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Bahamas Blackbeards Sail & Dive Liveaboard

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Join us for a fun and exciting week exploring and scuba diving the Bahamas!

Dan’s Dive Shop has chartered the entire sail boat with Blackbeard’s Cruises and put together a Hassle-Free All Inclusive Package for our divers that includes airfare, transfers, diving, meals and hotel.

On this trip you will spend 7 days/ 6 nights living aboard a 65 ft sail boat exploring the Exumas and Andros Islands. You can do up to 19 dives including night dives, wall dives, drift dives, a shark dive and maybe even diving a blue hole! In between dives there are opportunities to visit remote islands, snorkel or just relax on the deck with the Bahamian sun and breeze.        

Dan’s has been diving on Blackbeard’s since the 1980s! Since our first trip in January 1987 over 235 divers have joined us on board for an unforgettable  Bahama’s adventure. Great Diving, Great Value and Great Fun is the reason we keep going back for 35 years. This is an experience you don’t want to miss! 

DAN’S DIVE SHOP ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE

Air Canada Airfare from Toronto to Nassau Return
1 night stay Pre-Trip at the Nassau Harbour Club
 6 Nights / 7 Days aboard Blackbeard’s Cruise
Meals, Beverages & Alcohol on board
All Scuba Diving, Tanks & Weights
Airport Transfers in the Bahamas
Souvenir Tee Shirt
Taxes & Port Fees

ONLY $2460 CDN

ABOUT THE TRIP

You will land in the Bahamas on Friday afternoon and spend the night at the Nassau Harbour Club. You’ll have the evening free to go out and enjoy a local restaurant, explore downtown Nassau’s shopping or head over to Paradise Island and see the famous Atlantis Resort.

The boat departs the next day from the Nassau Harbour Club where you will spend the next 6 nights / 7 days aboard a 65 ft sailboat doing up to 19 dives and exploring the Exuma Islands. All diving, food and bevereages will be provided while at sea. After an awesome week at sea, you will disembark on the morning of November 5th and head to the airport for your flight home.

GOOD TO KNOW

Blackbeards Liveaboard is often referred to as camping at sea. The boat is comfortable, the food is plentiful and delicious and the accommodations, washrooms and living spaces are all shared.  Blackbeard’s is the Best Value Liveaboard in the Caribbean and if you are looking for an adventure this trip is for you. Blackbeard’s is suitable for single divers, couples, JR divers, snorkelers, and both novice and experienced divers. All accommodation is double occupancy, rooms will be shared at the hotel and on board.

A minimum Certification of Advanced Diver is recommended for this trip. If you haven’t completed anything above Open Water certification our DDS Team Member & PADI Instructor Chris will be leading the trip so there is the option to improve your confidence and dive skills by completing your PADI Advanced Course while on board. Add the PADI Advanced Course for $350. 

Do you have more Questions about Blackbeard’s? Visit their FAQ page or ask a DDS Team Member. Most of us have been on this trip and some have even done this trip multiple times, it’s that fun!

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE PRICE ONLY $2460 CDN

Price Includes: Air Canada Economy ticket YYZ-NAS return, 1 checked bag, airport transfers to Nassau Harbour Club, I night stay at the Nassau Harbour Club, Blackbeard’s Liveaboard, Diving, tanks & weights, Souvenir Tee, Port taxes and Fees. Price is based on double occupancy, there is no single supplement available. Not Included: Scuba gear, meals on land and crew gratuity.

PAYMENTS

At Booking $350

April 25, 2022 $750

July 25, 2022 – $1360

CANCELLATION POLICY Cancel by July 25th 2022 for Full Refund minus a $50 Administrative Fee. Cancel after July 25th 2022 and the trip is Transferrable Only minus a $50 Administrative Fee. Cancel after Sept 25th, 2022 and the trip is 100% Non-Refundable or Non-Transferrable.

a scuba diver uses an underwater torpedo shaped scooter known as a DP to pull him through the water on the shipwreck niagara 2 a steel hulled shipwreck

Tobermory Dive Extravaganza II September 2022

Tobermory Dive Extravaganza II with Dan’s Dive Shop September 2022

Join us September 23 – 25, 2022 in Canada’s Dive Capital for one of our most popular dive trips, the Tobermory Dive Extravaganza! Nestled in the Northern Bruce Peninsula, Tobermory is known as one of the most beautiful places in the world- above and below the water. Explore Fathom 5 Marine Park and the many beautiful shipwrecks, rich walls and drop-offs that only Tobermory’s crystal clear deep blue waters can offer. Dan’s Dive Shop hosts dives for the Advanced Open Water Diver to Technical, Trimix or Rebreather diver on each of these trips.

