Scuba diving in Goa is a delightful experience. Welcome to the world of underwater delight in Goa. Attractive corals, colored and beautiful, shells and fishes all invite exploration. Adventurous sports like Scuba Diving help you to unearth the underwater treasure of Goa.
Underwater visibility in Goa ranges for five meters to ten meters through out the tourist season. The waters in Goa are safe and temperate. The absence of riptide currents makes the waters ideal for beginners.
PADI Discover Scuba Diving program introduces guests to scuba diving in a highly supervised and relaxed manner. It dispels common misconceptions about scuba by letting individuals try it for themselves. Under the guidance of a PADI professional, new divers learn basic safety concepts, put on equipment and swim around underwater in a closely supervised environment – almost handhold.
Discover Scuba Diving -A First Try
This introductory program allows you to experience the thrill of diving in three easy steps. Your Instructor conducts a brief orientation followed by your first underwater diving experience in a swimming pool. There you will learn to use scuba equipment and become comfortable with your new environment. The following morning, under the careful supervision of your Instructor, you’ll enjoy two dives in the calm, shallow waters of the Arabian.
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Required time: only pool – 2 hours; open water – half day
Minimum age: 10 years
Knowledge of swimming is not a requirement.
Fun for the children – Bubblemaker
The Bubblemaker program introduces scuba diving as an activity that allows children to experience the underwater world. After a briefing about the most important safety rules, under close supervision of an instructor, children swim around on scuba in shallow confined water (swimming pool) – just playing.
Required time: 2 hours
Minimum age: 8 years
Open Water Diver Course
Open Water Diver Course is PADI’s entry level scuba diving course.PADI Open Water Divers are qualified to dive with a buddy independent of supervision while applying the knowledge and skills they learn in this course.
The Open Water Diver Course consists of three main portions:
· Knowledge development establishes a foundation of principles, procedures and general information divers need with the help of the manual, a video, other multimedia teaching aides and continuous interaction with the instructor.
· Confined water dives establish the basic skills that all divers need (or may need in the unlikely event of a problem) in a relaxed pool environment. (5 confined water dives)
· Open water dives are definitely the most interesting part of the course. By applying what they learn in the Knowledge Development sections and the Confined Water Dives, the Open Water Dives introduce divers to the open water environment. (4 open water dives)
Required time: 4-5 days
Minimum age: 15 (10 for Junior Open Water Diver course)
Participants must know how to swim.
Advanced Open Water Diver Course
Once comfortable with basic skills, most divers want to conquer new tasks, see different creatures, journey into diverse environments and experience new adventures. If you are one of them than the PADI Adventures in Diving and Advanced Open Water Diver course is for you.
You can choose from a list of 19 options (incl. Deep, Navigation, Wreck, Night Dives) and take part in an Adventure Dive with us. And if you complete 5 Adventure Dives, including Deep Dive, Underwater Navigation Dive and 3 others of your choice than you become an Advanced Open Water Diver.
This certification allows you to go deeper (30m) than with and Open Water Diver card (18m) and proves that you are a theoretically and practically experienced diver.
Required time: 2 days
Minimum age: 15 (12 for Junior Advanced Open water Diver)
The purpose of the PADI Specialty Diver courses is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards for various special-interest areas in diving.
We can certify different specialities, including Deep, Wreck and Peak Performance Buoyancy Divers.
Each dive from the PADI Adventures in Diving program may be counted as the first dive of the related specialty
Required time: 2-3 days, depending on the speciality
Minimum age: 10-18, depending on the specialty.