PADI DISCOVER SCUBA

From £30

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to breathe underwater, to float weightless like an astronaut and move in a 3 dimensional world? Are you going on a holiday or honeymoon to an exotic destination with amazing marine life and you want to check out Scuba before you go? Or maybe you have been inpsired by awesome nature programs like the Blue Planet or Oceans & you want to get closer to the action?

The PADI Discover Scuba session allows you to experience the thrill of breathing underwater in a fun & exciting Scuba adventure. The program is designed for complete beginners to give you a taste of the exciting and weightless aquatic environment.

You'll learn the basic techniques for using Scuba equipment & quickly see how easy it is to Scuba dive. Our friendly team of PADI Professionals will be on hand to ensure you have a memorable experience and to answer any questions you may have.

 

If you're not sure whether Scuba is for you, come and get your fins wet, blow some bubbles and find out! Things will never be the same again…

Experience Overview​

 

Prior to taking the plunge there are a few important things you should know about Scuba Diving. These are explained during a brief, fun & informative presentation, which will answer any questions you may have. 

Your underwater adventure will begin by a PADI Instructor or PADI Divemaster introducing you to the Scuba equipment you'll be using during your adventure. 

 

You'll then be given time to adjust to the exhilarating feeling of breathing underwater & before you know it you'll be totally immersed, gliding through the water with ease, experiencing flips, turns & somersaults in this 3 dimensional weightless world.

​You may even practice some fun & exciting scuba skills after a demonstration by your PADI Instructor. This will give you an insight into what is involved in the PADI Open Water Diver course.

Experience Prerequisites

The PADI Discover Scuba program is suitable for complete beginners with no previous experience of Scuba Diving. The only requirements needed to start your Scuba adventure are:

  • You must be 10 years of age or older. A parent or guardian must be at the pool to accompany those under the age of 16.

  • You must complete the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Participant Guide prior to the experience. Any pre-existing medical conditions highlighted on this form will require medical clearance before the activity can take place.

Price Includes​

  • PADI Discover Scuba Experience

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving Participant Guide

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving recognition eCard (Smart Phone/Tablet)

  • Digital Download of the PADI Open Water Diver Course Introduction

  • Digital Guide on how to become a certified PADI Open Water Diver

Continue The Adventure...

Now that you have taken your first Scuba Diving lesson, you are well on your way to becoming a certified Scuba Diver. The PADI Open Water Diver Course is the next step in your journey and is your ticket to a lifetime of action & adventure.

 

This course can be completed entirely here in the UK or if you'd prefer you can complete your initial training here with us and then complete the qualifying open water dives when you go on your holiday as part of the PADI Open Water Referral program..

 

PADI Discover Scuba Schedule

Frequently asked questions

I've never tried Scuba diving before, is this experience suitable for me?


Absolutely. The PADI Discover Scuba session is the perfect introduction to Scuba Diving and is ideal for those that have never tried Scuba diving before. It doesn't make a difference if you're beaming with confidence or a little apprehensive, the session will be conducted at a pace that suits you.




I'm a little apprehensive, Is Scuba Diving safe?


Yes, Scuba Diving is safe. Of course, as with any adventurous sport or activity there is an element of risk involved. However with the correct training and by sticking to safe diving guidelines, Scuba Diving is a very safe activity. It doesn't make a difference if you're beaming with confidence or a little apprehensive, the session will be conducted at a pace that suits you, so you won't be asked to do anything that you are not comfortable with.




I'm not a good swimmer, can I still take part?


Yes. You don't need to be able to swim to take part in the PADI Discover Scuba experience. Scuba divers move completely differently to swimmers and are propelled underwater by using fins, making movement easier. Furthermore a Scuba Diver has a constant supply of air, making it far easier to breathe than it is when swimming. The PADI Discover Scuba experience is suitable for everyone, regardless of your swimming ability. If you love the Scuba experience and want to go on to become certified with the PADI Open Water Diver course, then there is a reqquirement that you have a basic swimming ability.




I have some health/medical conditions, can I still Scuba Dive?


Whilst there are some medical conditions that would unfortunately prevent you from taking part, not all medical issues would be a barrier to you enjoying Scuba Diving. Prior to taking part in any activity involving Scuba, there is a medical screening to ensure that any existing medical conditions are considered prior to approval being made. Before taking part in a PADI Discover Scuba experience, you will be asked to complete the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Participant Guide which include a brief medical Questionnaire. If you answer 'Yes' to any of the conditons listed, then you would need to get approval from your GP or a diving physician before we could accept you onto any Scuba program.




What is the minimum and maximum age?


The minimum age to take part in the PADI Discover Scuba experience is 10. There is no maximum age at all, as long as you are in good health you can experience the amazing wonders of the underwater world.





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