Diving

Popular sites include but are not limited to: Arabia, Forest City, Dufferin Wall, Niagara 2, Grotto, James C. King, Philo Scoville, Wetmore, Bad Neighbour Rock, Flower Pot Island Wall and many more. Boat dives begin Saturday morning with 3 dives Saturday and 2 dives Sunday planned. DDS divers will be there diving from shore on the Friday afternoon so contact us if you would like to join the fun.

Accommodations

We will be staying at a historic waterfront lodge with unlimited shore diving available from the shore. All accommodation amenities (kitchen, bathrooms and lounge areas) are shared with 2 divers sleeping per room. Meal plan includes continental breakfasts, bagged lunches and a bbq dinner (usually steaks the size of your head) Saturday night.

Diver Level

Minimum Advanced certification with cold water experience to join. Drysuit or good quality 7mm recommended. Technical and Recreational Diving activities will be permitted during this trip.

Cost

Only $450 + hst for full package: 2 days boat diving (Saturday/Sunday), 2 nights accommodation (Friday/ Saturday) and meal plan (Saturday/Sunday). Or book your own accommodation and join us for $250 + hst boat only. Not included; scuba gear, tanks, training, gas fills & gratuities.

Cancellation Policy

Trips are non refundable. If you cancel and we are able to fill your spot you will be reimbursed for everything except the non-refundable trip deposit of $100. If the trip is cancelled by Dan’s Dive Shop due to Covid-19 restrictions a store credit will be issued for all monies paid.

How to Sign Up

Call, email or visit the shop to book. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required at booking. The trip balance is due 60 days prior to trip departure. Once your reservation is confirmed all divers must fill out the online Diver Registration Form.

Bell Island, Newfoundland WWII Shipwrecks

Dive Newfoundland Bell Island Shipwrecks, Humpback Whales, Bell Island Mine and more!

Join us July 17 – 24, 2022 as we dive the majestic Bell Island Shipwrecks and historic Bell Island Mines in beautiful Newfoundland. This trip also includes options to Snorkel with migrant Humpback Whales, Kayak through Sea Caves, Stand Up Paddle Board, go Cod Fishing or take a Bike Tour on land! There’s always the potential to still see Icebergs in July as well. Join this amazing and memorable trip to the east coast of Canada and see why we love Newfoundland so much.

Newfoundland is home to some impressive WWII shipwrecks that were sank by German U-Boat’s in 1942. This is the only place in Canda you can see WWII history up close and intact. The Bell Island wrecks are time capsules that feature some beautiful and colourful soft corals and many of the original artifacts including a Marconi Radio Room. With five days of diving, you’ll discover the secrets of all four of the famous Bell Island shipwrecks. Intact and upright on the bottom, over 400 ft long, and in virtually the same conditions as the day they were sunk by German U-boats in 1942, these wrecks are sure to have you coming back again.

DDS is so impressed with Newfoundland that we have booked it over 5 summers in a row now!  Join us for a phenomenal week of diving with our friends at Ocean Quest Adventures . One of the reason’s we keep going back is because Rick and his staff provide outstanding east coast hospitality at their Ocean Quest Dive Lodge. When you dive Newfoundland you realize that this place is special and the diving is some of the best in the world.  It’s worth every penny of the cost and then some.

Torpedo hit from a German U-Boat on the starboard side of the PLM. Photo by Aaron Speare.
The second bow anchor on the wreck of the SS Saganaga. Photo by Aaron Speare.

The Logistics:

Saturday (check in) to (Saturday check out). All packages includes 7 nights accommodations and 5 days activities. This includes your choice of two dives per day or 1 on land activity. It also includes all transportation on activity days, airport transfers and twin or king shared accommodation at Ocean Quest’s luxury dive lodge.

