Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is there a minimum criteria to dive at the festival?
Minimum Age 10 years. Swimming is NOT necessary.
I'm a non-swimmer, what can i do at the Underwater Zone?
Everyone can dive! You can try-a-dive, snorkel and get an introduction to free-diving.
I'm a swimmer but not a certified diver, what can I do at the Underwater Zone?
You can try-a-dive, snorkel, get an introduction to free-diving and, Learn & play Underwater Hockey!
I'm a PADI / SSI / CMAS certified diver, what's there for me at the Underwater Zone?
Explore the dive site with a buddy, snorkel and get an introduction to free-diving (as you are a diver, you already know enough swimming as per PADI / SSI / CMAS standards :) ) and learn & play Underwater hockey.
What about exposure protection?
Divers around the world dive in various conditions using exposure protection (rash vests / wetsuits / dive skins). We will provide you with exposure protection to make sure you're protected. Lets go Underwater!
Looks like there'll be a lot of people at the same time?
Absolutely not! We strictly follow PADI guidelines and each instructor will only be allowed to take a limited number of people diving. We want to make sure that everyone has a great experience. Hint: The activity zone passes are limited - get yours now!
It's an water-based adventure sport event. What kind of safety measures have you been taken?
Safety is our priority! Here are a few steps taken by us:
1. All our instructors are EFR (Emergency First Response) certified.
2. There'll be lifeguards on duty at all times
3. The Instructor : Student ratio is not going to be more than 1:3 for fun-dives and 1:2 for Try-A-Dives
Apart from these, we will have our medical team on duty to take care of any issues that might occur. You can be assured, we've got your back :)
Is there anything else I should know?
Please make sure you are not flying within 12 hours of your dive. Please go through the medical form to ensure that you can dive. Please contact us if there is a doubt on anything on the medical form and we will be happy to help you :)