Suba Diving Courses

Shark Academy works in partnership with The Shark Company, which is a PADI Dive Center. This means we have the skills and tools to provide you with the absolute best in scuba diving training. Let our safety conscious, competent and passionate team introduce you to the wonders beneath the waves.

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PADI OPEN WATER SCUBA DIVER

Earn your scuba certificate and become qualified to dive up to 18 meters in depth. This course will provide you with basic knowledge about scuba gear, safety practices, underwater skills and more. We work with you to make sure you leave us a confident and happy diver. We pride ourselves on graduating skilled ocean ambassadors.

Duration: 3 Days minimum

Location

Old Harbour and New Harbour – Hermanus

Season

All year round

Min/Max Guests

We require a minimum of 1 and will accept a maximum of 6 learners per course.

Minimum Age Requirement

Divers must be at least 11 years old

Minimum Qualification

Learners must be able to swim

What to Bring

  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Seasick medication if you are prone to seasickness

Cost

R5980 per person

The cost includes:

  • Dive instructor
  • 2 dives
  • All scuba equipment & tanks
  • Course material
  • Certificate on qualification

PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER SCUBA DIVER

In the advanced course, students will be certified to 30 meters and experience 5 specialty dives. This course is not heavy in classroom work but in fun! Graduates leave with a new mastery of skills and a greater appreciation for the ocean.

Duration: 2 Days minimum

Location

Old Harbour – Hermanus

Season

All year round

Min/Max Guests

We require a minimum of 1 and will accept a maximum of 6 learners per course.

Minimum Age Requirement

Divers must be at least 11 years old

Minimum Qualification

Open Water qualification or equivalent

What to Bring

  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Seasick medication if you are prone to seasickness

Cost

R5525 per person

The cost includes:

  • Dive instructor
  • All dives
  • All scuba equipment and tanks
  • Classroom lectures
  • PADI course materials

PADI RESCUE DIVER

People often describe this course as their favorite course. Challenging and rewarding, students will learn how to deal with a wide range of diving related problems and scenarios.

Duration: 3 Days minimum

Location

Old Harbour – Hermanus

Season

All year round

Min/Max Guests

We require a minimum of 1 and will accept a maximum of 6 learners per course.

Minimum Age Requirement

Divers must be at least 12 years old

Minimum Qualification

Advanced Diver qualification or equivalent with valid first aid certification

What to Bring

  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Seasick medication if you are prone to seasickness

Cost

R5500 per person

The cost includes:

  • Dive instructor
  • All dives
  • All scuba equipment and tanks
  • Classroom lectures
  • PADI course materials

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