Choose Your Own Adventure Packages:

Diver Package Includes Divers can choose single tanks, twin back mount, side-mount, or rebreather. Stages, Pony’s, and hardware included at no extra cost. Ocean Quest provides the following gas options: Air, Nitrox 28% and 100% O2.

Adventure and Dive Combo For those travellers who want the BEST of both worlds. Pick 5 days of activities diving or non-diving

On Land Adventure Package for Non Divers 5 days of non-diving activities. Perfect for the non-diving partners. Land lubbers can choose from any of the tour options available during the time of stay. See the Tours section of the Ocean Quest Adventures website for more details.

2022 Rate: All packages are $2699.00 + NL HST

Add On: Mine Quest Diving in the Bell Island Mines $300.00 + HST additional. Requirements: Minimum 4 divers per group with FULL CAVE or MINE DIVING Certification. BI Mine Diving will replace 1 day of Wreck Diving.

Prices do not include flight, meals, spa facilities.

Divers need a minimum Advanced Certification, and at least 25 cold water dives. Drysuit is recommended.

Deck of the SS Saganaga. Photo by Aaron Speare.
Photo by Aaron Speare.

Trip Arrangements Provided by:

Ocean Quest Adventures

40 O’Leary Ave, St. John’s, NL A1B 2C7

www.oceanquestadventures.com

Ocean Quest
a scuba diver uses an underwater torpedo shaped scooter known as a DP to pull him through the water on the shipwreck niagara 2 a steel hulled shipwreck

Tobermory Dive Extravaganza July 2022

Tobermory Dive Extravaganza with Dan’s Dive Shop July 2022

Join us July 8 – 10, 2022 in Canada’s Dive Capital for one of our most popular dive trips, the Tobermory Dive Extravaganza! Nestled in the Northern Bruce Peninsula, Tobermory is known as one of the most beautiful places in the world- above and below the water. Explore Fathom 5 Marine Park and the many beautiful shipwrecks, rich walls and drop-offs that only Tobermory’s crystal clear deep blue waters can offer. Dan’s Dive Shop hosts dives for the Advanced Open Water Diver to Technical, Trimix or Rebreather diver on each of these trips.

Diving

Popular sites include but are not limited to: Arabia, Forest City, Dufferin Wall, Niagara 2, Grotto, James C. King, Philo Scoville, Wetmore, Bad Neighbour Rock, Flower Pot Island Wall and many more. Boat dives begin Saturday morning with 3 dives Saturday and 2 dives Sunday planned. DDS divers will be there diving from shore on the Friday afternoon so contact us if you would like to join the fun.

Accommodations

We will be staying at a historic waterfront lodge with unlimited shore diving available from the shore. All accommodation amenities (kitchen, bathrooms and lounge areas) are shared with 2 divers sleeping per room. Meal plan includes continental breakfasts, bagged lunches and a bbq dinner (usually steaks the size of your head) Saturday night.

Diver Level

Minimum Advanced certification with cold water experience to join. Drysuit or good quality 7mm recommended. Technical and Recreational Diving activities will be permitted during this trip. Options to add the PADI Advanced Open Water Course and PADI Drysuit Course to this trip.

Cost

Only $450 + hst  for full package: 2 days boat diving (Saturday/Sunday), 2 nights accommodation (Friday/ Saturday) and meal plan (Saturday/Sunday). Or book your own accommodation and join us for $250 + hst boat only. Not included; scuba gear, tanks, training, gas fills & gratuities.

Cancellation Policy

Trips are non refundable. If you cancel and we are able to fill your spot you will be reimbursed for everything except the non-refundable trip deposit of $100. If the trip is cancelled by Dan’s Dive Shop due to Covid-19 restrictions a store credit will be issued for all monies paid.

