Anse à Galets Sand Banks Boat tour (La Gonâve Island)

ALL INCLUSIVE TOUR! Experience an all-inclusive half-day trip to the stunning azure blue waters located in front of La Gonave Island. Discover a marvelous sand bank in the ocean, protected with wonderful fish populated corals. After a brief tour past the fishing port of Anse a Galets, the boat will anchor in the middle of the water where you’ll be able to relax, swim and snorkel.   Your excursion will begin at Marina Blue, where you will meet your Captain, your guides, and board the boat at the Marina Blue’s Wharf to begin the tour. From there you will take a brief guided tour past the fishing port of Anse a Galets and you get to enjoy a spectacular half-day guided snorkeling tour in the crystal clear waters of Anse a Galets!   You will be taken near the sand bank and your guides will take you on a guided snorkeling tour where you can see star fish, sand dollars, other coral fish and a big chance to get to see dolphins. After the boat, a 26 footer, will anchor in the middle of the water, on the sand banks right in front of La Gonave's biggest port. There you will be able to relax, swim and do some more snorkeling. On board you will have access to the open bar which hosts natural fruit punch, rum punch, beer, soft drinks and water, which can also be served to you while in the water. You can also munch on the complimentary sandwiches and plantain chips. Volleyballs, flotation devices and towels will also be provided for your comfort.   After the excursion is completed you will be taken back to Marina Blue. Once you have arrived, your equipment's will be collected at the wharf and rinse if you brought your own, and then check-out with the staff. From there the day is yours, if you wish to stay on the beach for the rest of the day, we can provide you with bracelets from Marina Blue that will give you access to stay on the beach, or you can enjoy a lunch or drink at Moulin Sur Mer Beach Resort or Cafe Sur Mer along with other divers (additional costs). 

Kokoye Beach boat excursion

Explore the sublime beach of Petit Goave in the south part of Haiti. Kokoye Beach is a wonderful coconut sandy beach where you can have fun and snorkel. Snorkel equipments, drinks, and food is included!   Experience an all-inclusive full-day trip to the stunning azure blue waters in Kokoye Beach. Your excursion will begin at Marina Blue, where you will meet your guides and board your boat on the Marina wharf for the tour. From there you will be taken to Kokoye beach. The ride will take approximately 1 hour and half.  The boat will anchor in the nearby area of Kokoye Beach, where you will be able to relax, swim and snorkel.  On board you will have access to the open bar which hosts natural fruit punch, rum punch, beer, soft drinks and water. You can also munch on the complimentary sandwiches, special dishes of the day and plantain chips. Volleyballs, flotation devices and towels will also provided for your comfort.    After our stay in Kokoye Beach, if weather permits and timing is good, we will make another stop in one of the secluded beaches of La Gonâve.    After the excursion is completed you will be taken back to Marina Blue. Once you have arrived, your equipment's will be collected at the wharf and rinse if you brought your own, and then check-out with the staff. From there the day is yours, if you wish to stay on the beach for the rest of the day, we can provide you with bracelets from Marina Blue that will give you access to stay on the beach, or you can enjoy a lunch or drink at Moulin Sur Mer Beach Resort or Cafe Sur Mer along with other divers (additional costs). 

Anse a Pirogues Boat Tour

ALL INCLUSIVE TOUR! Cruise along the Côte des Arcadins to the pristine waters of Anse à Pirogues, a beautiful sandy beach in the south of Point Saint Marc where you can enjoy a nice relaxing bath and also do Snorkel. Snacks, drinks and Snorkel included Cruise along the Cote des Arcadins out to Anse a Pirogue with opportunities to swim in a protected beach area for 3 hours in one of Haiti's most wonderful beaches. Drinks, Snacks, Rhum Punch, Fruit punch, Soft Drinks and more all included in this tour. Listen to your favourite tunes along the ride! Great Snorkeling sites not too far from the Beach   Your excursion will begin meeting your guides at the Marina's Blue Wharf and board your boat for the tour. The boat, a Parker 26, will anchor in the beach of Anse a Pirogue. There you will be able to relax, swim and snorkel.  On board you will have access to the open bar which hosts natural fruit punch, rum punch, beer, soft drinks and water. You can also munch on the complimentary sandwiches and plantain chips. Volleyballs, flotation devices and towels will also provided for your comfort. After the excursion is completed you will leave for Marina Blue's Wharf. Once you arrive, you will collect and rinse the equipment if you brought your own and then check-out with the staff.From there the day is yours or you can enjoy a lunch or drink at Moulin Sur Mer Beach Resort or Cafe Sur Mer along with other divers (additional costs). Entrance to the resort is included with this activity.

