A fantastic 3hr experience which will introduce you to the magnificent underwater world of Lord Howe Island. Spend 15 to 20 minutes learning a little bit about scuba diving and the equipment, then your instructor will slowly introduce you to the calm clear waters of the lagoon, where you will take your first magical breaths underwater. Once you feel comfortable in the shallows we will slowly move into deeper water to explore some more...What a Buzz! This programme does not allow you to dive independently on completion.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1 800 820 820 if you require more information "Established on Lord Howe Island since 1978"
Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving. For example: heart disease asthma, epilepsy or diabetes.
Please inform us prior to reservation if you suffer from any medical condition that may affect your diving.
Australian medical standards are different to those overseas. A medical obtained in another country will most likely NOT be valid in Australia.
Check In at Pro Dive's Boat Shed on the Lagoon
Daily 1.30pm - 4.00pm
After watching a quick DVD on SCUBA diving and completing a review, our instructor will show you through the basics of using SCUBA equipment. Once completed, you will proceed to the shallow waters of the lagoon, just deep enough so you can still stand up, where you will sit with your instructor and experience those first few breaths underwater. After spending a few moments practicing you will be taught four important dive skills. Finally, you have your confidence you will enjoy your first dive with your instructor at a maximum depth of 12 metres.
You may upgrade and complete your Open Water Course. You will receive the cost of your Introductory Dive off your Open Water Course. Upon completion you will receive a Certificate of Recognition.
What will you see
Lord Howe is at the crossroads of many currents resulting in a melting pot of tropical species and southern pelagics. A local census puts the number of fish species at 590 and different corals at 94.
The Scuba Introductory Dive makes a perfect Gift
Gift vouchers can be purchased Online and are valid for 12 months.
What you need to bring
You need to bring sunscreen, swimmers and a towel.
The minimum age to complete this experience is 10yrs.
If you suffer from any of the following you will require a doctors approval prior to commencing the dive. Asthma or wheezing, fainting, seizures or black outs, chronic bronchitis or consistent chest complaints, chronic sinus conditions, chest surgery, Recurrent ear problems when flying, epilepsy, diabetes, tuberculosis or other long term lung disease, brain, spinal cord or nervous disorder, heart disease of any kind, collapsed lung, ear surgery, breathlessness, chronic ear discharge or infection, high blood pressure, perforated ear drum, other illness or operation 1 month prior. Also some medications and consumption of alcohol within 8 hours may prevent you from diving.
Terms and Conditions
All customers of Pro Dive Lord Howe Island participating in diving-based activities must complete the standard PADI release forms issued by Pro Dive Lord Howe Island.
Booking online is an acknowledgment of acceptance of Terms and Conditions.
For all diving, snorkeling and course cancellations there is a $50 administration fee with the remaining refunded if payment was made in full.
Competition Events and Workshops are exempt where no refunds are available. Alternative activities will be arranged if diving is unavailable due to weather or unforeseeable circumstances. Travel insurance is highly recommended.
When cancellation notification is received less than 30 days prior to your booking no refund is available.
There will be a full refund of PADI tuition fees upon return of all texts and course materials in original condition (where applicable) and / or if your PADI eLearning / Touch link has not been redeemed.
You are able to receive a store credit to be used for future diving, snorkeling and equipment hire if you cancel your scheduled dives. You may change your event start date at the discretion of Pro Dive Lord Howe Island free of charge subject to weather and availability.
Where Pro Dive Lord Howe Island cancels an event or Workshop an alternative date will be offered or a refund may be offered at the discretion of Pro Dive Lord Howe Island. No refunds or credits will be due where customers fail to arrive by the published start/departure times for their courses and trips.
Pro Dive Lord Howe Island retains the right to change fees and payment terms without prior notice until your booking is confirmed.
Alternate arrangements will be made if one of our vessel's is not available, or weather is not conducive to boating activities.
If diving is not available due to inclement weather, Pro Dive Lord Howe Island will provide a store credit to be used for future diving, snorkeling and equipment hire. Letters for Insurance Claims will be provided on request. Travel Insurance is highly recommended.
If you are required to cancel your booking due to COVID-19, we will offer a full credit with no expiry or re booking fee, subject to availability.
If social distancing applies and our numbers per tour are reduced, there may be an additional fee applicable to your booking, in order for us to faciliate the tour. Fees will be discussed prior to you agreeing to board the tour.
*All Prices are Per Person and Prices may vary depending on Start Dates.