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Itinerary
Explore the underwater world that scuba certification opens up with this beginner's dive course in Cancun. Start with a 2-hour class on dry land, where you'll learn about breathing techniques, underwater communication and equipment care and operation in a lecture format. 

Slip into the resort's pool to test out your equipment and apply your newfound knowledge. Practice underwater hand signals and get the hang of buoyancy. Make sure your equipment fits properly and ask your instructor if you have any questions or concerns.

Next, it's time to head out into the ocean to visit one of Cancun's spectacular diving spots. The instructor will lead your small group on their first open water dive using one oxygen tank each. Explore the Caribbean’s underwater world safely with your foundational knowledge of scuba. Keep an eye out for nurse sharks, lobsters, and several varieties of turtles.
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Overview
Take an introductory SCUBA course in Cancun and dive at one of Mexico's best diving spots. During this all-day adventure, learn the basics of scuba in a resort pool and then move to your first open-water dive. The one-tank dive on Cancun's local reefs does not require full certification, and all equipment is provided for you. Expert instructors are on hand to ensure you are safe and enjoy your time underwater.
Highlights
  • Learn to scuba dive at a resort in Cancun
  • Take to the open water for a 1-tank dive
  • Keep an eye out for the Caribbean's spectacular marine life including colorful fish and turtles
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great first Scuba Experience

My significant other and I booked a Discover Scuba excursion on a whim at the huge Aquaworld complex in Cancun. The excursion starts off with you filling out some forms and signing waivers, and then a short 15 minutes video showing you some skills you...More

Thank Tuan V
eBusiness C, Gerente at AquaWorld, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tuan, It makes our day to know that you and your s/o had a good time! Thank you so much for your amazing review - we love that you even share tips like taking the seasickness pills 45 minutes before the boat ride. We...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Great Scuba Experience

We had the best instructors, guide, boat crew and assistance. Had our teenagers along with us, this was their first real scuba diving trip. Highly recommended for families who love water, outdoor and always wondered what it was like to scuba dive. Very hands on,...More

Thank jmskelton1
eBusiness C, Gerente at AquaWorld, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hello J, Thank you so much for your kind words, we're thrilled to see that you enjoyed diving with us! We'd love to have you all again on your next vacations in Cancun. Sea you soon! 🌊

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Scuba diving course - PADI open water + submarine ride. BRILLIANT COMPANY, GREAT EXPERIENCE

I took my PADI diving course there in June 2018 and also took the family on the underwater boat trip. Both experiences were excellent! I paid around $500 for the PADI course and $100 for 2 adults (2 kids were free) tickets for the submarine...More

Thank Gooner115
eBusiness C, Gerente at AquaWorld, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hello Watford-Soros! We love that you had a great time with us and finished your PADI diving course! Thank you for your kind comments and suggestions, we'll definitely take them into account. We hope to see you again on your next vacations🌊

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Professional and Extremely SAFE

My two daughters, one pre-teen and one teenager, took the discover SCUBA course at the resort we stayed at. I can only say the highest praises for the instructors, the equipment, the dive boat, and everything in between. I am certified and have logged well...More

Thank Rusty H
eBusiness C, Gerente at AquaWorld, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Rusty, We're so happy to hear that you and your kids enjoyed diving with us. Thank you very much for recommending us and even mentioning how attentive the staff was. If you happen to remember his name please let us know via inbox 😊Sea...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile
Top Notch Company!!

My wife and I just finished our 7 week PADI course back home and did our 4 open water dives with Aquaworld. The crew was very knowledgeable and friendly!!! Our instructor was Valentine!! He’s amazing!!! And the crew were top notch and ready to help...More

Thank Joshua D
eBusiness C, Gerente at AquaWorld, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi Joshua, It makes us really happy to see that you enjoyed diving with us! We'll let everyone know how much you appreciated their service, thank you very much for your kind review. We can't wait for your next visit to Cancun, sea you soon!🌊

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