Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. We offer this program either off the beach and from our dive boat. While not a scuba certification course, this training program is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.
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To sign up for a Discover Scuba Diving program, you must be at least 12 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in good physical health and to feel comfortable in the water.
You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional.
If you want to add the boat dives in open water, to fully enjoy the experience, you should master basic swimming techniques.
Get ready to:
Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear.
Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater.
Learn key skills that you’ll use during the adventure dives.
Have fun swimming around and exploring.
Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Scuba Diver course.
The PADI Discover Scuba Diving Program consists of:
- Knowledge Development
In a brief theory lesson our instructors will explain all necessary basics for a safe and fun diving experience.
- Confined Water Dive
You will train some basic skills in shallow water and enjoy a dive to a maximum depth of 6 meters from the beach.
- Optional Open Water Dives
You can extend your Discover Scuba Diving experience with 2 additional dives from our dive-boat to a maximum depth of 12 meters, under the supervision of your instructor, to explore the Portofino Marine Reserve and the Christ of the Abyss.
Our Discover Scuba Diving program normally takes place in the afternoon, it takes about 3 hours. By adding the optional boat dives the duration of the program extends to the entire following morning.