Scuba diver with brightly colored coral in the waters of Mexico's Costa Maya region

Discover Scuba Dive

Location: Costa Maya, Mexico

At a Glance

Activity Type: Nature Adventures and Splashtacular and Active Adventures
Activity Level: ModerateHelp
Duration: 3.5 to 4 Hours
Adult Price: $129 (ages 12 and up)
Ages: 12 And Up
On this tour you will:
  • Meet your guides, complete all necessary paperwork and take a short, 15-minute ride through the town of Mahahual to a PADI 5-Star dive center. During the ride, the guide will share interesting facts about the town of Mahahual and point out areas of interest.
  • Arrive at the center and receive a short debriefing and introduction to the dive staff. Then, you'll receive your gear and suit up for the day's excursion.
  • Receive an approximate 45-minute introductory lesson to scuba, where you are going to learn everything needed for your 1-tank, instructor-guided scuba dive. No certifications required!
  • Board the dive boat for an approximate15-minute ride to the magnificent Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. This breathtaking reef is known for its beautiful corals and exotic marine life, which include sea turtles, lobsters, stingrays, seahorses and a seemingly endless variety of tropical reef fish.
  • Ride the boat back to the dive center. Then, return to the pier or choose to stay in town to enjoy the local culture and beautiful beaches. Note: Guests choosing to stay in town will have to return to the pier via taxi at their own expense.

Important Additional Information
  • All Guests must meet the PADI Discover Scuba requirements and sign a standard waiver and medical questionnaire before participating in this adventure.
  • Guests must be ambulatory. Wheelchairs (collapsible or electric) are not permitted. Tour operators will deny participation to Guests arriving in wheelchairs or electric scooters.
  • Guests must weigh less than 300 lbs., be in good physical condition and be able to swim. All participants must complete a medical questionnaire as some restrictions do apply. For safety reasons, expectant mothers cannot participate. Guests with heart and respiratory conditions, and those with back/neck injuries require a written statement from their physician clearing them to dive.
  • This scuba dive excursion includes all equipment, including: wetsuit, BCD, regulator, mask, fins, snorkel and weights.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring currency to purchase extras, such as souvenirs.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring sunscreen, a towel and swimwear.
  • You should never feel that gratuities are expected, but it is customary to leave a tip in recognition of exceptional service in restaurants, taxis and for excursion guides and drivers. It is always up to you to determine the amount.

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