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PADI DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING Discover life underwater.

PADI Discover Scuba® Diving Experience

Have you ever wondered what it's like to dive underwater? If you want to find out but aren't quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving to find out what it's like to breath underwater. Here at OCEANADDICTS we can get you started. Our experienced instructors will look after you all the way. When you arrive on board Embarr, we will get you fitted with a dive suit and organize your equipment. Your instructor will go through the equipment with you and show you how to use it. They will also go through some safety procedures and some basic skills you will need to dive safely, like how to equalize you ears for example. You will learn basic hand signals so you can communicate with your instructor while underwater.

When you are ready you will travel to the dive site by RIB (speed boat) where your instructor will help you into your equipment and take you for your dive.

It feels strange at first but relax you are in the safe hands of experienced instructors who will be looking after your safety at all times. They will also ensure that you will enjoy your experience, pointing out marine life and helping you with your bouyancy control. They will be at your side at all times.

Who knows after that first breath underwater you might find that you are hooked on Scuba Diving, and it has become your new passion.there is no better place to try a dive that the clean Atlantic Ocean off the Southern coast of Ireland.  So get in touch to dive right in.

The Fun Part

There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. It takes a little getting used to but after a few minutes of awestruck wonder, most participants realise how easy scuba diving really is. The biggest challenge for OCEANADDICTS is coaxing Discover Scuba Diving participants out of the water when the program is over. The fun part? It's all fun! Plus, you can get credit! If your Discover Scuba Diving program includes an actual scuba dive in open water, your experience may count toward PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver certification, putting you a step ahead of the game when you decide to go for it.

What You Learn

You learn the basics you need to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. One thing you'll learn is that you really can breathe underwater and whether you like doing that or not. You will:

  • Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it
  • Find out what it's like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there
  • Learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step

The Scuba Gear You Use

All the equipment you will need is included in a Discover Scuba Diving experience. You'll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask and snorkel, fins, a wetsuit, a buoyancy compensating jacket (BCD) that carries your weights and scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. 

The Learning Materials You Need To Bring

Just your willingness and undivided attention.


To take participate in the Discover Scuba Diving program you must be at least 12 years old.

Your Next Adventure

Once you complete a Discover Scuba Diving program, you'll want to check out: Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver certification courses.