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PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport

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Freeport, The Bahamas
PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport

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Overview

Discover scuba diving in Freeport during a half-day PADI course, and experience Grand Bahama’s spectacular underwater landscapes. Learn the basics of equipment and safety in a classroom, practice them in a pool, then head for open water. Swim alongside an instructor as you dive up to 40 feet (12 meters) into the Atlantic Ocean to see brilliant coral formations, swaying fans, and vibrant fish.  
  • PADI scuba diving course in Freeport
  • Learn about the basics of scuba diving and equipment during the theory session
  • Practice scuba skills underwater and learn how to put on and use the equipment during the pool session
  • See marine life up close during an open-water dive in the ocean
  • Discover the colorful reefs and beautiful dive sites of Grand Bahama
  • Receive a PADI discover scuba completion brochure
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Use of all necessary equipment
Supervision of professional PADI-certified instructor
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Food and drinks (you may bring a packed lunch or snacks)
taxi

Departure Point

Churchill Drive, Doubloon Rd, Freeport, The Bahamas

Meeting point is VIVA WYNDHAM FORTUNA BEACH RESORT. If you are staying outside the resort, please contact us the day before to get details.

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
At the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach hotel, meet your dive instructor for your PADI discover scuba diving course. Get fitted for equipment and start on your 3-part course.

On dry land, learn basic knowledge during a dive theory session. Hear about important safety guidelines and the basic principles behind scuba diving. 

Head into the pool, wearing your scuba gear, for a session that allows you submerge for the first time under the guidance of your PADI-certified instructor. Learn how to control your breath and buoyancy. Get familiar with the components of your gear: mask, regulator, BCD, and oxygen tank. 

Then, climb aboard a dive boat with all your gear to experience your first open water dive. Submerge up to 40 feet (12 meters). See vibrant coral reefs and schools of tropical fish eye-to-eye. 

Return to the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach hotel to receive your recognition certificate, valid for the next 12 months. Please note tour can be purchased by Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Hotel guests only.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • All participants are required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving; some pre-existing medical conditions (e.g. asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving; please consult your doctor
  • Dive is subject to weather conditions
  • It is recommended that you bring/wear your swimsuit, sunscreen, a hat, towel and water; you may also bring a packed lunch or snacks
  • Diving 24 hours prior to the flight is forbidden
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Reef Oasis Viva Bahamas

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Freeport.

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They were awesome and the reef...
dkilby63
, Sep 2016
They were awesome and the reef beautiful. So much more is offered to do. I can t believe the calm and friendly people. The conch perfect. Thank you all.
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Our guide, Alex, was amazing! He...
Allison H
, Aug 2015
Our guide, Alex, was amazing! He gave great instructions and was very patient as we caught on. He definitely made this experience a great one!
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