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Active Andalus Diving Holidays

Clear blue water, abundant marine life, exciting and interesting dive sites and one of the best climates in Europe

Active Andalus offers a personalised service of guided diving and PADI diving courses along the Costa del Sol and Costa Tropical. Working with only a maximum of four divers in a group ensures you´ll receive an incredible attention to your safety and comfort, and by using modern and well serviced equipment and with instructors with a depth and breadth of knowledge of recreational and technical diving, you'll be in safe and knowledgeable hands.

Highlights

  • Enjoy delicious meals
    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner always included
  • Small group sized
    Ensuring personal attention and high level of care
  • Stay at a beautifully restored Spanish Finca
    Offering you peace and tranquillity it gives you an insight into rural life in southern Spain, and is a world away from the tourism of the coast
  • Free transfer from/ to Malaga airport
    we’ll be there to meet you when you arrive, and to ensure that you’re returned within plenty of time prior to your departure

Accommodation

Set in the beautiful foothills surrounding the historic town of Comares, and close to several beautiful Natural Parks, Casa Mojon Guesthouse is the perfect place for your Andalucian Holiday. Whether a seasoned traveller looking for a comfortable base, or here for one of our accommodation based adventure activities, Casa Mojon offers you a taste of Spain, all set within a magnificent location.


We offer a choice of three twin or double bedrooms, Comares, Rio Sco & El Romo, all are en suite, have free Wifi and European satellite television. All rooms are accessed by their own private entrance, and it is possible for two rooms to be used for a family of four, with their own dedicated entrance.


As a guest you have the exclusive use of your own lounge and kitchen, where you can relax with a book or map, or if you´re feeling hungry, the choice to prepare and make your own food.


The swimming pool and terraces are exclusive to our guests, and offer you chance to relax in the sun and enjoy our beautiful surroundings.

Surroundings

Stretching for over 200 kilometres from Gibraltar in the west, to Motril in the east, the Costa del Sol and Costa Tropical offers fantastic and varied diving. A profusion of marine life, along with a great underwater vista, makes for great diving in warm clear blue seas. All of these dive sites are within a 75-minute drive from our base.


La Herradura - 6 to 25 metres

A very beautiful bay that offers easy shore diving. Easy shore diving with the highlight being the ‘Tres Picos’ (Three Peaks). The western side of the headland of Punta De La Mona forms the rocky backdrop under the water, and it is this natural feature that provides us with the great diving. The seabed gently drops away as the underwater rock walls continue to tower above us, with the ‘Three Peaks’ rising to almost break the surface above us. The dive follows the base of the wall, and allows us to explore many of the gullies and vertical walls, and occasional swim through, where there is a profusion of aquatic life.  


Marina del Este – 12 to 40 mtrs plus

Situated on the east side of Punta de la Mona, this protected bay, with its small marina, offers multiple shore diving opportunities. The left of the bay has the marina wall, which is a shallow (18 mtrs) dive that follows the rocky outcrop and breakwater that forms the protection for the marina. Very scenic, lots of life, and possibility for long dive times. The middle of the bay has two reefs (14 & 25 mtrs), both which team with fish and vegetation, where the many gullies, cracks and boulders are great for exploring. The right side of the bay gives us our deeper diving (30 mtrs plus) and is a combination of vertical walls, rocky outcrops and deep gullies. This dive is where you can get to see the rare corals, large Groupers and if you’re lucky, the mola mola (sunfish).


For our deeper and technical diving we take a boat to the southern face of Punta de la Mona, where the walls drop near vertical from the surface to over 50 metres; spectacular wall diving!


Calahonda – 18 to 25 metres

A small coastal town east of Motril, where tucked into the very end of the beach is a great dive. The N340 road sits high atop the rocky sea wall, where our dive follows this cliff underwater, and explores the vertical walls. The start of the dive has a shallow reef that gently drops away from the cliff wall, and teems with juvenile fish and where the wall is festooned with soft corals and vegetation. 

