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Learn to Scuba Dive

Get an introduction to scuba diving with us so you can enjoy all the diving activities on offer in Hermanus. Scuba diving is a great way to start diving as a beginner. Learn to dive at the Walkerbay Dive School with a wide range of basic, advanced and speciality courses on offer.

Scuba Diving Courses

  • Beginner to Advance Courses
  • SSI Certified Courses
  • Onsite Training Swimming Pool
  • Highly Qualified Instructor

Dive Packages

  • Boat & full gear rental included
  • 10 Amazing dive sites to choose from
  • Not certified? No problem add a Scuba Dive Course and you will be diving in no time
  • Dive holiday packages (Coming Soon)

only 5% of the ocean has been explored. join the final frontier – learn to dive

experience a whole new world

A Scuba Diving Certificate can give you access to a lot of new and exciting activities to do. You can discover a whole new world in our oceans. See the reefs, dive through ship wrecks and even swim with some amazing sea creatures. It is also the perfect course to start with if you are interested in making diving your career.

We offer a range of courses, from your basic scuba diving courses to more advanced diving courses. We also offer speciality diving courses if you want to improve your diving skills or specialize in a new skill.

Walkerbay Dive School is an accredited SSI (Scuba Schools International) dive center and your diving certificate will be valid and accepted anywhere in the world.

what we offer

Basic to advanced courses

Start with your basic Scuba Dive course and work your way up to an Advanced Open Water course. All course materials are available online, no need to buy any handbooks. Courses start from as little as R850

speciality courses

Learn new and advanced skills and start to specialise. You are required to be an Advanced Open Water diver to do any of our Speciality Courses. Please contact us for more information and pricing.

Fun Dives

We offer a few exciting fun dive packages with 10 different diving spots on offer. Want more? Ask our booking office to put together an exciting package for you. Diving packages start from as little as R650

What people say about Walkerbay Dive School

Excellent dive school, very knowledgable instructor and very professional. 

Tarren Dry

Fantastic instructor, we had an amazing time on the fun dives. 

Mike Schune

Did my Open Water Diver course with them. They were very patient with me. Excellent trainers.

Jenny Mollen

Get started now

Let’s get you started with a Scuba Dive Course. The duration of the course is only one day long after which you will be SSI Certified and ready to explore our reefs.

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We are proudly sponsored and support by Scuba Schools International(SSI) and Mares. We consider them to be the best in the business! Walkerbay Dive School is happy to be affiliated with such an industry leading brand and organization.