SCUBA Diving is fun and easy, and this Introduction to Scuba Diving course is designed for people who want to try it for the first time.  In just 3 hours, professional instructors will have you diving with them on a beautiful tropical reef.

Your program begins with a short presentation that teaches you about the basics of diving, followed by practicing scuba diving skills in a pool or shallow beach area.  Then it's onto a boat for your first dive on a shallow reef.  During this dive, your instructor will guide you on your introduction to the magnificent underwater world of the Bahamas.

A whole new world is awaiting your discovery, so book your Bahamas Introduction to Scuba Diving Tour from Nassau today!

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Per Person, Ages 10+):
$209.10
Non-Participant
Bubble Watcher - Adult
(Per Person, Ages 18+):
$84.80

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Tour / Activity Details

3 hours dive time
9:30 am & 1:30 pm daily
Please Note: Tour Length shown is actual activity time and does not include transit time for hotel pickups. Please allow an additional 1.5 to 3.5 hours round-trip for hotel pickup transit.

7 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum age is 10.  Tour includes Nassau hotel pickup.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

The Islands of The Bahamas has announced streamlined entry protocols that will enable visitors to better and more seamlessly enjoy The Bahamas vacation experience. 

Currently, these are the protocols:

  • FULLY VACCINATED persons traveling to The Bahamas from other countries will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival in The Bahamas. Fully vaccinated travellers are required to upload negative test results in addition to valid proof of vaccination confirming they have passed the two-week immunity period (such as CDC or government issued vaccine record card). At this time, the Bahamas Government will only be accepting vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca. Mixed and matched second doses of COVID-19 vaccines of either AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna or even Johnson & Johnson are also accepted.
  • UNVACCINATED travelers ages 12 and older entering The Bahamas must obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR (swab) test taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival. Test results are required to be uploaded. 
  • ALL CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 2 AND 11 are required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of arrival in The Bahamas. Test results are required to be uploaded.
  • ALL CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 2 are exempt from any testing requirements.
  • Any person presenting test results older than 5 days will not be allowed entry into The Bahamas.
  • As part of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application, travelers are required to opt in to COVID-19 health insurance that covers them for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas. The cost of insurance is included in the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application fee. Bahamas Travel Health Visa applications take up to 48 hours to process and should be completed with adequate lead time. The cost of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa is dependent on length of stay and vaccination status. All travellers eighteen (18) years and older are required to complete an individual Bahamas Travel Health Visa. Persons seventeen (17) years and younger are to add a profile within the account of their parent or guardian.
  • FACE MASKS must be worn in all public spaces, including all forms of public transportation and persons are subject to stiff fines for not following the mask mandate.
  • SOCIAL DISTANCING is strongly advised; please keep a safe space between your party and others.

 

Important

  • This is not a scuba certification course; it is an introductory experience designed to familiarize you with scuba gear and safe scuba practices. It will serve as a solid foundation for any future scuba certification courses you might take.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum age is 10.
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied on the tour by a parent or guardian.
  • Children must be of adequate size to fit into the equipment.
  • Children must be capable of carrying a 40 pound tank on their back.
  • Fort safety reasons, participants cannot be pregnant.
  • Participants must be in good physical health, with no asthma, epilepsy, or history of strokes, heart attacks, heart problems, recently diagnosed high blood pressure or difficulty equalizing ear pressure at high altitudes.
  • Participants cannot be under the influence of alcohol, antidepressants, sedatives or other potentially contraindicated medications.

 

Inclusions

  • Pickup and return service from Nassau area hotels and resorts
  • Use of mask, fins, snorkel, buoyancy compensator, regulator, 1 airtank, weights & weight belt
  • Academic scuba orientation
  • Water skills practice
  • Ocean dive at coral reef
  • Diver and boat support during your dive
  • Boat equipped with first aid kits, fresh water and ice
  • Dock facilities with restrooms, fresh water showers and gear rinse tanks

 

Exclusions

  • Wetsuit (rental available on-site)
  • Meals /li>
  • Snacks
  • Optional gratuities

 

7 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum age is 10.  Tour includes Nassau hotel pickup.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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