When planning a family vacation that includes diving, it’s important to consider the group’s non-divers. These top destinations offer both fun land-based activities and stellar dive sites.
The future of our oceans lies with our children. As scuba-diving parents, we have a unique opportunity to share a love for marine conservation with our kids.
A child who’s a confident scuba diver can carry that self-assurance into several other aspects of his or her life including school, social interactions or other sports.
After encountering kids on dive boats and underwater who had no boundaries, patience, or manners, it’s clear that good dive etiquette is as important as saying please and thank you.
Parents of diving children will likely approach dives very differently when their buddy is their child versus anyone else. What’s the best way to be a good dive buddy while also giving your kids the room they need to build their dive skills?
When planning a family dive vacation, it’s important to consider everyone’s limitations and desires and to keep the emphasis on “vacation” rather than “dive.”
Kids can enroll in a Junior Open Water Diver course at age 10, but that doesn’t make your child ready to scuba dive.