Norwegian Cruise Line Dive In Programs
All About Dive In: Ever wonder how the other two-thirds of the world live? More than a million guests have taken the plunge with NCL's Dive In program. In fact, NCLpioneered Dive In, the first snorkeling program of its kind in the cruising industry! If you have a desire to learn, NCL licensed instructors can teach almost everyone to snorkel.
How the program works: NCL exciting and well-developed Dive In program offers complete snorkeling instructions, including the proper use of equipment. Although it isn't difficult to learn, it is important that you complete all the steps. First you'll be asked to fill out an application, short medical history and release form, followed by a presentation and question-and- answer session with NCL's licensed instructors. Before each excursion there will be a full explanation of procedures. Finally at the snorkeling site, qualified instructors will take small groups on a guided marine life tour, pointing out various kinds of fish and coral.
NCL Dive In program includes:
- Use of snorkeling equipment (mask, fins,
snorkel and snorkeling vest)
- Full instructions
- Marine life tours at each site
- Transportation to and from dive sites
- Dive In certificate
Dive In / Discover Scuba |
Duration: 3 1/2 hours.
Here's a scuba excursion that requires no prior diving experience!
After a short video and
on scuba diving basics and safety, you will put on your equipment
and enter the water from
accompanied by an experienced dive instructor. Not far from shore,
you will reach the
colorful sponges, corals and schools of tropical fish. You will have
30 to 40 minutes to
enjoy your dive, then
another 30 minutes to swim, snorkel or relax on the beach.
Dive In / Stingray City |
Duration: 3 hours.
Truly the dive of a lifetime! Snorkeling with dozens of stingrays
will definitely be a
highlight of your
cruise. This unique dive on a sandbar in water that's only three to
four feet deep gives
snorkelers a unique opportunity to experience these beautiful and
docile marine mammals up
close. The shallow
water the stingrays inhabit makes this dive accessible to everyone.
An underwater camera
must to capture
the moment! Come see why National Geographic Society calls Stingray
City "the most
in the world."
Dive In / Buck Island National Park Reef |
Duration: 4 hours.
Buck Island is the United States' only underwater National Monument
and one of the most
areas in the Caribbean. After a 30-minute powerboat ride from
Christiansted to Buck
you will enter the
water from the boat and have one hour to enjoy this remarkable
snorkeling experience. Your
Dive In instructors
will accompany you on the marked snorkeling trail that takes you
along the reef. These
coral gardens are filled with brilliantly colored tropical fish.
Dive In Scuba / Nassau |
Duration: 4 hours.
Certified scuba divers can take this opportunity to explore Nassau's
famous reefs on a
Accompanied by a local dive master, you will swim through a
shipwreck and glide over the
amazing wall at the
Tongue of the Ocean, which drops to the inky black bottom of the
sea. This tour includes
transportation, two tanks, weights and weight belt. Additional
equipment can be rented at
dive facility in
Note: Participants must present open-water diving certification.