Scuba diving Charter Plus

The Scuba Diving Charter Plus gives you the pleasure and freedom of diving with your guests of choice and manage dive time and free time at your own will in a 7 hour charter boat.  It includes a scuba diving vessel for a maximum capacitity of 8 divers for 7 hours. The charter includes a captain, fuel, all necessary tanks and weights, water, cooler with 2 bags of ice and a bowl of fruits.   *Conditions: One of the crew must be dive master with particular knowledge in local sites and perform as the leader of the guest group. Experienced crew: advanced divers with at least 20-50 logged dives and freshly activated. Diving Equipment (if necessary) must be purchased separately. Equipment rental divers will benefit a 50% discount on full rental package for this particular activity.  Divers are free to choose diving destinations and sites. The charter includes sites withing 12 miles proximity (Includes Anse Galets, Trois L'eau, Arcadins, Wrecks, Anse a Pirogues). The extension of the journey cannot be longer than a total of 25 miles.  This charter excludes Zone 2 area (Zombie Hole or other areas in the southern side of La Gonave). All beverages or food not mentioned above are excluded. Guests are welcome to bring food, drinks and snacks. Departure is set for 8:30 am. Check in at 8 am. Clock starts counting at 8:30. Finish time is at 3:30 pm. Snorkelers are also welcome and count as equal as a diver. Snorkeling equipment is also included in the charter. For clients registered in a room at Moulin Sur Mer. You are kindly reminded that your room check out time is 1:00 pm. Please do the neccesary arrangements before engaging into the activity. You may inquire with the hotel reception for the possiblity of a free extended checkout to our Marina Blue guest (upon room availability). Marina Blue staff reserves rights in deciding the admission of any participant. Any extra hours cost 50 USD an hour.  *Booking conditions 100% of the payment must be paid in advance.  Activity available on demand. In order to book and schedule this activity, we suggest contact Marina Blue 3 weeks in advance. Marina Blue cannot guarantee availability of this activity at all times. The reservation cannot suffer modifications in the process. Regular Scuba Double Tank Tour reservations cannot be upgraded to Scuba Diving Special Plus. Scuba Diving Charter Plus cannot neither be downgraded to a regular Scuba Double Tank Tour reservation.    

Anse à Raisins Boat Tour (La Gonâve)

ALL INCLUSIVE TOUR! A five hour trip to a stunning sandy beach located on the other of La Gonâve island, the biggest satellite island in Haiti and the Caribbean. Includes rum punch, fruit punch, cold beers, soft drinks, water, sandwiches , plantain chips and special goodies of the season and Snorkeling equipment Experience an all-inclusive 5 hour trip to the stunning azure blue waters located in front of La Gonave Island, to one of the most wonderful beaches in Haiti Discover a marvelous sand bank in the ocean, protected with wonderful fish populated corals. After a brief tour past the point East of La Gonave (Ti Gonave), the boat anchors in a secluded beach where people can relax, swim and snorkel. Your day will begin in the morning as you meet your guides at the Marina's Blue Wharf and board your boat for the tour. here you will be able to relax, swim and snorkel. Your guide will take you on a guided snorkelingtour where you can see star fish, sand dollars, other coral fish and a big chance to get to see dolphins. On board you will have access to the open bar which hosts natural fruit punch, rum punch, beer, soft drinks and water. You can also munch on the complimentary sandwiches and plantain chips. Volleyballs, flotation devices and towels will also provided for your comfort. After the excursion is completed you will leave for Marina Blue's Wharf. Once you arrive, you will collect and rinse the equipment if you brought your own and then check-out with the staff.From there the day is yours or you can enjoy a lunch or drink at Moulin Sur Mer Beach Resort or Cafe Sur Mer along with other divers (additional costs). Entrance to the resort is included with this activity. Enjoy a spectacular half-day tour in the crystal clear waters of Anse a Raisin!

