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All the recreational courses are with PADI school and regarding the safety and skills development standards updated according to PADI school.
The PADI school(Professional Association of Diving Instructor) is the most famous recreational diving school in the world,a PADI c-card is international,recognized worldwide and with no expiry date.

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BASIC COURSES

All the basic courses PADI includes:
dives,basic diving equipment,specific diving equipment, manuals and certification fees except the Rescue and Dive Master wich does not includes the basic scuba equipment

BUBBLE MAKER

Bubble Maker :
A 3 hours program includes 45 minutes of scuba diving by shore at 2 meters deep for the younger of age 8 and 9.
Prerequisites: basic swimming skills,no disease or illness not compatible with scuba diving
Minimum age: 8 years old


 
 

Discover Scuba Diving :
A 3 hours program includes 45 minutes of scuba diving by shore at 12 meters max depth,from 10 years old.
Prerequisites: basic swimming skills,no disease or illness not compatible with scuba diving
Minimum age: 10 years old

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Discover Scuba Diving with the  STINGRAYS :
It's a Discover Scuba Diving in a confined park  rich in marine life,who become the main protagonist are 50 grey stingrays can get up to 3 feet wide.

 
 

Scuba Diver :
If you have not enough time to finish the Open Water you can stop to the Scuba Diver Level wich allows you to dive up to 12 meters/40 feet deep always with a PADI instructor.
Duration: 2 days full
Prerequisites: basic swimming skills,no disease or illness not compatible with scuba diving
Minimum age: 10 years old

E-LEARNING

Open Water E-learning :
Want to be one step ahead in the theory lessons? the E-learning is what you need:you will study the theory directly "on-line" from the website www.padi.com,once you arrive to our Megalodon Dive Center you will receive an interview to prove you got the complete theorical knowledge so we are ready to jump in the water and start the practice of the Open Water course.

 
 

Open Water Referral :
If you already started  an Open Water course near home and want to finish the 4 open water dives in a tropical paradise our multilingual instructors will take care of you so you can also enjoy the rest of your holiday by recreational diving,pure fun.

OPEN WATER DIVER

Open Water diver :
This is the essential and most wanted basic course by all sea lovers,3/4 days full inmersion theorical and practical training rounded by tropical fishes and colored corals;allows you to dive up to 18 meters/60 feet deep (12 meters/40 feet for age 10 and 11) with an air SCUBA (Self Conteined Underwater Breathing Apparatus),includes a manual,a logbook,the certification fee, a didactic video projection,3 shallow dives and 4 open water dives inbetween 5 and 18 meters.
Duration: 3/4 days full
Prerequisites: basic swimming skills,no disease or illness not compatible with scuba diving
Minimum age: 10 years old

 
 

Scuba Review :
For those who don't dive from at least 6 months and lost the water skills and scuba diving knowledge this program gives you a full theorical,technical and practical review of the safety and emergency procedures and even swimming and buoyancy,required to restart your scuba diving activities,the fun wil not be missed.

ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

Advanced Open Water Diver :
Are you Open Water Diverand wish to go ahead with knowledge and training around scuba diving?
This course,without exam,include only 5 knowledge reviews in 5 different topics that space from the deep dive up to 30 meters,advanced navigation with the compass,peak performance buoyancy,drift diving,multilevel dive,by boat,night dive and much more.
Duration: 2 days and half
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver certification
Minimum age: 12 years old

 
 

EFR (Emergency First Responder):
Required to enter the Rescue Diver course,is just one day classroom where you learn the skills and procedures to help injuried people,unconscious and also the technic of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

RESCUE DIVER

Rescue Diver :
With this certification you will be trained to help and rescue divers in trouble,in panic and unconscious even underwater and on the surface,the approach to rescue divers by beach and by boat,the different ways to carry the victim in the water with "rescue breaths".duration is 3 days,a lot of fun and mold you in the optic of the self stress managing in the water.
Prerequisites: Advanced Open Water Diver e EFR certification
Minimum age: 12 years old

 
 

Dive Master :
Want to reach the first scuba diving professional level and are motivated to start a unique experience?so you have to do the "big step",this course will open to you a new world of opportunity,travelling,earning and meeting lots of interesting people od different culture and nationality.
Duration: 10 days
Minimum age: 18 years old
Prerequisites: Rescue Diver certification,MASTER a perfect buoyancy,good water skills and air consumption,have done at least 100 dives in LogBook.
NOTICE: this course is not a game,if you don't have the prerequisites you will be discarded
It's highly recommended to have these certifications before enter to this course: Deep Diver & Nitrox Diver specialty

Dive Master Internship : contact us to add a supervised experience during and after the training of 30 days,get ready to work hard!

