Frequently Asked Question - FAQ
May I transfer my diving package or a part of it to another person? Can I change my booked service to another service?
In general pre booked services can only be transferred to another person or converted in other services with the written approval of Scuba College.
I am not a very experienced diver and like to be accompanied by a dive guide on my house reef dives. Is this possible?
It is possible to be accompanied by one of our dive guides on your house reef dives. Please check the price with us (~10€).
Yes, we offer boat trips to all dive sites on Ibiza, on bad weather conditions, boat maintenance or repairs we go to the dive-sites by car.
No, depending on your experience you may participate in unguided diving. Anyway, rthere will always be a responsible dive master on site.
We follow the regulation, rules and safety standards as recommended by the R.S.T.C. (Recreational Scuba Training Council) stating a permitted maximum depth on recreational dives of 40 meters. Anyway, we usually do not check your computers as you are responsible for your dives, also keep in mind that your diving insurance might not cover any expenses on negligence of the standards. We do have exceptions on technical dives, depending on your level of training and experience; please check with us before you dive.
In general we do not permit decompression or solo diving. An exception here is as well technical diving. On proof of your proficiency by your certifications, technical training courses and redundant, technical equipment we do permit this kind of dives. We still keep the right to disallow these dives with or without indication of reasons.
Which standards do you follow on your diving courses and which dive organizations are you a member of?
We do courses according IAC / CMAS and PADI training standards. Currently we are active members of the following training organizations:
- IAC (CMAS Germany) - training & courses up to Instructor level and technical courses up to Trimix level
- PADI - training & courses up to Assistant Instructor level
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On Ibiza als booked services can be paid either by bank transfer, Paypal (also credit card), cash in Euro (€) or by credit card after arrival. There are ATMs in a distance of about 8km to the diving center. We do not accept Traveller or other cheques in our diving center for payments.
On Ibiza a proof of a valid diving insurance prior any diving activities is a legal requirement.
We do recommend a medical examination by a physician prior any diving course. You will need to fill out a medical statement form in the diving center before participation in any diving course activities. If you need to answer one of the questions with YES you must visit a physician first. You may download the medical statement here:
- International accepted diving certification
- Proof of valid diving insurance
- Voucher if applicable
We recommend a medical examination prior participating in any diving activities. You will be asked to complete a medical statement form, if one of the questions needs to be answered positive (YES) you are required to have this medical examination by a physician first. We recommend to have this procedure with your doctor at home, but it is also possible to do this on site. You can download the medical statement form here:
Yes, a check-dive is obligatory in our diving center, but we prefer to call it orientation dive. Beside repeating some critical exercises on this dive we will estimate your required weights.
In Ibiza we only use DIN valves on our tanks, so you will need an adapter if you use an INT regulator. If you do not own one, you can rent it in our diving center (2 € / day).
The dive time of most dives is limited to a maximum of 45 minutes.