It doesn't matter, we can fit most things in with just a few days notice, but if accommodation bookings are required then as much notice as possible to avoid disappointment.
No we don't, but most major European tour operators have an excellent selection of packages to Malta.
Either by phone or e-mail, advising us of your accommodation address and date of arrival.
If you don't have your own transport we offer free collection from and return to your holiday accommodation.
No not for diving, but if your diving is part of an accommodation package organized by AquaVenture then a deposit is required.
June through to the end of October is considered to be the best time, with sea temperatures of 20C in June rising to 25/28C in July and August. Though Malta enjoys a very mild winter with good temperatures on sunny days and few wet or stormy days to affect your diving.
Yes we can from an excellent choice of self catering apartments and villas, some with own private pools. Checkout our packages page for prices including accomodation and diving.
Yes and with no extra charges.
Yes we are open all year. The dive centre opening hours are January & Febuary 9am til 12pm, March & April 9am til 2pm, May to October 8am til 5pm, November & December 9am til 2pm.
No, we have at least 60 full sets of all the necessary equipment to ensure your total comfort and safety underwater.
Yes. PADI offers the Discover Scuba Diving program. This is a non qualification, fun, half day introductory programme comprising a simple theory, pool training session followed by your first sea dive.
The first partial qualification course is the P.A.D.I. Scuba Diver and requires two full days. For a full qualification the P.A.D.I Open Water Diver Course requires four full days for completion.
Professional Association of Diving Instructors.
It is an American based organisation which constantly ensures that its members adhere to the highest standards at all times.
Safety first is 24 hours.
We recommend the P.A.D.I. Open Water Diver Course which is ideal for the holidaymaker. The course consists of theory using audio/visual equipment and an easy to understand textbook, followed by confined water training and a minimum of four sea dives, all providing you with the necessary knowledge and skills for complete confidence in the underwater environment. All necessary equipment and road transport is included in the price.
Then go to the next level which is Advanced Open Water. AquaVenture can eventually take you all the way to Assistant Instructor.
All you do is complete a standard medical questionnaire form, any questions requiring a yes answer will then need a doctors ok before diving. This can be arranged through the dive center for a small fee.
Yes, provided it is current and refers to breathing compressed air underwater.
Yes. The P.A.D.I. qualifications are internationally recognised.
Yes. This normally comprises the theory and pool training sessions, after which your instructor will complete a referral form for you to hand to your dive centre on holiday in order to complete the required number of open water sea dives for your qualification.
10 years of age is our minimum for sea based programs though we can run bubblemaker programs in the swimming pool from 8 years.
Yes. Any question answered "YES" on the medical self declaration will require you to consult a doctor before participation in a scuba diving activity. If you suffer from asthma, sugar diabetes or any known medical issues, you should consult your own doctor as you may not be able to get authorisation to dive on Malta.
Yes. Teaching materials are available in most major European languages.
AquaVenture also has a fully equipped watersports centre with everything from single seat canoes to three person jet bikes. Sunbathing facilities are also available with safe swimming from a private beach and the use of bars and snack bars for those who want to stay in the shade.
Yes, windsurf and dinghy sailing courses for the absolute beginner right up to the most experienced are always available.
We have a vast choice of dives to choose from, regularly visiting over 40 of some of the best locations in the Mediterranean.
Yes, provided you have a buddy and are both Advanced Open Water qualified or equivalent.
No. But you will need to complete a standard medical questionnaire.
Yes, either as part of a group or individually.
We're open six days a week Monday to Saturday and dive 3 times a day. We do 2 dives every morning starting at 9.00 and 1 dive every afternoon at 14.00. Two or three evenings a week night dives are organised which are extremely popular. One day every week we have an all day dive safari to Gozo where we dive the world class Blue Hole and Inland Sea. On another day we'll go by boat to Comino to dive the beautiful Comino Caves. Sundays during the main season we will open for specific dives for those already diving with us, these dives would be normally ones not able to be done during the week.
All AquaVenture diving instructors are medically trained both to teach the Emergencey First Resonder qualification and to assist with and control any situation. Oxygen is available both at the Dive Centre and in all vehicles and boats used for diving for emergency use and all instructors are trained in its correct administration. Comprehensive first aid kits are in all AquaVenture vehicles. All staff are trained to follow AquaVenture's laid down procedures for Health and Safety, ensuring the comfort and well being of our clients.
Yes. We have a fully stocked retail shop with products from all the leading manufacturers.