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Introductory Diving in Aruba

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more
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What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Experience scuba diving in Aruba during a half-day introductory course, and explore a shallow reef or one of the island’s legendary shipwrecks. Learn the basics of equipment and safety in a classroom and pool, then head for open water. Practice buoyancy and communication while swimming alongside a dive instructor and discover vibrant fish and brilliant coral as you dive the Caribbean Sea for the first time. 
  • Introductory diving lesson in Aruba
  • Class instruction, pool session, and open water dive
  • Discover the underwater marine species of Aruba
  • No previous experience is necessary
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Departure Point

Piet's Pier Bar, J.E. Irausquin Blvd 85, Noord, Aruba

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Safety Precautions: All participants are subject to medical clearance and may be asked to complete a medical questionnaire. In order to scuba dive safely, you must be in moderately good physical health. Your respiratory and circulatory systems must be in good condition. All body air spaces must be normal and healthy. Individuals with heart problems, colds or congestion, epilepsy, asthma, or individuals under the influence of alcohol or drugs should not dive. If you are pregnant or think you may be, please talk with your doctor before participating in this activity. If taking medication, consult your doctor before participating in this program. Tour operator has the right to refuse service to anyone who does not meet these basic physical requirements. It is also a safety requirement that you do not snorkel or scuba dive the same day that you fly; please schedule your scuba activity accordingly.
  • Not recommended for child aged 10 and under
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Red Sail Sports - Aruba

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Introductory Diving in Aruba?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Introductory Diving in Aruba.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Introductory Diving in Aruba?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Introductory Diving in Aruba.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Introductory Diving in Aruba?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Introductory Diving in Aruba.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Introductory Diving in Aruba?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Introductory Diving in Aruba.

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Tanya1927
, Jul 2019
Awesome experience. We did this dive once in St. Croix and I panicked and couldn't get myself to go down again. Our guide for this dive was very patient with me and went with me through each step and when I panicked he didn't give up on me. This was good so that I could experience this with my husband.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Dear Mrs.Tanya, We are happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your diving experience with us.. We are pleased to hear that we could make your vacation even more adventures. And that you had a taste of our beautiful marine life with your husband. We will make sure to let our diving instructor know, how happy we are to hear that he makes sure that our guest feel safe and calm during this procedure. Once again we thank you for taking your time to write your feedback. We hope to see you soon back with us, So that you can keep enjoying and exploring our marine life. Warm Regards, Jennifer
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Loved the dive !!
Footprints815476
, May 2019
This was wonderful!! I had been snorkeling several times but had never been diving!! Karl was great. Went over things in the training very well. Loved this!!!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your memorable diving experience with us. We are glad that Karl could make your vacation a memorable one and we hope to see you back soon to obtain your diving certification and start exploring all the wonderful beings that underwater world has to offer. Be well, Jennifer
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This was an incredible experience...
Lauren L
, Sep 2016
This was an incredible experience! Yvett was a great instructor and really made sure we were all prepared in the training session prior to going into the ocean. I must warn you that the pressure under water is intense and as someone who gets motion sickness easily it was a little tough for me to stay under for the entire 45 minutes but you get to see incredible amounts of fish and the shipwreck is really cool as well!
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The guide was amazing... It was my...
adawg222
, Oct 2015
The guide was amazing... It was my wife's first dive and really first snorkelling experience and he literally held her hand as we descended in the ocean and pointed things out to her and the group until she felt comfortable with everything. We both had a great time and saw a lot of cool fish.
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Karl was a great instructor and made...
Joshua W
, Aug 2015
Karl was a great instructor and made sure everyone felt comfortable before moving on. Would certainly do again!
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The tour was good, exactly what we...
Yelena F
, Jul 2014
The tour was good, exactly what we expected. I would definitely recommend this tour for those who wants to see if diving is for them.
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It was so much fun. It was our first...
gooze
, Oct 2013
It was so much fun. It was our first time scuba diving, but they were able teach us how to do it and made us feel very comfortable. Recommend it...
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Great for beginners. I enjoyed my...
Kathryn Q
, Sep 2013
Great for beginners. I enjoyed my experience immensely, and I would book my diving through Red Sail Sports again.
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I thoroughly enjoyed scuba diving...
Janice
, Sep 2012
I thoroughly enjoyed scuba diving, great instructor, fabulous experience. ** PLEASE NOTE that although the Viator description says you will be diving for 2 hours, the confirmation printout says 1.5 hours, and the acutal time was only 35 minutes. All that being said, I would still highly recommend the intro course, it was amazing! We had a lot of fun and are now thinking about getting our open water certification.
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We have been diving before but this...
Eduardo C
, Oct 2011
We have been diving before but this is top rate. The instructor was thorough and very patient. The dive site was incredible. Overall an amazing experience!
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