Dive Instruction


This is your doorway to the many Scuba Diving Instruction possibilities that are waiting for you at the Original Akumal Dive Shop; the best diving instruction service on Mexico’s Caribbean seashore.

If you ever dreamt to be an astronaut, diving is very close. Discover a new world where gravity, wildlife, colors and sounds are experienced differently! Scuba diving today is easier than ever, if you are at least 8 years old you can start right away to learn how.  Our dive shop staff has over 30 years of experience sharing with people their first breath underwater and their first journey through this wonderful world beneath the surface. We have special equipment for kids and our experienced staff will show you the easiest and safest way to explore the habitat of corals, sea turtles, colorful beautiful fish and big predator fishes, rays and mantarays, and many more creatures inhabiting the reefs.


On-line training is available so you can start today your Open Water course and complete the academic section online before you visit us and do all the water activities here. Just take the proper time to go through the theories and principles behind safe scuba diving. More information.

We are an official PADI Dive Center so quality is guaranteed.

Once you sign in, add our Dive shop as the store where you will be finishing the program: Akumal Dive Shop S-1806

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Our highly trained staff of Instructors have either certified or given Discover Scuba Courses to over 10,000 divers over the years.

We take pride in offering a full range of dive training from bubble makers to extended range gas mix diving. You can be sure that you will be in good hands of caring instructors no matter what course you choose. We provide dedicated professionals to insure the best possible dive experiences.

We will certify you with the agency of your choice:


The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is the world’s largest recreational diving membership and diver training organization.

The PADI certification is known and accepted worldwide and their materials are available in at least 26 languages.

PADI certification / course information.






 TDI course information.

If this activity is of interest to you, please contact us and we will be delighted to answer any additional questions you may have and assist you in the best possible way we can.

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Akumal Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo; México
Phone (52) 984 875 9030/31/32/32 | Toll free in México 01 800 462 1212
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