You are about to embark on one of the greatest adventures of your life! Becoming a diver is the first step of a journey that will forever change the way you experience the world. You will explore the wonders of a weightless underwater world, interact with incredible marine life and discover ecosystems hidden beneath the surface. We recommend you start with certification training right away by shooting for Open Water Diver, your entry ticket to dive the world’s best dive sites.
Facts and Training Standards
In the SSI Basic Diver program, you will learn the skills and knowledge you need to try diving up to 12 meters deep with an SSI Professional. It is a great way to explore the underwater world more fully as you try diving. The entire Basic Diver program can be credited towards the Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver programs within 6 months, so you can take the next step in your dive adventure.
We’ll hand you off to our expert partners at Impact Divers, a team of passionate ocean lovers and dive experts based in Simon’s Town, Cape Town.
Minimum Age for Participation
- Fit to swim
- No certification prerequisites
Pool/Confined Water Sessions
Open Water Dives
Maximum training Depth
12m / 40ft