Aeolus Dive Club Faru is PADI licensed dive centre, registered with PADI Europe.
We offer 3 dives a day, two dives in the morning (Departure 08.30) and one dive in the afternoon. (Departure 14:30). We employ multilingual diving instructors and local dive masters. The dive centre offers both Nitox and normal air. A full range of dive equipment is available for rent. Sunrise, sunset and night dives can be arranged up on request.
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An orientation dive will be required for those who have less than 30 logged dives and for those who haven’t dived for the last 3 months. The orientation dive will be done in the lagoon with a dive guide every afternoon at14.30pm. The orientation dive is free of charge and only for certified divers if followed by a chargeable dive.
DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING
The discover scuba diving programme is a single supervised diving experience for those who are not certified but want to experience the underwater world.The course consists of a theory briefing, one confined water session and one controlled ocean dive to a maximum depth of 12 metres.
For those who are not certified, we offer Discover Scuba Diving, Padi Scuba Diver Course and Open Water Diver Course. For certified divers, we offer all Padi courses up to Dive Master Course and a full range of specialty courses (see price list for more information on the courses).
E-learning is recommended to save time during the vacation. The link below is to go on-line. To complete the theory sections of various dive courses.
Every diver must be covered by insurance before the first dive. The diver’s own dive insurance can be used for diving. If any diver is not insured, they must purchase insurance at an additional cost of 15 USD per three weeks. Any divers who experiences decompression problems will be treated in the Hyperbaric Chamber at Bandos Clinic.
MAXIMUM DEPTH ACCORDING TO MALDIVIAN LAW
- Discover Scuba Diving: 12 metres
- Open Water Divers: 20 metres
- Advanced Open Water divers: 30 metres
RATIO OF STUDENTS TO INSTRUCTOR
- Discover scuba diving 4:1
- Certification courses 6:1
- Boat diving 6:1
NO GLOVE POLICY
Under no circumstance can a diver use gloves on a dive.
NO DIVING AND CANCELLATION POLICIES
After flying in from an international flight, we require our divers to wait 12 hours before engaging in diving activities (excluding from seaplanes) as well as respecting a 24 hours pause before flying after the last dive (including seaplanes). A 50% cancellation fee will be charged for any cancellation made within 4 hours of the beginning of the booked service.