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(FAQ) Frequently asked questions 

Do I need to be able to swim?

You do not need to be a strong swimmer in order to be able to do an Introduction Dive, however you do need to be comfortable in water. For courses you are required to be able to swim 200m and to float unassisted for 10 minutes.


Can my family or friends take part in scuba diving or snorkeling while I am on a day trip or a PADI course.

Yes, we can accomadate this in various situations.


Do I need Insurance.

It is your choice and yes it is a good idea to have you own insurance in the unlikely event of a problem from scuba diving and if you need to cancel and make a claim.  You need check your holiday Insurance to see what it covers. Certified divers should have there own from Insurers Like DAN.


Booking in person / last minute

Seminyak Office Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday  10:00am - 18:00pm

Our office is closed to walk in customers on Sundays but available by phone or email for next day / last minute bookings


How long do I need to leave between flying and diving?

PADI and DAN state the minimum time between diving and flying to be 18 hours. In most cases the last dive of the day will be completed by 1pm, so you should be fine to fly the following day by 7.00am


What happens if the weather is bad?

The great thing about diving in Bali is that we have a wide variety of dive sites located in different areas of Bali. It is a very rare occasion that we are unable to dive due to weather and in this instance we will either move to an alternative dive location, reschedule your dive trip or offer a refund.


What do I need to bring?

We recommend bringing a towel, sunblock, sunglasses and small money for any additional or souvenir purchases. You may also want to bring a travel pillow or entertainment for the bus ride.


Can I still dive if I have a medical condition?

Most medical conditions do not prohibit you from diving, however you will need signed medical dive clearance.


Can I still dive if I wear glasses or contact lenses?

If you wear contact lenses diving is no problem at all. For those who only wear glasses, with advanced notice we can arrange to purchase a mask with magnified lenses on your behalf.


Can you arrange accommodation for me?

Yes we have a good relationship with Green Palms on the Room link above which offers comfortable, modern accommodation. 


Do you organise hotel transfers?

Free transfer is provided for all guests staying in Seminyak and the surrounding areas of Kerobokan, Legian, Kuta and Sanur. For those staying further afield we also arrange transport for a small additional fee.


What is included in the day trip?

Included in each day trip is all standard dive equipment, transfers, lunch & refreshments, Western certified PADI Divemaster/Instructor and  porter & local fees.


What are the approximate travel times to each dive site?

Seminyak to Tulamben – 2.5-3 hours

Seminyak to Padang Bai – 1-1.5 hours

Seminyak to Sanur (Nusa Penida) – 30 minutes

Please note that travel time may vary, especially here in Bali with unexpected ceremonies! Relax, enjoy the ride. Bring along your camera to capture some memories or maybe even a travel pillow to catch some rest.


How old do you need to be to be able to dive?

Anyone over the age of 10 can learn to dive.

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