Discover Scuba Diving - Dive Centre | Scuba Dive Campbell River, BC

Discover Scuba Diving

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A quick and easy introduction into what it takes to explore the underwater world.
Although this is not a scuba certification course, you'll learn all the steps it takes to be a PADI certified diver.

If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. Learn the basics of scuba close to home in a safe and fun environment.

This course is the first module of the five in the Open Water course. You'll spend a day with one of our instructors, going over scuba principles in the classroom, and learning basic skills in the pool. You'll have lots of time to swim around and find out what it's like to breathe underwater.

You can easily upgrade to the Open Water Course after completing your Discover Scuba Diving course, and we will credit you $50 toward the course price!

If the scheduled dates don't work for you, please get in touch and we are more than happy to schedule another date with you!


In light of the British Columbia Government’s requirement for a proof of vaccination against COVID-19 effective September 13, Dive Centre will require the same proof for our courses and charters. This will apply to all British Columbians and visitors from out of province.

All divers participating in courses and charters must provide proof of a single vaccine as of September 13th, 2021. By October 17th, 2021, all divers must provide proof of full vaccination.



Minimum Age:
 10 years old

Minimum Certification: none! No prior scuba experience is needed.

Medical: each student must complete a PADI medical form specifically for scuba diving. Click to view the PADI Medical Questionnaire 



We provide all gear during the course at no extra cost.

During your Discover Scuba Diving course, you will learn to use basic SCUBA gear such as: BCD (buoyancy control device), regulator, tanks, weight systems, dive computers, and a wetsuit.