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Explore the Diverse Diving Experiences of São Tomé

São Tomé Island offers a wide range of diving spots, catering to both novices and experienced divers. Enjoy easy dives in shallow, crystal-clear waters, embark on thrilling night dives, or explore fascinating shipwrecks. The vibrant underwater world teems with tropical fish, sea turtles, starfish, and sea spiders, all waiting to be discovered.

Personalized Diving Experiences

Meet with your instructor to immerse yourself in the world of scuba diving.

For Beginners: Diving Baptism

If you're diving for the first time, São Tomé provides the perfect setting for a "Diving Baptism." Enjoy your introductory dive near the city, Santana, or Rolas Island, conveniently arranged from your nearby hotel.

For those new to water activities, start gently with the Snorkeling First Time experience to ensure comfort before your initial scuba dive.

Theory

Learn about diving procedures and proper techniques in ideal conditions.

  • Using Gear: Understand how to operate diving equipment (e.g., bottle, meter, mask, breathing gear).
  • Breathing Techniques: Master underwater breathing methods.
  • Safety Maneuvers: Receive training in essential safety procedures.

Trying the Gear

Begin in a swimming pool or directly in the ocean, depending on your current confidence level.

Open Water Scuba Dive

Board a boat and head to the open sea. After a short ride, dive into the vibrant seabed and observe tropical fish. Your instructor will navigate you through optimal locations, ensuring a safe and memorable experience.

Memories

Capture unforgettable moments. Whether photographing underwater or enjoying your inaugural dive, these memories will endure.

Share your adventure with loved ones and cherish your journey in São Tomé's waters forever.

Important notice:

  • Certified PADI  Diving Center
  • Activities located in São Tomé Capital or Santana.
  • For health reason, it is forbidden to scuba dive within 24 hours of flight
  • Booking in advance is strongly recommended to guarantee departure.
  • Service availability and tropical island weather are steady but can be unpredictable
  • Flexibility in your dates is advised until confirmation (easy to combine with excursions).
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This activity includes:

  • Local expert coach
  • Snorkel Equipment (mask and tubas ; fins according to availability)
  • Mineral water & Snacks

Optional

  • Life jacket  (please request in advance)

Activities do not include:

  • Transportation to location of activity (you can select a taxi service in the Check-out process)
  • Tips for the coach & Other Expenses

For most activities you will meet your guide / coach on the spot.

If you don t have transportation, you can ask for a taxi service (see options during the check-out process).

 

Itineraries

MEET AT PADI CENTER

Meet with with your dive instructor ar the PADI center.

LEARN BASIC THEORY

CHECK YOUR EQUIPMENT

LEARN HOW TO SCUBA DIVE

There you are... in the ocean, meeting with your new friends !

GO TO OPEN SEA !

NOW YOU ARE DIVING !

CHECK FOR NEW FRIENDS

TAKE YOUR TIME

END OF ACTIVITY

It is time to thank and say goodbye to your instructor and his team !

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