What is scuba diving?
SCUBA got its name from the initials of the words SELF-CONTAINED UNDERWATER BREATHING APPARATUS. Describes the system that allows the compressed air to be regulated and breathed independently underwater with a tank that can be carried.
Is it easy to learn scuba diving?
It is not difficult to learn scuba diving, but the courses’ purposes are making you specialized on the subject. Therefore, there are practical and theoretical stages that you must complete. The process also changes depending on the individual performance of the person.
How long does it take to learn scuba diving?
The duration of the course depends on the individual performance of the person. You can get information about the courses’ maximum duration by going to the courses section of our site.
What is the minimum age of Scuba Diving?
The minimum age is 10 years old (in most areas); in our country, according to the law, people over the age of 14 can do scuba dive.
How is the functioning process of courses?
You can complete the theoretical parts of the lessons with the course materials prepared for you either alone or with our instructors’ help.
What will happen after I have completed the course and received my certificate?
The certificate you will receive is internationally valid. You can dive within the limits of the course you have completed anywhere in the world, or you can start the next course and develop yourself as a diver.
Do I have a chance to dive without taking a course?
Of course, you can get acquainted with the underwater world and learn what it feels like to breathe underwater by attending the Discover Scuba Diving(DSD) course, which will only take two hours.
How long do the dives take?
The use of air in the tanks we use in dives varies from person to person and according to experience. Since we aim for maximum pleasure and peace in our dives, our diving times are determined as minimum 45 minutes.
How does it feel to be a diver?
Scuba diving provides a perfect opportunity to get rid of the burden of our routine lives and find peace in the fascinating underwater world. You can also meet new people and share your experiences with them. You can even develop yourself to become a scuba diving instructor and dive into a new career.
Is it expensive to learn scuba diving?
As with many outdoor sports, you have to spend some money on scuba diving. Many variables will affect the expenditure you make; To list these variables briefly; There are many factors such as where you live, where you want to dive, what level of diver you want to be, whether you want to have your own equipment, what quality you want to buy equipment if you want to buy equipment. You can get detailed information about diving and course fees from the courses section.
Is scuba diving dangerous?
Scuba diving today is carried out within certain limits and rules as a result of many years of work and experience. Scuba diving is safer than cycling on the road or even bowling as long as these rules are followed.
Perhaps many people wondered about diving but could not begin diving for fear of decompression illness. Contrary to what is known among the public, it is impossible to happen to us as long as we comply with scuba diving rules and limits.
I have claustrophobia. Do I have problems underwater?
Fear of confined spaces is purely psychological. We aim to enjoy the freedom and endless peace in the limited time we will spend underwater on our planet, which is 75% covered by seas. If you share your fear of confined space with your diving instructor, it will give you enough time to get used to the unique world of underwater and help you to avoid any claustrophobic situation underwater. We can also say that the number of people who come with this problem and can easily dive without any problems is substantially high.
My ears hurt when I dive to the bottom. Will I feel the same pain when I do scuba dive?
It is quite normal to feel this pain as your eardrum is forced inwards with increasing pressure as you go under the water. After you decide to dive, you can easily dive underwater without experiencing any pain after learning a few simple and practical techniques called “ear equalization” during your pre-dive training.
Do I need to know how to swim?
You need to be comfortable and able to swim enough to stay on the water without difficulty. Besides, in the Open Water Diver course, each diver must swim 200 meters and stay on the water for 10 minutes.
Should I have my own equipment?
If you are beginning diving, it will be sufficient to come with your swimsuit and towel. Our diving center will provide all the equipment you need. Just as the most comfortable shoe in your own shoes, it would not be wrong to say this for diving equipment. If you want to have your own equipment, your instructors will guide you to find the most accurate and suitable equipment.
Are there any dangerous creatures underwater?
Contrary to popular belief, underwater creatures do not pose a danger to you. If you do not disturb our underwater friends and only watch their beauty, you will not be endangered by an underwater creature.
Am I cold during diving?
Our region’s water temperature varies between the lowest 17 degrees in winter and 26-28 degrees in summer. Our diving center has diving suits made of neoprene material, suitable for summer and winter months, which will prevent you from getting cold by reducing your contact with water.
If you have any questions, you can contact us.