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Open-Water Diver-Certification Course with Equipment Rental for One or Two at Academy of Scuba (52% Off)

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In a Nutshell

In small groups, students earn certification via classroom study, dives in a heated scuba pool, and open-water excursions in Lake Pleasant

The Fine Print

Expires Mar 13th, 2013. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Exploring underwater gives you the chance to see something you’ve never seen, such as an exotic reef, a new species, or a penguin wearing a real tuxedo. Discover the unknown with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $439 for an open-water diver-certification course, including certification fees and rental of necessary equipment, for two students aged 10–adult (a $918 value)
  • $219 for the above diver-certification-course package for one (a $459 value)<p>

The flexibly scheduled, semi-private course includes:

  • Four classroom and pool sessions with elearning resources for home study
  • Four open-water training dives at Lake Pleasant and Lake Mohave<p>

This offer includes equipment such as the buoyancy compensator device, regulator, computer, and wetsuit, but does not include masks, snorkels, and fins, which can be brought along or purchased from Academy of Scuba for an additional $150.<p>

Academy of Scuba

John Flanders and Jeff Varner founded the Academy of Scuba to bring the magic of diving to the arid lands of the Southwest. They employ a team of PADI-certified instructors, who lead courses ranging from beginner and advanced open-water certification to more in-depth programs such as master diver, deep diver, underwater video and photography specialists, and professional shark imitator. Once certified, divers can stretch their new sea legs on diving excursions to exotic locales such as Catalina Island, Playa del Carmen, or San Carlos, Mexico through the academy’s partner and affiliate companies. Both of the Academy's locations rent, repair, and sell high-quality gear from reputable brands such as Sea Dive, Amphibious Outfitters, and H2Odyssey.


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