Have a Go

Our Have a Go sessions give students a unique opportunity to experience the underwater world. Whether it is taking their first breath on Scuba in our heated pool or seeing a seahorse for the first time in its natural environment, it will be an experience they will never forget.

Have a Go Diving and Snorkelling Experiences

Discover Scuba Diving  

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

2 hours No experience neededHeated Dive Pool

A PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience is a great way to find out what scuba diving is really like before you take the full scuba certification course. Before entering the pool, you will go over some of the theory behind breathing under water and the effect of water pressure on your body including why you need to equalize your air spaces. Once we have gone over this, you will be kitted out and into the pool to go over the equipment you are wearing, learn a few basic skills before the fun part of heading to the deep end of our pool to swim around weightless, breathing underwater for the first time!


PADI Discover Snorkelling Experience


It is a great way to find out what we have under our blanket of water. There is so much to look at around the shallow parts of our coast and snorkelling is a great way to see it. You will jump into our heated pool and learn techniques such as breathing with a snorkel, straight line swimming, duck diving, blast and displacement clearing methods as well as safety practices, such as the one-up and one-down buddy system.

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Book a Birthday Party

Give Someone special an unforgettable Experience

Let us entertain your group for 2 hours including professional instruction, photos and all equipment provided. Book a Birthday Party and we will take the group for a Discover Scuba Diving / Snorkelling Experience in our indoor heated pool. We can cater for small or large groups of students aged 12+ years and up. For the younger ones 10 - 12 we can can take smaller groups of 4 per instructor. 

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PADI’s Discover Scuba Diving programme is an experience that focuses on adventure and personal growth by introducing your staff to the excitement of being able to breathe underwater. The skills your lucky staff will master at the end of the session can be used as credit towards future diving qualifications such as the PADI Open Water Diver course..


Book a Private Group

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Let us entertain with a private Discover Scuba Diving / Snorkelling Experience for your friends or family! Book a group for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience is a great way to find out what scuba diving is really like before you take the full scuba certification course.


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