PADI Open Water Diver course

Who should take this course? If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure, discover new adventures and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts, with your first scuba certification.   Get your PADI Open Water Diver certification – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba diving course, with our certified PADI Instructor here at Marina Blue. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.   To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.   What will you learn? The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases: Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!   How can you start learning now? Enroll in Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program. Get started now! Click here to start the eLearning.   *Price in this package ($275 USD) doesn't include the eLearning PADI fee. You can purchase it directly from PADI or as an add-on when you book for the course. We will then assign you a code in the PADI ELearning program.  The fee for the ELearning module is $179 USD.   Every student needs to have a logbook and a dive proof watch with dive planning device (table or eRDMPL). Logbook and eRDMPL are included in eLearning OWD Crew pack we have for sale.   Dive computer is considered as both watch and dive planning device. We have a limited number of them for rent.   *Rental of all needed scuba equipment is included in price of this course *Theory is not included in this course. You must do your theory before the course. You can inquire at info@marinabluehaiti.com for a theory on site or do it online. You can purchase it at padi.com or add it as an add-on when registering into the course. We will then send you the code via e-mail. *The PADI Open water crew pack is not included in the practical part of this course and is necessary to complete this activity. It can be added as add-on when purchasing this course. 

PADI Advanced Open Water course (Practical part)

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.   Who should take this course? PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course.  What will you learn? You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives.  During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time. The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more. How can you start learning now? Sign up for Advanced Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option here – to get started immediately, or you can purchase it as addon when you book for the course. We will then assign you a code in the PADI Elearning program. The fee for the eLearning module is $174 USD. The web-based system lets you learn about seven of the most popular Adventures Dives – including the required Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives, plus Boat, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist and Wreck Adventure Dives. You study at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program.    *Rental of all needed scuba equipment is included in price of this course *theory is not included in this course. You must do your theory before the course. You can inquire at info@marinabluehaiti.com for a theory on site or do it online. You can purchase it at  padi.com or add it as an add-on when registering into the course. We will then send you the code via e-mail. *The Advance open water crew pack is not included in this course and is neccessary to complete this activity. It can be added as addon when purchasing this course.  

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. PADI Marina Blue Haiti offer this program either in a pool or off a beach. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health. What will you learn? You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. If you make an open water dive, you’ll practice a few more skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure. Get ready to: Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear. Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater. Learn key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive. Have fun swimming around and exploring. Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Open Water Diver course. How can you start learning now? Contact your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to sign up for a Discover Scuba Diving program and get a Discover Scuba Diving Participant Guide. Your Participant Guide explains the experience and lets you pre-study the safety rules and skill techniques your dive professional will review with you. You’ll also learn about opportunities to become part of the scuba community after you complete your underwater experience. What scuba gear will you use? PADI Marina Blue Haiti will provide all the basic scuba gear you’ll use including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device, dive gauges and a tank. Visit PADI Marina Blue Haiti to learn more about the gear you will need to start your adventures in Discover Scuba Diving. PLEASE NOTE YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO SWIM TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS ACTIVITY  

Advanced Double SCUBA tank excursion

Discover the marvelous of Haiti underwater. Visit undiscovered sites and learn about Haiti's wonderful marine life in deep water such Wrecks or deep walls. A two Scuba Tank excursion that includes divemaster, equipment, tanks and refreshments. Dont miss out your chance to dive in Haiti Explore the underwater world on this 2 scuba tank guided boat dive along Cote des Arcadins and Gonave region, one of the most popular places for Scuba diving in Haiti. Includes full scuba equipment, divemasters and refreshments. Dive sites include locations such as La Gonave, Anse a Pirogues, Trou Forban, Ilets des Arcadins. At the time of departure from the Marina Blue's Wharf to one of the proposed diving destinations which will be decided according to conditions and the diving skills of the group. Possible deep dive sites include La Gonave, Anse a Pirogues, Trou Forban, Ilets des Arcadins or the wrecks: Tina D, PT boat or Parking Lot.  While departing to dive destination you guide will do pair selection and give you a description of the dive. Then you will start getting the equipment on before reaching the first dive site. At the first dive site you will have approximately 50 minutes. Then there will be a 45-minute surface interval with refreshments with a nice bath in the warm Caribbean crystal clear waters of Cote des Arcadins. From there you will travel 15 minutes to the second dive site where you will have 45 minutes to explore.  After the second dive is complete there will be 5 minutes of free time for refreshments and a bath. Then you will leave for Marina Blue's Wharf. Once you arrive, you will collect and rinse the equipment if you brought your own and then check-out with the staff. From there the day is yours or you can enjoy a lunch or drink at Moulin Sur Mer Beach Resort or Cafe Sur Mer along with other divers (additional costs). Entrance to the resort is included with this activity. *Itinerary might change according to water conditions and group experience