This is also a great dive for your first night dive.


Rijanna – 9 to 18 metres

A beautiful beach with often no other divers or people to be seen! Our dive follows the rocky outcrop that drops into the sea, with plenty of chance for exploring the walls, and swim throughs that can be found. A memorable dive! 

  • PADI Tec 50 (4-day course)
    Nights: 6
    Prices from: € 788 (pp)

    The PADI TEC 50 course builds on from the PADI TEC 45 course, and introduces you to the first stages of full, technical deep decompression diving. Upon completion of the course you’ll be qualified to make multistop decompression dives, using air, EANx and Oxygen, with up to two gases for accelerated decompression. 


    The course will introduce you to the equipment used for Technical Diving, the emergency skills and procedures required, and how to plan your multistop decompression dive, along with the correct selection of breathing gases.


    The benefit of this course is that now two decompression gases can be carried with you underwater, which allows for a quicker decompression. We still use the gas planning parameters from the TEC 45 course, so this step up should still feel comfortable to you. And with the skills acquired for handling two deco cylinders, you’re now ready to consider enrolling on to the PADI Trimix 65 course. 


    We offer this as either a four or five-day course. The four-day course presumes that you are a regular TEC 45 diver, familiar with the technical dive equipment and fluent in using desktop decompression software. The five-day course are for those who have completed fewer TEC 45 dives, or for those who would prefer a more relaxed course.


    Course pre-requisites

    • be at least 18 years old
    • certified as a PADI TEC 45 diver, or have qualifying certifications from another training organisation 
    • have a current copy of the Tec Deep Diver manual
    • have a minimum of 50 logged dives (20 deeper than 18 metres with EANx, 15 deeper than 30 metres) 
    • have dived within the last three months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with accurate buoyancy control. If in any doubt, then please contact us
  • PADI Tec Basics
    Nights: 5
    Prices from: € 538 (pp)

    The PADI Tec Basics course is designed as a ‘bridge’ between recreational and technical diving. Within this course you’ll get to learn about, and use, technical diving equipment along with associated procedures and skills, and begin to explore methods of gas planning. The course is run within recreational limits (decompression diving is NOT part of this course), and as it uses segments from the PADI TEC 40 course you can continue on and achieve the full TEC 40 rating without having to repeat these segments again.


    The PADI Tec Basics course is not only for those wishing to continue on to technical diving, as it also has many advantages and benefits for recreational diving as well. Having a larger gas volume, and built-in redundancy for a separate breathing gas supply, it makes an ideal course for those who regularly dive deeper. And for those who may want to consider diving solo this course provides a solid foundation from which to enrol onto the PADI Self-Reliant Diver specialty. 


    The PADI Tec Basics course requires four dives and two practical classroom sessions over three days, and combined with the PADI Tec Basics Information pack, provides you with the knowledge and skills to start you on your journey of twinset diving.


    Course pre-requisites

    • be at least 15 years old
    • hold the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation (The PADI Rescue Diver qualification is preferred for this course) 
    • have dived within the last six months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with reasonable buoyancy control. If in any doubt then please contact us.
  • PADI TEC 40 Course (4-day course)
    Nights: 6
    Prices from: € 765 (pp)

    The PADI TEC 40 course is the first step in the PADI Technical Diving system. It is intended as an entry level technical diving course that offers limited decompression diving, and with added conservatism built in to the gas planning and decompression. The course allows you to dive to a maximum depth of 40 metres, with a maximum of 10 minutes’ decompression, where a single decompression gas (50% max O2) can be used for decompression (but not to accelerate the decompression).


    The course will introduce you to all of the equipment used for Technical Diving, the emergency skills and procedures required, and how to plan your limited decompression dive, along with the correct selection of breathing gases.


    The benefit of this course is not the depth (as it is actually the same as the PADI Deep Diver specialty) but the ability to extend the bottom time on those depths which seem to have a very short ‘No Stop Limit’. Diving to 30 metres is a great example whereby the using the TEC 40 philosophies, it could increase bottom time by up to 50%. 


