PADI Discover Scuba Diving

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PADI Discover Scuba Diving

  • 3 Hours

  • Adults

  • Min 10 years old

  • Moderate

  • Small Groups

There is no better way to discover scuba than with the professional team of Cabo Adventures' PADI 5-Star Dive Center. Don't miss out and enjoy your vacation to the fullest!

Are you a beginner scuba diver looking to experience the best diving locations near Cabo San Lucas? Join us on our PADI Discover Scuba Diving excursion where you’ll learn the basics of scuba diving and then get to put those skills to the test while visiting Cabo’s best beginner diving locations: Pelican Rock and the North Wall.

Your day begins at our Cabo Adventures' PADI 5-Star Dive Center where you’ll receive a safety brief from our certified dive instructors and then get to practice in a shallow dive pool. Once you feel ready to take on the ocean, we’ll hop aboard a scuba boat and head towards the dive site that will take you 20-40 feet below the surface.

Underwater you’ll get to swim next to huge boulders and witness an abundance of sea life including octopus, pufferfish, stingrays, and more. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn how to scuba dive and experience the best diving locations in Cabo.

Note: June to December offer the greatest visibility, warmest water and longest periods of calm weather. Visibility can exceed 100 feet, and the temperature averages between 78°F and 85°F.

What to expect of a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience in Sea of Cortez

  • Join certified dive instructors for a short orientation
  • Test your skills and gain some confidence in shallow water
  • Once you're ready, be taken up to 20-40 feet below the surface
  • Encounter schooling fish and brilliant coral formations indigenous to the Sea of Cortez

Enjoy your First Scuba Diving excursion

In this dive, we'll swim next to huge boulders covered with sea fans, sponges, tropical fish, eels, guitarfish, seahorses, scorpion stonefish, octopus, pufferfish, sometimes stingrays and mobule rays as well as turtles passing by.

There is no better way to discover scuba than with the professional team of Cabo Adventures' PADI Five Star Dive Center. Don't miss out and enjoy your vacation to the fullest!

Trip details:

  • Dives: 1
  • Boat: 46" Newton Special
  • Water Temp: 25-30°C / 77-86°F
  • Average Visibility: 12 m / 39 ft
  • Depth: 9-15 mts / 30-50 ft


What's included in this experience

  • PADI certified Dive Instructor
  • Water and light refreshments

What's excluded

Available for purchase

  • Photos
  • Souvenirs
  • Round-trip transportation 
  • Towels
  • Private tour available

What do you need to know before you book

  • Scuba diving equipment fee: $40 USD
  • Minimum age: 10 years old
  • Maximum age: 60 years old
  • Maximum weight: 265 lbs (120 kg)
  • The entrance dock fee is $2 USD per person. Please note that this fee is not included and should be paid at check-in.
  • Expecting mothers are restricted 
  • Based on PADI’s flying after diving recommendations, beginner divers shouldn’t fly within 12 hours after a dive
  • Guests with respiratory, cardiovascular or ear problems are restricted
  • Avoid being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while diving
  • Good mental and physical conditions are required
  • An acknowledgment of risk will need to be signed before participation
  • All divers will be asked to complete a medical clearance questionnaire
  • Add round trip transportation in an air-conditioned van from most hotels in Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. Call us at +1-800-916 8734 or email us to book this service
  • If you are traveling on a cruise ship, please contact us before booking to reconfirm your tour and to ensure that due to the times in port, that we can accommodate your reservation.

Sign up for your class here

What to bring

  • Money for scuba diving equipment fee or optional purchases
  • Swimsuit
  • Change of clothes
  • Towels
  • Sandals
  • Biodegradable Sunscreen
  • Additional items will be covered with the dive instructor prior to course


May I scuba dive in Los Cabos even if I've never done so before?
Sure! We offer the best two alternatives for you to experience diving for the first time:

  • Discover Scuba... A beginner lesson in confined water + one-tank dive would be part of your adventure in the Bay of Cabo San Lucas. The program is organized as a package with a total duration of 3 hours.
What are the depths of the dives and how are they supervised?
Depths depend on experience of the diver and the certification level. The general guidelines state that divers with a PADI Open Water Certification can dive up to 60 feet. Divers with a PADI Advanced Open Water Certification can dive up to 100 ft.

By PADI standards the group ratio is one Diver Instructor per 4 beginner divers.
What types of certification programs does Cabo Adventures offer?
We offer the following internationally recognized PADI certification programs:


Can I create a custom itinerary and/or book a private scuba trip?
Yes! If the idea of booking a private dive trip for your friends family business colleagues school or dive club sounds appealing our team of adventure experts will be more than happy to put together a special scuba diving trip or itinerary to fit your needs. Please send us an email or call +52 (624) 173-9528 or Toll free from US & Can 1-800-916 8734 for more information.


Cabo Adventures
Blvd. Paseo de la Marina (esquina Malecon), Lote 7-A, Cabo San Lucas, México CP 23410