Experience the joy of breathing underwater under the guidance of our trained instructors.
Try SCUBA is the perfect gift for anyone who loves the water and the wonderful variety of life that we have here in the Marlborough Sounds.
No experience necessary
WHAT IS IT?
Try scuba is the best way to get started on your scuba journey or just to give it a go. You will learn the basics under the direct supervision of our trained instructors. First you will get comfortable with SCUBA equipment in the pool or in calm water shallow enough to stand. We will then take you on a guided dive so you can experience what diving is all about.
Example itinerary for the day:
8:00 – Meet at shop in Picton and get fitted with gear.
8:30 – Briefing on skills and equipment.
9:00 – Drive down to the slipway and launch boat.
9:30 – Enjoy boat trip to Lochmara
10:15 – Practice the basics in the shallow water in front of the lodge.
10:45 – Enjoy a guided tour along the underwater trail.
11:45 – Have a Coffee and explore the attractions of the lodge at your leisure.
After lunch/tea/coffee (optional) we take the boat back to Picton and you can pick up your gear from the shop and have a nice hot shower.
Reservations: Trips run most days, forward bookings essential.
Minimum Experience Rating: Just be comfortable in the water
Tour Includes: Transport from shop to and from dive sites. Tanks, Weights and all other equipment.
Number of dives: One dive
What to bring: Warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, towel.