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Discover Scuba Diving in Dubai

1. Discover Scuba Diving in Dubai

Experience the wonders of scuba diving on this 2-hour activity at Jumeirah Beach. This is a great opportunity for first-time divers to experience what it's like to actually breathe underwater. Marvel at the colorful coral and tropical marine life just off the beach without the need for a certification course. The certified scuba instructors will guide you step by step, providing safety and equipment briefings, as well as basic and practical demonstrations when in the water. When you’re ready, descend together with the instructor up to one meter under the water. Have time to get used to breathing through your regulator. After establishing breathing patterns, then descend another few meters. The gradual dive allows you to get accustomed to breathing with a regulator and familiarize yourself with being submerged. Your experienced dive instructor will lead you by the hand on your Introductory Scuba Dive around the Dubai dive site once you signal that you are ready. Here, you’ll enjoy up to 45-minute dive to a minimum depth of 5 meters (15 feet) and a maximum depth of 12 meters (40 feet). Underwater photos will be taken during your dive and posted on the company’s Facebook page. With a ratio of 4 students to 1 instructor, you'll enjoy personalized attention.

From Dubai: Snorkeling Trip to Fujairan

2. From Dubai: Snorkeling Trip to Fujairan

Journey from Dubai city center in complimentary transport to the emirate of Fujairah. Swim and snorkel among colorful sea life. Enjoy a snorkeling adventure in the Gulf of Oman and experience the underwater world with ease. Upon arrival at the snorkeling location, get kitted out with equipment that will allow you to observe the underwater attractions for extended periods with relatively little effort and to breathe while face-down on the surface of the sea. Travel by luxury double deck boat to a snorkeling island, and then marvel at the miraculous aquatic creatures in their natural environment. Suitable for all ages, and requiring little effort, training or complicated equipment, the tour also includes complimentary soft drinks and water on board to keep you refreshed. At the end of your trip, your driver will be waiting to take you back to Dubai.

From Dubai: Fujairah Half-Day Scuba Dive and Snorkeling

3. From Dubai: Fujairah Half-Day Scuba Dive and Snorkeling

Benefit from pickup between 6:00 AM and 7:00 AM and journey to Fujairah, where you will be kitted out in full diving gear upon arrival. Then, board the boat and set sail for your 1st coral reef dive of the day. Get tuition from a qualified instructor if you are a complete beginner. Learn the basics and then explore the reef with your instructor by your side at all times. After your diving experience, you can snorkel. For certified divers you will be guided by a professional divemaster and will have two dives at different locations, depending on your diving license level. Then, after diving and snorkeling, enjoy the journey sailing back to the port. Arrive between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM, where your driver will be waiting to drop you back at your hotel in Dubai.

From Dubai: Discovery Scuba Diving for Beginners In Fujairah

4. From Dubai: Discovery Scuba Diving for Beginners In Fujairah

If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, this introduction program is perfect for you. This program is a quick and easy introduction to what it is like explore the underwater world.  Start you day with pick-up from your hotel and travel to the east coast of UAE, where you will be provided with your dive outfits and equipment. Sail to the dive location and get an introduction to a colorful underwater world from your instructor, which includes a theory class on board and diving practice time at around 2-3 meters underwater. After the introductory lesson, you will experience how it feels to breathe underwater. Discover what it feels like to be completely weightless, as you put on your scuba tank and descend to a maximum depth of 33 feet (10 meters). As you explore the beautiful reef, look out for schools of fish and delight at the huge variety of shapes, colors and sizes of the marine life. 

Dubai: The Lost Chambers Aquarium Atlantis Diving Experience

5. Dubai: The Lost Chambers Aquarium Atlantis Diving Experience

Discover an incredible array of aquatic life with this diving experience at an Atlantis-themed aquarium. Descend into clear waters and explore the arches and ruins that replicate the lost city with an expert instructor. Swim alongside colorful shoals of fish, giant rays, and reef sharks. Meet the team and change into your equipment. After listening to a safety briefing, make your way to the Ambassador Lagoon and enter the water to explore the secret corners of this vast tank. Admire the magnificent marine life before returning to the surface, where your tour will end.

