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Visiting our Scuba World Diving Center in Agia Marina, Chania, Crete. There, the instructor, will answer all your questions and by attending the program “ Discover Scuba Diving” you will get some theoretical knowledge and take a dive in confined water (a body of water with pool-like conditions, such as off a calm beach). If you are satisfied with the first contact you can continue and be certified as an open water diver.
Just so you can be sure that scuba diving suits you. The money you pay for the program Discover Scuba Diving is measured in the Open Water Diver program.
You don’t need anything but your swimsuit, your towel & flip flops, your excitement and your good mood. We provide you the rest.
Diving is an active sport and the better shape you’re in, the easier it will be, but any healthy individual with at least an average fitness level can do it.
No stress, there is no risk, you just need to know few rules and everything will be ok. First of all before diving tell your instructor that you are wearing contact lens. However better chose soft contact lens. Moreover, do not fear eyes infection, the risk is less than 1/10000. If after your dive you get red and itchy eyes, do not hesitate to go and see you ophthalmologist. In the case your eyes are really dry after the immersion, just use eye drops to release your discomfort. Another solution is to buy a mask equipped with correctives glass. But be careful, those mask are quite fragile, so be sure to have a spare just in case.
The minimum age is 10 years old (in most areas). Student divers who are younger than 15 earn the PADI Junior Open Water Diver certification, which they may upgrade to PADI Open Water Diver certification upon reaching 15.
Scuba diving is considered a low-risk activity compared to many other outdoor and sporting activities. At Scuba World Diving Center, we always place great emphasis on safety, which will follow you throughout your diving course.
Snorkeling is so simple that adequate swimming skills is enough.
Your swimsuit, your towel, your excitement and your good mood. We provide you the rest (mask-flippers-snorkel-outfit)
Only if it is waterproof.
From departure to return 3 hours. Snorkeling time is 2 hours.