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Up to 40% Off on SCUBA Certification at Pinnacles Dive Center

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Participants attend the certification diving course to discover the ins and outs of underwater excursions

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Jordan
3 ratings3 reviews
October 22, 2020
Loved the experience. Ian was the instructor. He has a cool vibe and is very patient. Location is awesome, Novato, hello!! The pool is deep, 12ft. Shop prices are on par with amazon or ebay or whatever eRetail you're into. You could either order 20 different fins and return 19 and deal with all those boxes or visit the shop and then have lunch in Novato. Easy choice..
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TerraHELPFUL REVIEWER
3 ratings1 reviews
July 22, 2020
Rick and his team were SO wonderful. The pool session was a lot of fun and very informative. I left feeling confident in my skills and excited for the Monterey dives. I would highly recommend Pinnacles for anyone looking to get their diving certification.
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KevinHELPFUL REVIEWER
2 ratings2 reviews
June 14, 2020
I called pinnacles dive center last week to figure out how the Groupon works with covid. The person I spoke with was very informative and extremely helpful. I haven't visited this location yet since they are still closed but if the experience is the same one I had during the phone conversation, I'm sure I will leave satisfied.
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Kate
2 ratings1 reviews
December 26, 2019
Pinnacles staff is incredibly kind, personable & knowledgeable! I feel safe venturing out with them & feel lucky they are local.
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DanieleHELPFUL REVIEWER
1 ratings1 reviews
September 30, 2019
I would highly recommend the PADI open water certification course at pinnacles dive shop. They provide you with all the necessities to succeed as a new diver. I got certified a week before I went to scuba dive in Indonesia. The instructors were fabulous and I had an amazing time diving in Indonesia thanks to pinnacles dive center. Thanks for preparing me for the trip of a lifetime (see photo)!
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Steve
3 ratings2 reviews
August 24, 2019
The merchant fabulous! Will review further after i take the course.
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CraigHELPFUL REVIEWER
1 ratings1 reviews
June 9, 2019
My friend and I just took the PADI certification course at Pinnacles in preparation for our trip to Turks and Caicos and it was an awesome experience! The owner, Rick, talked us through the necessary gear before the class so we could try different types and figure out what was best for us. The prices were good, and there is a student discount too! We spent a few days going over the course material using the included textbook, which covers pretty much everything you need to know. Then, we took a short test in person at the shop and had the pool instructional session, both on a Saturday. We were in the pool learning all the skills and equipment from about 10-3. Both instructors were very knowledgeable, patient, encouraging, and fun! Finally, we did our 4 training dives in Monterey over one weekend with a few instructors. It was awesome, and we feel totally prepared for diving anywhere now!
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Paul
1 ratings1 reviews
March 19, 2021
Super awesome experience! The instructor was super patient with me even though it took me many tries to clear water from my scuba mask. Really inspires me to get deep into scuba diving as a hobby.
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About This Deal

  • What’s included:
    • Orientation and class session (approximately two hours) at Pinnacles Dive Center during store hours at least one week prior to pool session
    • PADI home study materials
    • Saturday pool session at the on-site 12’ deep heated pool (9 a.m.–4 or 5 p.m.)
    • Open water dives in Monterey, North Coast, or Lake Tahoe (summer time)
    • Certification card and digital logbook (paper log available)
  • Course duration: 3 days

Students begin their PADI open-water diver certification course by scheduling the pool sessions, open-water dives, and picking up the home study materials. The home study involves reading a book and watching a video (optional online course available at an additional cost) is done first. Next students schedule the orientation and class session at Pinnacles Dive Center. Students learn all the skills necessary to become safe, comfortable, and prepared for open-water dives. Use of the scuba kits for the pool session is included. The open-water dives follow the pool session. Meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday for two dives and finish on Sunday with two more dives to earn certification. The dives are normally done in Monterey or on the North Coast and students will need to arrange their own transportation.

All participants must provide or purchase their own scuba quality mask, fins, snorkel, and boots. Students receive a 10% discount for dive-shop purchases. Although not recommended, personal equipment may be rented for an additional charge for both pool and ocean dives. For the open water dive weekend, student equipment rental is an additional $129 dollars, or students may provide or purchase their own gear. Rental equipment can be picked up the Thursday afternoon or Friday before the dive weekend and must be returned the following Monday.

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About Pinnacles Dive Center

For over 40 years, locally-owned Pinnacles Dive Center has been offering their quality services under the detailed guidance of competent professionals. Water-enthusiasts can enroll in a certification diving course, take up swimming lessons, or shop for certified equipment. Moreover, the facility organizes channel island diving trips during which thrill-seekers can test their abilities and discover the underwater world.