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Locally Sourced Travel Cuba

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Cuba dive safety

Equipped and staffed dive centres in Cuba are located throughout the country and Cuba dive safety is paramount. Bilingual dive instructors are certified by international agencies including the American Canadian Underwater Certification (ACUC), the Confederation Mondiale dÁctivites Subaquatiques (CMAS), Scuba Schools International (SSI) and more. PADI (US-based) does not operate in Cuba, but PADI certification is accepted in Cuba.

Tips for a successful Cuba diving holiday:

Bring your dive certification as it will be required by all dive centres

It is a good idea to bring your passport to all dive centres

Your first dive of the day should be the deepest

Eliminate or reduce alcoholic drinks

Drink as much water as possible before diving

Decrease the number of dives two days before flying

Do not fly (international flights) until 24 hours after your last dive

Always have travel insurance that includes diving in the policy

Dive Safety

MOST IMPORTANTLY – dive to the conditions and know your own comfort levels. Do not dive deeper than you are certified to, and signal to your dive master, dive leader or dive buddy immediately if you are not feeling comfortable .

Please refer to the following websites for further Cuba dive safety and location information: 

Please note that Locally Sourced Tours Limited acts only as an agent for the owner and operators of various accommodations, facilities, services and carries and assumes no responsibility or liability for service, transportation or equipment made available by any resort, hotel or other person or entity, either as to its availability or as to its safety, quality or condition.