There are a few Scuba-diving boats in Marmaris that are professional and all PADI & CMAS certified. Whichever level you may be, either you have never scuba dived before or you are a beginner or a professional certified diver, these scuba diving boats offers diving opportunities to all.
If you are a beginner and want to get certified while you are in Marmaris, Marmaris Scuba Diving boats offer PADI and CMAS courses.
During the tour there will be two dives at different locations.
Join “Marmaris Scuba Diving Tour” and discover the underwater life and view of the Aegean, turquoise waters. Your professional, certified tour guides ( divers ) will help you decide which level of dive you want to do and provide you with all the help, instructions, equipment and guidance. They will make sure you enjoy diving in Marmaris. You will learn new things.
First time divers are welcome also.
Ages younger then 14 years old is not allowed on this tour!
Pick-up time for Marmaris Scuba Diving is about 9:00 a.m. and & It is Everyday!
There will be 2 dives during the day, each lasts about 20 minutes each.
The crew/stuff are professional, licensed diver and most are multi-lingual. They are very friendly and helpful.
In between dives or if you are not scuba-diving, you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, reading etc.
It is possible to join the tour as a visitor if the is anyone in your group who do not want to scuba dive. They can come on the boat and enjoy swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing and make friends on the boat.
1 – You will be picked-up from your hotel:
“Marmaris Scuba Diving boat” leaves the Marmaris Harbor at about 10:00 a.m. Therefor you will be picked-up at about 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. and will be taken to the scuba diving boat. Here on the boat you can meet other divers and start making new friends.
2 – Departure & Arrival to the First diving spot:
“Marmaris Scuba Diving” boat will leave Marmaris Harbor and cruise for about 30 minutes to arrive to the first diving spot. Once the boat parks to the diving bay, you will realize how clear & blue the Aegean Sea is. The visibility of underwater will amaze you. It is like aquarium.
First-Dive: As you know you will do 2 dives during the day ( each dive is about 20 minutes ). Diving at this spot will be your first-dive. You will be given all the training, instructions and information. Safety procedures will be explained the most.
You will be given diving suites & equipment and instructions about how to use them. Professional, licensed stuff will be supervising all the way.
First Dive > Info for first-time divers and beginner divers: If you have never dived before or just dived once or twice just to try, you will be given special attention by the crew of diving masters. First you will be taught about the theory, safety procedures and be introduced to the equipment of diving. You will be introduced to underwater sign language. Please listen to all the instructions very carefully.
You will practice on-board the boat, with equipment, as if you are diving underwater. Diving masters will supervise you with sign language to communicate underwater, breathing, how to move and navigate in deep water, staying calm, meter reading etc. After on-board practice you will be taken into the water and start diving in real and descent gradually with instructors. Maximum depth the beginners allowed to go is 6 meters. After a while you will feel more confident in the water. Once you feel comfortable and confident, at some point your instructor will show you how to feed fish. While you feed the fish as shown, you will be taken many pictures ( pictures can be purchased later ). Your instructor will allow you to go practice diving on your own a little as you are now more confident. He/she will adjust the air in your suit as needed to keep your depth level in control. Even though the maximum depth is 6 meters for beginners, you don’t have to go that deep. You can stay at higher levels.
After 20 minutes or so you will go back to boat and relax. You will discuss the experience with your instructors.
First Dive > Certified/Pro Divers:
Certified, experienced divers will be assigned a buddy diver from the Marmaris scuba diving stuff. Depending on the certificate that the experienced divers have, they can go deeper levels. As you dive deeper you will see more exciting stuff like caves, reefs and different kind of fish. As far as we know, there is a wreck that you can see when you go deeper. ask your diving team.
Experienced divers will also have 2 dives, each lasting about 35-40 minutes. After first dive all will get back on-board for lunch break.
Lunch break: Lunch will be simple. Just sandwiches and beverages. You are there to enjoy diving, nor for a dining feast 🙂
Second Dive > Beginners: Second dive will be in the afternoon and again it is about 20-25 minutes for beginners. Since beginners built some confidence in the first dive, this time they will be allowed to do more exploration. They will try different experiences with the guidance of the instructor and see different species like fishes, sea start, corals etc. You will feed fish again and you will be amazed how hundreds of fish surround you while fish feeding.
Maximum depth will be 6 meters again but you can chose to stay at higher level.
Second Dive > Experienced, Certified Divers: Same as first dive, experienced divers will dive with a buddy diver ( one of the instructors ) and can go deeper as they plan. Explore the unpolluted, crystal clear waters of the Aegean. Explore deeper and enjoy the caves, rocks, coral, fish etc. The dive will last about 35-40 minutes again.
3 – End of Diving & Returning back to Marmaris:
After the second dive is over, we get back to the boat, and cruise back to Marmaris harbor. From there you will be dropped-off back to your hotel.
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