Only 72% of the earth is covered in water, which is why most dolphins suffer from debilitating claustrophobia. See how the other half lives in fear with this Groupon.
- $189 for a scuba certification course for one and free admission to a two tank boat trip upon certification ($469 value)
Students must purchase the course materials for $82.
The PADI Open Water Diver course typically runs one evening and three days with a classroom training session, pool session, and four open-water dives led by a team of trained instructors, before students receive their certification. Scuba Works supplies buoyancy-compensator devices, tanks, regulators, wetsuits, and weights. Students need to provide a mask, fins, boots, and snorkel. Equipment can be rented for $20 per day or purchased as a package for $159.
Based out of sunny Jupiter on the shores of the warm Gulf Stream, Scuba Works—named Best Dive Center in 2010 by CityVoter—guides aquatic adventurers on scenic diving tours. Helmed by a PADI-trained and certified diving instructor, the intrepid staff continually add to expertise with routine continuing-education courses. In addition to tours, Scuba Works offers basic and advanced open-water scuba-certification classes and stages annual productions of Jacques Cousteau's autobiographical opera, Dive In!.