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Bahamas Sail & Dive Liveaboard

Join us for a fun and exciting week scuba diving in 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 including Airfare, Transfers Scuba 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 expect to 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 options to visit remote islands, snorkelling 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 arrive in Nassau on Friday afternoon and spend the night at the Nassau Harbour Club before the boarding the boat the next day. 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 Saturday 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.

 

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

Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands Liveaboard

Dive Bikini Atoll with DDS!  Have you ever wanted to dive the best shipwrecks in the world?  Join us for one of the most anticipated scuba diving trips and Dive Bikini Atoll with DDS in May 2022 and you’ll see some of them!

A few years ago we embarked on a magical trip to Truk Lagoon and had the dream trip, only to ask ourselves how could we top Truk?  Well we instantly thought Bikini Atoll, so after missing out on trips lately thanks to Covid, this Trip will be even more amazing. Join us in 2022. Limited Space Available.

About Bikini Atoll

Bikini Atoll is located in the Marshall Islands in Micronesia.  This area is home to some of the biggest and best shipwrecks you’ll ever see.  Pristine ships that were retired from war service and were sunk during atomic bomb testing in 1946 as part of  Operation Crossroads where they were evaluating the effectiveness of these weapons against battle ships.

Below is a list of ships courtesy of Wikipedia:

Bikini Atoll shipwreck
Bikini Atoll Shipwreck

After the Second World War, the USA collected a ‘mock’ naval fleet for the purpose of testing the impact of different atomic bombs on a large fleet. These nuclear bomb tests were performed in several remote locations in the South Pacific Ocean, known as the Pacific Proving Grounds. Bikini Atoll was appointed one of the designated testing areas within the Marshall Islands. Between 1946 and 1958, not less than 23 atomic bombs were tested at Bikini Atoll, which resulted in a unique selection of shipwrecks from the US, Germany and Japan consisting of war battleships, cruisers, and an aircraft carrier.

More than 60 years later, the shipwrecks remain equally as impressive while they have become home to many kinds of corals and fish species. As a result, Bikini Atoll has become the ultimate wreck diving for the true fans! This exclusive and unparalleled diving destination is undisputedly ranked first on any serious wreck & technical divers’ bucket list. This is well justified; nowhere else on earth you will be able to dive into such a unique collection of historic battleships, cruisers, as well as the world famous USS Saratoga aircraft carrier with its 270m (888ft.) flight deck. For this reason, Bikini Atoll was declared the first UNESCO World Heritage site for the Marshall Islands archipelago in 2010.

About the Trip:

Exclusivity guaranteed when you Dive Bikini Atoll the charter is cut to a maximum of 11 guests over 10 or 11 nights per cruise. The Truk Master will offer on those itineraries a choice of 6 a/c en-suite single, double or twin bed cabins on the lower deck and main deck. The yacht has a dedicated camera set-up and charging station with plenty of additional storage for all your extra lenses, strobes and batteries.

Communal relaxation areas are split between the middle and upper decks comprising of a spacious indoor dining area, lounge bar with comfortable bench seating and plasma screen, shaded outdoor seating area and a sun deck.

Tech divers will find on board all the latest technical diving facilities and equipment to explore these ultimate wrecks at leisure when you dive Bikini Atoll with DDS.

  • Deco bar for stage/deco stops under M/V Truk Master
  • Booster pump for gas blending & rebreather tank fills
  • Manifold twin-tanks (DIN & Intl. available)
  • MKVI filters (upon request)
  • Sofnolime for rebreathers – Dependent on Use
  • Rebreather tanks
  • 12l Deco stage tanks (band, sling & clips) – 40cuft/80cuft stage/bailout cylinders
  • Oxygen
  • Helium

Most wrecks in Bikini Atoll are located beyond recreational diving maximum depths; therefore technical diving skills and wreck experience are required, which is perfect, as DDS offers the most progressive, modern, comprehensive and challenging technical diving courses in the business.

True Master dive deck

For questions and booking, please contact our travel partner:

Fly and Sea Dive Adventures
8528 123 St.
Surrey, BC
1-888-995-3483, diving@flyandsea.com

lake-erie-technical-dive

Lake Erie Dive Charters

Join us this May Long Weekend for some awesome diving in beautiful Lake Erie.

We are blowing out the holiday weekend and running three days of two tank charters on Saturday May 21, Sunday May 22  & Monday May 23. Departure times  available are 9:00pm & 2:00pm for a two tank charter.

Wrecks include the Carligford/ Stone Wreck, Benson/ Raleigh and the Finnie/ Niagara.

Cost is only $100 + HST for two tank charter dive. Add a $30 surcharge for the Finnie/ Niagara due to distance. Departure from Port Colborne.

Divers must be minimum Advanced certified with cold water dive experience.  Drysuit is recommend. Max depth 110ft.