From Dubai: 2-Day PADI Open Water Course in Dibba Fujairah

6. From Dubai: 2-Day PADI Open Water Course in Dibba Fujairah

Take an open water diver course on a 2-day training program. Gain the knowledge and skills to become a certified diver. Start with an online learning course in advance which you can complete in the comfort of your own home, which is followed by in-water training for 2 days.  Be picked up from Dubai and travel to Dibba Fujairah for your 2-day course. On the first stay, revise the theory in class through interactive presentations that include video, audio, and reading materials. Then take part in some practical sessions in confined water at the diving center, where you will master the basics. The instructors will help you apply your new knowledge and skills in the swimming pool before proceeding to open water dives. On the second day, embark on 4 open water dives off the coast of Dibba Fujairah. The final dive will take place at Dibba Rock, where you can explore the underwater world and spot a variety of marine species. After you successfully complete the program, receive your 18-meter certification that allows you to dive anywhere in the world.

Fujairah: 2-Tank Diving Experience

7. Fujairah: 2-Tank Diving Experience

Experience diving in Fujairah, which is famous for the spectacular shipwrecks and interesting coral formations. Incredible shipwrecks make for exciting dives for advanced divers, but the area is also home to sites well-suited for novices. On the day, the diving center will choose the dive site, depending on the weather conditions and coastguard permit. On this 4-hour 2-tank activity you’ll dive with a PADI-certified dive master. All of the sites feature clear water and an abundance of extremely high soft corals surrounded by a variety of marine life. Your guide will take you to less-visited dive spots, such as Dibba Rock, Inchcape 1, Inchcape 2, Hole in the Wall, Sharm Rock and others. If you have your own equipment feel free to bring it, otherwise you can rent equipment on site.

From Dubai: Fujairah Scuba Dive and Snorkeling

8. From Dubai: Fujairah Scuba Dive and Snorkeling

Get picked up from your hotel between 6 and 7 AM and journey to Fujairah, where you will be kitted out in full diving gear upon arrival. Then, board the boat and set sail for your first coral reef dive of the day. Sunbathe on board at the sundeck or at the front sunbed as you enjoy the cruise. Refresh yourself with unlimited soft drinks, juices, and water. Listen to a briefing from a professional dive master or instructor. Take part in two dives at different locations, depending on your diving license (Minimum level: junior open water). Expect to see schools of yellow sniper, triggerfish, pufferfish, clownfish, moray eels, turtles, rays, bannerfish, pipefish, angelfish, soft and hard corals and more depending on your luck. Arrive at shore between 1 and 2 PM where your driver will be waiting for you, to drop you back at your hotel in Dubai.

Dubai: PADI Basic Scuba Diving Course

9. Dubai: PADI Basic Scuba Diving Course

The PADI Basic Scuba Diving Course is best-suited for people who are intent on learning how to dive but do not have enough time to take up a full Open Water Course. You can begin the course by reading the e-Learning materials to understand the important concepts of diving. The training materials are available online and can be accessed in the comfort of your own home. There will be in-water training composed of four confined water dives on the first day and two open water dives on the second. The actual diving lessons will be held at Jumeirah 3 beach where you can apply the theories you learned in real life. The PADI-certified scuba divers will guide you every little step of the way to ensure your safety, boost your confidence, and encourage you to enjoy the process. Scuba equipment is all included in the package. When you complete the course, you will be qualified to dive to a depth of 12 meters with a dive buddy.

Dubai: PADI Open Water 18-Meter Diving Certification

10. Dubai: PADI Open Water 18-Meter Diving Certification

The Open Water Diver Course is a 3-day program that helps you gain the knowledge and skills to become a certified diver. It starts with an online learning course and is followed by in-water training. The instructors will help you apply your new knowledge and skills in relatively shallow waters before proceeding to open water dives. Start out by going through the theory online in your own home and at your own pace. Take advantage of interactive presentations that include videos, audios, and reading materials. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress and review or correct anything you might miss. This program comprises 9 dives – 5 confined water and 4 open water dives – on site in Dubai.

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What people are saying about Dubai

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 209 reviews

As always, we loved our trip. We saw lots of great stuff! We are experienced snorkeler. But, we are always impressed of how well the Nemo staff assured that Les experienced, even inexperienced, people have a great experience. We are impressed with The Nemo staff’s dedication to safety!

Galal was very calm and nice, he makes you feel comfortable. Good gear, clean and everything is carried to the water, very accommodating staff. Explanations for further courses for the purpose of P1 diving certification were also given to us with pleasure and in detail.

I really enjoyed it because the diver with a sense of security will guide me firmly.

Very fun abs exciting experience, kind guide and very helpful, lovely pictures

It was a great experience the guide was super kind and caring