Discover Scuba Diving in Plettenberg Bay

  • About 4 hours


Have you always wondered what it is like to breath underwater? The PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course is the perfect quick and easy introduction to the fun and adventure of scuba diving & it ONLY takes 1 day! (4 hours).

After a brief lecture on the basic safety rules and skill techniques required for scuba diving you will head straight to the pool, where you will find out what it is like to breathe underwater for the first time! Once you have mastered key skills in the swimming pool and discovered how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear. It is off to the ocean for a sea dive & discover the underwater world.

If you would like to continue exploring the spectacular reefs and marine life you can purchase a diving package which will allow you to enjoy numerous shore dives, shallow boat dives & the popular seal dive during your stay in Plettenberg Bay . (This qualification is valid for a duration of 1 year). Plus, you can get credit! Your ocean dive and skills that you will have mastered in the pool during this program will count towards the PADI Open Water Diver certification


On arrival you will be met by one of our PADI Instructors where you will check in and be issued the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Booklet. Time will be spent reviewing the essential skills and basic safety rules required for scuba diving before being issued your diving equipment . It is then a short walk to the on-site swimming pool which is where you will find out what it’s like to breathe underwater for the first time. This shallow safe environment is the perfect place to learn how to swim around with scuba gear and master the key skills required for the ocean dive. After the pool session you will have a short break to recharge your cylinder before heading our on an ocean dive to explore the beautiful reefs of Plettenberg Bay.

Good to know

  • Minimum age 10 years
  • You will need to be in reasonable physical health and we will require you to complete a medical questionnaire prior to the start of the course
  • Activity will not take place with unfavourable sea conditions


  • Full tuition by an internationally certified PADI Professional
  • Training booklet
  • Pool session
  • 1 sea dive
  • Full use of scuba gear
  • Certificate of Recognition with PADI International Limited


  • Gratuities (optional)


  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothes


  • Swimwear

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February, 2020

I was a first time diver and took my training at the Pro Dive Center in Plettenberg Bay. I had an amazing instructor Cassandra. She was so patient with me and even helped me overcome my water anxiety from previous water related trama. All the staff was very understanding and let me progress at my own pace and always made me feel comfortable and like I had real support to get me through the process. I was able to complete my dive certification and do 4 short dives, 3 shore dives and one boat dive with the sea lions. It truly was an amazing experience and I cant thank Cassandra enough for all her hard work and efforts to make my dream of learning how to scuba dive a success and reality. I highly recommend this dive center for anyone that wants supportive and attentive instructors that make the process comfortable.

August, 2019

Friendly staff lots of fun

January, 2020

Great experience, such awesome diving. Special thanks to Nikki who was super cool and made it really enjoyable. Really looking forward to diving here again!

December, 2019

Thank you Michelle and team for this fantastic experience, it was truly unbelievable. Special thanks to Daniël, Aldo and Nikky for your patience and teaching us all the skills needed to qualify for Open Water 1. We enjoyed the fun dive with the seals tremendously and will surely be back in 2020 to do more dives with you, perhaps even join you on a tour to the Red Sea! :-)

February, 2020

I went snorkeling with pro dive today,the entire team was absolutely amazing and professional , my guide was dillon, if I could I would give him a 10star rating in particular for being patient while I got used to the water etc

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