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Introductory Scuba or Snorkeling Course, or Open-Water Course With or Without Materials at Desert Divers (Up to 68% Off)


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Dedicated instructors lead students through introductory or refresher lesson in pool or intensive 22-hour open-water certification course

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must register by expiration date on your Groupon. Registration required. Must be 10 or older. Must sign waiver. Must provide own snorkeling equipment for open-water course. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.


Breathing underwater, like eating fireworks, constructing a monument, and getting married, should only be attempted if you're confident you can do it. This Groupon gives you all the skills you need to mingle with the mermaids.

Choose from Three Options

  • $19 for a Try Scuba, Scuba Refresher, or Discover Snorkel class (up to a $60 value)
  • $85 for an open-water scuba course (a $225 value)
  • $145 for an open-water scuba course, including all classroom materials and scuba equipment (a $315 value)

During the two-hour Try Scuba class, attendees learn the basics of underwater breathing in a shallow, controlled pool. The two-hour Refresher Scuba course is designed for already certified divers who haven't been under the sea in a while, and requires students to bring or rent their own equipment. Discover Snorkel acclimates swimmers as young as 5 to snorkeling in the swimming pool during a two-hour class. Click here to see class schedules.

The 22-hour intensive open-water diving course includes classroom instruction and pool dives, teaching pupils need-to-know knowledge including how to operate masks and tanks, how to dive safely, and how to politely decline scholarship offers from schools of fish. Students in every open-water class must supply their own mask, fins, snorkel, and boots. After finishing the course, each new diver receives a certification card, which attests to mastery of the submarine realm.

Desert Divers

Desert Divers owner, Alex, has a love for diving with all who are bold enough to strike out on an underwater adventure! Over the past 30 years, Desert Divers have recruited a staff of dedicated instructors that schools nascent underwater explorers in introductory lessons and intensive scuba-certification classes. The staff members equip students with most necessary gear for the classes, which cover maritime topics ranging from first aid and fish identification to deep diving and how to fashion sleeping octopuses into temporary helmets. Many classes require that participants first take an open-water scuba course, which bestows diving fundamentals and can eventually lead to certification. The center welcomes all past open-water students back for free refresher courses, helping former pupils sharpen their skills in advance of upcoming dives and snorkel-throwing tournaments. To further refine aquatic abilities, Desert Divers leads new graduates out on field trips to such dive-friendly locales as San Carlos, Mexico, and Key Largo, Florida.


93% of 30 customers recommend

  • “It was an awesome experience. The staff were friendly over the phone and in the pool. I would highly recommend Desert Divers.”

  • “Great class. Very personalized instruction. Randy was an excellent instructor.”

  • “Great instructor Staff worked hard to accommodate my trip plans”

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