Start Your Adventure!!

Discover a completely new feeling! Enjoy an unknown freedom by gliding through the blue! Experience new adventures and explore undiscovered worlds. Make new friends. Diving is much easier than you might think! Be ready to enjoy a new experience and dive into a new world! SSI is known in the diving industry for providing high quality education and outstanding training materials for divers of all levels. SSI Instructors teach with proven methods using innovative training techniques so that students will enjoy the learning experience. Learning skills becomes easy and fun.

SSI – serious diving. serious fun.

Join our instructors at Xplore Scuba to get you certified and diving soon.

Learn about the steps it takes to become a certified diver in this short video:

Try Scuba Diving

Open Water Diver

Your ticket to the underwater world – the OPEN WATER DIVER certificate. Your SSI Student Manual, DVD and water training sessions combined will help you learn everything you need to know to start your adventure the fun and correct way. The SSI Student Manual includes study guide questions at the end of each section to help you retain your new knowledge and test your retention. During your SSI Open Water Diver training sessions you will learn all of the necessary skills and safe diving procedures to be a comfortable confident diver.

SSI Open Water Diver certification cards are recognized throughout the world. They entitle you to dive with other certified divers, enable you to purchase/rent equipment and obtain air fills anywhere you choose to dive.

Try Scuba

Try Scuba is an orientation to diving that allows non-divers to experience diving in a pool, under the direct supervision of a dive leader, with a minimal amount of instruction and classroom time. Knowledge. The academic session focuses on the immediate needs of divers such as equipment adjustment, equalizing pressure, breathing, moving through the water and orientation Skills. So you can start diving as soon as possible, you’ll practice a reduced skill set with SSI’s Comfort Through Repetition teaching method in a pool/confined water session.

With the goal being to develop a working knowledge of scuba equipment, divers will receive an introduction to basic scuba equipment with an emphasis on equipment handling. Upon completing the Try Scuba program, divers can apply their experience and receive credit for their Try Scuba course. The fee to Try Scuba includes all necessary equipment and materials. If you wish to continue on and become a certified scuba diver by taking the Open Water Diver course we will apply the fee to the cost of the Open Water Diver course…that means you Try Scuba for free!

Boat Diving

Most of the diving you will do while on vacation will take place from a dive boat.

In your BOAT DIVING SPECIALTY COURSE you will learn the right boat diving techniques, how to choose the right travel agency and diving operator when planning your vacation, what to consider when travelling with your Total Diving System. Taking a BOAT DIVING program prior to your vacation guarantees you will be ready.

If you want to learn more about BOAT DIVING, you can buy the manual or the DVD even if you don’t want to sign up for the course.

Deep Diving

Dive in places where only a few have explored before! Get the experience of diving on a wreck below 100 feet/30 metres! To do these dives safely, you need the right skills and the right knowledge and  that is exactly what DEEP DIVING provides you.

Without proper training this kind of diving is an uncontrollable safety risk. To plan your dives properly you must first know about all of the potential risks involved in DEEP DIVING. SSI’s DEEP DIVING course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to make these types of dives safely and comfortably.

If you want to learn more about DEEP DIVING, you can buy the manual or the DVD even if you don’t want to sign up for the course.

Diver Stress and Rescue

“Be prepared for those unexpected emergencies.”

Stress is a major contributor to rescue situations and diving accidents. Through this course you will learn accident prevention, as well as how to handle problem situations if they occur.

The program is about avoiding, recognizing and solving problems on the surface and under water. The course is five 2-hour classroom sessions plus water sessions in the pool and open water.

As a prerequisite for certification you need to have a valid CPR & First Aid certificate which are both include in the course as well as DAN 02 training.

Enriched Air – Nitrox

Have you ever dreamed of having longer no-decompression limits to take pictures or explore a wreck? Did you ever want to be safer while diving concerning the potential risk of decompression sickness?

Nitrox is the key. Due to the reduced fraction of nitrogen in your breathing gas, your body will have less work and the desaturation times will be reduced.

In your ENRICHED AIR NITROX program you will learn all the necessary rules for planning dives with Nitrox and using Nitrox in a safe way. An important key point in the entire program is analyzing your own tank prior to any Nitrox dive.

“Nitrox for free“ is a slogan in a lot of resorts. This means that you do not have to pay a surcharge for Nitrox, but all diving operators will want to see a valid Nitrox certificate before you can dive.

Digital Underwater Photography

If you want to take better pictures under water the next time you dive, this course is for you. Digital Underwater Photography is a structured program allowing you to learn the fundamentals you need to capture more memories when you dive. A combination of class time and pool time, you’ll gain knowledge and valuable tips about equipment, lighting and underwater photography basics.

Many of you already have a digital camera system and some of you may have a proper underwater housing. And if you don’t have your own equipment, Xplore-Scuba can help you select the right camera for your style of diving.

The DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY Program can be learned in the pool/confined water or directly in the open water. This makes this a perfect “winter specialty” which can be done just before your diving holiday starts.

If you want to learn more about DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY, you can buy the manual or the DVD even if you don’t want to sign up for the course.


Have you ever asked  yourself, “How does my instructor manage to find the way back to the exit point or to the boat?”

If so, the NAVIGATION Program is what you need to learn this skill for yourself.

The NAVIGATION Program will teach you to navigate with a compass and how to apply natural navigation skills. You will also learn to estimate distances, navigate different search patterns, find your way to different marking points, and be able to get back to the exit point at any time.

Night and Limited Visibility

“Diving at night means excitement, adventure and fascination all at the same time!”

The underwater world is a new and mystical world for us. While diving at night you can discover a different side of this world and you can experience it from a completely different view.

It is an unbelievable feeling to discover the mysteries held underwater when the sun goes down. With the right equipment and a powerful torch there is a lot to discover. Night diving is a whole new way to experience the underwater world.

Technical Extended Range

Xtreme Excitement
SSI’s TechXR is a well founded Technical Diving program and it was created to take the recreational diver to an extreme level for their diving adventures.
Whether you are looking for the excitement of deep reef diving or the thrill of exploring wrecks located well past 40m (130 feet), SSI TechXR is a way to learn the training and experience necessary for you to complete every new adventure with confidence and skill.

Whatever your current diving ability, extended range diving will challenge you with environments, depths, bottom times, procedures, and equipment not commonly encountered by recreational divers. You will be experiencing advanced levels that require extensive knowledge, enhanced diving skills, and considerable experience.

Search and Recovery

“Finding treasure is something every diver thinks of more than once in his/her diving career.”

Whether it’s the gold of a sunken ship, a lost ring or simply the your buddy’s dive light accidently lost, there are times in which the appropriate training to search for lost objects underwater would be beneficial.

SSI offers a structured program for SEARCH AND RECOVERY where you will learn to perform different search patterns with the help of ropes and compasses, and to plan search and recovery operations in a team. You will also learn the correct handling of one or more lifting bags in order to bring heavy objects securely to the surface.

Wreck Diving

“Diving on wrecks means diving in the past – and it is always related with a certain thrill…”

It is an unbelievable experience to see a big ship from a bird’s perspective and to glide towards the captain`s bridge. But there are also tragedies related to wrecks. Diving on wrecks is exciting and there are some potential risks too, but with the right training WRECK DIVING will become a great adventure.

During the WRECK DIVING SPECIALTY COURSE you will learn where and how to get background information on wrecks, how to locate wrecks and how to prepare for a wreck dive. During the 2 mandatory dives you will apply the correct wreck diving techniques, as well as, evaluate and avoid the potential risks while diving on wrecks.