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Discover Scuba

Starts at $245 [any date]

A Discover Scuba Dive is if you do not hold a diving license/certificate of any kind (and it is not a course). If you are already certified, please see our dives in our certified guided dives section of our site.  Alternatively if you can swim and would like to obtain a dive license can sign up for our PADI Open Water course 

Experience Underwater Exploration with

Expedition Dive’s PADI Discover Scuba Program

Embark on a thrilling underwater adventure with Expedition Dive’s PADI Discover Scuba Program. Perfect for beginners and adventurers alike, this program offers a safe and exhilarating introduction to the world of scuba diving.

Under the guidance of our experienced PADI instructors, you’ll learn the fundamentals of scuba diving in a controlled and supportive environment. From basic skills to safety procedures, our team will ensure you feel confident and comfortable underwater.

Discover a whole new world beneath the surface as you explore vibrant coral reefs, encounter fascinating marine life, and immerse yourself in the wonders of the ocean. Whether you’re looking for a new hobby or simply seeking an unforgettable experience, Expedition Dive’s PADI Discover Scuba Program is your gateway to underwater exploration. Join us and dive into adventure today!

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  • PADI Discover Scuba Program
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Product Description

Introducing the PADI Discover Scuba Program:

Dive into a World of Adventure with Expedition Dive

Experience the thrill of exploring the underwater world with the PADI Discover Scuba Program. Whether you’re a curious beginner or an adventurer seeking new experiences, this program offers a safe and exhilarating introduction to the wonders of scuba diving.

Discover Scuba is not a course, it is a heavily attended ‘try it’ dive experience with your Expedition dive instructor.  Your instructor guide will show you the very basics of scuba diving for an opportunity to experience the underwater world. After trying you may upgrade to a PADI open water course and receive a $50 savings applied if done within 6 months.

If you can swim and would rather obtain a dive license, please sign up for our PADI Open Water Course, which is conducted over 2-3 days to get certified.


  • All dives guided by an experienced, fun n’ friendly dive master/ instructor (jokes during briefing are free).
  • Discover Scuba Dives are done at Bare Island which is located in La Perouse / Botany Bay, 30min drive from Sydney CBD
  • Participants are to meet their instructor at the dive location.  A maplink and time will be sent within 24hrs after booking.  If booking for next day, please call/email to confirm spots prior.  Most dives start in the morning 9am weekdays, 830am weekends
  • We do not offer same day bookings, for logistic purposes all bookings must be made atleast 24hrs prior.
  • Single dives take 2-3 hours in total (inclusive of brief, gear up, dive and de-gear), Double Dives 4 hours.
  • Each dive last 30-50min underwater time per air consumption and ability.
  • Swimming ability helps, however it isn’t mandatory.
  • Group size is 2 at a time per instructor if non-swimmers, 4 if all can swim.  For larger groups either 2 at a time will be conducted or multiple instructors.
  • All gear except swimsuit/shorts will be provided, including warm wetsuits and all dive gear (Tank, Breathing Regulator, Mask, Fins, Snorkel)
  • No pick ups are available, however the location is easily accessible, 30min from sydney CBD by Uber/Taxi/Self Drive or Public transport (Direct by bus).  Can plan your trip here:  Transport for NSW

Terms and Conditions

  • Purchases and Gift Cards are non-refundable.  No shows for any reason will not be refunded.
  • 7-day notification required for cancellations/reschedules for full credit toward another dive.  Additional reschedule/cancellation fee’s may apply for last minute changes.  Any cost associated with a requested rescheduled date/change will be charged.
  • Dives are subject to change if due to high winds / heavy storms at the discretion of guide or instructor on the day of dive unless notified prior. In such cases full credit (not a refund) will be issued on rescheduled dives valid for 6 months from date of purchase.
  • All prices GST inclusive.

Unlock the Mysteries of the Deep:

Imagine descending into the crystal-clear waters, surrounded by vibrant marine life, colorful coral reefs, and mysterious underwater landscapes. With the PADI Discover Scuba Program, you can turn this dream into reality. Under the guidance of experienced PADI instructors, you’ll learn the basics of scuba diving, including essential skills and safety procedures.

Discover a New World:

The Discover Scuba Program is designed for individuals with little to no prior diving experience. Whether you’re on vacation at a tropical resort or simply curious about the underwater realm, this program offers the perfect opportunity to dip your toes into the world of scuba diving. You’ll receive expert instruction in a controlled environment, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants.

Unleash Your Inner Explorer:

Embark on an unforgettable journey as you discover the incredible beauty and biodiversity of the ocean. From swimming alongside graceful sea turtles to marveling at schools of tropical fish, every moment underwater is filled with excitement and wonder. With the PADI Discover Scuba Program, you’ll gain confidence in your diving abilities and take the first steps towards becoming a certified diver.

Join the Adventure:

Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply a new hobby, the PADI Discover Scuba Program offers something for everyone. No prior experience is necessary—all you need is a sense of curiosity and a desire to explore. So take the plunge and immerse yourself in the magic of the underwater world with the PADI Discover Scuba Program. Your next great adventure awaits beneath the surface.

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If you want to find out but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving will let you try scuba to see if you like it. Expedition Dive offers you a choice of this program, either in a pool or other body of water. You might try it close to home or while you’re on vacation, it is definitely the best way to “get your feet wet”

We abide by a strict 4 participant per 1 instructor ratio in our discover scuba programs to ensure the safety of our customers.

While it is not an actual scuba certification, during the Discover Scuba Diving experience you’ll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. During your Discover scuba diving experience, a highly trained and experience instructor will guide you every step of the way.

The Fun Part

There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. It takes a little getting used to after all, human beings weren’t designed to do that – but after a few minutes of awestruck wonder, most participants realize how easy scuba diving really is! Imagine being weightless, gliding through the water, swimming with colourful coral and seeing life on this earth as you have never seen before. And The fun part…it’s all fun!

Credit towards your Open Water Training

Plus, you can get credit! If your Discover Scuba Diving program includes an actual scuba dive in open water, your experience can be applied to the 1st dive toward PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver certification, putting you a step ahead of the game when you decide to go for it!

  1. No prior diving experience necessary
  2. Completion of medical history questionnaire*
  3. Willingness to try something new!

*considering Scuba Diving requires your consistent ability to be conscious under water at all times, certain medical conditions may prevent you from diving. If you have specific questions regarding this, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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