How to Sign Up

Call, email or visit the shop to book. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required at booking. The trip balance is due 60 days prior to trip departure. Once your reservation is confirmed all divers must fill out the online Diver Registration Form.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Harness your inner Scuba Explorer with DDS and try PADI Discover Scuba Diving. Have you ever dreamed of breathing underwater? Swimming with giant manta rays off Socorro Island Mexico, or exploring beautiful wooden shipwrecks, giant coral gardens, caverns or caves? Maybe you haven’t thought about where you want to dive, but something is telling you to try it, so this is a good place to start.

We know that scuba diving is the most exciting sport in the world, but don’t take our word for it, give it a try. If you have though about learning to dive but are not sure if it’s for you than this intoduction course is perfect.

Small personalized groups. Maximum 4 Participants

Scuba diving is amazing activity you can do anywhere in the world, not just on a tropical vacation.  It offers you so many different types of environments and experiences that it is quite easily a life long sport that people engage in year round.

Discover Scuba Diving is an experience building program that gives you a little taste of what its like to swim and breath underwater.

Discover Scuba is not a certification course, but is a good opportunity for prospective divers to experience the sensational world of scuba diving and see if you like it and how to pursue it from here.

Taking your first breath underwater is something you will never forget.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

In this program you’ll learn how to use the basic scuba diving equipment, prepared by your Divemaster to use, as well as learning what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it.

Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable underwater.

You’ll learn and have the opportunity to complete some of the basic scuba diving skills after learning some of the basic safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step, which is the Open Water Diver Course.

Its fun, low stress and high energy.  Sign up today.

PREREQUISITES:

Bubble Maker for Children: 

Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water.

Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable, exciting Bubblemaker event with friends and family

Discover Scuba:

Minimum age is 10 years of age

We offer Discover Scuba Diving for individuals, couples, birthday parties, corporate team building, school groups, The Scouts of Canada, Sea Cadets and any other organization interested in experiencing our great sport!

WHAT GEAR DO YOU NEED?

Just show up with your bathing suit and towel and we’ll supply all the scuba equipment and your snorkel gear.

HOW DO YOU START?

Sign up ahead of time in the store and pickup your Discover Scuba Student Passport and Personal Information Sheet.

Call or email us for more details.

AVAILABILITY:

  • Friday Nights 2021: November 26th, December 3rd, December 10th from 6pm-8pm.
  • Saturday Afternoons 2022: January 29, February 5, February 26, March 5 from 3pm-5pm.

Please note as required by the pool all divers must be fully vaccinated and show proof  to enter.

TRAINING AGENCY:

PADI

Cost: is only $60.00 + HST (group)

Private events, birthdays, corporate, please call for quote.

WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?

Students who sign up for the full certification course after the Discover Scuba Experience will receive a 50% rebate against the Open Water Course tuition fee.

Discover Scuba is not required to enroll in the Open Water Course, however, once you know you like it there are a few courses you may wish to enroll in:

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diver (take your completed pool session to Open Water)
  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • Open Water Diver

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Harness your inner Scuba Explorer with DDS and try PADI Discover Scuba Diving. Have you ever dreamed of breathing underwater? Swimming with giant manta rays off Socorro Island Mexico, or exploring beautiful wooden shipwrecks, giant coral gardens, caverns or caves? Maybe you haven’t thought about where you want to dive, but something is telling you to try it, so this is a good place to start.

We know that scuba diving is the most exciting sport in the world, but don’t take our word for it, give it a try. If you have though about learning to dive but are not sure if it’s for you than this intoduction course is perfect.

Small personalized groups. Maximum 4 Participants

Scuba diving is amazing activity you can do anywhere in the world, not just on a tropical vacation.  It offers you so many different types of environments and experiences that it is quite easily a life long sport that people engage in year round.

Discover Scuba Diving is an experience building program that gives you a little taste of what its like to swim and breath underwater.

Discover Scuba is not a certification course, but is a good opportunity for prospective divers to experience the sensational world of scuba diving and see if you like it and how to pursue it from here.

Taking your first breath underwater is something you will never forget.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

In this program you’ll learn how to use the basic scuba diving equipment, prepared by your Divemaster to use, as well as learning what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it.

Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable underwater.

You’ll learn and have the opportunity to complete some of the basic scuba diving skills after learning some of the basic safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step, which is the Open Water Diver Course.

Its fun, low stress and high energy.  Sign up today.

