Underwater exploration has uncovered many secrets, from the Titanic's final resting place and the depth of the Marianas Trench to the secret oxygen tanks that all fish wear when nobody's looking. See for yourself with this Groupon.
$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.