About Us

We are a PADI 5 star centre and run all courses, including Career Development and Instructors Courses at a five-star level. PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) and the EFR ( Emergency First Response) Courses.

Urban Dive believes in quality and value so we stock the most popular SCUBA diving related brands like Scuba Pro, Cressi and Aqualung.

Our on-site training facility means that we are a one-stop shop for all your diving and snorkelling needs. Our solar heated pool is a big hit with all our kids birthday parties as well as PADI Seal team course that we offer.

We pride ourselves on our ability to mix pleasure with professionalism. Our Social calendar is always full of adventures and braai evenings hosted on site. Scuba is fun but it is our duty to provide a seriously safe environment for you in which to enjoy your underwater experience.

Facilities

We have conference rooms available, two lecture rooms, a heated pool, braai facilities, outside hot showers, a 'refreshment' room as well as a fully stocked retail shop.

We stock a wide variety of scuba gear from Scuba Pro to Cressi spearfishing equipment and we also service regulators and BCD’s. If you are looking for an upmarket, relaxed dive centre then this is the venue for you.

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Danny Martin | Course Director

Danny Martin is our in-house Course Director. Danny has been training professionally since 1999.  Danny’s main interest lies with the training of diving instructors. Danny is a platinum course director, which means he trains over 100 instructor students per year.

Danny also has the highest pass rate statics over and above all our other course directors in Southern Africa! Danny knows no other profession, not for the lack of trying, but due to the fact that he loves the ocean, and has a keen interest in ocean biology. Dan is the Man if you want to become a PADI professional and start teaching others how to dive.

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Dave Peer | Master Instructor

Dave Peer is a trained Medic with vast experience working in Africa. He worked in the DRC, supporting the UN in de-mining operations. But more than this, Dave is a lunatic when it comes to his passion for diving.

Dave has been diving professionally since 2004. In this time Dave has acquired the status of PADI Master instructor, as well as being one of the first to qualify as a Shark Life Instructor and a DAN DEMP Instructor. If you are looking to learn to dive with someone who has a passion for what they do, then Dave is the instructor to take you to new heights in your diving experience.

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Brian Lewis

Brian Lewis | Assistant Instructor

Brian started Urban Dive with Dave in 2009. A behind scenes character, with a passion for diving and doing everything properly.

He has a demolishing background and spends a lot of his time in Angola fulfilling this role with a de-mining company called Vanguard Demining Services, he has brought this philosophy to Urban Dive and constantly reminds Dave on how things should be done.
He's often in this country chasing Dave around and joining us on dive trips. For great diving and even better company, join Brian on one of our trips.

Tracy Peer

Tracy Peer | Advanced Open Water

Tracy loves the ocean but she loves kids more and so she heads up our kid's department. Tracy co-ordinates and runs all our Kids Scuba Parties, and has quite impressed a lot of moms and dads with her organization skills.

So moms and dads, if you want a birthday party that is second to none, and truly an unforgettable experience then let's get Tracy to organize it for you.

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