Discover Scuba Diving on Catalina Island

This exciting introduction to scuba diving on Catalina Island lets you experience what scuba is like without the commitment of a certification course. 

  • Daily at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

  • All gear included

  • 2.5 to 3 hours includes instruction and dive time

  • $120 per person or $140 for a private experience


What you need to know:

  • Prerequisites: None

  • You must know how to swim & be comfortable in the water.

  • Ages 10 and older.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time.

  • Meet your instructor at our dive shop.

  • 2.5 to 3 hours includes instruction and dive time.

  • Can be credited toward Open Water Certification.

  • Note: PADI standards prohibit cameras during the Discover Scuba Dive. Want to share your adventure? Book an underwater photographer for just $85. Please call us at 310-510-0330 for details. 

  • You will be asked to complete our medical form

What to expect:

On this adventure you'll get an introduction to what scuba diving on Catalina Island has to offer. You will go over some of the diving basics and scuba gear with a knowledgeable Instructor, then plunge into the Casino Dive Park.

The Casino Dive Park is a long-standing marine preserve and offers an abundance of marine life. After practicing a few safety skills in the water your Instructor will guide you through the majestic kelp forest, showing off the beauty of the underwater world while making sure you are safe and comfortable.

Beware! After just one dive - you may become a Scuba Addict! This could be the beginning of a lifelong love of the ocean!


Get started before you get here. 

Be ready to plunge beneath the surface when you get here by completing your course work at home. Click the links below to start your introduction.