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Take your first breaths underwater!

If you've always been curious about the underwater world and have yet to try SCUBA but arent sure the PADI Discover Scuba Programme is perfect for you, for the junior divers we off the PADI Bubblemaker Experience! Come and try scuba diving without having to commit to a PADI full course. We off this course from our own outdoor heated swimming pool with an instructional team so you are in safe hands whilst trying SCUBA. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

To book onto one of our PADI Discover Scuba Diving or Bubblemaker experiences, you must be at least 8 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health.

What you will learn...

You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. If you make an open water dive, you’ll practice a few more skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure. Get ready to:

  • Go over the SCUBA equipment you will be using during your experience and how to safely use it  you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear.
  • Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater.
  • Learn key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive.
  • Have fun swimming around and exploring.
  • Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Open Water Course

Aquanauts PADI Discover Scuba Pool Session Try Dive

How Do I Book?

If you would like to book onto one of the PADI Discover Scuba sessions or Bubblemaker sessions please contact the centre by calling 01752 228825 or email alternatively pop in store!

Course Infomation...

The session costs £45.00 per person, group bookings will recieve a group discount. It usually takes either a morning or an afternoon depending on course scheduling. The session breaks down into a quick theory lesson, an hours pool time in full SCUBA then post session debrief to find out what you can do next!

Why Choose Aquanauts?

  • We are the only PADI 5 Star Inctructor Development Centre, National Geographic Centre and the only official GUE facility in Devon or Cornwall, making us the highest rated dive centre in the area.
  • Join our dive club after you pass and receive free equipment hire when you dive with us and free air whenever you want - making diving an affordable hobby.
  • Our club dive boats are just £15.
  • Friendly, very active dive club that dives all year, in Plymouth, around the UK, and abroad. We also have marine conservation, nautical archaeological, and shipwreck diving groups that you can join, and a large membership base that welcomes new members and will buddy up with new people.
  • Our courses are completely flexible, weekends, evenings or weekdays, we will fit around you.
  • Receive a full crew pack, theory manual, and all PADI DVDs.
  • We have our own private, heated, training pool facilities - so we don't have to rush you through your training.
  • Final qualifying dives are completed from a very large, comfortable hardboat (the most modern in Plymouth), with a rear diver lift to make getting in and out while wearing equipment very easy. We also supply tea, coffee or hot chocolate throughout your day.
  • Our safety equipment is first class, we are the only boat that carries multiple GPS and VHF radios, Radar, Night Search Lights, Night Navigation Equipment, Full Diver Emergency Facilities, First Aid Kits, Oxygen and an Automated External Defibrillator.
  • We are open and staffed 7 days per week, year round.
  • Our shop and online shop is one of the cheapest for equipment in the country and we operate a UK price guarantee - we cannot be beaten on price and if you see something for sale anywhere in the UK cheaper, we'll match it and you still get our excellent local service and free help putting it all together.