Introduction to Scuba

Cozumel Learn to Scuba Dive Shore Trip
Price: $135.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Water/Beach, Active
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 10 to 15 minute walk or an approximately 10 minute taxi (not included, approximately $10 US each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend you wear a bathing suit under comfortable clothing which may get wet and rubber-soled shoes. Guests should bring a towel, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
Restrictions Guests should have a general knowledge of swimming, and be at ease in the water. The minimum age to participate is 12 years old. Guests between 12 and 17 years of age must have an adult accompany them to the dive shop to sign the waiver. Guests must be able to climb out of the water via the boat's ladder. Participants with heart conditions, a current cold or sinus congestion, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, a severe medical problem, who are or may be pregnant or who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not permitted to dive. Health restrictions apply and a waiver and medical statement is required to be filled out by all participants. Please look at the following example: PADI Health Questionnaire If you cannot pass the questionnaire, or do not have the required physician's statement, you will not be permitted to dive. Guests not able to dive will not be entitled to a refund so please look at the questionnaire BEFORE booking this tour. If you are taking medication, consult your doctor before participating in this program.

Learn to Scuba Dive Cozumel Excursion

Where better to learn to scuba dive than in Cozumel's warm, crystal-clear waters and incredible Barrier Reef? After arriving at the dive shop, you will meet your instructor and begin a small group class that will introduce you to the world of scuba diving.

After the instructor feels you have a good grasp on the basics, you will put on the gear and practice off the beach. Thanks to the small size of your group, you will receive plenty of hands-on direction on this Cozumel excursion.

When everyone is feeling confident, your instructor will lead you to the boat and you will set off to the reef to try your hand at a one-tank dive with your instructor to a maximum of 40 feet.

Depending on the water conditions that day, your captain will take you to the best scuba location on the reef. You will be diving in the Marine Park.

Please Note: All participants must pay the captain a $5.00 US per person park admission fee on the day of the tour.

5 Stars5.0 / 5  |  11 ReviewsReview This Tour
Outstanding instructor
March 08, 2020
I can’t possibly say enough wonderful things about our instructor, Andrea, from AquaSafari. She was knowledgeable, positive and a joy olive with. She went out of her way to make us feel great about the experience.
Reviewer: John
5 Stars
February 27, 2020
I have been scuba diving before but never outside of the US. I wanted to do this excursion for my teenage children. It was amazing. We had our own dive instructor who really focused on us. I felt so comfortable knowing my kiddos were in good hands.
Reviewer: Carolyn Pierce
5 Stars
Absolutely worth it!
December 26, 2019
This was definitely a bucket list item that I was hoping my wife would love. I have been looking for something the wife and I could do together. Let me say, Vanessa was amazing. She recognized my wife’s fears right up front and she focused her attention on ensuring her of her own abilities and comforting her while calmly coaching her through her fears. My wife did great in the pool… but at the dive site, a bit of panic set in and Vanessa calmed her and coached her down. The reef was amazing and teaming with life. We were the only two people Vanessa and she made it a memorable. Fish, lobster, eels and rays… so much color and beauty. My wife surfaced and said… “I don’t think I can ever really enjoy snorkeling again after that! When can we do this again?” Vanessa, Thank you! Victoria… you also did an amazing job of capturing the dive for us in pictures and video. Those are our little treasures now. This is a fantastic experience and we highly recommend it.
Reviewer: Michael S. Falco
5 Stars
June 01, 2019
This was definitely a bucket list for me! We were in a small group of 4 people. Our instructor was great! Very knowledgeable and patient with everyone! We had a photographer with us that we ended up with some breathtaking photos for memories to cherish. I highly recommend this excursion!
Reviewer: Nicole
5 Stars
April 30, 2018
I believe the instructors name was Andrea? I’ve been home now for a couple of weeks. Regardless, I went with Aqua Safari at the Palace Hotel in Cozumel. Professional, smart, patient, easy to understand, knowledgeable with her trade and region, and so many other great characteristics. The dives were so fun and there was a ton of wildlife to see. She was so attentive, and really watched for our safety. She also did an amazing job pointing out fish we wouldn’t have seen ourselves. My family and I are going back to Cozumel and we will definitely be doing this excursion again. Overall, this excursion is more than worth it!
Reviewer: Ken Barkhuff
5 Stars
An Excellent Dive Experience
December 01, 2016
This was an excellent experience for a first time SCUBA dive. Cozumel has some great coral reefs and this dive proved to be full of adventure. I'd suggest having some snorkeling practice prior to trying SCUBA for the first time. Breathing under water is more mental than physical. If you can conquer breathing through a snorkel, you'll do great!
Reviewer: Dan Corey
5 Stars