Beginner Scuba Diving in Serra da Arrabida's Marine Park, near Lisbon
Duration: Part day (2 hours) Difficulty: Easy
Why we love this tour
Explore the wonders of Luiz Saldanha Marine Park as you dive among over 1,000 recorded species. Rare, hypnotic sea life awaits below the Atlantic's surface.
- Discover the diverse underwater world of the Portuguese coast
- Swim over rocky reefs, home to an unbelievable variety of life
- Look for spotted lobsters, octopuses, cuttlefish, seahorses & dolphins
- Practice your first dives on the stunning Creiro beach
- Learn from certified, friendly instructors
- Great for beginners
Never tried scuba diving? Our certified, patient instructors and the gorgeous aquatic world of Luiz Saldanha Marine Park will show you just why so many people fall in love with the activity. Just 50 km (31 mi) south of Lisbon, Luiz Saldanha Marine Park's stunning Creiro Beach provides one of the best scuba diving spots in Portugal.
Apart from a detailed theoretical lesson and safety briefing, this class consists of two dives: First, the "Dive Adaptation", during which we swim up to 1.5 m (5 ft) deep. Second, a "Dive Trip" that takes you up to 5 m (16 ft) below the surface.
Once you've swam in these captivating waters and are no longer an absolute beginner in scuba diving, there are more advanced lessons available. The ocean is filled with endless surprises. Why not continue exploring?
Need to know before you go
The minimum number of people per group is 1. Maximum number of people per group is 12.
The minimum age is 10.
To arrange a hotel pickup, please let us know. Pickup service from Barreiro costs 15 euros; from Lisbon, cost is 25 euros. It is paid in cash on the spot.
What to bring: Swimsuit, towel
Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.
You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance with 100% reimbursement.
There is no reimbursement for later cancellations. In case of cancellation from our side due to bad weather, we will return your payment in full.
Restaurante O Golfinho
Restaurante O Golfinho, Praia Do Creiro, Portinho da Arrabida, Portugal
Alternative meeting point is Clube Naval de Sesimbra. We will let you know which location to arrive at in advance.