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PADI MASTER SCUBA DIVER COURSE CAPE TOWN - INTRODUCTION

Are you one of those people who take your hobbies seriously, and want to qualify yourself as much as possible? Do you want to be able to dive deeper, take better pictures, penetrate wrecks, and dive into caves?

Become the James Bond of diving by getting your Master Scuba Diver Rating! Do any 5 PADI Specialty Courses, and once you have logged 50 dives you can apply for this rating. Choose the specialties that you like, and obtain the highest non-professional rating in diving! This specialty aims to develop you as a well rounded diver, being capable and knowledgeable in a lot of the diving disciplines.

Quick overview of the PADI Master Scuba Diver Course in Cape Town

  • Consists out of 5 specialties
  • You can choose out of the following specialties:
    • Underwater Photography
    • Wreck Diver
    • Deep Diver
    • Underwater Navigation
    • Peak Performance  Buoyancy Diver
    • Night Diver
    • Boat Diver
    • Enriched Air Diver
    • Underwater Naturalist

PADI MASTER SCUBA DIVER COURSE OUTLINE

Your Master Scuba Diver Rating consists of any 5 specialties. The dives for the various specialties can be done all after each other (full-time), or we can space them out over a period of time for you.

Please not that you will only  be able to receive your Master Scuba Diver rating once you have completed all 5 specialties, and have logged at least 50 dives in total. Each of the specialties is unique, but you would typically do a theory section on each specialty, and also some Open Water Dives.

We typically meet at Into the Blue Scuba Centre at 9am for the dives, and our days typically finish at 4pm. The times might be different for different courses.

For more information on the various specialties, please go to pages of the specific specialties that you are interested in.

PADI MASTER SCUBA DIVER COURSE – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. Is this qualification the same as the Dive Master Course?
    No, not at all. The Divemaster Course is a course designed to teach you how to work as a dive professional, looking after divers, while the Master Scuba Diver Course has been designed to develop your specific diving skills, and to qualify you as a recreational diver to the max.

  2. Does the course involve theory?
    Yes – you would do a theory section for each of the respective specialties.

 

What have others said about Into the Blue Scuba Dive Center?

Globetrekker Oxford

“Top marks for safety and professionalism”....

The reason for giving five stars is not because my dive day was good - it was horrible, a complete washout, no viz, unpleasant swell, just all round yucky conditions.

However, that's nature, and dive operators can do nothing about it. What all dive operators should do is be as professional and customer-focused as the guys from ITB diving.

First thing to note is that ITB is considerably cheaper (by almost 1000.- Rand) than Simonstown operators, which is baffling considering that they also have the transport cost from Cape Town to budget for.

DMs, Instructors and Shopfloor staff are all super friendly and helpful; I even got picked up from my Cape Town digs and dropped off afterwards, free of charge.

On the boat, I saw all the emergency and redundancy gear I like to see: twin engines (VERY important!), Oxygen, comms gear, flares, the lot. Briefings were thorough, and buddy check was insisted on.

The trip to Seal Rock in the RIB was fun in the swell, but when we got there the captain did not let us dive because of the unsafe conditions. Disappointing as this was, he was totally right. Low tide and heavy swells are a dangerous combination this close to the rocks, and as for trying to get back into a RIB in seas like this....
We then tried the PMB wreck, where zero viz and nasty vertical swell separated the group and forced us out of the water after 25 minutes.

The captain did offer to try another spot but was honest enough to tell us that in his opinion it was going to be rubbish everywhere, and so we called it a day.

Back at the dive shop, we were all offered a re-schedule, but as I'm out of time I was given half my money back. I know from experience that this is not the norm in the industry, sadly.

Into the Blue is a top notch outfit that does things by the book, with a strong safety focus and very customer centered, on top of offering reasonable pricing and a fair refund policy. You'll have a hard time to find a better operator anywhere around. They'll definitely be my first choice when I pass through next, and for doing my IDC sometime this year.

Just hope mother nature will be in better mood then.

Visited April 2017

 

Omar Badr

Guys i must thank you for an awesome diving experience!...

 i dove with you last Saturday and the Cow Sharks dive was the Best dive in my life!! 
Very knowledgeable instructors and amazing staff! 
Keep it up!

Marlise Jordaan

Super friendly staff. Would def recommend using this place