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Marine Conservation Certification Package

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Key info

  • departure
  • 4 days (approx.)
  • Incl. 5 dives
  • Dive site(s) determined on the dive day
  • English, Spanish, French
  • Max. 4 divers / guide
  • Meet at the dive center
  • Instant confirmation
  • Free Cancellation - 24hrs notice
  • Show mobile or printed voucher

Highlights

Earn 3 Specialty certifications in 4 days. Contribute more than just logging a dive or two. Turn dives into vitally important PADI AWARE certifications focusing on ocean threats such as: shark conservation, overfishing, ocean pollution and diver impact. Finish with 2 dives in a successful National Park to see how Ocean protection works!

  • PADI AWARE Shark Conservation Course and Certification
  • PADI AWARE Dive Against Debris Course and Certification
  • PADI AWARE Course and Certification: How to reduce environmental impact as a diver.
  • 2 Tank dive at Cabo Pulmo National Park
  • Small groups and private guides

Dive center

Cabo Private Guide

PADI 5 Star Dive Center

Cabo Private Guide evolved out of a desire to provide a personal and exclusive service to those who want to escape the crowd in busy Cabo San Lucas and explore Baja California Sur on an affordable private basis. We provide private dive guides for all individuals/couples/groups so that you can focus on enjoying your dive. Maybe you're a photographer looking for a particular animal? Or an early-bird diver wanting to arrive at the dive site before everybody else? You probably want to dive according to your air consumption and not be restricted to the abilities of others? Our dive guides all have a minimum 300 dives and a minimum of 6 month's experience in Baja California Sur. Our instructors have a minimum 25 certifications each, normally much more! Female owner 

PADI 5 Star Dive Center Wi-Fi (FREE) Dive shop 5 PADI Instructors

Address: 3550 Km from your location
Plaza Nautica, Blvd. Paseo de la Marina 1, Centro, Marina, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, 23450, Mexico

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Date of last update:Nov 12, 2023

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The World Travel and Tourism Council has unveiled it's 'Safe Travels' badge to recognize tour operators that have implemented standardized global protocols. The health and safety of our guests is a top priority and our protocols match those recommended by the WTTC members. We strive for consistency in health and hygiene to enable the recovery of the tourism sector. Some of these protocols include: 🦈 Develop a Covid Prevention Plan 🦈 Use appropriate PPE 🦈 Minimise physical contact 🦈 Adopt appropriate cleanliness/disinfection best practices 🦈 Staff training 🦈 Provide clear communication with customers 🦈 Provide customer guidelines
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Package description

Inclusive of

  • transportation snacks
  • Weights/Weight Belt/Tank(s)
  • Surface interval refreshments
  • National Park Fees/Marine Park Fees

Not inclusive of

  • Scuba equipment rental (full set)  ( USD 35 ) - bookable in checkout

Requirements

  • Minimum age: 10+
  • Min. certification: Open Water Certification required
  • Min logged dives: None

What to expect

Start with an introduction to PADI AWARE and responsible dive practices with the PADI AWARE certification course. This can be done either before you arrive to Cabo as a Zoom class or it's just a 2 - 3 hour session in the classroom. 

The diving certifications start with a Shark Conservation course. Leaving Cabo San Lucas marina, your instructor will help you look for sharks, rays and skates on the dive site. This course is about observing a shark's environment and possible threats they face. The presentation to this alone is heart rendering and powerful.  This is a full day course starting at 7.30am and finishing at 5pm. There will be time for a lunch break although this is not included in the price of the course. 

The following certification is Dive Against Debris. It's not just picking up trash! Learn extra dive skills with an instructor about how to rig a lift bag, or practice launching a surface marker buoy. After a classroom lesson about the journey of our trash, you and your dive leader will head out to a known area for finding trash and then log findings on the largest international database worldwide!

The package finishes with a day trip to Cabo Pulmo National Park to see how a fishing ban really works! This area has been protected since the mid-90s and you can really tell! Fish biomass has increased but 450% since then. 

Finish your trip with 3 new certifications and an understanding of what we as divers need to do to urgently protect our oceans. 


Other Information

Confirmation

  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Meet at the dive center

Located in Plaza Nautica next to the Casino on the main road next to the Tesoro hotel. Walk to Cabo Cantina bar next door (not Baja Cantina) and walk inside the plaza. The dive shop is on the left. If you're coming from the Marina just head from Dock J up to the main road and the plaza is on the right.

Address: Plaza Nautica, Blvd. Paseo de la Marina 1, Centro, Marina, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, 23450, Mexico

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Cancellation policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity
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