are the fastest and there are no additional costs. However, if you would like to use another form of payment for your scuba diving course, we also have the ability to accept payments through third party companies. Please contact our team to discuss the best form of payment.


For the convenience of our customers, we provide a fast and secure form of card payment that you can make on any device such as your phone, computer or tablet. We use a secure platform – To make a reservation, simply use the predefined payment link that you will receive from our employee. And only with us you can pay for all courses in cryptocurrency! We accept most of the leading cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Additionally, for customers from Europe, we provide a European bank account to make fast and cheap transfers. If you would like to use any of the additional payment methods, please contact our team.

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