If you've ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater, the Scuba Discovery course is the perfect choice. In this diving experience amidst the breathtaking waters of Arraial do Cabo, you'll receive a quick and easy introduction to exploring the underwater world.


This course is for:


Those who would like to experience the underwater world

Those who would prefer an introductory diving course before enrolling in the Open Water Scuba Diver course!



Minimum age of 18 years, 10 years with parental consent

Demonstrate appropriate swimming skills and comfort in the water

During this program, the following topics will be covered... and much more!


Aquatic environment

Marine environment

Marine life you'll encounter at the dive site

Basic overview of physics/physiology and how it relates to diving



Equalization techniques

Assembling scuba equipment

Underwater communications

Complete the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course.


Some of the in-water skills to be performed include:


Pre-dive check

Surface weight removal

Ear equalization

Use of the buoyancy control device (BCD)

Manual inflation

Oral inflation

Buoyancy control

Controlled ascents and descents

Regulator use

Breathing, clearing, and recovery

Mask clearing

Underwater swimming: proper use of fins

Computer use

Instrumentation use

Underwater communications.