Tips if you are going to do Diving in Madrid
You love the idea of start scuba diving, but you love in Madrid? Don’t worry, because we will help you, with a practical guide, to find the place to dive in the middle of the city.
In our province, there exists a multitude of scuba diving to be able to take any type of scuba courses. But like the Spanish song says, there are no beaches here, so we need to conform with known scuba diving in confined waters, that is nothing more than diving in a pool. Even so, most schools offer all degrees, being able to complete the theoretical part in the capital including the first pool dives and ending the course with a two-day trip normally to Valencia or Alicante to complete the module this time at sea.
A lot of the scuba diving companies of Madrid have headquarters in 2 provinces or have an agreement with schools in Levante. You can also carry out immersions in the variety of lakes and lagoons at the Sierra of Madrid, in which you can dive and discover a fauna totally different than the sea’s. This option is offered by a few schools, but it is worth it. Take a look at our offers to go diving in Madrid and search through your favourite option.
Here, we leave you a video so you can see with your own eyes a first scuba diving experience in a pool:
The first thing is to choose the type of scuba diving you want to practice. If you're looking for something not so expensive to check if this is your favourite sport, you will not need to get too far. A lot of times, we can have questions and get scared before scuba diving with a oxygen bottle in the sea or if our eardrums will get affected. Do not worry about anything, this is something that everyone asks during the first time and we provide the solution: we have diving baptisms in pools in the zone of Cuatro Vientos or to start diving in Fuenlabrada at an affordable price. That way, you can live your first diving experience in Madrid, that will perfectly serve you to check by yourself that this is a very natural activity, a relaxing one, ad also will make you gain confidence to see if you want to continue getting practicing this water sport.
If on the contrary you already have it clearer because you have been informed and you have decided to do a professional diving course, we have all the PADI degrees in Madrid:
- PADI, Open Water Diver will be your best option to get your first degree. With it, you can scuba dive in al the waters, all over the world since is an international degree as long as you go accompanied by someone else throughout the immersion. In Madrid, we will provide the first part, the theory one, and then, we will move to Denia, Javea or Calpe to finish the course in the sea, by carrying out 4 immersions of up to 18 meters in depth.
- If you already have the OWD, your next step will be Advanced Open Water Diver. With this course, you can go forward by descending up to 30 meters in depth, improve your technique to then, after carrying out 5 more immersions, become an advanced scuba diver.
If you want something more technical, we also have Nitrox (enriched air) courses, Rescue Diver or the Divemaster (the last step ti then become a professional scuba diver).
Did not you expect so much offer to dive in Madrid? Now, you have no excuses!