Courses and Services
For all of you, who always dream of finding and see all the greatness of the submarine scenery, exotic and unknown world of our coral barrier and reef, without a doubt, the best place to appreciate the seven colors sea of Old Providence and Santa Catalina islands.
Our diving center offers diving programs for beginners, certified divers and for those who wants to keep exploring and getting more involved in the submarine world for divers.
MINICOURSE/ DISCOVERY SCUBA
This Course is design for every person who wants to live the experience of diving. Here, it will be introduced the notions and important theory aspects of diving and diving equipment. It includes a diving practice from the beach, transport to the dive site, an immersion no more than 40 feet in the coral reef where you could see the richness of the marine fauna and flora from the BIOSPHERE SEAFLOWER RESERVE.
This NAUI or PADI certification course is meant for those who want to practice scuba diving as sport or professionally. This is the first require level. It lasts approximately 5 days and it includes 5 theoretical / practical sessions, 1 practice immersion, 4 formal open water immersions, and certification at the end of the course.
This NAUI or PADI certification is the beginning for other specialized diving activities, such as deep dive immersion, night dives, and marine photography among many others. The course lasts between 2 or 3 days; it includes 5 open waters dives, equipment if necessary, transport to dive site.
FIRST AID AND RESCUE
This course teaches how to handle unexpected situations, first aid and rescue for emergencies in and out of water. People learn valuable techniques for helping others and your own self in any case of emergency. This program lasts from 3 to 4 days and includes theory and underwater dives.
This program has a minimum duration of 20 days full-time or 30- 45 days half-time. If you are thinking on continuing as a professional diver, this would be the next step. It is done with a certified instructor; the student would gain diving knowledge and improvement of technique. In addition, the leadership abilities in administration process and operative assistance to the instructors are improved as well with other diver students. It is required course material, theory and practices.
FELIPE DIVING CENTER will always be available to clear any question, we have a flexible schedule for the comfort of all of our clients. We work 365 days of year.
SINGLE IMMERSION / 1 TANK INMERSION
One day immersion accompanied by the dive master, guide or instructor. It includes boat transportation to any diving site.
DOUBLE IMMERSION/ 2 TANKS INMERSION
Two tanks one day immersions accompanied by the dive master, guide or instructor. It includes boat transportation to any diving site. This could have a rest time in land or in the water for tank replacement on the boat.
A night immersion accompanied by the dive master/ guide or instructor. It includes boat transportation to any diving site and a lantern.
There is diving equipment available for rental. From basic equipment (fins and masks), BCD, regulators and diving suits (short and long wet suits).
Proximately, we will be offering this service.
COURSES AND SERVICES
|Introduction course||Includes: Theory course, practice, one immersion to less or equal to 40 feet. Equipment and tank.|
|Open waters course||Includes: Theory course, one practice immersion, four formal immersions. certificate.|
|Advanced course||Includes: Theory course, (6) six immersions which include, one deep immersion, one night immersion, compass use, search and rescue. certificate.|
|Double immersion||Without equipment . It includes tank and two immersions during the day.It includes equipment, tank and two immersions during the day|
|Single immersion||Without equipment. It includes tank and Only one immersion during the day.Including equipment, tank and Only one single immersion during the day.|
|Night immersión||Without equipment. It includes tank and Only one immersion at night.Including tank without equipment. Only one single immersion at night|
Rental per day
|Fins and mask|
|Under water camaras||Mornings, afternoons or nights. People are requiered to leave refundable deposit. Photo rolls.|
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FELIPE DIVING CENTER, warranties to every person exactly the same conditions as in support, help and guidance, without taking into consideration race, religious beliefs, culture or physical handicap. It is understood that not everybody has the same skills and abilities, and therefore it would be easier to dive for some more than others. However everybody can dive if they are willing to do it and fulfill the requirements of FELIPE DIVING CENTER. It is requested that everybody should inform of any handicap, health condition or fear before immersion, the only purpose being to protect the customer from harm.
“OLD PROVIDENCE AND & SANTA CATALINA ISLANDS ARE AN ECOLOGICAL RESERVE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY ISLANDS, THEREFORE IT IS A MUST TO FOLLOW ITS REGULATIONS”
LUGGAGE ALLOWED TO THE ISLAND, ONLY 10 KILOS PER PERSON, NOT INCLUDED SPORTS EQUIPMENT.
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Tuve la oportunidad de bucear hace un par de meses con Felipe y en verdad fue una experiencia increíble, los cursos son prácticos y divertidos, la biodiversidad bajo el agua es fantástica. Vale la pena conocer y bucear en Providencia, la calidez humana, los paisajes, comida, etc., permiten a cualquier persona tener unas excelentes vacaciones. —
Mi recomendación al llegar a la isla es olvidarse de horarios y de la rigidez de la vida, la cultura e idiosincrasia de sus habitantes no les va a permitir casi que planear nada, son personas muy flexibles así que solo planeé hacer lo que pueda y aproveche cada momento....
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Muchas gracias por ayudarme a sobreponer el miedo al agua. Sin duda no lo habría logrado sin la ayuda de Fepo y Pichi. Ambos son grandes personas, excelentes buzos. Muchas gracias por su paciencia, un abrazo a Jim. Iré muy pronto a visitarlos. —
Best place to dive in the Caribbean. Friendliest dive shop with a terrific scuba experience. Plenty of marine life both large and small. —
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