EXPLORE new places. Scuba diving frees you to explore the underwater world – from historic shipwrecks and pristine reefs to the mysteries of your local quarry. Become a scuba diver and explore what you've been missing.
EXPERIENCE a connection with nature; a feeling of freedom, and a transformation. Diving connects you with nature. It immerses you in new sensations and experiences. It transforms your perception of life forever.
Become a diver and transform yourself!
How to get started? You have a couple of options. The two most common paths are:
is about a 2 hour program that will familiarize you with basic scuba diving knowledge and skills in the pool. It is an excellent way to confirm if you are ready for a beginning scuba diving certification program.
Open Water Certification
can be completed in as little as 2 weekends and is flexible to your schedule! It includes learning about basic diving information, mastering scuba skills in the pool and completing your ocean dives with an instructor. You come to Malibu over one weekend, and then for your ocean dives, you complete your scuba weekend in Catalina! We also have other weekend and week day programs.
Trusted for over 40 years for safely training over 10,000+ divers, Malibu Divers is located in the Los Angeles area, and provides scuba training from beginner to instructor. As a PADI CDC, Career Development Center, the highest rated PADI training facility and the only CDC in all of the western USA, we have an exceptional team of PADI scuba instructors. Scuba divers are drawn here by southern California's exceptional year round weather and abundant underwater marine life. Your training is conducted by our highly knowledgeable, experienced and talented, world class scuba instructors for every course. Everyone at Malibu Divers, staff to instructors, shares the intense passion for diving excellence and commitment to your success. We eat, sleep, and dream scuba.
Classes are conducted in beautiful Malibu setting & Pepperdine University pool. Our Olympic-sized heated pool provides the ideal environment to practice real scuba diving skills from a shallow 3.5 feet to 16 feet deep.
Scuba Diving Courses are forming all the time, but Malibu Divers classes fill up fast!