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A scuba diving holiday is a great way to learn to dive in warm water conditions and expert, professional diving instructors taking you through every step with a PADI Course.

Taster Session
If you’re not sure and just want to try diving without committing to a course, why not book a Discover Scuba session. Initial sessions take place in the safe confines of a pool or "pool like conditions" and overseen on a one-to-one basis by a fully qualified instructor. Student go at their own pace and will learn the basics covering use of the equipment, safety signals and first manoeuvres with the reassurance of a personal instructor at your side.

Discover Scuba Diving Course
1 day (in open water)
from £50
This is the ideal way for children to complete the initial stages of an Open Water PADI course but without committing to the full programme. The course covers the same content as the initial part of the Open Water course – theory, safety, kit and first dives in the pool. Groups are small and overseen by the PADI instructor. Minimum age 10 years.

For those who are confident to progress a gentle shore dive may be an option. Should they wish to continue to the full Open Water course this can count towards the Open Water certification. Courses vary by centre depending on conditions and type of diving available.

PADI Open Water Course
5 days 
from £175
The standard PADI Open Water course takes five days to complete and usually all parts are completed in resort. Your Instructor will presume that you have no experience or previous knowledge of diving and will take you through each point step by step explaining the theory and giving practical demonstrations. Minimum age: 12 years.

The PADI Open Water course has been designed to teach you to be a safe and competent diver and is divided into three parts, classroom theory work, confined water and four open water dives. Once you have completed the course you will have the skills required to dive safely. Advanced and speciality course are available should you wish to develop your skills. More>

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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