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Aquaworld's Discover Scuba

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    What to Expect
    Explore the underwater world that scuba certification opens up with this beginner's dive course in Cancun. Start with a 2-hour class on dry land, where you'll learn about breathing techniques, underwater communication and equipment care and operation in a lecture format. 

    Slip into the resort's pool to test out your equipment and apply your newfound knowledge. Practice underwater hand signals and get the hang of buoyancy. Make sure your equipment fits properly and ask your instructor if you have any questions or concerns.

    Next, it's time to head out into the ocean to visit one of Cancun's spectacular diving spots. The instructor will lead your small group on their first open water dive using one oxygen tank each. Explore the Caribbean’s underwater world safely with your foundational knowledge of scuba. Keep an eye out for nurse sharks, lobsters, and several varieties of turtles.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Aquaworld, Blvd. Kukulcan, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Resort dive course
    • Open water 1-tank dive
    • Use of diving equipment
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Gratuities
    • Wetsuit, available for rent (USD 11.00)
    • Marine park and dock fee (USD 12.00)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We did the morning training and then afternoon reef dive yesterday. we had never scuba dived (dove?) before. The teacher in the am, Adonis, was excellent- he was patient and very supportive, and conscientious that we learned all the skills to full proficiency. The dive itself
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    I have never scuba dive. Even sticking my face in water freaks me out. The instructor Fernando was patient, and made sure we were comfortable with the equipment. After we had the intro in the pool, we went on the boat and met with the boat crew. They explained under water hand
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    Response from Aquaworld_EBusiness, Gerente at Aquaworld's Discover Scuba
    Responded 6 days ago
    Hi Valerie! We consider our experiences to be once in a lifetime and we are very happy to hear that it was something to remember. Also, nothing fills us with more pride than knowing our staff managed to provide you with the best experience. Hope to see you back soon!
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    Hats off to crew members of Scuba diving experience at AquaWorld !!! They have been extremely helpful & protective during scuba experience. This is must activity if you visit Cancun even if you have little or no swimming / scuba dive experience, as you are watched, guided and
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    Response from Aquaworld_EBusiness, Gerente at Aquaworld's Discover Scuba
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi SamNy! Thank you very much for taking the time to post this fantastic review, we're glad you had a great time with us. We hope to have the opportunity to host you the next time you visit Cancun.
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    Santos will tell you want ever to wish to hear, take your money, and then later or even following day inform you that your chosen trip is booked out (dispite making a call to someone whilst you are there to book in on it - perhaps he is just phoning his mother!). Happened 3
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    Response from Aquaworld_EBusiness, Gerente at Aquaworld's Discover Scuba
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear dall3s, We feel awful to hear that your experience with us wasn't the best. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and bringing this issue to our attention, it is because of reviews like yours that we can continue improving as a company. We are checking your case with our directors to improve our service. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Cancun so you can check for yourself how much we have improved.
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    My family and I (three total, including one teenager) signed up for the Scuba Discovery program while on vacation at the Panama Jack Cancun hotel the week after Christmas. We had been interested in scuba diving for some time and, after listening to the sales pitch delivered
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    Response from Aquaworld_EBusiness, Gerente at Aquaworld's Discover Scuba
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi danieldS4927ZC! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review; Trip Advisor is a great tool for us to hear our client’s opinions after their visit. We are here to create memories so if there is one favorite experience that you take away from Cancun with you, we hope it will be your time with Aquaworld. See you next time!
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    About the operator
    By: AquaWorld
    4,565 reviews
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    Marlie R
    Coquitlam, Canada
    203
    Amazing views
    The underwater museum is so unique and cool, we even got to see a reef and were swarmed with fish. The guides were
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    ndkt323
    Chicago, Illinois
    4618
    What an exciting deep sea fishing trip on Sea Hunter!
    We spent 6 incredibly exciting hours on Sea Hunter with Darwin, Edgar, and Captain Jimmy. Unbelievably, we caught
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    Exploration679210
    10
    Excellent first scuba diving experience!!
    We did the morning training and then afternoon reef dive yesterday. we had never scuba dived (dove?) before. The
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    341ricku
    20
    Lousy ride, bad food and robbery
    My wife, two 10 yr. old kids and myself took the tour to Isla Mujeres on Thursday last week. We were disappointed
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    melissamU3495MX
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
    31
    2nd choice but better decision
    We had originally try to line up the BOB underwater scooter but since the water was not clear enough we were not
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    katiecamp510
    Los Angeles, California
    117
    4 activities, 1 price! Incredible.
    My boyfriend, his two daughters, and I paid for a package of 4 activities at Aquaworld with our hotel concierge.
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    Valerie A
    10
    What an experience!!!!
    I have never scuba dive. Even sticking my face in water freaks me out. The instructor Fernando was patient, and
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    melandmargaretg
    Houston, Texas
    5624
    Cenotes
    If you have not scuba dived a cenote; it needs to be on your to do list. Very professional and enjoyable. An all
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    Corey C
    70
    Shared Fishing
    Went on the shared fishing trip from Aquaworld. It was a great trip. They provided everything you needed and we
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    Venture18560835289
    62
    Great day!
    We booked a snorkeling excursion for 2 through our resort. We did wait for a bit to get picked up, and some of
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    Rff123
    Playa de Gandia, Spain
    71
    Wave rider was amazing fun!
    Enjoyed the wave rider several days in a row. Staff were super helpful. Got our boys doing tricks and even
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    SamNewYorkus
    30
    Must Do activity in Cancun (Scuba Dive) with little / No experience !!!
    Hats off to crew members of Scuba diving experience at AquaWorld !!! They have been extremely helpful & protective
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    Anna D
    Edmonton
    30
    Great staff!
    Our family booked the 2 hour snorkeling trip to Isla Mujeres; we had a 6 and 8 year old with us. The boat ride was
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    dall3s
    10
    Santos at the Emporio Aquaworld sales desk
    Santos will tell you want ever to wish to hear, take your money, and then later or even following day inform you
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    intrepidnyc
    New York City, New York
    125
    Stress-free & Fun SCUBA Diving
    We were in the mood for some low-stress, shallow diving to see some interesting sculptures and a few nice fish.
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