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Discovery Dive Centre Questions & Answers

Chicago, Illinois

Must you be a certified diver to participate?

over a year ago Answer

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Eric V
Ko Samui, Thailand
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Hi Ashley,

For the Discover scuba program a certification is not required. We will take you out for the day and complete 2 dives with an instructor down to a maximum of 12 meters. This is an experience and not a certification. The only requirements is that you do not have any of the conditions listed on the medical form supplied when booking online.

over a year ago
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No, you will have an instructor take you though a safety briefing and overview of kit, possibly a shallow water orientation then take you on what’s called a DSD (discover scuba diving) which will be no more than about 10meters in depth. All the instructors I met were highly professional friendly and enthusiastic and the kit was all to a good standard. Maybe worth contacting them to ensure there is enough availability and which sites they recommend/offer for a 1st dive as they go to different sites on different days (weather depending)

Hope you have a great time

over a year ago
Mumbai, India
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Im not sure - but they have basic shallow dives for beginners I think- which u can do without certification

over a year ago
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Not at all, they are great with 1st timers, there is a special package for those who have never dived

over a year ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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I’m not positive about this... I am open water certified so I didn’t have to worry about that but if you contact the dive center directly I’m sure they will be able to answer that question for you

over a year ago
New Zealand
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Yes you do for their normal dives. However, you can do an “experience diving” starter dive in shallow water with an instructor.

over a year ago
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