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AWARE SHARK CONSERVATION

Sharks are an essential part of a healthy ocean. This course explores why they are vulnerable, the importance of a healthy shark population, managing threats and how to take action to protect them.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Love sharks? Scared of sharks? Or do you just want to know more about them? Enroll in an AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty course and discover the value of sharks to marine ecosystems and economies. You'll learn more about the causes of declining shark populations and the actions you can take to become a knowledgeable and passionate shark defender. By being informed, you can dispel misconceptions and act to protect sharks. Sharks need you!

At the end of your classroom session and two open water dives, you will be able to explain:

  • The conservation status of sharks, why they are unique and vulnerable, and the importance of healthy shark populations.

  • How to manage threats to sharks, recognize the value of sharks and remove barriers to conservation.

  • Actions you can take to protect sharks and how joining a global movement of divers can help to protect sharks.


WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • A highly trained instructor

  • Use of all equipment

  • Classroom session

  • Two (2) Open water dives including a shark observation dive site

  • National park entry

  • Snacks and drinks on the boat

  • PADI certification

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

A PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)

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Get More With Packages

Bundle courses together for bigger savings!

Take a look at our range of ready made packages that  make it easy to achieve your diving goals at the best possible rate. Depending on your level and what you want to achive, we can get you from PADI Open Water diver right through to a Scuba Diver Master Trainer, an honorific indicating that you have experience in teaching.

All our packages can be tailored to suit the time of your stay and combined with accommodation.

If you don't see a package that meets your requirements, get in touch with our team and let us know what you are looking for.

Why Choose Us

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Support 7 Days a Week From 7:30am to 9pm

We're dedicated to providing our customers with the highest level of support.  At the heart of everything we do is a commitment to outstanding customer service. Our friendly bilingual team is always available to answer your questions about our tours and courses, so don't hesitate to get in touch and we will respond as quickly as possible to answer any questions you might have.

Maintenance

High-Quality Equipment & Facilities

Scuba diving equipment allows you to visit the underwater world by making it possible to breathe, see, and move comfortably while below the surface. It is important that all our equipment including our compressors are fully maintained and regularly checked for both your comfort and your safety. We want to make sure that you are fully comfortable and confident with our equipment. To help, we offer opportunities to practice in our on-site pool, or we provide refresher classes for experienced divers who haven't been in the ocean for a while.

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Environmental Responsibility

At our center, we take this responsibility seriously. We are proud members of Green Finns and PADI Aware ambassadors. In addition, we collaborate with the Saving Our Sharks Foundation and run our own Ambassadors Del Mar initiative. This initiative is focused on providing children and fishermen on the island with the opportunity to learn about conservation and diving.

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