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Junior Diving

Bubblemaker Course

Introducing diving to children has never been easier. Specially training staffed can introduce diving with a Bubblemaker course from 8 years. This is designed for children who are confident in the water and allow them to dive up to a depth of 2 metres/6 feet. Children should be able to swim in shallow water, be completely comfortable in water and have their parents authority to take part. The Course is designed for fun with safety paramount and a PADI qualified instructor supervising at all times. Lessons are around 1-2 hours, will introduce the junior diver to how the equipment works and gives the opportunity of swimming underwater with an instructor at their side. If they enjoy the experience, children aged between 10 and 14 years may then move onto the Junior Open Water course.

Seal Team

For your, junior divers and children who love being in the water, Seal Team activities take place is selected centres on specific dates, to bring some action packed fun on their holiday. Planned activities take place in the swimming pool at the resort, with the parents permission. Children will need to be minimum 8 years and do not need prior scuba diving experience. AquaMissions activities are designed to introduce the children to basic scuba diving skills such as buoyance, navigation, awareness of the environment with fun activities that incorporate breathing underwater,  mask clearing and swimming underwater. Your child will meet new friends, enjoy cool activities and be on their way to enjoying the world of sub aqua whilst building confidence. Equipment used includes a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device, dive guages and a tank, all with the supervision of a qualified PADI Seal team leader who is a qualified PADI instructor.

Junior Open Water

Children from 10 years are able to complete the PADI Open Water certification course. They will need to be accompanied either by a PADI professionally qualified diver or a certified parent or guardian. The maximum depth for dives is restricted to 12m/40 feet. Junior Open Water divers aged between 12 and 14 years of age must dive with an adult with full diving certification to Open Water level. Prices, course programme and content may vary slightly from centre to centre.


Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.

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