    We offer this as either a four or five-day course. The four-day course is an intensive course with time allocated in the evenings for theory sessions, and is ideal for those with previous ‘twin set’ experience. The five-day course allows more in-water time and spreads the theory sessions throughout the day, and is more suited to those who have no prior experience of ‘twin set’ diving.


    Course pre-requisites

    • be at least 18 years old
    • hold the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Enriched Air Diver & PADI Deep Diver qualifications, or have qualifying certifications from another training organisation 
    • have a minimum of 30 logged dives (10 with EANx deeper than 18 metres & 10 deeper than 30 metres) 
    • have dived within the last three months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with accurate buoyancy control. If in any doubt, then please contact us
  • PADI Tec 45 (5-day course)
    Nights: 7
    Prices from: € 850 (pp)

    The PADI TEC 45 course builds on from the PADI TEC 40 course, and introduces you to the first stages of full, technical deep decompression diving. Upon completion of the course you’ll be qualified to make multistop decompression dives, accelerating your decompression by using up to 100% Oxygen.


    The course will introduce you to all of the equipment used for Technical Diving, the emergency skills and procedures required, and how to plan your decompression dive, along with the correct selection of breathing gases.


    The benefit of this course is not only the increase of depth over the TEC 40 course, but that you can now accelerate your decompression, and that the gas planning is no longer as conservative, which allows for more of the back gas to be used for the bottom portion of the dive; planning a dive to 35 metres as a TEC 45 diver could give you up to 30% more bottom time compared to a TEC 40 diver (this is based on an average SAC rate).


    We offer this as either a four or five-day course. The four-day course presumes that you are a regular TEC 40 diver, familiar with the technical dive equipment and fluent in using desktop decompression software. The five-day course are for those who have completed fewer TEC 40 dives, or who may be coming to the TEC 45 course with no experience of the full technical diving equipment.


    Course pre-requisites

    • be at least 18 years old
    • certified as a PADI Rescue Diver, or have qualifying certifications from another training organisation
    • certified as a PADI TEC 40 diver, or have qualifying certifications from another training organisation 
    • have a current copy of the Tec Deep Diver manual
    • have a minimum of 50 logged dives (12 deeper than 18 metres with EANx, 10 deeper than 30 metres) 
    • have dived within the last three months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with accurate buoyancy control. 
  • PADI Rescue Diver
    Nights: 3
    Prices from: € 380 (pp)

    Add confidence to your diving and become a better diving buddy by taking the PADI Rescue Diver course. The PADI Rescue Diver course shows you how to look for potential problems and how to deal with them before they become serious, and if you do find yourself in or on the water when a diver emergency happens then you´ll have the training to offer assistance.


    The PADI Rescue Diver course is run over two days, and combined with the PADI Rescue Diver manual, provides you with a comprehensive set of skills that prepares you for a diving emergency.


    To start this specialty you´ll need to

    • be at least 14 years old
    • hold the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organization
    • have EFR® Primary and Secondary Care training within 24 months (EFR course can be completed alongside the Rescue course)
    • have dived within the last six months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with reasonable buoyancy control. If in any doubt then please contact us, but we can offer you the PADI Reactivate program to prepare you for the training dives
  • PADI Rescue Diver & EFR Course
    Nights: 4
    Prices from: € 513 (pp)

    PADI Rescue Diver Course

    Add confidence to your diving and become a better diving buddy by taking the PADI Rescue Diver course. The PADI Rescue Diver course shows you how to look for potential problems and how to deal with them before they become serious, and if you do find yourself in or on the water when a diver emergency happens then you´ll have the training to offer assistance.


    The PADI Rescue Diver course is run over two days, and combined with the PADI Rescue Diver manual, provides you with a comprehensive set of skills that prepares you for a diving emergency.


