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Discover Scuba Diving

Plettenberg Bay

Activity Description

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

After a brief lecture on the basic safety rules and 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 and 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 a duration of 1 year).

Plus, you can get credit!
Your ocean dive and skills that you will have mastered in the pool during this program will count towards the PADI Open Water Diver certification


ProviderPro Dive - Plettenberg Bay
DurationOpen Ended
WhenClosed on Christmas and New Years
WherePro Dive Plett, Beacon Isle Hotel, Plettenberg Bay
WeatherActivity will not take place with unfavorable sea conditions.
What to WearSwimwear
Things to BringSwimwear, towel, sunscreen and change of clothes
Guests or SpectatorsN/A


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

Inclusions and Exclusions


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




Conveniently located at the Beacon Isle Resort, Pro Dive Diving centre – situated on Central Beach in Plettenberg Bay

4 hours
On arrival you will be met by one of our PADI Instructors where you will check in and be issued the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Booklet. Time will be spent reviewing the essential skills and 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 and 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.

You will need to be in reasonable physical health and 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.
This activity is only suitable for children 10 years and older.

Customer Reviews

friendly, easy going staff made the whole experience easy and enjoyable - Brad Kalish

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