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Discover scuba diving

or "VIP Baptism"

Have you always wondered what it's like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren't quite ready to take the plunge to take a certification course, then Discover Scuba Diving is for you!

Although not a certified scuba course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what exploring the underwater world is like. To register for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving course, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior diving experience is necessary, but you must be in reasonable physical condition. Are you ready to try?

Your instructor will accompany you in your first diving experience: Certified instructor, but above all passionate about scuba diving!

The French Riviera and in particular the Port-Cros National Park is without doubt one of the most wonderful and magical places to have your first diving experience!


Your first underwater trip must be an unforgettable moment and we will bring you all the comfort.

We will spend all the time necessary for this experience to be exceptional, for it to make you discover a new pleasure: that of weightlessness, of aquatic silence!


The DSD is an advanced introduction to scuba diving so that you no longer have any doubts and jump into the deep end!

You will first have a small technical part including explanations and fitting. This will help you understand the general operation of your diving equipment. We will provide you with all the basic scuba gear you will use, including a mask, fins, regulator, buoyancy compensator, measuring instruments and a scuba tank.

You will learn the basic safety guidelines and techniques needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional, you will practice some additional exercises in shallow water to prepare you for your adventure. Be prepared to: Review the scuba gear you use to dive and find out how easily you move underwater with your gear. Find out what it's like to breathe underwater. Learn the key techniques you will use on every scuba dive. Have fun swimming and exploring.

See how to become a certified diver by taking the PADI Open Water Diver course.

The ease with which you will evolve in the aquatic environment will certainly encourage you to continue this adventure towards the Open Water diver course and discover some of our diving spots which are renowned for being wonderful and magical.

The DSD Padi course allows you to earn training credit towards the Open Water course for one year! This allows you to validate dive 1 of the Open Water course (see with the instructor for more details).


Dive time: Two dives of approximately 30 minutes each, maximum depth 12 meters on the 2nd dive.

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Book your VIP dive baptism with padi Discover Scuba Diving:


- A DSD elearning digital code to start learning from home before getting in the water + a training credit towards the open water course valid for one year

- 2 dives of 30 min minimum in the water to discover and admire the seabed from the boat:

- A real initiation to diving with the learning of basic techniques

- Alone or in pairs, ideal for discovering the activity as a couple or as a family

- Leave with memories in photos and video of your first dive!

- Offered: a reduction if you continue to the Open Water or scuba diver course

- exclusive bonus: the first section of the open water course in eLearning offered to discover the most famous course in the history of diving on your computer or smartphone/tablet

🤿 More than just a baptism, it's a Discover Scuba Diving Padi!! 🤿


Book your DSD lesson

Book your DSD Baptism VIP course here

and get your digital code for  start learning!

Come as a couple and get 5% off!

We will contact you to schedule your course

Offer a DSD course to a loved one

Offer a DSD padi experience to a loved one or more!

ideal as a gift for a couple or children

You will receive a gift voucher by email to give to the recipient of this new underwater adventure

Download here the Padi app on iOs and Android

application Padi smartphone
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