Dive into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean to discover a whole other world of sunken shipwrecks and exotic sea creatures.
From snorkelling and scuba diving for beginners, to courses for professional dive instructors, the Best Dives Dive Center at Jumeirah Vittaveli has something for everyone.
From entry-level and children’s diving courses to training you as a professional dive instructor, we have a multitude of PADI courses for you to choose from. To make things even easier, our dedicated Instructor Training is available in English, Russian, Arabic and Chinese.
PADI certifications are recognised worldwide and give you instant access to diving adventures anywhere you want.
With PADI’s revolutionary diver e-learning system, becoming a diver has never been so easy. Start by completing the world’s most popular entry level certification, the PADI Open Water Course. Once you are a certified PADI diver you can continue your diver education with a choice of PADI courses. PADI courses consist of knowledge development, skill development in our resort swimming pools and practical application in open water.
Gaining a PADI certification is fun, safe, flexible and extremely rewarding. All courses can be scheduled to meet busy lifestyles or fit into leisurely beach holidays. Never before has it been so convenient to learn to dive.
Discover Scuba Experience
A fast and easy way to get started as a Scuba Diver is to take part in a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience. Our diving professionals will introduce you to the basics of scuba diving in a safe and controlled environment.
Entry Level Courses
PADI certifications are recognized worldwide and give you instant access to diving adventures all over the planet. With PADI’s revolutionary diver e-learning system, becoming a diver has never been so easy. Start by completing the world’s most popular entry level certification, the PADI Open Water Course.
PADI courses consist of knowledge development, skill development in our resort swimming pools and practical application in open water. Gaining a PADI certification is fun, safe, flexible and extremely rewarding. All courses can be scheduled to meet busy lifestyles or fit into leisurely beach holidays.
Advanced Courses Overview
We encourage you to enroll in the PADI Adventures in Diving Course as soon as possible after gaining your PADI Open Water License. This highly recommended follow-on course from entry level certification builds on your existing scuba skills and introduces a further five PADI specialty dives which will increase your diving capabilities to 30 metres. In PADI’s Adventures in Diving Course, you will be exposed to navigation and deep diving skills including a variety of other specialized diving areas.
Specialty Diver Courses
We all dive for different reasons. Some for the peace and quiet of shallow clear waters, others for the marine wildlife safari and some for the rush of deep dives. For this reason, PADI has designed courses to cater to everyone’s scuba diving desires. Dive down to 40 metres, use Enriched Air Nitrox, penetrate fascinating shipwrecks, become an underwater photographer, dive at night, the list goes on. Choose your niche and go beyond, with PADI Specialty Courses.
Rescue Diver Courses
The PADI Rescue Diver course is best described as challenging and rewarding. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on your knowledge about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur. The Rescue Course is a comprehensive look at what causes the majority of diving accidents with a practical look at preventing, reducing and responding to common problems. A physically challenging course that helps you assist other divers and also allows you to identify and address your own diving challenges. Round off your recreational competency with the PADI Rescue Diver Course.
Emergency First Response (EFR) is an essential course that teaches First Aid and CPR techniques for assisting casualties of diving and non-diving accidents. The Basic Life Support (BLS) course results in EFR certification and is recognized the world over as a prerequisite for all professional level diving courses and other industry minimums. PADI Oxygen Provider is a thorough introduction to the human cardiovascular system, its need for oxygen and how to assist with decompression injuries. This course is an excellent supplement to Emergency First Response and PADI rescue diver courses.
Children's Diving Courses
The PADI Bubblemaker experience was designed especially for children aged 8 years and above. Children get to try out scuba diving in the safe surroundings of the resort pools whilst playing a range of safe and fun underwater games with their instructor.
* Please note that the Dive Centre will require you to fill a medical questionnaire before your first dive at the resort. Should you suffer from any medical conditions, please ensure to visit your General Physician at home for diving clearance and bring a Fit-to-Dive Medical Certificate with you.
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