Geared for beginner scuba divers, this excursion allows you to see a fabulous array of coral, fish, seahorses and stingrays that hover above the seabed in Aruba's tropical waters.
The company was very thorough in trying to teach you about use of the scuba equipment and safety. They teach you initially in a pool, then take you to a nearby inlet. However, it was a little too much, too quickly. Entry into the water and going down should be a little slower. I suggest fewer participants and more time for the excursion. Several of the participants ultimately didn't go down and swim around, and perhaps shallower water for beginners would be better.
What an awesome dive spot! 2 instructors on our dive, 4 students counting the 2 of us. Some freedom to leave the group as long as we stayed at depth and within sight. Water was a little murky from the unseasonably high winds and current so we never strayed more than 20 feet away.
The Scuba with Red Sail Sports is done properly with plenty of land and pool based instruction before heading out to sea with experienced PADI instructors. Felt safe and confident all the way with them.
I have scuba dove countless times, but I'm not certified. My wife has only gone a couple times, but she really enjoyed it, so she wanted to go. The two girls who ran through training at the pool were helpful and everything was comfortable. We were led to the boat to take us to the dive spot, and we were merged on the boat with three other groups of certified divers. When we got to the dive point, our instructors kind of disappeared. She hadnt assisted 3 out of the 4 people having difficulty in the choppy water, and they had to get back in the boat. My wife convinced me to go without her, so I just kind of joined up with another group.
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