PREREQUISITES:

Bubble Maker for Children: 

Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water.

Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable, exciting Bubblemaker event with friends and family

Discover Scuba:

Minimum age is 10 years of age

We offer Discover Scuba Diving for individuals, couples, birthday parties, corporate team building, school groups, The Scouts of Canada, Sea Cadets and any other organization interested in experiencing our great sport!

WHAT GEAR DO YOU NEED?

Just show up with your bathing suit and towel and we’ll supply all the scuba equipment and your snorkel gear.

HOW DO YOU START?

Sign up ahead of time in the store and pickup your Discover Scuba Student Passport and Personal Information Sheet.

Call or email us for more details.

AVAILABILITY:

  • Friday Nights 2021: November 26th, December 3rd, December 10th from 6pm-8pm.
  • Saturday Afternoons 2022: January 29, February 5, February 26, March 5 from 3pm-5pm.

Please note as required by the pool all divers must be fully vaccinated and show proof  to enter.

TRAINING AGENCY:

PADI

Cost: is only $60.00 + HST (group)

Private events, birthdays, corporate, please call for quote.

WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?

Students who sign up for the full certification course after the Discover Scuba Experience will receive a 50% rebate against the Open Water Course tuition fee.

Discover Scuba is not required to enroll in the Open Water Course, however, once you know you like it there are a few courses you may wish to enroll in:

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diver (take your completed pool session to Open Water)
  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • Open Water Diver

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Harness your inner Scuba Explorer with DDS and try PADI Discover Scuba Diving. Have you ever dreamed of breathing underwater? Swimming with giant manta rays off Socorro Island Mexico, or exploring beautiful wooden shipwrecks, giant coral gardens, caverns or caves? Maybe you haven’t thought about where you want to dive, but something is telling you to try it, so this is a good place to start.

We know that scuba diving is the most exciting sport in the world, but don’t take our word for it, give it a try. If you have though about learning to dive but are not sure if it’s for you than this intoduction course is perfect.

Small personalized groups. Maximum 4 Participants

Scuba diving is amazing activity you can do anywhere in the world, not just on a tropical vacation.  It offers you so many different types of environments and experiences that it is quite easily a life long sport that people engage in year round.

Discover Scuba Diving is an experience building program that gives you a little taste of what its like to swim and breath underwater.

Discover Scuba is not a certification course, but is a good opportunity for prospective divers to experience the sensational world of scuba diving and see if you like it and how to pursue it from here.

Taking your first breath underwater is something you will never forget.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

In this program you’ll learn how to use the basic scuba diving equipment, prepared by your Divemaster to use, as well as learning what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it.

Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable underwater.

You’ll learn and have the opportunity to complete some of the basic scuba diving skills after learning some of the basic safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step, which is the Open Water Diver Course.

Its fun, low stress and high energy.  Sign up today.

PREREQUISITES:

Bubble Maker for Children: 

Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water.

Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable, exciting Bubblemaker event with friends and family

Discover Scuba:

Minimum age is 10 years of age

We offer Discover Scuba Diving for individuals, couples, birthday parties, corporate team building, school groups, The Scouts of Canada, Sea Cadets and any other organization interested in experiencing our great sport!

WHAT GEAR DO YOU NEED?

Just show up with your bathing suit and towel and we’ll supply all the scuba equipment and your snorkel gear.

HOW DO YOU START?

Sign up ahead of time in the store and pickup your Discover Scuba Student Passport and Personal Information Sheet.

Call or email us for more details.

AVAILABILITY:

  • Friday Nights 2021: November 26th, December 3rd, December 10th from 6pm-8pm.
  • Saturday Afternoons 2022: January 29, February 5, February 26, March 5 from 3pm-5pm.

Please note as required by the pool all divers must be fully vaccinated and show proof  to enter.

TRAINING AGENCY:

PADI

Cost: is only $60.00 + HST (group)

Private events, birthdays, corporate, please call for quote.

WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?

Students who sign up for the full certification course after the Discover Scuba Experience will receive a 50% rebate against the Open Water Course tuition fee.

