spend your time on st croix in the water 

Get the scuba diving theory, principles and terminology learning out of the way before you travel to St Croix. Learn at your own pace and spend your time here in the water, not in the classrom! 

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WHy PADI elearning:

Simply put, we want you to spend your time with us in the water! You get to take advantage of PADI’s eLearning at your own pace wherever you are. Once you’ve finished your online coursework, Cane Bay Dive Shop’s professional dive staff will provide the instruction needed to complete your course with practical in-water experience. 

There are dozens of PADI Specialty courses that range from developing your diving skills and learning the science behind dive theory to Emergency First Response to conservation and eco-awareness.

The first step is becoming a PADI Open Water Certified Scuba Diver …  


There are two steps to any Scuba Diving Certification – learning the fundamentals via coursework and then applying what you’ve learned in the open water. We want you to spend as much of your time on St Croix as possible in the water! So, we’re partnered with PADI eLearning which allows you to take the first part of your certification course online at your own pace from anywhere in the world. After you’ve completed PADI eLearning, you’ll book your Course Completion with Cane Bay Dive Shop and hit the water with one of our PADI-certified instructors.


  • Choose from a variety of different online courses – click here to discover all the available PADI eLearning Courses
  • eLearning coursework consists of lectures, videos, knowledge reviews & tests.
  • Complete the online portion at your own pace.
  • You will pay PADI directly for the eLearning portion of your certification course.


With our small class sizes and personalized coaching, you’ll master scuba diving at a comfortable pace in ideal conditions. Cane Bay’s calm, clear waters and wealth of dive sites provide the perfect environment for gaining open water experience. You’ll quickly build confidence putting your new skills into practice amidst vibrant coral formations teeming with aquatic life. Before you know it, you’ll be scuba diving like a pro and unlocking a lifetime of undersea travels and marine encounters. No matter your experience level, our comprehensive scuba diving courses open up access to St. Croix’s must-see underwater attractions.

Cane Bay Dive Shop offers a variety of PADI Course Completions including:

Course Completion fees are in addition to PADI eLearning fees and paid directly to Cane Bay Dive Shop.