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thirds of the surface
of our planet is covered by water. The best way of experiencing this
incredible environment at first hand is to equip ourselves with SCUBA
gear. Scuba diving also attracts a wide range of warm friendly people,
of all ages and from all walks of life. This enables Scuba divers to
meet and share their own wonderful experiences and adventures of, quite
literally, new worlds.
do Scuba divers
a common misconception that Scuba divers'
tanks are filled with pure oxygen, not so! In fact most Scuba
divers' tanks are actually filled with compressed air - the very same
that you and I are breathing right now.
does SCUBA mean?
is an acronym that stands for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus.
old do I have to be
to learn to Scuba dive?
minimum age is 10, and there is no maximum
age! The whole family can share the experience as there are activities for younger children such as Snorkeling or
Statistics show that Scuba diving is one of
the safest sports, providing you remain within the PADI
guidelines taught to you.
have to be a
strong swimmer to learn to Scuba dive?
long as you can swim 200 yards comfortably
water you will be able to learn to Scuba dive
diving may appear relatively expensive. However, when compared to a
life long adventure that is different every time and enables you to
visit parts of the world you would never normally see, then it really
need to have my
own Scuba Diving equipment?
Dive Goa will
provide all course materials and equipment you will require to learn to
Scuba dive on my
a PADI diver you will be taught the SAFE
diving practices, this means you will NEVER dive solo. During
your dives you should always be paired with a buddy, or a dive
Do I need a medical checkup before I learn to dive?
be able to dive
worldwide with my certification?
is the largest diver training organisation in the world, so your card
is recognized anywhere in the world.
do I get at the
end of my Scuba Diving course?
with the PADI manual, dive tables and log book;
you will also receive a temporary certificate of successful completion. We register you with PADI as a qualified diver and your certification
card will be mailed to your home address. This PADI certification card and your
logbook is the proof of your dive qualification.
straight from PADI Open Water Diver to the PADI Advanced Course?
PADI encourage the new diver to acquire
further dive skills and experience under the supervision of a PADI
professional, and the Advanced Course is specifically designed for this.