Mar Menor trial dive in La Manga: scuba diving for beginners at Costa Calida

At Discover Scuba Diving in La Manga / Mar Menor, you have your first trial dive at one of the best dive spots in Spain. The approx. 3 hours first diving experience at Costa Calida is possible for everyone from 8 years, who can swim.

  • Tour / activity duration: depending on selection
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Transfer: within a 25 km radius arond La Manga
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  • The best insider tips
  • English-speaking service
  • Hassle-free booking change or cancellation
  • Usually cheaper than at site

Price overview

  • First trial dive at Mar Menor - Discover Scuba Diving - per person (from 12 yrs)110.-€
  • First trial dive at Mar Menor - Bubblemaker - per child (8-12 yrs)78.-€
First time scuba diving at one of the top dive spots of Europe

Overview / General Information

Discover a new world at a trial dive in La Manga

For scuba divers with no or just little experience, the trial dive in Mar Menor is the perfect possibility to explore the breathtakingly beautiful underwater world for the first time, accompanied by an experienced dive instructor. Two options with professional supervision are available, for both applies:


  • Days: daily
  • Months: April - November
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Once you have booked, you could request directly to the organizer at an additional price the possibility of collection: in the area from La Manga to Cartagena and to the airport San Javier (to be paid at destination).


  • Wetsuit, experienced instructor, introduction, insurance, complete equipment

Option 1: Trial dive in La Manga for everybody from 12 years

If you make your first diving experience in La Manga, a professional PADI instructor introduces you at "Discover Scuba Diving" to the underwater world. You receive an introduction upfront and put on the entire diving equipment for the first time. Now you get into the pool or in a sheltered bay at Mar Menor, where you - as a beginner - can dive the first time. Try the unique feeling to have a walk under water and explore the rich marine life in the crystal-clear sea.


  • Duration: ~ 4 hours
  • Hours: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM


  • Drinks

Option 2: Trial dive in La Manga for children from 8-12 years

In the approx. 2.5 hours "PADI Bubblemaker" trial dive for children close to Mar Menor, already the smallest ones from 8 years on can explore the feeling of breathing under water. The aim is to show the children safety and fun at diving during their first trial dive under professional supervision of a PADI instructor. At exercises and games under water with the entire diving equipment, children can make their first diving experience in a safe, controlled surrounding. Since the training pool is heated, children can dive at any weather.


  • Duration: ~ 2.5 hours
  • Hours: 08:30 - 11:00 AM in summer, 09:00 - 11:30 AM in spring and autumn


  • Bubblemaker wall certificate
Important information
  • On site, every scuba dive beginner needs to fill in a short medical questionnaire in order to exclude heart- and lung diseases, epilepsies and problems with the ears and sinuses. In case you have a medical history to this, you should consult a dive doctor for your own safety to get a medical dive certificate (but in case you're healthy, this is not necessary for your first dive experience).
  • The trial dives close to Mar Menor take place with at least 2 participants.


  • Ability to swim
  • Trial dive "Discover Scuba Diving" from 12 years
  • Trial dive "Bubblemaker" for children from 8-12 years

Please bring along:

Passport, swimwear, towel, sun blocker, snacks, spare clothes, drinks

Detailed description

Learn scuba diving at Costa Calida: trial dive in Mar Menor

At trial diving in La Manga, everyone who's curious from 8 years on can get to know the beautiful underwater world of Costa Calida. The trial dive is for most of the beginners the first dive experience and therefore is conducted by friendly and without exception certified PADI dive instructors. This makes a safe and internationally standardised scuba diving for beginners possible. The Costa Calida offers with Mar Menor one of the top scuba dive sites in Europe, where you cannot only enjoy amazing visibilities thanks to the crystal-clear water, but you'll also be able to discover the richness of maritime life.

You can choose if you prefer to dive in a heated pool or if you want to make your first dive experience in Mar Menor directly in a calm bay. Especially for children, the trial dive in La Manga is a great opportunity to try a new, fascinating leisure activity. At the same time, you can learn lots of things about the wonderful world of sea creatures below the water surface. At scuba diving for beginners at Mar Menor, you'll be introduced slowly and always accompanied by an experienced dive instructor into scuba diving - discover a new passion for yourself with scuba diving at one of the best diving spots in Europe!


Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.
Please note: we recommend a general practice of allowing a surface interval of 24 hours or more before flying after diving to prevent decompression sickness.

Customer Reviews Discover a new world at a trial dive in La Manga

Jane wrote on Aug 30, 2017
Overall rating
80 von 100


It was nice, nice underwaterworld, clear waters, can recommend. Cheers from the US!

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