Discover Scuba is not required to enroll in the Open Water Course, however, once you know you like it there are a few courses you may wish to enroll in:

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diver (take your completed pool session to Open Water)
  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • Open Water Diver

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Harness your inner Scuba Explorer with DDS and try PADI Discover Scuba Diving. Have you ever dreamed of breathing underwater? Swimming with giant manta rays off Socorro Island Mexico, or exploring beautiful wooden shipwrecks, giant coral gardens, caverns or caves? Maybe you haven’t thought about where you want to dive, but something is telling you to try it, so this is a good place to start.

We know that scuba diving is the most exciting sport in the world, but don’t take our word for it, give it a try. If you have though about learning to dive but are not sure if it’s for you than this intoduction course is perfect.

Small personalized groups. Maximum 4 Participants

Scuba diving is amazing activity you can do anywhere in the world, not just on a tropical vacation.  It offers you so many different types of environments and experiences that it is quite easily a life long sport that people engage in year round.

Discover Scuba Diving is an experience building program that gives you a little taste of what its like to swim and breath underwater.

Discover Scuba is not a certification course, but is a good opportunity for prospective divers to experience the sensational world of scuba diving and see if you like it and how to pursue it from here.

Taking your first breath underwater is something you will never forget.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

In this program you’ll learn how to use the basic scuba diving equipment, prepared by your Divemaster to use, as well as learning what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it.

Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable underwater.

You’ll learn and have the opportunity to complete some of the basic scuba diving skills after learning some of the basic safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step, which is the Open Water Diver Course.

Its fun, low stress and high energy.  Sign up today.

PREREQUISITES:

Bubble Maker for Children: 

Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water.

Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable, exciting Bubblemaker event with friends and family

Discover Scuba:

Minimum age is 10 years of age

We offer Discover Scuba Diving for individuals, couples, birthday parties, corporate team building, school groups, The Scouts of Canada, Sea Cadets and any other organization interested in experiencing our great sport!

WHAT GEAR DO YOU NEED?

Just show up with your bathing suit and towel and we’ll supply all the scuba equipment and your snorkel gear.

HOW DO YOU START?

Sign up ahead of time in the store and pickup your Discover Scuba Student Passport and Personal Information Sheet.

Call or email us for more details.

AVAILABILITY:

  • Friday Nights 2021: November 26th, December 3rd, December 10th from 6pm-8pm.
  • Saturday Afternoons 2022: January 29, February 5, February 26, March 5 from 3pm-5pm.

Please note as required by the pool all divers must be fully vaccinated and show proof  to enter.

TRAINING AGENCY:

PADI

Cost: is only $60.00 + HST (group)

Private events, birthdays, corporate, please call for quote.

WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?

Students who sign up for the full certification course after the Discover Scuba Experience will receive a 50% rebate against the Open Water Course tuition fee.

Discover Scuba is not required to enroll in the Open Water Course, however, once you know you like it there are a few courses you may wish to enroll in:

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diver (take your completed pool session to Open Water)
  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • Open Water Diver

Anthonys Key Resort, Roatan

Join DDS in beautiful Roatan for a seven night stay at Anthonys Key Resort January 23-30, 2022. One of the original scuba diving based resorts, Anthonys Key Resort sits nestled on Sandy Bay beach. Your choice of over the water bungalows on a private key or hillside rooms nesteled in the rainforest. The resort offers pristine diving on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere in a 10,400 square miles protected Marine Park. Anthonys Key Resort focuses on sustainable practices such as Solar Power, No Single Use Plastics, and a Coral Nursery Program making this DDS Approved! The trip doesn’t just offer great diving, but also an amazing resort above water. 

TRIP INCLUDES ALL INCLUSIVE DIVER PACKAGE

7-Nights Hotel Accommodations

Full American Meal Plan (3 Meals Daily)

3 Single Tank Boat Dives Per Day (6 days)

2 Single Tank Boat Night Dives Per Week

Air Tanks & Weights

Shore Diving During Shop Hours

Airport Transfers

Admission to Roatan Museum

Kayaking & Stand-Up Paddle

Day Excursion to Maya Key

Island Fiesta Night on the Key

BUNGALOW OPTIONS

Key Superior overwater bungalows feature warm hardwood floors that invite your bare feet to walk on, and Honduran hardwood furnishings elegantly arranged throughout. These bungalows in Honduras are air-conditioned, weather-sealed, and fitted with high visibility glass windows for spectacular ocean vistas.  Access to the key is by island taxi boat, traveling back and forth in the lagoon.

