Discover scuba diving in Saint-Gilles, Reunion Island

Discover scuba diving in Saint-Gilles, Reunion Island
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Beginner
  • Spoken languages: English, French
  • Fitness level: Beginner
  • Minimum age: minimum 6 y/o
  • Duration: 2 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    6 Rue des Arums, Saint-Gilles les Bains, Réunion (park your car at the parking lot near the church) Then walk in direction of the harbor and cross the bridge. Then on your right you'll have the scuba diving center ! feel free to call your instructor after you've booked
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Activity description

Book your first scuba dive in Saint-Gilles-les-Bains and explore a fabulous world on the outer slope of the coral reef of Reunion Island.

You'll explore the Indian ocean off the west coast of Reunion Island and discover the aquatic fauna and flora in this scuba diving discovery of about 20 minutes! Don't forget to keep your eyes open you might be able to see a manta ray, whale-sharks, and even green turtles!

Your guide will take you to the spot using a boat that can hold 10 people. Before the dive, you'll have a short and effective briefing about the activity and the safety rules.

Shallow waters
Le Cap de Lahoussaye 
It is located in the marine natural reserve of the Reunion island. The setting is very beautiful and diverse. There is a colourful coral reef full of sealife and a small drop with gorgeous caves. During the activity, you can green turtles, lobsters, and catfish.

Others: La Tour du Boucan, la Vallée aux Mérous and les Gorgones Merveilleuses.

Passages
La Passe de trois bassins
This passage is between 4 and 25 meters depth is home to an impressive aquatic fauna and flora. The ravins are pure white sandy bottom and corals. Keep an eye for the platax and emperor angelfish.

Others: Passe de l'Ermitage.

Offer Description

The equipment
Le Cinquième Elément uses top quality scuba diving gear by Scubapro. It is adapted to beginners as well as experts. Among the high-quality technical products you can find; regulators equipped with an octopus for level 1 divers, shorty wetsuit for the summer, a 3 mm wetsuit for the summer and a 5 mm wetsuit for people who get cold easily. The wetsuits used are adapted specially for men and women to help maximize comfort.

Here are several scuba tanks with different capacities: 7L (for children), 10L, 12L, 15L.

Activity requirements

Participants must not have a medical contraindication to the practice of scuba diving (ENT, pulmonary, respiratory, neurological or heart problems, pregnancy...).

Special terms

Please note you are not allowed to fly for up to 24 hours after your last dive.

Included
  • All necessary diving equipment
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
Meeting point
6 Rue des Arums, Saint-Gilles les Bains, Réunion (park your car at the parking lot near the church) Then walk in direction of the harbor and cross the bridge. Then on your right you'll have the scuba diving center ! feel free to call your instructor after you've booked Get directions

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Super souvenir, je recommande

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