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Diving in Malta is a must, whether you are on holiday or living on the island. If this will be your first time diving, you are in the right place. The PADI Discover Scuba Diving program gives participants the opportunity to try scuba diving for the first time in a safe, fun & comfortable environment. 

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Try Scuba Diving Overview

Discover Scuba Diving (10 year-olds +)

Have you always 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, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. You can try scuba diving close to home or while you’re on vacation. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. Are you ready to try it out?

To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience and try scuba diving, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health.

The total experience time, from arrival to departure will take 3 – 4 hours. You will spend 60 minutes in the water. 

All required dive equipment for your experience is supplied by ABC Diving. 

The total, fully inclusive cost of the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience start at €75.00 with out ‘Standard’ option. Our ‘Bespoke’ option is €180.00 (for those who go on to complete their PADI Scuba Diver Course or PADI Open Water Diver Course with ABC Diving within 12 months, this amount will be deducted from the course cost).

This includes:

– All dive equipment needed for the completion of your experience

– PADI educational materials

Swimwear for the dive and a towel for afterwards.

Try Scuba Diving - The LEARNING PATH

When you try scuba diving, you learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. Then, before heading into your dive, you’ll practise a few more skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure.

Get ready to:

  • Go over the scuba equipment 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 Diver course.

how the booking Process works

It's As Easy As ABC!

1. Choose your course option

Click ‘Request to book’ button and complete the booking request form. Only 1 form per group is required.

2. Booking approval

Within 3 working hours, your booking request will either be approved or an alternate date suggested.

3. Pack your towel!

Once the booking is approved, a payment request is sent to you. Upon payment, your booking is confirmed. 

Choose your course option

Bespoke or Standard?

Bespoke

180
  • 1/2 Day Dive Course
  • 1 Confined Open Water Dive
  • 1 Open Water Dive
  • Premium Dive Equipment Supplied
  • Private Tuition
  • You Choose the Days
  • Private Transfer Service
  • Student Dive Insurance Included

Standard

75
  • 1/2 Day Dive Course
  • 1 Confined Open Water Dive
  • 1 Open Water Dive
  • Premium Dive Equipment Supplied
  • Class size up to 4
  • You Choose the Days
  • Daily pick up/drop off service
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What about sharks?

Although sharks do inhabit the Mediterranean Sea, they are extremely rare to see while scuba diving. In fact, only a few divers have ever seen a shark while diving in Malta. Many divers have completed thousands of dives here and have not been lucky enough to see a shark. If you become one of those lucky divers, enjoy the extremely rare sight as the shark passes on by.

My ears hurt when I go to the bottom of a swimming pool or when I dive down snorkelling. Will I still be able to try scuba diving?

Yes. Assuming you have no irregularities in your ears and sinuses. The discomfort is the normal effect of water pressure pressing in on your ear drums. Fortunately, our bodies are designed to adjust for pressure changes in our ears – we will show you how to equalise during your experience.

Do I have to be a good swimmer to try scuba diveing?

Some swimming ability is required. You need to have basic swim skills and be able to comfortably maintain yourself in the water. 

Do women have any special concerns regarding diving?

Aside from pregnancy, no. Because physiologists know little about the effects of diving on the fetus, the recommendation is that women avoid diving while pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Menstruation is not normally a concern.

What if I feel claustrophobic?

People find the “weightlessness” of scuba diving to be quite freeing. During your try scuba diving experience, your instructor gives you plenty of time and coaching to become comfortable with each stage of learning.

What happens if I use up all my air?

Your dive kit includes a gauge that displays how much air you have. You’ll learn to check it and your instructor will also be regularly checking your remaining air throughout your experience. 

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