 
 

SPECIALITIES


All the PADI specialty courses includes :
dives,specific equipment,manual and certification fees
does NOT includes the basic diving equipment
the 2 dives of the Nitrox Course are optional and involves extra charges

DEEP DIVER

Deep Diver :
2 days with little theory focused on the decompression phisiology,you will do 4 deep dives up to 40 meters/130 feet,few skills and much fun.
Prerequisites: Advanced Open Water Diver certification
Minimum age: 15 years old

WRECK DIVER

Wreck Diver :
The 3 common wrecks around the island are the perfect "gym" to learn the dive procedures out and into a wreck.
An exciting experience where the adrenaline will not miss,includes 4 dives.
Prerequisites: Advanced Open Water Diver certification
Minimum age: 15 years old

NITROX DIVER

Nitrox Diver :
To absorb less nitrogen and stay longer in single or ripetitive dives,reduce the surface interval time inbetween 2 dives and before a flight,decrease the risks of decompression illness...so do a NITROX course:
2 small chapters to study in the afternoon without miss fun dives in the morning,learn to analyze the enreached air blended gas rich in oxygenand plan the dives due to the oxygen percentage in the cylinder;the 2 nitrox dives of the course are optional and there are no skill to do underwater,just fun.
2 dives(optional)
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver certification
Minimum age: 15 years old

NIGHT DIVER

Night Diver :
3 night dives applying all the procedures needed to do this special activity with safety,includes night comunication,planning and equipment care,the theory includes an extra chapter about the artificial torches.
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver certification
Minimum age: 12 years old

CAVERN DIVER

Cavern diver :
This spectacular course is developed into the Yucatan "cenotes",natural cavities with speleologic characteristics make them indisputable most famous and majestic caves in the world.
The course train you to dive in overhead enviroment always illuminated by sunlight (or at least with the exit illuminated by the sunlight),with no direct contact with the surface,up to 40 meters/130 feet distance from the surface;this course is not for anyone,claustrophobics are not admitted,diver buoyancy more than good to enter this course.
If you are interested to an advanced cave diving training go to the section technical courses;
4 dives
Prerequisites: Advanced Open Water Diver certification
                      Good buoyancy
Logbook: 25 dives
Minimum age: 18 years old

PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY

Peak Performance Buoyancy :
The buoyancy is the requisite most important to be a good diver,this specialty course allow you to improve your skills and knowledge in buoyancy.
2 dives
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver certification
Minimum age: 10 years old

DRIFT DIVER

Drift Diver :
Cozumel island is famous by it's wonderful barrier reef rich in marine life becouse of the currents that constantly carry the nutrients to feed corals and colorful sponges,the ideal place to learn and practice the drift dive in the current.
2 dives
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver certification
Minimum age: 12 years old

SEARCH & RECOVERY

Search & Recovery :
Learn to navigate with the compass by different patterns allow you to cover a wide open area underwater with the purpose to find a lost object or a missing diver,you also learn to recovery heavy object with a special "lift bag".
4 dives
Prerequisites: Advanced Open Water Diver certification
Minimum age: 12 years old

DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER

Digital Underwater Photographer (DUP):
One of the funniest and satisfying scuba diving activity,learn the basic technic of the optical physics and the electronic of the digital cameras,how to to take care of the housing,illumination,in-water development of the different techniques,ends with a digital editing workshop with a specific software;to enter this course must have a good buoyancy.
2 dives
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver or Snorkeler
                       Good buoyancy
Minimum age: none for snorkelers,10 years old for certified divers

UNDERWATER VIDEOGRAPHER

Underwater Videographer :
Learn the basic skills  of the optical physics and electronic of a digital camcorder high definition HD,how to use and handle the housing,use of the filters and illumination,in-water development of the different techniques,ends with a digital editing workshop with a specific software;to enter this course must have a good buoyancy.
3 dives
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
                       Good buoyancy
Minimum age: 10 years old

MASTER SCUBA DIVER

Master Scuba Diver :
This is the highest level for a recreational diver,includes a 5 specialty course package plus the Master Scuba Diver c-card,the instructor totally releases 6 certifications.
Prerequisites: Rescue diver certification
Logbook: 50 dives
Minimum age: 12 years old

 
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