Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type Active, Beach/water
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours 15 Minutes
Shore Excursion Leaves From
An approximately 5-minute walk from the cruise ship pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Water
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing your bathing suit under comfortable clothing that may get splashed. Sensible, rubber-soled shoes are recommended. A towel, sunglasses, and sunscreen (biodegradable preferred) are also suggested. Each participant is required to wear a full wetsuit with long sleeves and legs. Wetsuits can be rented at the dive shop.
Restrictions Guests need to be in good physical health and cannot have asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, a personal history of heart attacks or heart problems, strokes, or recently-diagnosed high blood pressure. Persons taking antidepressant medications or other potential contraindicated medications, and pregnant women may not participate. Guests must be able to equalize their ears without problems, as they would in an airplane. Participants with heart conditions, a current cold or sinus congestion, a severe medical problem, or who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not permitted to dive. If taking medication, consult your doctor before participating in this program. Young children must be of adequate size to fit into the equipment, and capable of carrying a 40 pound tank on their back. Children under the age of 18 must participate with a parent or guardian. Children must be 4 years of age to be on board the vessel, and 10 years of age to participate. 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. IN ADDITION: If you are taking medication, consult your doctor before participating in this program.
Learn to Scuba Dive Half Day Shore Trip
Scuba diving is fun and easy! This Introduction to Scuba Diving lesson is designed for people who want to try scuba diving for the first time. In just three hours on this Nassau excursion, your professional instructor will have you diving with them on a beautiful tropical reef.
After being picked up on the pier, you will transfer to the dive shop approximately 45 minutes away. Upon arrival, you will fill out the required paperwork and then meet your dive master. Your program begins with a short presentation that teaches you about the basics of diving, followed by practicing scuba diving skills in a pool or shallow beach area.
Then it's onto a boat for your first dive on a shallow reef. During this dive your instructor will guide you on your first introduction to the Bahamas' magnificent underwater world. All of the equipment required for this dive is included in the price. A wet suit must be rented for approximately $10 US per diver.
Please Note: You must know how to swim and feel comfortable while swimming in order to take this tour.