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Discover Scuba Diving (1 Day)

Plettenberg Bay

Activity Description

Have you always wondered what it is like to breathe underwater?
The PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course is the perfect quick & easy introduction to the fun & adventure of scuba diving & it ONLY takes 1 day! (4 hours)

After a brief lecture on the basic safety rules & skill techniques required for scuba diving, you will head straight to the pool, where you will find out what it is like to breathe underwater for the first time! Once you have mastered key skills in the swimming pool and discovered how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear. It is off to the ocean for a sea dive & discover the underwater world.

If you would like to continue exploring the spectacular reefs & marine life you can purchase a diving package which will allow you to enjoy numerous shore dives, shallow boat dives & the popular seal dive during your stay in Plettenberg Bay (this qualification is valid for 2 weeks).
Plus, you can get credit!
Your ocean dive & skills that you will have mastered in the pool during this program will count towards the PADI Open Water Diver certification.

DURATION & WHAT TO EXPECT:
4 hours (Meeting time 12h30)
On arrival you will be met by one of our PADI Instructors where you will check in & be issued the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Booklet. Time will be spent reviewing the essential skills & basic safety rules required for scuba diving before being issued your diving equipment. It is then a short walk to the on-site swimming pool which is where you will find out what it’s like to breathe underwater for the first time. This shallow safe environment is the perfect place to learn how to swim around with scuba gear & master the key skills required for the ocean dive. After the pool session you will have a short break to recharge your cylinder before heading our on an ocean dive to explore the beautiful reefs of Plettenberg Bay.

Arrangements

DurationOpen Ended
WhenClosed on Christmas Day
WhereWHERE TO MEET: Please drive straight to the Beacon Island Hotel Main Entrance. Park outside & follow our signs on the walkway to the left of the boom gate. We are INSIDE the Beacon Island Hotel complex, next to the volleyball courts. If you need any further directions please ask the security.
WeatherActivity will not take place with unfavorable sea conditions.
What to WearSwimwear
Things to BringSwimming costume, towel, sunscreen & change of clothes.
Guests or SpectatorsN/A

Requirements

Minimum Age10 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelFit
QualificationsNo Certification Required
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

Tuition
Training Booklet
Pool Session
Sea Dive
Full Equipment Rental
Registration & Certificate

ExclusionsN/A

Notes

WHERE TO MEET:
Please drive straight to the Beacon Island Hotel Main Entrance. Park outside & follow our signs on the walkway to the left of the boom gate. We are INSIDE the Beacon Island Hotel complex, next to the volleyball courts. If you need any further directions please ask the security.
MEETING TIME:
The time advertised is the latest meeting time.
MINIMUM AGE:
10 Years & Older
PLEASE NOTE:
You will need to be in reasonable physical health & we will require you to complete a medical questionnaire prior to the start of the course. In the event that you answer “yes” to any of the medical questions we may require for you have a medical to confirm that you are fit for scuba diving.

Customer Reviews

I loved learning all the skills and learning to use all the equipment. Going to dive with seals was an experience i'll never forget which i loved so much. I can't wait to do it again - Walis


Hi, I am 14 years old and loved every minute of it. Thank you so much for the experience, it is one to remember for life. Thank you Daman van Eeden - Damian


Great support for the diving course we did. They team were very professional and thorough. We were diving with a bunch of teenagers and they enured everyone felt at ease. Strong compliance with COVID protocols and thorough debrief at the end. A very pleasant experience. - Trent


Very good device and loved the dive ! - Alex


Had a great intro to diving with Waldo and Pro Dive. My wife was a very reluctant participant, but Waldo was patient and took her through step by step. A great experience at Beacon Isle with Pro Dive... will recommend it to anyone. Thanks gents. - Andrew




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