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How much does it cost to get scuba certified in Arizona?

How much does it cost to get scuba certified in Arizona?

Our student package (mask, snorkel, booties,fins and mesh bag) purchase price $229.00. You will need your swimsuit, towel, and personal gear (mask,snorkle,boots, & fins) for the pool sessions & lake dives. We have no rental mask. fins,snorkel,etc.

Can you dive down to the USS Arizona?

Because the Arizona is considered to be a memorial, it is unlawful for divers to enter the ship, so careful egresses are made using underwater rovers that document interior conditions. Members of PVA dive the waters of the USS Arizona along with the National Park Service. (File photo 2018 National Park Service).

Is SSI diving good?

To summarize: Both PADI and SSI offer world-class diving training around the world. They both maintain high standards of practice across the globe. SSI is generally cheaper, so if you are looking for a lower price, you can do your SSI Open Water.

Has anyone dived inside the USS Arizona?

As an underwater archaeologist for the National Park Service, Dave Conlin is one of few people in the world who has dived the USS Arizona. Scuba diving the ship is part of his work to preserve and protect the remains of the USS Arizona and its crew.

Can I switch from PADI to SSI?

There is no need for you to do a PADI to SSI crossover or an SSI to PADI crossover. The SSI open water course will allow you to do precisely what the PADI open water course will qualify you to do. Although the teaching on each course is different, the actual qualification is the same.

Can you mix PADI and SSI?

At recreational level, it really doesn’t matter which logo is on your card. PADI & SSI quals are interchangeable, so if you do your Advanced course with a PADI instructor you’ll be a PADI AOW diver, and this card will supersede your SSI OW.

Does oil still leak from USS Arizona?

Fuel continues to leak from USS Arizona’s wreckage. However, despite the raging fire and ravages of time, some 500,000 gallons are still slowly seeping out of the ship’s submerged wreckage: Nearly 70 years after its demise, Arizona continues to spill up to 9 quarts of oil into the harbor each day.

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