Diving Florianópolis – Xavier Island

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R$ 350

Your first dive in Florianópolis 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 Florianópolis scuba diving

Meeting point

Rod. news Manoel de Menezes – Barra da Lagoa, Florianópolis – SC

Average tour duration of 5 hours

Departure at 8 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.

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Portuguese, Spanish and English

Cylinder Dive (R$350)
✓Full equipment
✓Boat tour
✓Training and instructor follow-up
✓Snorkel (surface diving)
✓Snack and water on the boat

Companion + Snorkel (R$250)
✓Full snorkel gear
✓Snorkel (surface diving)
✓Boat trip ✓Snack and water on the boat

Photos (R$100 per person)
✓ 10 to 15 underwater photos

Diving in Florianópolis on Ilha do Xavier in the baptism modality is perfect for those who want to have their first experience of scuba diving, in an easy, fun way and without needing any experience, not even knowing how to swim! The experience lasts around 5 hours in total, with a 30-minute boat ride and 30 to 45 minutes of scuba diving accompanied by an instructor at a depth of up to 8m. After and before the dive, it is still possible to snorkel (surface diving) around the island, at no additional cost.

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

Diving Florianópolis – Xavier Island for Accredited

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R$ 350
Pay only 40% to book, the rest can only be paid on the day

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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Xavier's Island

Diving takes place on Xavier Island, leaving through the channel of Barra da Lagoon, being considered one of the best diving spots in Floripa and region and ideal for those who are in the center or southern region of the island.

Xavier Island has one of the most classic dives in Floripa, which is located in front of Praia Mole, with depths ranging from 5 to 18 meters.

The island has a more protected “salon” to the south that is home to a lot of marine life such as turtles, fish, octopus, among others, the perfect place for contemplative diving.

The Diving Experience in Florianópolis

The boat trip starts in the channel of Barra da Lagoa, goes around the Morro da Galheta and passes in front of Praia Mole towards Ilha do Xavier, lasting around 20 to 30 minutes. 

Each diver will have the opportunity to dive for about 30 min at a depth of up to 8m.

They will always be accompanied by a certified professional diver, ensuring the best experience for your dive.

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

O The complete tour lasts between 4 and 5 hours, depending on the number of people on the way out.

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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