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Learn to Dive at Big Blu Mafia Island Dive Centre

Big Blu Mafia Island Dive Centre is proud to be a PADI 5* IDC centre and, as such, offers the full range of PADI courses. PADI eLearning is also available, please ask for more details.
For more information on learning to dive, please see below:
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There are 3 options for starting to learn to dive:

PADI Discover Scuba Diving
Age 10yrs +
This course is an introduction to scuba diving with credit towards your PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Certification.  You will learn basic safety concepts in the classroom, followed by some basic scuba skills in shallow waters, before heading out for a dive to a maximum of 12m under close supervision.  This course is designed as a taster, just to have a go or to see whether you’ll enjoy diving before you commit to a course.

PADI Scuba Diver
Age 10yrs +
This course is designed to teach you the foundational knowledge and skills that you need to dive under direct supervision to a maximum depth of 12m. Ideal for the holiday diver, or those without the time to complete the Open Water qualification. The course can be easily upgraded to Open Water qualification later, should you wish. The course consists of 3 theory sections, 3 confined water skill sections and 2 open water dives. You will also be required to float for 10 minutes unassisted.

PADI Open Water Diver
Age 10yrs +
The Open Water Certification will allow you to dive with a buddy, independent of supervision, whilst applying the knowledge and skills that you learn in this course to a maximum depth of 18m.  On completion, you will receive a PADI card that is recognized world-wide.  The course consists of 5 theory sections, 5 confined water skill sections and 4 open water dives. You will also be required to swim 200m and float for 10 minutes unassisted.