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Duration: Full day

Price: R950/pp

Price: $68/pp

Price: £54/pp

Price: €61/pp


Skin diving is snorkeling while making breath-hold dives to observe aquatic life, up close and personal. It’s a great way to explore the underwater world when you’re not able to scuba dive or if scuba diving just isn’t your thing. The PADI Skin Diver course offered in Cape Town teaches you how to enjoy watching life below the surface and comfortably venture underwater for short visits, whether you dive in a local freshwater lake or the big blue ocean, at home or on holiday at a dive destination.


The PADI Skin Diver course teaches you about: How to choose, adjust and use skin diving equipment. Basic safety guidelines for being in and around the water. Snorkeling and skin diving techniques including checking buoyancy, surface swimming, clearing water from your snorkel and performing effortless surface dives. Going on an optional skin dive at a local dive site.

Course Details

Pick up from Cape Town Hotels to the V&A Waterfront. Meet at the dive shop at 8.30am to complete paperwork and review the theory with your instructor. After trying on your skin diving equipment, you will head off to the pool for the day. During the Skin Diver, there is 1 pool session.


1 Pool Session (Half Day)

Prerequisites & Minimum Age

To enroll in a PADI Skin Diver course, you must be at least 8 years old. You need adequate swimming skills and comfort in the water. No prior experience is required.

Group Size

Maximum 6 students per instructor

Course Times

7h30 (Meet at the dive shop)


Full tuition by an internationally certified PADI instructor. Full equipment use. Transfers with any tour booked online or by phone within 5km radius of CBD (Min 2pax).


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Booking Summary - PADI Skin Diver Course

Number of seats: ONE   R950   $68 |   €61 |   £54 |

Total R950

“Great professional team devoted to making the most of your experience. Equipment in perfect condition, briefing clear and complete, guides always careful, helpful, friendly and professional. Absolutely worthy!!!”

Alan Robertson

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