    To start this course, you'll need to:

    • be at least 14 years old
    • hold thePADI Advanced Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organization
    • have dived within the last six months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with reasonable buoyancy control. 
    • have a medical statement completed and signed by your doctor

    EFR Course

    The combined primary and secondary care EFR course runs for 6 to 8 hours, and is offered as part of the 4 day PADI Rescue Diver course

    Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) Course

    Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.


    Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course:

    Scene Assessment, Barrier Use, Primary Assessment, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Serious Bleeding Management, Shock Management, Spinal Injury Management, Conscious and Unconscious Choking Management.

    Recommended Skills:

    Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use
    Emergency Oxygen Use.

    Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid) Course Content

    Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening. Participants focus on secondary assessment and first aid through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice.

    Secondary Skills taught in this course:

    Injury Assessment
    Illness Assessment
    Bandaging
    Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

    Includes first aid treatment reference for the following emergencies:

    Allergic Reactions (incl. anaphylaxis), Asthma, Bruises, Burns, Chemical Burns, Choking (adult, child, infant), CPR (adult, child, infant), Cuts, Dental Injuries, Diabetic Problems, Dislocations and Fractures, Electrical Injuries, Eye Injuries, First Aid Kit Assembly, Fish Spine Injury, Frostbite, Heat Exhaustion, Heatstroke, Heart Attack, Hypothermia, Insect Stings, Jellyfish Stings, Octopus Bites, Poisoning, Scrapes, Seizures, Snake Bites, Spider Bites, Sprains and Strains, Stroke, Temperature Related Injuries and Venomous Bites and Stings.

  • PADI Tec 45 (4-day course)
    Nights: 6
    Prices from: € 717 (pp)

    The PADI TEC 45 course builds on from the PADI TEC 40 course, and introduces you to the first stages of full, technical deep decompression diving. Upon completion of the course you’ll be qualified to make multistop decompression dives, accelerating your decompression by using up to 100% Oxygen.


    The course will introduce you to all of the equipment used for Technical Diving, the emergency skills and procedures required, and how to plan your decompression dive, along with the correct selection of breathing gases.


    The benefit of this course is not only the increase of depth over the TEC 40 course, but that you can now accelerate your decompression, and that the gas planning is no longer as conservative, which allows for more of the back gas to be used for the bottom portion of the dive; planning a dive to 35 metres as a TEC 45 diver could give you up to 30% more bottom time compared to a TEC 40 diver (this is based on an average SAC rate).


    We offer this as either a four or five-day course. The four-day course presumes that you are a regular TEC 40 diver, familiar with the technical dive equipment and fluent in using desktop decompression software. The five-day course are for those who have completed fewer TEC 40 dives, or who may be coming to the TEC 45 course with no experience of the full technical diving equipment.


    Course pre-requisites

    • be at least 18 years old
    • certified as a PADI Rescue Diver, or have qualifying certifications from another training organisation
    • certified as a PADI TEC 40 diver, or have qualifying certifications from another training organisation 
    • have a current copy of the Tec Deep Diver manual
    • have a minimum of 50 logged dives (12 deeper than 18 metres with EANx, 10 deeper than 30 metres) 
    • have dived within the last three months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with accurate buoyancy control. 
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver & PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty
    Nights: 4
    Prices from: € 493 (pp)

    PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

    Diving at night, on a wreck, using enriched air nitrox, or the thrill of diving from a boat; all of these great adventure dives are available in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course offers you the chance to experience different styles of diving, all under the watchful eye of your PADI instructor, with the goal of helping you build your confidence under the water. You will do five adventure dives (six dives on the extended course) with each adventure dive giving you a taste of a unique style of diving, and once completed you’ll have earned your ‘Advanced Open Water Diver’ qualification!


    Included within the course is the ‘PADI Adventures in Diving’ manual, which contains all of the useful information for each dive you choose to do, and includes a small knowledge review which helps you better understand and retain the information.