Hill Superior bungalows are nestled within the lush tropical foliage of the hillside on the main island. They feature warm wood floors and Honduran hardwood furnishings that are elegantly arranged throughout. All superior bungalows are air-conditioned, weather-sealed and fitted with high visibility floor to ceiling glass windows for spectacular views. A large private deck connects all four bungalows in this category and is a great place for groups to relax and enjoy time together. Access to the hillside is approximately 60 steps up from the dock.

RATES

$200US Deposit Required at booking. Trip Balance Due November 1, 2021. Prices are in USD, include 19% tax and are double occupancy. Airfare not included.

Hillside Superior All Inclusive Diver’s Package $1279US

Hill Superior All Inclusive Non Diver Package $1100US

Key Superior All Inclusive Diver’s Package $1487US

Key Superior All Inclusive Non Diver Package $1309US

CANCELLATION POLICY You have until November 1, 2021 to cancel. The $200US deposit is non-refundable.

Questions about Covid 19 & travel to Roatan? Contact Fawn for full details. Travel Insurance is strongly advised.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Harness your inner Scuba Explorer with DDS and try PADI Discover Scuba Diving. Have you ever dreamed of breathing underwater? Swimming with giant manta rays off Socorro Island Mexico, or exploring beautiful wooden shipwrecks, giant coral gardens, caverns or caves? Maybe you haven’t thought about where you want to dive, but something is telling you to try it, so this is a good place to start.

We know that scuba diving is the most exciting sport in the world, but don’t take our word for it, give it a try. If you have though about learning to dive but are not sure if it’s for you than this intoduction course is perfect.

Small personalized groups. Maximum 4 Participants

Scuba diving is amazing activity you can do anywhere in the world, not just on a tropical vacation.  It offers you so many different types of environments and experiences that it is quite easily a life long sport that people engage in year round.

Discover Scuba Diving is an experience building program that gives you a little taste of what its like to swim and breath underwater.

Discover Scuba is not a certification course, but is a good opportunity for prospective divers to experience the sensational world of scuba diving and see if you like it and how to pursue it from here.

Taking your first breath underwater is something you will never forget.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

In this program you’ll learn how to use the basic scuba diving equipment, prepared by your Divemaster to use, as well as learning what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it.

Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable underwater.

You’ll learn and have the opportunity to complete some of the basic scuba diving skills after learning some of the basic safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step, which is the Open Water Diver Course.

Its fun, low stress and high energy.  Sign up today.

PREREQUISITES:

Bubble Maker for Children: 

Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water.

Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable, exciting Bubblemaker event with friends and family

Discover Scuba:

Minimum age is 10 years of age

We offer Discover Scuba Diving for individuals, couples, birthday parties, corporate team building, school groups, The Scouts of Canada, Sea Cadets and any other organization interested in experiencing our great sport!

WHAT GEAR DO YOU NEED?

Just show up with your bathing suit and towel and we’ll supply all the scuba equipment and your snorkel gear.

HOW DO YOU START?

Sign up ahead of time in the store and pickup your Discover Scuba Student Passport and Personal Information Sheet.

Call or email us for more details.

AVAILABILITY:

  • Friday Nights 2021: November 26th, December 3rd, December 10th from 6pm-8pm.
  • Saturday Afternoons 2022: January 29, February 5, February 26, March 5 from 3pm-5pm.

Please note as required by the pool all divers must be fully vaccinated and show proof  to enter.

TRAINING AGENCY:

PADI

Cost: is only $60.00 + HST (group)

Private events, birthdays, corporate, please call for quote.

WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?

Students who sign up for the full certification course after the Discover Scuba Experience will receive a 50% rebate against the Open Water Course tuition fee.

Discover Scuba is not required to enroll in the Open Water Course, however, once you know you like it there are a few courses you may wish to enroll in:

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diver (take your completed pool session to Open Water)
  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • Open Water Diver