Oceans are the earth's final frontier, holding thousands of uncategorized species of fish and one plastic bag filled with loose doll hairs. Uncover the mysteries of the deep with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
$139 for a PADI scuba course (a $300 total value)
- Confined water training (a $150 value)
- All required academic materials (a $100 value)
- Six to nine classroom hours (a $50 value)
$75 for confined water scuba training (a $150 value)
Complete beginners learn diving techniques in the two-step classroom and pool PADI course, and confined water sessions are the next step toward certification for students who have already completed prerequisite classroom or online training. These options do not include personal snorkeling equipment (an average cost of $250), or open-water certification (an average cost of $200, locally).
The certified staff at Tortuga Bay lives and breathes all things scuba, offering everything from training and equipment to planned trips to exotic underwater destinations. The shop's greatest claim to fame is a state-of-the-art indoor, heated saltwater pool the website claims is the deepest in captivity.
Owner Ron Bland and his team of experienced instructors introduce beginners to diving with a three-step certification system that begins with online or classroom academic training and progresses to pool lessons and open-water evaluations. The scuba center also offers advanced courses and excursions for more experienced divers.