    To start this specialty you´ll need to

    • be at least 14 years old
    • hold the PADI Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation
    • have dived within the last six months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with reasonable buoyancy control


    PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty

    The duration of our adventure under the water is controlled by several factors, but dive time (specifically ‘no stop limits’) and the supply of gas we carry with us are the two most important. Increasing our gas supply is easy, just increase the volume of gas you carry (see the PADI Tec Basics course), but increasing our ´no stop time´ requires the use of a breathing gas that has reduced nitrogen and increased oxygen. The PADI Enriched Air Diver specialty provides you with the knowledge and training to understand how and when to use oxygen enriched air (EANx) with mixes from 22-40% oxygen.


    We offer two different styles of this course; ‘Computer’ or ‘RDP Assisted (tables)’, so which one is right for you? The majority of today’s recreational diving are done with dive computers, so the ‘Computer’ specialty is the preferred choice, extending the style of diving you already do with air (21% O2) to now include up to 40% oxygen. If you’re considering to progress on to technical diving then the ‘RDP Assisted (tables)’ specialty is a more suitable course, introducing concepts that you’ll later find in your technical diver training.


    Both courses take just half a day to complete and are offered as ‘dry’, which means that no actual diving is required. We can offer diving with Enriched Air Nitrox, please just let us know when you book the course so we can arrange this.

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
    Nights: 4
    Prices from: € 452 (pp)

    Diving at night, on a wreck, using enriched air nitrox, or the thrill of diving from a boat; all of these great adventure dives are available in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course offers you the chance to experience different styles of diving, all under the watchful eye of your PADI instructor, with the goal of helping you build your confidence under the water. You will do five adventure dives (six dives on the extended course) with each adventure dive giving you a taste of a unique style of diving, and once completed you’ll have earned your ‘Advanced Open Water Diver’ qualification!


    Included within the course is the ‘PADI Adventures in Diving’ manual, which contains all of the useful information for each dive you choose to do, and includes a small knowledge review which helps you better understand and retain the information.


    To start this specialty you´ll need to

    • be at least 14 years old
    • hold the PADI Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation
    • have dived within the last six months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with reasonable buoyancy control. 
  • PADI Tec 50 (5-day course)
    Nights: 7
    Prices from: € 922 (pp)

    The PADI TEC 50 course builds on from the PADI TEC 45 course, and introduces you to the first stages of full, technical deep decompression diving. Upon completion of the course you’ll be qualified to make multistop decompression dives, using air, EANx and Oxygen, with up to two gases for accelerated decompression. 


    The course will introduce you to the equipment used for Technical Diving, the emergency skills and procedures required, and how to plan your multistop decompression dive, along with the correct selection of breathing gases.


    The benefit of this course is that now two decompression gases can be carried with you underwater, which allows for a quicker decompression. We still use the gas planning parameters from the TEC 45 course, so this step up should still feel comfortable to you. And with the skills acquired for handling two deco cylinders, you’re now ready to consider enrolling on to the PADI Trimix 65 course. 


    We offer this as either a four or five-day course. The four-day course presumes that you are a regular TEC 45 diver, familiar with the technical dive equipment and fluent in using desktop decompression software. The five-day course are for those who have completed fewer TEC 45 dives, or for those who would prefer a more relaxed course.


    Course pre-requisites

    • be at least 18 years old
    • certified as a PADI TEC 45 diver, or have qualifying certifications from another training organisation 
    • have a current copy of the Tec Deep Diver manual
    • have a minimum of 50 logged dives (20 deeper than 18 metres with EANx, 15 deeper than 30 metres) 
    • have dived within the last three months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with accurate buoyancy control. If in any doubt, then please contact us
  • PADI Open Water Diver Course
    Nights: 6
    Prices from: € 702 (pp)

    Learning to dive could not be easier with the PADI Open Water Diver course. This is the foundation diving course that has been developed over decades, and allows practically anybody to become a safe, knowledgeable and confident diver. The instructional format of this course allows a seamless transition from complete novice to qualified diver, and with the help, guidance and knowledge of your Active Andalus Instructor, you’ll finish your course knowing you’ve been trained to a very high standard.


