Initiation Program – Introduction Dive
Discover Scuba Diving PADI
Have you ever wondered what underwater breathing looks like? If you wish to know more about it, without subscribing to lessons leading to a certificate, the Discover Scuba Diving program will enable you to find out if scuba diving is made for you.
Although this program isn't an actual scuba diving certificate, you will learn how to use diving equipment in shallow waters (swimming pool or beach side) after which we will take a boat and dive on a coral reef (12 meters maximum) and discover the underwater world.
The actual dive lasts about 40 minutes, depending on your air consumption. This program can be taken from Playa del Carmen or Akumal bay.
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Requirements: Divers must be at least 10 years old.
First Scuba Diving Level
Open Water Diver PADI
|If you've always wanted to learn how to dive, to experience new adventures, or simply to discover the wonders that lie under the waves, this is where it all begins.
The Open Water Diver PADI course is the most popular in the world. It introduced millions of people to the adventurous diver's life style.
The Open Water Diver PADI is made of three main phases :
The development of theoretical diving knowledge to understrand the basic principales of the discipline,
confined water dives on protected sites to learn the basic technics of scuba diving
Four open water dives on natural sites to put the technics into practice and explore the underwater world!
This program can be taken from Playa del Carmen or Akumal bay.
Lenght of the course : 3-4 days. Requirements : divers must be at least 10 years old.
Advanced Open Water Diver PADI
Exploration, sensations, experiences.
This is what the Advanced Open Water Diver PADI consists in.
This course helps you develop your diving technique so as to be more comfortable in the water throughout 5 themed dives (the deep water dive and navigation are compulsory). The 3 other dives are to chose from ship-wreck, underwater photography, peak performance buoyancy, etc...
It's fun, easy and undertaken in complete safety.
This program can be taken in all of the Riviera Maya region : from Puerto Morelos to Akumal, without forgetting the Cozumel Island.
Requirements : Divers must be at least 12 and possess the Open Water Diver or an equivalent.
Higher Levels & Spécialities
|Are you interested in further training?
Contact us about Rescue and Divemaster Courses, or Specialties Courses: NITROX, Underwater Photography, Deep Diver etc.
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