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Discover Scuba Diving

Learn to dive and discover the beauty of Aruba’s underwater world under the guidance of a professional instructor. Your beginners’ scuba course includes a one-hour pool session and a one-tank boat dive. All scuba equipment and instruction are included. The pool session teaches you the basic rules for scuba diving, such as dealing with pressure, breathing through a regulator and how to use the equipment. The dive boat goes to a shallow wreck, the Pedernalis. The Pedernalis was an oil tanker torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II. The wreck’s several large pieces are spread out between coral formations; making visible the cabins complete with sinks and other fittings, as well as the tanker’s pipeline system. The area around the Pedernalis wreck is known for its many types of groupers and its bounty of angelfish. This dive has a maximum depth of 25 feet for about 35 minutes. An instructor will accompany the class underwater at all times.
Average Customer Rating:
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2 out of 3(67%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Discover Scuba Diving
Review 1 for Discover Scuba Diving
Overall Rating
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Overwhelming for a "first-timer".

Date:May 19, 2013
Meowy
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Cruise Date Year:2013
Cruise Date Month:March
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
Enjoyed it?
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
The discover scuba diving was overwhelming for a first time diver. The safety and education session in the pool was rushed with much information to learn in a short amount of time. With that said only 2 of the 10 guests on this trip were new to scuba. The guest that had experience with scuba before all stated that they enjoyed the trip immensely and found it to be a great "refresher class". The two that were new to scuba did not end up making the dive due to being uncomfortable with the gear and all the information that needed to be remembered.
I would suggest this trip for someone who has experience with scuba diving but hasn't gone in a while.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
+2points
2out of 2found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Discover Scuba Diving
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Best shore excursion of my trip!

Date:April 18, 2013
CannonFalls
Location:MN
Cruise Date Year:2013
Cruise Date Month:March
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Wow! GREAT training and dive! I completed by Basic Scuba Diver certification but haven't done any diving in years. I really wanted to dive on a wreck and this was the absolutely perfect opportunity for me. Was a good, brief refresher, let me feel comfortable with the equipment again and THEN, dive over a wreck and coral in the OCEAN! WOW! Trainers were great and patient, equipment and boat up to date. PERFECT! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+2points
2out of 2found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Discover Scuba Diving
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Discover Scuba Diving

Date:November 13, 2011
michigander
Location:Michigan
Cruise Date Year:2011
Cruise Date Month:October
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Dive instructors excellent. Great refresher course if you have not used your C-card for over two years. Also great to start your PADI certification.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+11points
11out of 11found this review helpful.