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Dive Atlantis Dubai

by Cyril Kardashevsky

Dive Atlantis Dubai is a diving center located at the Atlantis The Palm resort on Palm Jumeirah Island. It offers a wide range of diving and snorkeling programs for all experience levels, from beginners to experienced divers.

The center provides state-of-the-art equipment and is staffed by experienced instructors. It offers a variety of diving locations, including The Lost Chambers aquarium, the Aquaventure Water park, and the open sea.

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At Dive Atlantis, you will get a chance to explore clear waters and discover underwater ruins like a lost city and swim with colorful fish, stingrays, and reef sharks

Visitors to Dive Atlantis Dubai can choose from several programs depending on their qualifications and experience. Even if you’ve never dived with or without equipment, Atlantis Dive’s professional instructors will help you master the basics.

Usually, it takes about 20 minutes to get ready with a preparation phase, and then divers spend 30 minutes underwater.

The pool water temperature varies between 70 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit (22 to 25 degrees Celsius).

Note. A diving group is limited to a maximum of four people per session.

  • Discovery Scuba Diving is the perfect option for beginners who want to try diving. The program includes learning the basics of diving and a safe dive in The Lost Chambers aquarium.
  • Open Water Diver is a certification program that allows divers to dive up to 60 feet (18 meters). The program includes training in diving fundamentals, safety skills, and dives in controlled conditions.
  • Advanced Open Water Diver is a certification program that allows divers to dive up to 100 feet (30 meters). The program includes training in additional diving skills, such as night dives, confined space dives, and dives in strong currents.
  • Rescue Diver is a certification program that prepares divers to provide assistance in emergency situations. The program includes training in basic first aid and rescue skills for divers in danger.
  • Master Scuba Diver is a certification program that represents the pinnacle of open water diving. The program includes training in additional diving skills, such as underwater navigation and search and recovery of lost items.
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Diving at Dive Atlantis will be a fantastic addition to your Dubai vacation, providing unforgettable impressions for a lifetime

Atlantis scuba diving also offers a wide range of snorkeling programs, including:

  • Snorkeling Discovery is a solid option for beginners who want to try snorkeling. The program includes learning the basics of snorkeling and safely immersing into The Lost Chambers aquarium.
  • Snorkeling Adventure is a more extended snorkeling program that includes immersion in several zones of The Lost Chambers aquarium.
  • Snorkeling with Sharks is a unique snorkeling program that allows participants to see sharks up close. The program includes safe swimming in the aquarium zone where sharks reside.

Important. Before entering the water, visitors must complete a medical assessment, DSD booklet quiz, and sign an Atlantis disclaimer. In addition, a valid passport or government-issued photo ID is required for admission.

Diving sessions are open to visitors starting from 10 years old (for Shark Safari, the minimum age is 8). Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Note. A diver certificate is typically required for most diving programs.

How to get to Dive Atlantis Dubai

The exact address of Dive Atlantis Dubai is Crescent Rd – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates, or 44PF+PH Dubai, Dubai – United Arab Emirates.

You can get Dive Atlantis Dubai through various means. Taxi, personal or rental car is the simplest and most convenient way to visit or return from the diving center.

You can also use public transport, but it is less convenient. The Palm Jumeirah Island is served by a monorail tram, which can be boarded at the Palm Gateway station. To reach this station, you can take bus number 8 or 55.

Tip. Near the Dive Atlantis diving center, you’ll discover upscale beach clubs like Nobu by the Beach and White Beach.

Atlantis Diving open hours

Atlantis Resort scuba diving is open for visitors daily from 10 AM to 9 PM. Keep in mind that the final visitors are admitted no later than 8 PM.

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Dive Atlantis Dubai is an excellent choice for divers and snorkeling fans of all experience levels. The center offers a wide range of programs to meet the needs of any diver.

Dive Atlantis Dubai prices

The prices for diving and snorkeling programs at Dive Atlantis vary depending on the program and duration. Overall, the prices are relatively affordable:

  • AquaTrek Xtreme: 970 AED ($264) per person. This unique opportunity allows you to dive into the marine world to a depth of 30 feet (10 meters) using a comfortable helmet with a large visor. You’ll be able to observe 65,000 marine species in their natural habitat. This attraction is available in both the aquarium and the shark lagoon. The helmet ensures a stable and comfortable air pressure, eliminating discomfort during deep immersion.
  • Ultimate Snorkel: 445 AED ($121) per person. A fantastic choice for those without diving skills. The instructor will explain the technique, provide a mask, snorkel, and a diving suit. Afterward, you can swim for 20 minutes in the Ambassador Lagoon.
  • Shark Snorkel: 515 AED ($140) per person. If you want to safely get acquainted with sharks in their natural environment, Shark Snorkel is the perfect option. This option is suitable for inexperienced guests without certification.
  • Dive Explorer: 1200 AED ($326) per person. This is for those with diving experience and certification. For this price, you get the opportunity to dive for 30 minutes and explore the mysterious underwater world. The price includes equipment rental.
  • Dive Discovery: 1670 AED ($454) per person. For those with diving experience, this option offers a 30-minute tour of the Ambassador Lagoon and an underwater lesson.
  • Predator Dive: 2655 AED ($722) per person. The most exciting diving experience with the opportunity to feed marine life in the Ambassador Lagoon for 40 minutes.

It’s worth noting that the prices for diving at Dive Atlantis Dubai include access to The Lost Chambers aquarium and the Aquaventure Waterpark.

Tip. For those interested in diving, we recommend a visit to Deep Dive, the world’s deepest diving pool.

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