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Become a PADI Rescue Diver in Indonesia

Are you a PADI Advanced Open Water or Open Water Diver? Do you know what your next step is on the PADI ladder? Are you ready to develop your diving skills here in Manado, Sulawesi?

Don’t get stuck at Advanced Open Water! The next step after the Advanced is the PADI Rescue Diver Course and if you ask anyone who’s taken it they’ll tell you it’s the most rewarding PADI program they have taken. Not only will it challenge you, it will make you a safer and more confident diver with the knowledge and skills which could literally save a life.

PADI Rescue Diver Manado

What is the next level PADI course for you?

If you are an Open Water Diver and interested in the PADI Rescue Diver Course, you’ll need to take the PADI Advanced Open Water first. Click here to read our Advanced Open Water Blog.

During your PADI Rescue Diver course  in Manado you’ll learn from our experienced PADI Instructors, you’ll learn not just how to react in an emergency but how to prevent emergencies from occurring in the first place. You’ll develop your personal diving skills and learn a lot of new ones. You’ll also take the Emergency First Response Course which is a complete first aid and CPR course which will teach you skills which can be applied in diving and non-diving situations – it’s also a great addition to your CV!


PADI Rescue Diver Course in Pool

Learn life saving skills on the PADI Rescue Diver course

Why Choose Murex Dive Resorts, Manado?

Experienced Instructors & Small Groups – Our Instructors are all experienced PADI Professionals who are not just passionate divers but also enthusiastic teachers. To ensure you receive the best experience possible we keep our class sizes small (usually it will just be you and your group with your Instructor) so you’ll never feel crowded and you’ll receive personal attention.


We choose to be affiliated with PADI, the world’s #1 scuba diving training agency. No matter what organization your advanced certification is from (SSI, CMAS, BSAC etc) you can still join our PADI Rescue Course in Manado and get certified!


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You’ll learn how to rescue divers in open water during your program

More than a Dive Centre

Here at Murex Dive Resorts you’ll feel like part of the family. We’ll ensure you have awesome dives, experience the best scuba diving in the Bunaken marine Park and Manado Bay – and have a lot of fun. We take care of all of the materials needed for your program and all Rescue Diver Courses include:

• Instruction by fully certified PADI Instructor
• Theory classes overlooking the ocean
• All PADI required documentation
• Confined Water Scenarios in our purpose built dive pool
• Open Water scenarios on our House Reef and around Bunaken
• Two dive trip to the Bunaken Marine Park
• Snacks, Water, Tea, Coffee and towel provided on the dive boat
• Maximum 4 persons per instructor – usually just yourself or you and your buddy if signing up more than one person
• PADI Rescue Diver Course manual (unless taking eLearning – see below)
• PADI Rescue Diver certification


Dive the world famous Bunaken Marine Park during your PADI Rescue program

Online Learning Options

Our PADI Rescue Diver Course takes 3 – 4 days to complete here in Manado. If you opt for PADI eLearning you’ll need just 3 days here. The EFR course takes one additional day. PADI eLearning allows you to work from home at your own pace prior to coming to Indonesia. It means that you can complete your learning around your schedule and you won’t need to spend time studying while you are in resort! To sign up for PADI Rescue Diver eLearning now click here.

EFR Manado

The Emergency First Response Course teaches CPR and First Aid for diving and non-diving emergnecies

Dive North Sulawesi

Are you ready for your next diving trip? Come and join us at Murex Manado and Murex Bangka for an unforgettable North Sulawesi diving experience! Do you want to dive Lembeh too? Take our flagship Passport to Paradise and dive these three distinct areas in one phenomenal trip: Bunaken -> Bangka -> Lembeh. Boat diving transfers from resort to resort mean no wasted travel days and no packing! We’ll take care of the logistics so all you need to do is dive, dive, dive!

Passport to Paradise

Passport to Paradise – Explore three distinct diving destinations – Bunaken -> Bangka -> Lembeh

Are you ready to step up your game and your dive skills in North Sulawesi? Contact us today and sign up for your PADI Rescue Diver Course at Murex Manado:


Dive, Snorkel and Explore More with us in beautiful North Sulawesi.

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