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Cape Town: Discover Scuba Diving Experience

Product ID: 184652
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Undertake the PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront. Head to Simon's Town to partake in a pool session before completing an open water dive with your instructor.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Undertake a quick and easy introduction to scuba diving
  • Explore the underwater world of Cape Town
  • Receive a PADI Certificate of Recognition
Full description
If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, then try the PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience. While not a scuba certification course, this is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

Course Details:
Complete paperwork, watch a short DVD where the basics of scuba diving followed by a quick quiz together with your Instructor. After trying on your scuba equipment you will head off to the pool at Simon's Town. After successfully completing the pool session of the experience you will head to the ocean for your first ocean dive. This is a full day experience, finishing at around 3:30 PM.
  • Full tuition by an internationally certified PADI Professional
  • A confined water/swimming pool session and an open water sea dive
  • MPA (Marine Protected Areas) permit
  • Full use of scuba gear
  • Certificate of Recognition with PADI International Limited
  • Refreshments
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The local supplier's office at Shop 8, Quay 5, V&A Waterfront, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Food and drinks
Know before you go
• Maximum of 2 students per instructor
• Must be in good physical health
• You must book the tour at least 48 hours in advance
• This tour is dependent on the weather/wind
• A medical questionnaire is required to be completed; if you respond "yes" to any questions, a doctor's sign off is required before participating in any in-water activities

From US$ 122.77 per person

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Product ID: 184652