    So how does the course work? The PADI Open Water Course is split into three components; knowledge development, skills training and practice, and finally application of the knowledge and skills in the open sea, which can be carried out over four days.


    Gaining the Knowledge.

    Included in the course is a comprehensive and very informative manual (available in both print or digitally), that introduces you to the all of the important concepts of diving, along with the equipment you’ll be using, description of the skills, dive planning and much, much more. You work your way through this, completing the small quizzes and knowledge reviews, and then complete a final exam.


    Gaining the skills.

    Diving is made easy by having the skills and knowing when to use them. We’re going to show you all of the key skills, giving you a description of each skill, followed then by a demonstration of each skill by your instructor (above and below the water), and then finally you’ll have chance to practice the skill and show that you have mastered it. The skills development session is more than the sum of its parts as you’ll start to develop a routine of safe and efficient equipment assembly, safety checks, dive planning and adherence to the ‘Buddy System’. This training is carried out in a swimming pool where the focus is on learning the skill in a safe and benign environment.


    Gaining the experience.

    Putting the previously acquired skills and knowledge into practice you’ll conduct four dives in the open sea. Each dive allows you time to explore our local environment, and to further demonstrate proficiency of your diving skills. Of importance now is the ability to think about your dive plan, work as a ‘Buddy Team’, show good control of your buoyancy and that you can demonstrate your competency underwater. With each dive your confidence grows and by the fourth and final dive you would have earned your PADI Open Water Diver certificate!



  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver & PADI Reactivate Program
    Nights: 5
    Prices from: € 573 (pp)

    PADI Reactivate Program

    If you haven’t been diving lately, and you need to update and refresh your dive skills and knowledge, then the PADI ReActivate™ program is the perfect way to achieve this.


    Whether you need a few reminders or need to go back over the basics, we can personalise this course exactly to your requirements.


    The great thing about the ReActivate™ program is that you can conveniently review scuba concepts on your tablet, mobile device or computer at home, immersing yourself in dive scenarios and making decisions that test your understanding of important dive safety concepts, dive planning essentials and problem management. Move through ReActivate™ at your own pace and delve deeper into topics when you need or want to.


    You can complete this before your arrival, and once here we’ll complete your ReActivate™ water skills session.


    PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

    Diving at night, on a wreck, using enriched air nitrox, or the thrill of diving from a boat; all of these great adventure dives are available in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course offers you the chance to experience different styles of diving, all under the watchful eye of your PADI instructor, with the goal of helping you build your confidence under the water. You will do five adventure dives (six dives on the extended course) with each adventure dive giving you a taste of a unique style of diving, and once completed you’ll have earned your ‘Advanced Open Water Diver’ qualification!


    Included within the course is the ‘PADI Adventures in Diving’ manual, which contains all of the useful information for each dive you choose to do, and includes a small knowledge review which helps you better understand and retain the information.


    To start this specialty you´ll need to

    • be at least 14 years old
    • hold the PADI Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver & PADI Digital Photography Specialty
    Nights: 5
    Prices from: € 586 (pp)

    PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

    Diving at night, on a wreck, using enriched air nitrox, or the thrill of diving from a boat; all of these great adventure dives are available in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course offers you the chance to experience different styles of diving, all under the watchful eye of your PADI instructor, with the goal of helping you build your confidence under the water. You will do five adventure dives (six dives on the extended course) with each adventure dive giving you a taste of a unique style of diving, and once completed you’ll have earned your ‘Advanced Open Water Diver’ qualification!


    Included within the course is the ‘PADI Adventures in Diving’ manual, which contains all of the useful information for each dive you choose to do, and includes a small knowledge review which helps you better understand and retain the information.


