Scientists suggest that much of the ocean is still unexplored, which goes to show that much of the ocean is hidden beneath couch cushions. Scour the ocean floor for pocket change with this Groupon.
$99 for a Scuba-Certification Course ($249 Value)
- Five classroom sessions
- Five pool dives
- Four ocean dives, available Saturdays and Sundays
- Two postcertification dives<p>
Classroom sessions and pool dives area available Tuesday and Thursday nights and Sundays, and are sometimes combined in one session.<p>
Tropical Adventures Scuba and Travel
The team at Tropical Adventures Scuba and Travel teaches classes, repairs equipment, and plans diving trips, all with a focus on building an active scuba community. Seasoned instructors with NAUI and PADI certification lead beginners from the classroom to the ocean, where they meander through kelp forests and master the art of underwater basket weaving. Experts coordinate travel to premier international and local dive sites such as Catalina Island, aiming to make the three to five yearly trips affordable and fun. The crew also recommends new and used gear for purchase or rental, including Oceanic booties, Tusa masks, and radar equipment that helps divers avoid traveling mermaid salesmen.