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Half Day Resort Scuba Course
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Take your underwater explorations to the next level with this entertaining introduction to Scuba diving. Spend a half day learning basic underwater safety and technique in the comfort of a pool, and cap your lesson with an open water dive at a nearby reef.
More details below
Pricing and availability
From $89.57 each  Travelers (11 & older) *
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For those who long to graduate from snorkeling to Scuba, this course provides the perfect stepping stone to the fascinating world of the self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. Get an overview of diving, learn basic underwater and environmental safety, and discover the freedom of breathing underwater in a resort pool—all under the supervision of a certified diving instructor.

Finally, head out with your instructor to a nearby reef, where you'll complete your first open water dive. You'll receive a resort coures permit that can be used as a credit towards obtaining full PADI certification.

Inclusions :
  • All equipment, including tanks and weights
  • Discussion of safe Scuba diving
  • Practice session in the pool
  • First open water dive; maximum depth of 40 feet (12 m)

Approx. 5 hours

Mon. - Sat.

Start time and location:
12:30 PM at The Coral Reef Club in St. James, Barbados

Finish time:
5:30 PM

Important booking tip:
The resort course is conducted at The Coral Reef Club. By special arrangement, Hightide Watersports also conducts the course at these hotels:

  • The Tamarind Cove Hotel (Wed. & Sat. from 10:30 AM - 12 PM)
  • The Turtle Beach Hotel (Mon. & Thurs. from 10:30 AM - 12 PM)
  • The Discovery Bay Hotel (Tue & Fri from 10:30 AM - 12 PM)

    Please contact Hightide Watersports at least 5 days prior to arrival to schedule a special arrangement.

    This is not a Scuba diving certification course. Guests cannot scuba dive the same day that they fly; please plan your dive accordingly. It is not advisable for pregnant women to dive. Travelers must be at least 11 years of age to participate in this activity.

  • Redemption instructions

    After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
    1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
    2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
    3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

    Exchange your voucher for activity:
    Please contact Hightide Watersports at least 24 hours prior to your desired date and time; the customer service phone number appears on your printed voucher(s). The customer service representative will confirm the day and time of your class. Please have your voucher available for the instructor on the day of your class.
    Terms and conditions

    Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.