    To start this specialty you´ll need to

    • be at least 14 years old
    • hold the PADI Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation
    • have dived within the last six months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with reasonable buoyancy control

    PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty

    As divers we are privileged to experience and see so many amazing things; from the tiniest nudibranch to the biggest pelagic animals, or the wreck of a small fishing boat to the colossus battleship. With a digital underwater camera system we no longer have to confine what we see to our memories, instead we can capture the beauty and majesty of all we see beneath the surface to share with family and friends . The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty is an introduction to the use of ‘point & shoot’ underwater cameras, and provides information on camera systems, techniques for taking pictures underwater, along with digital file management. The PADI Underwater Digital Photographer Specialty requires two dives over one day, and combined with the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty manual, provides you with the knowledge and skills to get the most enjoyment from your underwater photography dives.
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver & PADI Reactivate Program & PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty
    Nights: 5
    Prices from: € 646 (pp)

    PADI Reactivate Program

    If you haven’t been diving lately, and you need to update and refresh your dive skills and knowledge, then the PADI ReActivate™ program is the perfect way to achieve this.


    Whether you need a few reminders or need to go back over the basics, we can personalise this course exactly to your requirements.


    The great thing about the ReActivate™ program is that you can conveniently review scuba concepts on your tablet, mobile device or computer at home, immersing yourself in dive scenarios and making decisions that test your understanding of important dive safety concepts, dive planning essentials and problem management. Move through ReActivate™ at your own pace and delve deeper into topics when you need or want to.


    You can complete this before your arrival, and once here we’ll complete your ReActivate™ water skills session.


    PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

    Diving at night, on a wreck, using enriched air nitrox, or the thrill of diving from a boat; all of these great adventure dives are available in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course offers you the chance to experience different styles of diving, all under the watchful eye of your PADI instructor, with the goal of helping you build your confidence under the water. You will do five adventure dives (six dives on the extended course) with each adventure dive giving you a taste of a unique style of diving, and once completed you’ll have earned your ‘Advanced Open Water Diver’ qualification!


    Included within the course is the ‘PADI Adventures in Diving’ manual, which contains all of the useful information for each dive you choose to do, and includes a small knowledge review which helps you better understand and retain the information.


    PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty

    The duration of our adventure under the water is controlled by several factors, but dive time (specifically ‘no stop limits’) and the supply of gas we carry with us are the two most important. Increasing our gas supply is easy, just increase the volume of gas you carry (see the PADI Tec Basics course), but increasing our ´no stop time´ requires the use of a breathing gas that has reduced nitrogen and increased oxygen. The PADI Enriched Air Diver specialty provides you with the knowledge and training to understand how and when to use oxygen enriched air (EANx) with mixes from 22-40% oxygen.


    We offer two different styles of this course; ‘Computer’ or ‘RDP Assisted (tables)’, so which one is right for you? The majority of today’s recreational diving are done with dive computers, so the ‘Computer’ specialty is the preferred choice, extending the style of diving you already do with air (21% O2) to now include up to 40% oxygen. If you’re considering to progress on to technical diving then the ‘RDP Assisted (tables)’ specialty is a more suitable course, introducing concepts that you’ll later find in your technical diver training.


    Both courses take just half a day to complete and are offered as ‘dry’, which means that no actual diving is required. We can offer diving with Enriched Air Nitrox, please just let us know when you book the course so we can arrange this.


    To start this specialty you´ll need to

    • be at least 14 years old
    • hold the PADI Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver & PADI Digital Photography Specialty & PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty
    Nights: 5
    Prices from: € 659 (pp)

    PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

    Diving at night, on a wreck, using enriched air nitrox, or the thrill of diving from a boat; all of these great adventure dives are available in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course offers you the chance to experience different styles of diving, all under the watchful eye of your PADI instructor, with the goal of helping you build your confidence under the water. You will do five adventure dives (six dives on the extended course) with each adventure dive giving you a taste of a unique style of diving, and once completed you’ll have earned your ‘Advanced Open Water Diver’ qualification!


