Sanya Scuba Diving Package for beginners, diving package for first time divers
Scuba Diving in Sanya:
Sanya has attracted many scuba divers from China’s mainland and overseas as one of Hainan Island’s hottest attractions. Sanya has superb, natural diving conditions. Its uncontaminated water keeps a temperature of between 19 to 26 centigrade all year round.
International diving experts have designated the South China Sea as one of the best diving sites in the South Pacific. Divers can admire colourful coral several meters underwater and can see occupies, sea anemones and sea cucumbers more than 20 meters deep.
Diving Spots in Sanya:
There are a few diving pots in Sanya including Yalong Bay, Wuzhizhou Islet. After checking with a few diving centers in Sanya, we would like to recommend Sanya Yalong Bay PADI diving center based in Aegean Jianguo Resort on Yalong Bay.
We have been recommending the diving center since 2015, and the comments so far are good, so we are confident to recommend this center to scuba divers.
Diving Package for Beginners:
Scuba diving is a sport requesting basic skills. For beginners or first time divers, we would recommend the basic open water scuba diving course. Cost is CNY680/person including the equipment, one tank of oxygen, training time in the hotel swimming pool, pick up from hotels on Yalong Bay and boat transfers. Open water means you will dive into the sea, not in a swimming pool or a river.
If you don’t stay in Yalong Bay, please book our pick up service from hotels on Dadonghai Beach at CNY150/way, Sanya Bay and Haitang Bay at CNY200/way.
Questions on Diving Package for Beginners:
Question: Can I join scuba diving if I don’t know how to swim?
Answer: Yes, swimming skill is not a must for scuba diving as long as your are not afraid of water.
Question: What shall I bring with me?
Answer: Swimming wear, sun lotion, water, towels and clothes to change after scuba diving.
Question: Should I make reservation in advance or I can show up?
Answer: Reservation is requested for all bookings, please make reservation as least 48 hours.
Question: When should I go and how long does the diving last?
Answer: We would recommend that you arrive at the diving center on or before 10am, Normally, it takes about 2 -3 hours including training time.
Question: What to do if I don’t speak Chinese?
Answer: Simple English-speaking instructor is available, subject to final confirmation due to limited availability.
Question: What other costs other than the diving package?
Answer: For the disposable mouth piece, you need to pay CNY20.
Question: Do I dive myself or with an instructor?
Answer: An instructor is always with you.
Question: How about the depth? How deep can I dive?
Answer: It depends, some divers can do 5-6 meters, some can jut dive for about 2-3 meters for the first time.
Question: How shall I make payment?
Answer: Prepayment is requested for all bookings. We accept credit card with 3% surcharge, paypal with 4% surcharge, wechat and alipay.
Question: How much does it cost to have an English-speaking guide?
Answer: an English-speaking staff for interpretation costs CNY500/trip. A professional English-speaking tour guide costs CNY800/trip. But the guide or the interpreter will not go diving with you. Under water, only signs which you will learn during the training
Sanya Diving Package for beginners