PADI Divemaster Course In Hurghada

During the PADI Divemaster course you will learn about supervising certified divers, assisting with students, risk management, the physiology of diving, dive equipment, the physics of diving, decompression theory, the recreational dive planner, diving skills, the underwater environment and how to independently conduct certain PADI programs and courses.

Price & Duration

The PADI divenaster course takes 15 days to complete. The price is 700€ for one person. PADI Manual/Sticker/Fees price is €175.

What's Included

  • Food and beverages on board: Lunch, Coffee, Tea, Water & Soft drinks are included
  • Dive equipment :Yes
  • Dive instructor :Yes
  • Transfer:
  • For hotels inside Hurghada, Transfer from/to Hotel is free of charge.
  • For Hotels in Makadi Bay, Soma Bay, Sahl Hasheesh and El Gouna, Transfer from /To Hotel is for a surcharge of €5 per day per pax.


Embarking on a PADI Divemaster course is the first step to achieving professional status in the diving world. If you have a passion for diving and the sea, this comprehensive course can transform your underwater hobby into a fulfilling career. Let’s plunge into the world of PADI diving courses and explore the comprehensive journey of becoming a PADI Divemaster.

Becoming a PADI Divemaster: The Timeline

The duration to become a PADI Divemaster can vary based on individual capabilities and commitments. The course can be completed in an intensive two-week period, but most candidates prefer to spread it out over three weeks to six months, allowing them to digest and practice the skills thoroughly.

PADI Divemaster Swim Test Requirements

To ensure your ability to handle varying underwater conditions, the PADI Divemaster course includes several swimming assessments:

  • Swimming 400 meters/yards nonstop using any stroke or combination of strokes, without swimming aids.
  • Swimming 800 meters/yards face down nonstop using mask, snorkel, and fins only. Use of arms or flotation aids is not permitted unless the candidate has a physical impairment.
  • Towing or pushing a diver for 100 meters/yards nonstop, at the surface, without assistance. Both divers wear full scuba equipment.
  • Treading water, drown-proof, bob, or float using no aids and wearing only a swimsuit for 15 minutes. Hold hands (not arms) out of the water for the last two minutes. Candidates with a physical impairment that makes it difficult or impossible to hold their hands out of the water may skip the hand-raising challenge with no reduction in score.

Number of Dives Required for Certification

To become a certified divemaster, you need at least 60 logged dives. However, you can begin your divemaster training with just 40 dives. The number of additional dives you’ll make during the course can vary.

Roles and Responsibilities of a PADI Divemaster

As a PADI Divemaster, your responsibilities are not limited to just diving. You can:

  • Assist certified PADI Instructors with training and non-training diving activities.
  • Guide certified scuba divers on fun dives.
  • Lead Discover Local Diving programs.
  • Assist with Discover Scuba Diving® programs.
  • Conduct the PADI ReActivate® scuba refresher program.
  • Teach Discover Snorkeling and PADI Advanced Snorkeler courses.
  • Organize and lead conservation activities.

With additional training, divemasters can also work as equipment repair techs, deck hands, become boat captains and more.

PADI Divemasters as Educators

Post certification, PADI Divemasters are allowed to:

  • Conduct the PADI ReActivate® scuba refresher program.
  • Teach Discover Snorkeling and PADI Advanced Snorkeler courses.

With additional training, PADI Divemasters can conduct Discover Scuba Diving (DSD®) experiences in a pool or confined water. They can also lead divers who have successfully completed a DSD experience on guided dives after participants have made their first dive with an instructor. The DSD participants must be under an instructor’s indirect supervision, and the maximum ratio of participants to PADI Professionals may not exceed 2:1.

The Value of a PADI Divemaster Course

The PADI Divemaster course is not just for those who want to pursue a career in the scuba industry. Many divers enroll in the course simply because they love diving and want to improve their skills. Becoming a divemaster will increase your underwater confidence immensely and make you an excellent dive buddy. Additionally, it’s a globally recognized qualification, giving you the option to lead a different life as a certified PADI Divemaster.

PADI Divemaster vs. PADI Instructor

The primary role of Divemasters is to lead dives, assist with logistics, guide certified divers on underwater tours, and assist PADI Instructors. If you want to teach people to dive, becoming a scuba instructor is the next step. After completing the divemaster course, you can enroll in the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). After passing the PADI Instructor Exam, you’ll be able to teach all PADI core courses from Open Water Diver up to Divemaster.

Divemaster vs. Master Scuba Diver

The PADI Master Scuba Diver™ rating is a recreational diving achievement that denotes outstanding levels of training and experience. However, a Master Scuba Diver rating alone does not qualify someone to work in the diving industry. Divemaster is the first step on the professional ladder and a prerequisite to becoming a scuba instructor.

Choosing Your Dive Center

When choosing your PADI Dive Center for your Divemaster training, consider whether you plan to work as a divemaster and where you want to do so. It’s generally a good idea to do your training in the same place you want to work. You’ll learn about the local environment, meet people in the diving community, and benefit from working with experienced local instructors. For instance, Red Sea Sky Divers is considered one of the best diving centers to conduct and learn all of your PADI diving courses in.

Junior Divemaster Program

Divers who are 15 or older, have 20 logged dives, a PADI Rescue Diver certification, and medical clearance may enroll in the PADI Junior Divemaster program. Junior Divemaster candidates can complete a significant portion of the divemaster course before turning 18.

Becoming a PADI Divemaster is an exciting and rewarding journey. The course is comprehensive and designed to enhance both your diving skills and leadership abilities. Whether you’re looking to pursue a career in the diving industry or simply want to take your love for diving to the next level, the PADI Divemaster course is a great place to start. Dive into the world of professional diving and make your underwater dreams come true!