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.

The DSD – Discover Scuba Diving is the first step to become a diver. During one lesson we will teach you some easy skills in the shallow water – and off you go on your fist real dive on a level of approx. 8-12m. The duration of a DSD adventure is approximately 2 hours and there is no pre-qualification required. You do not have to know swimming to do this program.

Age:                    Min 10 years

No of Dives:      One Dive

Type:                  Shore / Boat

Price:                  USD 70 

Duration:           2 hours


 * The price includes a video clip of the dive


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Discover Scuba Diving

* 2-3 Hours

Scuba Diver Course

* 2-3 days

Open Water Diver Course

* 4-5 days

Adventure Diver

* 1-2 days

Emergency First Response

* 8-12 hours

Rescue Diver Course

* 4-5 days

Divemaster Course

* 3-4 weeks

Assistant Instructor Course

* 10-12 days

The Scuba Diver Course is the first part of the Open Water Diver course. It includes theory, confined water lessons and two open water dives. At the end of this course, you can dive under supervision with an instructor down to 12m. You can do an upgrade to the Open Water Diver anytime.  

Age:                  Min 10 years

No of Dives:    3 dives

Type:                Shore / Boat

Price:                USD 300

Duration:         2 to 3 days


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The Open Water Diver course is the real key for a new experience in your life. It will take 3 to 4 days to complete this course. You will learn all the necessary skills to dive down to a depth of max. 18m in these few days. At the end of this course you will be awarded with the Open Water Diver (OWD) certification that allows you to dive all over the world with another qualified buddy.

Age:                 Min 10 years

No of Dives:    7 to 8 dives

Type:                Shore & Boat 

Price:               USD 495

Duration:         4 to 5 days

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The Adventure Diver course is just over half-way to being an Advanced Diver , and is a certification in itself. The option allows you to choose 3 adventure dives that interest you , and become certified in 1- 2 days.

Age:                Min 10 yrs

No of Dives:     3 dives

Type:                Shore / Boat

Price:               USD 300 

Duration:         1 - 2 days

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Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a non-stressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.

EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors.

Age:                 No mini Age

No of Dives:   Classroom only

Price:               USD 175

Duration:        8 to 12 hours


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You are a PADI AOW Diver or equivalent, you have experience and you feel confident with your diving skills. You might be interested to know what to do and how to react if somebody around you has a problem? This course will take 3-4 days and consists of classroom presentations about how to be prepared, prevent, assess and act in order to manage a potential diving incident. It will be followed by practical training underwater and surface skills to help a diver in need.

Age:                 Min 10 yrs

No of Dives:   5 to 6 dives

Type:                Shore & Boat

Price:               USD 545

Duration:         4 to 5 days

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The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI instructor you will fine tune your diving skills, like perfecting the effortless hover and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems.

Age:                  Min 18 yrs

No of Dives:    60 dives

Type:                Shore / Boat

Price:                USD 970

Duration:         3 to 4 weeks

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PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors and PADI Assistant Instructors are the most sought after dive professionals around the world because they’ve completed the program that sets the standard for training diving professionals.

Age:                 Min 10 yrs

No of Dives:    5 to 6 

Type:                Shore / boat

Price:               USD 650

Duration:         4 to 5 days

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Advanced Open Water Diver

* 2-3 days

This course will give you another view of diving. You will learn other techniques and skills in five different areas. For example deep diving, navigation, night diving, peak performance buoyancy, fish identification, naturalist, photography diving, etc. Deep Dive and navigation is mandatory and the elective three dives can be selected from various options – night / wreck / drift / Search & recovery / etc….The minimum pre-requisite for this course is Open Water Diver level.

Age:                  Mini 10 years

No of Dives:    5 dives

Type:                Shore & Boat

Price:                USD 395

Duration:         2 to 3 days

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* 10 to 12 days

Over a minimum of five days, but usually more like seven, the IDC teaches you to conduct all PADI core courses. You’ll be able to organize and present information, conduct skill development sessions and control open water dives. Basically, you become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills while watching out for student diver safety. Key topics include:

  • PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach with in water workshops

  • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System

  • Risk Management and Diver Safety

  • The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor

  • Marketing Diving and Sales Counseling

You may be able to get college credit or the Assistant Instructor course and Instructor Development Course.


Age:                Min 18 years

No of Dives:     varies

Type:                Shore/ Boat

Price:                USD 4055    Duration:         11 days   ​

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