$252 for a Scuba-Certification Package with $50 Voucher Toward Snorkeling Set at Carolina Dive Center ($504 Value)

Northeast Raleigh

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In a Nutshell

Seasoned scuba divers bestow aquatic expertise in certification course with educational kit, six pool sessions, and five dives in open water

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to weather. Must be 12 or older. Must sign waiver. Must be able to swim. Must be in acceptable physical condition for diving. Classes must be taken by the same person. Must provide snorkel equipment. Extra $15 per day entry fee to quarry. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$252 for a Scuba-Certification Package ($504 Value)

The open-water-certification course includes three classroom sessions or equivalent online courses, three pool sessions, and four open-water quarry dives, as well as a boat-diving-training class and a $50 voucher toward a snorkeling set, complete with a mask, fins, snorkel, and booties.

Scuba equipment is provided during open-water courses. Students will be responsible for their own entry fees for each quarry dive ($15 each).

Carolina Dive Center

Before each lesson or scuba diving adventure, Carolina Dive Center owners Captain Jim Sedore and Paul Winders outfit each of their certified divers with the necessities to fit in with undersea fashion experts. After donning wetsuits and underwater breathing apparatuses, guests follow the experts in classes, tours, and spearfishing adventures. Students may also log hours during courses as they work toward their own diving certifications.

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