Discover, enjoy and learn about the underwater world.

 Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? Then.. you are in the right place! The program is called: Discover Scuba Diving. While this program is not a scuba certification course, The Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, you will learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional.

 Get ready to:

  • Learn key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive.
  • Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and learn how easy it is to move around underwater.
  • Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater.
  • Have fun swimming around and exploring.
  • Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Open Water Diver course.

Why at the Akumal Dive Shop? We are RELIABLE.

 First time diving experiences is what we do best, we started back in 1967, since then, thousands of visitors have safely explored Akumal´s underwater realm under the expert supervision of a long list of outstanding dive professionals that have been members of our dive family through this fantastic journey.

Our dive shop`s trademark has always been personalized and flexible dive education. We commit to small groups and no rush in our service, sometimes it´s a big effort but it has been a proven formula for our longevity.

Why Akumal? Excellent dive conditions for 1st time divers.

The reefs in front of our shore are part of the 2nd largest barrier reef in the planet!!!!! Due to our privileged geographic location, we can enjoy light currents, easy oceans and great visibility over 295 days of the year. Our reefs are full of marine life and are natural shelter of many species of sea turtles.

Short boat rides!!! In within 5minutes from shore. Long dive times!!!


Be at least 10 years old

Be in reasonably good health

Complete the Discover Scuba Diving Releases and Medical Questionnaire (PDF) A ¨Yes¨ response on the Medical Questionnaire will require you and your physician to complete and sign the Medical Statement (PDF) stating that you are fit to dive.

Check in is at 8:30am

Check out is aprox. at 1:00pm 

Price: $115.00 USD

Promotion: Pay $150.00 USD and we add a second dive. ($65 usd value). (second dive ONLY on the 2:00 pm dive tour)

Certification earned: No

Class Includes: Mask, fins, snorkel, regulator, BCD, wetsuit, aluminum tank, weights & belt, showers, locker rental, dive instruction, free parking*, dive insurance. 

 If this activity is of interest to you, please contact us and we will be delighted to answer any additional questions.

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