Tour details & Booking

Duration: Full day

Price: R1950/pp

Price: $140/pp

Price: £111/pp

Price: €125/pp



Ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, then the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience in Cape Town offered by Ocean Experiences is perfect for you. While not a scuba certification course, the Discover Scuba Diving Experience is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. This program consists of a pool session with a PADI Professional to ensure you are comfortable in the water, you will learn important scuba skills and have fun exploring this new weightlessness environment. Once all the standards are met in the pool, your instructor will the take you to the dive site where you will receive a briefing and then guide you on your first ocean dive.

Course Details

At the shop complete required paperwork, watch a short DVD / discuss with an instructor the basics of scuba diving followed by a quick quiz. After trying on your scuba equipment to make sure it all fits comfortably you will head off to the pool. After successfully completing the pool session of the experience you will head to the ocean for your first ocean dive. Back at the shop around 15h30.


Full Day

Prerequisites & Minimum Age

10 years old. No pre-training or prior experience required. Be in good physical health. Have adequate swimming skills. Complete the necessary paperwork and acknowledge our Terms & Conditions.

Group size

Maximum of 2 students per instructor.

Course Times

08h30 (Meet at the shop)

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the experience you will receive a PADI Certificate of Completion (Note: this is not a scuba diving certification but a recognition for the experience). Earn credit towards the PADI Open Water Course or PADI Scuba Diver Course.


Tuition by an internationally certified PADI Professional. PADI Discover Scuba Diving Booklet. Confined water / swimming pool session. 1 x open water dive (sea dive). MPA (Marine Protected Areas) permit. Full equipment use.


DAN Insurance Cover. Gratuities. Hotel Transfer.


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OceanX T-Shirt

Add a Ocean Experiences T-Shirt to your order and choose from our selection in-store.

OceanX Cap

Add a Ocean Experiences Cap to your order and choose from our selection in-store.

Add Extra Dive

Add an extra dive to your experience on the same day to continue exploring the underwater world.

DAN Insurance Cover

This is a 5-Day temporary insurance Package for divers (Includes: R300 000 Dive Cover - Evacuation Assistance - International Dive Cover - Depth Limit 40 meters)

Booking Summary - PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Number of seats: ONE   R1950   $140 |   €125 |   £111 |

Total R1950

“Returned for another dive. This time we dived windmill which rates as my new most enjoyable dive in CT. Great gear and support from a professional team once again. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.”


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