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Diving courses in Dubai

Diving courses in Dubai
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Discover Scuba Diving, Freediving & Snorkelling in Dubai

For all those who are in awe of the underwater world, our scuba diving classes are exactly right for you. It provides you the right blend of relaxation and adventure, thus offering a new feel and experience which you are sure to enjoy. 

What does scuba diving feel like? 

Scuba diving Dubai lets you explore the wonders of the underwater world at your own pace and comfort. By breathing independently through a scuba, the diver has the complete freedom to explore underwater. It lets you have a healthy interaction with marine life and get to know the wonderful world of fishes, corals, and other marine creatures. 

Apart from providing a glimpse of the underwater world, diving is also helpful for your physical and mental well-being. It helps in strengthening your muscles and offers greater flexibility. It also helps in developing better breath control. 

For those who wish to take up diving as a next level, specialised certification courses are also offered in Dubai diving centres. If you just want to have an idea about scuba diving, then our try-out sessions provide you a feel of the experience. 

Come and join a diving school and explore the beautiful world of fish and corals. 

Do you need to know swimming for scuba diving? 

So the simple answer is no, you need not know swimming to try scuba diving. If you are looking to become a certified diver, basic water skills are all you need for it. 

What is discover scuba diving or try scuba dive as an experience? 

Discover scuba diving is your first step to scuba diving. You will get an introduction to what it feels like to explore the underwater world. The experience usually consists of a briefing on how to be safe in the water and get to know the diving equipment you use. Do you have what it takes to explore the underwater world? 

How to become a certified diver? 

The first step in becoming a certified diver is to sign-up with a dive centre that offers certification programs. skilldeer offers certified programs like PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), NAUI ( National Association of Underwater Instructors), SSI (Scuba Schools International), CMAS (Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques). Depending on the school you choose, there are various levels to take and progress to deep dive! 

Which certification courses does skilldeer have? 

In general, the certification levels include Scuba Diving Certification, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water, Specialty Courses, Rescue Diver Certification, Master Diver, Divemaster. Scuba Refresher courses are also available if you have taken a break and want to sharpen your skills. Completing all the levels would make you eligible to even become a diving instructor. 

What to expect in a diving course? 

The various courses equip you for this thrilling and enchanting experience. The diving lessons in Dubai teaches you the basics of diving, how to wear the diving suit, use the diving equipment, and the various safety measures to adopt. Both theoretical and practical training sessions are conducted in the diving institutes to make you fully prepared for this water sport. The benefits of nutrition, relaxation, and proper breathing techniques are also taught in this diving course. 

What is freediving?

If you’ve swam under water and held your breath, you have caught a glimpse of free-diving! Free diving is basically breath-holding under water and travelling as far as you can without having to surface for oxygen. Freedives can be done without any special equipments.

Is snorkelling same as freediving?

At first glance, snorkelling and free diving may seem similar. However, snorkelling requires divers to remain on the surface of the water to breathe, and then hold their breath while they dive until they resurface. Whereas, freedivers remove their breathing apparatus before they descend and simply hold their breath for long periods of time.

Where to dive in Dubai? 

Diving is taught at various diving school in Dubai located at Jumeirah, Emirates Road, and Palm Jumeirah. Some of the advanced diving courses which require speciality dives are conducted in Fujairah and other Emirates, with transport included. There are special classes for kids who are looking for action-packed fun. The timings of these courses are flexible, and you can choose the one that best suits your convenience. 

Book a diving course today and dive to new depths. Our diving partners and certified instructors are here to teach you everything you need to know about diving. If you would like to find out more about our diving courses, what they involve, and the next steps, check our courses page or get in touch right now!