|'Try dives' and 'Fun dives'
for adults and children at our family friendly gites
Charente Maritime, France
Scubaschool.fr and their British instructors have joined up with us
to offer a range of diving options for all the
family at our family holiday cottages here in the Charente
Maritime, France so make your holiday a bit special and try scuba
diving with us !
All equipment is provided and all the instructors are highly
qualified and insured for your safety.
This will be done in maximum groups of 8 participants
(minimum 2) and will be conducted by a P.A.D.I. Course
Director and a Dive master. Giving a student to instructor
ratio of no more than 4:1. The experience will last for approx
1 hour giving the participants an exciting and controlled
incite into the underwater world.
Each participant will receive a briefing, introducing and
explaining the use of a mask, Bouyancy Control Device,
regulator and pressure gauge.
There will be
- Help with putting on and adjusting their scuba equipment.
- An explanation of breathing rules and equalization
- An overview of regulator and mask clearing.
- Direct supervision of divers as they breathe underwater
and swim around in shallow water (up to 1m depth)
When /if comfortable, the participants (oly over 8yrs) will be
taken into the deeper pool water (up to 2m) as appropriate.
This will be followed by confidence and experience gaining
exercises (games such as collecting dive sticks and smaller
objects) undr 8's remain in the shallow end
At the end of the session there will be a debrief of the divers
explaining what they have achieved and what their next step
is if they want to continue their training. Everyone receives
The team are also offering fun dives where they will kit out
the children with the breathing equipment and then will walk
around the shallow end of the pool holding them just under
the surface with older siblings but without having to be able to
swim or follow the training of the 'try dive' experience. They
don't even need to be able to swim !