Guided Scuba Diving Charter Plus

The Guided Scuba Diving Charter Plus gives you the pleasure and freedom of diving with your guests of choice and manage dive time and free time at your own will in a 7 hour charter boat.  It includes a scuba diving vessel for a maximum capacitity of 7 divers for 7 hours. The charter includes a captain, Divemaster, fuel, two tanks per person and weights, water, cooler with 2 bags of ice and a bowl of fruits.   *Conditions: Experienced Diver: Divers with at least 20-50 logged dives and freshly activated. Diving Equipment (if necessary) must be purchased separately. Equipment rental divers will benefit a 50% discount on full rental package for this particular activity.  Divers are free to choose diving destinations and sites. The charter includes sites withing 12 miles proximity (Includes Anse Galets, L'etroits, Trois L'eau, Arcadins, Wrecks, Anse a Pirogues). The extension of the journey cannot be longer than a total of 25 miles.  This charter excludes Zone 2 area (Zombie Hole or other areas in the southern side of La Gonave). All beverages or food not mentioned above are excluded. Guests are welcome to bring food, drinks and snacks. Departure is set for 8:30 am. Check in at 8 am. Clock starts counting at 8:30. Finish time is at 3:30 pm. Snorkelers are also welcome and count as equal as a diver. Snorkeling equipment is also included in the charter. For clients registered in a room at Moulin Sur Mer. You are kindly reminded that your room check out time is 1:00 pm. Please do the neccesary arrangements before engaging into the activity. You may inquire with the hotel reception for the possiblity of a free extended checkout to our Marina Blue guest (upon room availability). Marina Blue staff reserves rights in deciding the admission of any participant. *Booking conditions 100% of the payment must be paid in advance.  Activity available on demand. In order to book and schedule this activity, we suggest contact Marina Blue 3 weeks in advance. Marina Blue cannot guarantee availability of this activity at all times. The reservation cannot suffer modifications in the process. Regular Scuba Double Tank Tour reservations cannot be upgraded to Scuba Diving Special Plus. Scuba Diving Charter Plus cannot neither be downgraded to a regular Scuba Double Tank Tour reservation.

PADI Rescue diver (Practical part)

Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning. PADI (Junior) Adventure Divers who are at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive may enroll in a Rescue Diver course. You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. You can complete this training during the Rescue Diver course.  What will you learn? The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include: Self rescue Recognizing and managing stress in other divers Emergency management and equipment Rescuing panicked divers Rescuing unresponsive divers How can you start learning now? Register for Rescue Diver Online here – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. You progress through five knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Rescue Diver Manual for reference during and after the course. If you prefer, you can choose to study with the Rescue Diver Manual and watch the Rescue Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Go to your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your rescue exercises and scenarios. What scuba gear will you use? At this level, we encourage you to use your basic scuba equipment, but if you dont have it, equipment is already included. During exercises, you’ll work with an oxygen unit, floats, marker buoys and perhaps CPR mannequins. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as your own first aid kit, which will be useful throughout your diving career. *Theory is not included in this course. You must do your theory before the course. You can inquire at info@marinabluehaiti.com for a theory on site or do it online. You can purchase it at  padi.com or add it as an add-on when registering into the course. We will then send you the code via e-mail. *The PADI Rescue Diver Crew pack is not included in the practical part of this course and is neccessary to complete this activity. It is included in on-site theory class and can be added as addon for those studying theory online.