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 Open Water Diver Course Saturdays 2022

PADI Open Water Diver Course Saturdays 2022

Join us and Discover the underwater world with your PADI Open Water Diver Course Saturdays 2022. Have fun and learn to dive right with Dan’s Dive Shop, Canada’s Oldest, Most Respected Scuba Diving School.

Get your PADI Open Water Diver Course confined water sessions and classroom covered over two full day Saturdays from 9:00am- 7:00pm and complete your PADI Open Water Diver Certification Checkout Dives in the Spring of 2022 or join us abroad this winter on some trips.

Learn to scuba dive with one of North America’s most respected, most experienced, most progressive and visionary dive shops.  At Dan’s we teach you the right way to dive from day one, click the link for more information of our Modern Approach to scuba diving. We pride ourselves on offering you a higher level of training aimed at taking you further through the life long adventure sport of scuba diving.

For those wishing to complete their PADI Open Water Scuba Course abroad, we do offer PADI Referrals. We can help you find the best dive shop and one who may share similar values and techniques, although we teach a style of diving less than 3% of the stores worldwide are offering, so bare in mind that you will see a drastic difference in training elsewhere from gear to techniques and skills.

At Dan’s we offer you a more thorough and modern approach to your scuba diving education, as we teach how to maximize your skills to the highest level in the best equipment with the most experienced instructors in the country. DDS Divers are the most skilled and respected recreational and technical divers  in the water because they are taught to be more comfortable, utilize precision buoyancy, possess higher skill and techniques underwater, with a higher academic and team awareness.

Learn how to Scuba Dive!  Why not make this year awesome and learn to dive? Spend your life exploring exotic locations as well as diving around  Ontario and the rest of this amazing world underwater.  There are tons of great dive sites here in Niagara & Ontario with exciting shipwrecks and beautiful aquatic life.

Prerequisites?

Minimum age is 10 years by PADI standards, however we strongly recommend 12-14 years (Unless accompanied by a parent). We also recommend all youth complete a PADI Discover Scuba prior to enrollment. All students must complete a PADI Medical Waiver prior to course start date.

Logistics:

Enroll today and start you PADI Open Water Diver Course eLearn at home prior to the course start date. You can complete all the required academic portions of the PADI Open Water Diver Course at your own pace in the comfort of your own home. From there you’ll then meet at Dan’s Dive Shop on Saturday at 9am where you’ll DDS Instructor will go through additional classroom to fill in many of the gaps left unanswered with a more informative and beneficial academic training experience. You will also go through scuba gear fitting and proper assembly and then head to the pool to begin you inwater training. All in class and pool training will be completed over two back to back Saturdays.

Upon successful completion of classroom and pool sessions you will then need to complete an Open Water Diving component to become fully certified. These are held frequently over one weekend in the spring and summer.

Please note all students must be double vaccinated and will be required to show proof before entering the pool.

Training Agency:

PADI

Additional Details:

Open Water Dives are required for Open Water certification and are included in your full course price and completed locally.

Scuba courses are available 12 months of the year.

Costs:

PADI Open Water Referral Scuba Course Class/Pool Only $395+HST (open water dives completed elsewhere)

Our PADI Open Water Certification Course Cost cost is $650+HST ALL INCLUSIVE including your eLearning activation code, 6 additional classroom sessions covering academics far beyond the basic PADI curriculum, pool sessions with additional pool time above and beyond basic standards, 5 open water dives exceeding the minimum of 4 dives required, full scuba equipment rental of your life support gear (no snorkelling gear you’ll need to purchase Scuba Quality gear from us), certification fees and more.

What gear will you need?

All students will need to purchase their own Mask, Strap Fins, Snorkel, Boots, however many of our students prefer to purchase the rest of their kit too. You’ll want to buy the right gear, so please have a read through our DDS Student Diver PDF and learn more about the specific gear requirements and training differences we offer, as well as some incentives.
You don’t need to purchase a weight belt and weights, at DDS we don’t believe in over-weighting our students. Weight belts are an outdated piece of gear that has not been used by us in training since the late 1990’s.Our divers are taught to use little to no weight.

Many Dive Stores charge additional fees for scuba gear rentals during open water sessions. DDS has the finest rentals and we even offer a course rebate when you purchase your life-support package from DDS, so talk to our staff about how we can get you suited up with the finest scuba equipment at the best pricing possible.

Financing is available: Finance your course, snorkeling gear and even your scuba equipment package at a very reasonable rate. Ask staff for details and learn diving in the best equipment you can…..your own personal dive gear, or ours.
DDS will include all scuba equipment for the course, however, you will enjoy your diving experience much more in your own personal dive equipment.

Our Cancellation Policy: If less than 14 days notice is given there is a $100 fee to cancel or reschedule. No shows forfeit all course fees. Redeemed eLearning is non-refundable.

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.