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Per Person $167 USD
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Come dive the clearest waters in the Caribbean. The Travel Channel calls Grand Cayman "The Best Scuba Diving in North America."

We know there are many cruise passengers who want to learn to dive while they're in the warm and beautiful waters of the Caymans. This dive shop is only a short stroll from the cruise ship terminal, with fantastic diving at their door step.

The PADI Discover Scuba Course consists of a short briefing in the classroom followed by an accompanied dive with an instructor on the Wreck of the Cali, which lies in 25 feet of crystal clear water. To ensure individual attention, we limit the number of new divers to 4 per instructor.

We'll introduce you to the equipment and teach you how to clear your mask. You’ll then proceed to the dock and take your first giant stride into the ocean. You'll float on the surface, where you’ll become comfortable breathing off of the regulator (and adjust to the salt water).

The Cali is a four-masted schooner that went down in the harbor in 1944. She sits in 25 feet of water, where her ribs, winches, and boilers are all nicely encrusted with sponges and corals. The Cali is home to more tropical fish than you can imagine. Be sure to keep an eye out for our resident population of tarpons. Just south of the wreck is a beautiful coral reef, teeming with life.

After the learning portion of the class, you may join in a shallow dive, maximum 40 ft. deep, to finish your tank with the instructor.

If you or the instructor feels that you are not proficient enough to dive safely, you can snorkel, but no refunds will be given.

Certified divers are welcome to tag along.

Grand Cayman is the best known dive destination in the Caribbean. You will be hooked forever!

  • This tour includes:
  • Services of experienced PADI instructors
  • Discover SCUBA course
  • Shallow dive (maximum 40 ft.) after instruction
  • Use of all equipment
  • A memorable underwater adventure!

Days of Operation

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Departures (local time)

  • 8:45 AM (2.25 hrs) Check in at 8:45am. Starts at 9am; finishes at 11am.
  • 10:45 AM (2.25 hrs) Check in at 10:45am. Starts at 11am; finishes at 1pm.

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• All equipment is provided for the course.
• Please choose the time carefully according to your cruise ship's time in port. Give yourself plenty of time to get back to your ship.


• Minimum age is 10 years old.
• Divers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
• Certain medical conditions may prevent you from participating. You should be in reasonably good physical condition. No one who appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be allowed to dive.
• Divers will be asked to complete a PADI Discover Scuba Diving Participant Statement. Some medical restrictions apply. After your booking is confirmed, you will be provided with a link to the PADI medical questionnaire.
• This tour does not operate on Christmas day.