Arraial do Cabo scuba diving for beginners

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Your first dive in Arraial do Cabo is that memorable experience that you will tell all your friends and your grandchildren in a few years. Ready to live this adventure?

About your Arraial do Cabo scuba diving

Meeting point

Fisherman's Marina, Pier 3 – Sítio, Arraial do Cabo, RJ

Average tour duration of 4 hours

Departure at 9 am and return at 1 pm. 40min of diving to 8m, being able to snorkel in free time.

free cancellation

Reschedule or cancel up to 48 hours in advance and get a full refund.

In case of unfavorable weather

We cancel the departure in advance, reschedule or refund the amount.

Payment in up to 3 installments without interest or 12 installments

Pay in 3x interest free or 12x with small fees with a credit card, pix or international card. 

Guarantee the best day for you

Book online in advance. Reservations close at 18:00 the day before and are all made here on our website.

we speak your language

Portuguese, Spanish and English

Scuba Diving (R$310)
✓Full equipment
✓Boat tour
✓Training and instructor follow-up
✓Snorkel (surface diving)
✓Snack on the boat

Companion + Snorkel (R$150)
✓Full snorkel gear
✓Snorkel (surface diving)
✓Snack on the boat
✓Boat tour

Companion (R$80)
✓Boat tour

Photo Package (R$70)
✓10 professionally edited photos
✓Download link
Note: Photos are hired on the boat before the dive.

Note: There is a fee of R$ 10 payable to the Marina in cash before boarding.

In the Arraial do Cabo diving experience in the baptism mode, you will have the opportunity to know the most beautiful spots to dive in the national diving capital without needing any previous experience, not even knowing how to swim. The experience includes 40 minutes of scuba diving accompanied by an instructor at a depth of up to 8m. After and before the dive, it is also possible to snorkel (surface diving) at no additional cost.

If you are already an accredited diver, see the diving options we offer at Arraial do Cabo:

Arraial do Cabo Diving – Accredited

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Pay only 50% to book, the rest can be paid on the day only. Note: There is a fee of R$ 10 payable to the Marina in cash before boarding.

Common questions

To dive you don't need any previous experience, not even know how to swim! During the baptism dive, the accredited instructor stays with you, ensuring safety and higher quality for your tour.

You don't need to know anything to scuba dive for the first time. 
The diving equipment has its own buoyancy system and you will also be accompanied by an instructor 100% of the time.

The official minimum age for a child to have their first diving experience is 10 years old, the same age for taking certification courses. There is no maximum age limit for diving.

Diving is a very peaceful sport, but it remains a sport and requires some attention. If all good practices and precautions are followed, diving is considered one of the safest adventure sports in the world.

Baptism diving is a modality for beginners, with no need for experience and full monitoring by an instructor.
Accredited diving are dives that require a diving certification.
Diving course is the process of acquiring a diving certification.

Clinical conditions of heart and respiratory diseases, convulsions and diabetes treated with insulin can make diving impossible, consult a specialized doctor. Diving with flu, colds, nasal congestion or eardrum perforation is not recommended. Pregnant women cannot dive.

Sure! There is a separate fee for companions. Clicking on “Consult Agenda”, select the option “companion + snorkel”, as a gift, complete equipment to perform the snorkel (surface diving) is offered.

Yes, our system is fully integrated through our website. By completing the online reservation, your spot is already guaranteed and you will receive all the necessary information via email at the same time.

For diving, 3mm or 5mm neoprene wetsuits are provided to maintain heat and body temperature. 

We always seek to work with our best value, since very competitive in the market given the quality of service offered, with state-of-the-art equipment and highly qualified and accredited instructors.
Even for large groups this is the value we practice. We also offer differentiated payment conditions, being able to up to 3 installments without interest your dive.

We have diving suits for people weighing up to 110kg to 130kg. It will depend on the dive site, consult us on whatsapp.

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Diving in the islands and coves of Arraial do Cabo

Arraia do Cabo is considered the national capital of diving no wonder, between turquoise waters and enviable visibility, Arraial has dozens of diving spots, which provide an exceptional dive, among them we can list some islands and coves:

  • Cabo Frio Island: one of the most visited diving spots in Cabo Frio, famous for its incredible rock formations to appreciate.
  • Saco do Cherne: the way to the point is an experience in itself, it is a horseshoe formation that offers an extensive area for divers.
  • Ilha dos Porcos: It is located right in front of Praia dos Anjos, a place well sheltered from the winds, making it perfect for diving, especially for beginners.

Among other islands we can mention Enseada do Cordeiro, Enseada das Paredes, Saco do Anequim, Oratório and the list goes on. Places that provide excellent diving. The definition of the destination takes place on the day of the experience, given weather conditions.

The Baptism Diving Experience in Arraial do Cabo

After defining the dive site, navigation begins at the Fisherman's Marina in Arraial do Cabo.

At the dive site, each diver will have the opportunity to dive for about 30 to 35 minutes in a depth of up to 10 meters.

As a great differential, they will always be accompanied by a certified diver with a total focus only on you, which will always guarantee the best experience for your dive.

THEAfter scuba diving, you can continue exploring the site with surface diving (snorkeling), while the other divers finish their dives.

The experience The tour lasts 4 hours, depending on the number of people on the way out and the dive destinations.

Scuba diver = Number of people who will go scuba diving.

Companion+Snorkel = Number of people who will only accompany you on the boat with the right to snorkel equipment.
(does not include scuba diving)

Boat escort = Number of people who will only accompany you on the boat.
(does not include diving)

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