    Included within the course is the ‘PADI Adventures in Diving’ manual, which contains all of the useful information for each dive you choose to do, and includes a small knowledge review which helps you better understand and retain the information.


    To start this specialty you´ll need to

    • be at least 14 years old
    • hold the PADI Open Water Diver qualification, or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation
    • have dived within the last six months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with reasonable buoyancy control

    PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty

    The duration of our adventure under the water is controlled by several factors, but dive time (specifically ‘no stop limits’) and the supply of gas we carry with us are the two most important. Increasing our gas supply is easy, just increase the volume of gas you carry (see the PADI Tec Basics course), but increasing our ´no stop time´ requires the use of a breathing gas that has reduced nitrogen and increased oxygen. The PADI Enriched Air Diver specialty provides you with the knowledge and training to understand how and when to use oxygen enriched air (EANx) with mixes from 22-40% oxygen.


    We offer two different styles of this course; ‘Computer’ or ‘RDP Assisted (tables)’, so which one is right for you? The majority of today’s recreational diving are done with dive computers, so the ‘Computer’ specialty is the preferred choice, extending the style of diving you already do with air (21% O2) to now include up to 40% oxygen. If you’re considering to progress on to technical diving then the ‘RDP Assisted (tables)’ specialty is a more suitable course, introducing concepts that you’ll later find in your technical diver training.


    Both courses take just half a day to complete and are offered as ‘dry’, which means that no actual diving is required. We can offer diving with Enriched Air Nitrox, please just let us know when you book the course so we can arrange this.


    PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty

    As divers we are privileged to experience and see so many amazing things; from the tiniest nudibranch to the biggest pelagic animals, or the wreck of a small fishing boat to the colossus battleship. With a digital underwater camera system we no longer have to confine what we see to our memories, instead we can capture the beauty and majesty of all we see beneath the surface to share with family and friends . The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty is an introduction to the use of ‘point & shoot’ underwater cameras, and provides information on camera systems, techniques for taking pictures underwater, along with digital file management. The PADI Underwater Digital Photographer Specialty requires two dives over one day, and combined with the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty manual, provides you with the knowledge and skills to get the most enjoyment from your underwater photography dives.

  • PADI TEC 40 Course (5-day course)
    Nights: 7
    Prices from: € 900 (pp)

    The PADI TEC 40 course is the first step in the PADI Technical Diving system. It is intended as an entry level technical diving course that offers limited decompression diving, and with added conservatism built in to the gas planning and decompression. The course allows you to dive to a maximum depth of 40 metres, with a maximum of 10 minutes’ decompression, where a single decompression gas (50% max O2) can be used for decompression (but not to accelerate the decompression).


    The course will introduce you to all of the equipment used for Technical Diving, the emergency skills and procedures required, and how to plan your limited decompression dive, along with the correct selection of breathing gases.


    The benefit of this course is not the depth (as it is actually the same as the PADI Deep Diver specialty) but the ability to extend the bottom time on those depths which seem to have a very short ‘No Stop Limit’. Diving to 30 metres is a great example whereby the using the TEC 40 philosophies, it could increase bottom time by up to 50%. 


    We offer this as either a four or five-day course. The four-day course is an intensive course with time allocated in the evenings for theory sessions, and is ideal for those with previous ‘twin set’ experience. The five-day course allows more in-water time and spreads the theory sessions throughout the day, and is more suited to those who have no prior experience of ‘twin set’ diving.


    Course pre-requisites

    • be at least 18 years old
    • hold the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Enriched Air Diver & PADI Deep Diver qualifications, or have qualifying certifications from another training organisation 
    • have a minimum of 30 logged dives (10 with EANx deeper than 18 metres & 10 deeper than 30 metres) 
    • have dived within the last three months and feel confident in your assembly and use of SCUBA equipment, along with accurate buoyancy control. If in any doubt, then please contact us

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