Terms & Conditions

aquaventure malta terms & conditions

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Daily Diving Schedule

A day’s diving consists of 2 dives a day, a 3rd dive may be available in the afternoon on request.

We generally meet at the Dive Centre at 08.00 unless otherwise specified

We come back after 2 dives at approx. 12.30 depending on the sites we choose for the day. We do not return to the Dive Centre in between dives.

Non divers are only permitted if there is space and may incur a charge.

Night dives are only available from Monday to Thursday and departure from the Dive Centre varies between 17.30 in Winter and 19.30 in Summer.

Dives in your dive packages do not have to be made on consecutive days. Dive packages are for an individual and cannot be shared or combined with special offers.

You may be required to complete a check dive and/or ReActivate depending on your level and experience.


Pre-Conditions for Diving

Qualified divers need to present proof of their diving certification.

All divers will need to sign a Risk and Liability Statement and a self assessment medical statement, unless you have a medical signed by a doctor.

If the diver answers “YES” to any of the medical conditions on the form, a medical certificate signed by a doctor is required. The medical certificate can be obtained at a doctors clinic.

Divers under the age of 18 need to provide written parental/guardian consent allowing them to dive.


Guided Dives

Divers using our transport to and from the dive sites do so at their own risk.

The maximum depth for each client is determined, on certification level, experience and the date of the last dive.

We do not encourage Decompression Dives for Recreational diving. This does not apply to Technical Diving.  

Deposits will not be refunded for cancellations within 48 hours. If possible we will transfer your booking to another day.

Seasickness, inability to equalize and personal health conditions are not premises for a refund.

AquaVenture Malta reserves the right to remove diving privileges from any diver who exceeds depth limits and/or follows unsafe diving practices.


Diving Courses

PADI fees are included when purchasing the theory online code.
Once PADI Theory Elearning codes have been activated these cannot be deleted or refunded. 

PADI Standards require that appropriate PADI materials are purchased for use on each course, these are included in our PADI course prices.

AquaVenture Malta have the right to withhold final certification, should the Instructor feel that the student has not reached the required level needed for that level of certification as defined by the training organisation.

Deposits will not be refunded for cancellations within 48 hours. If possible we will transfer your booking to another day.

Seasickness, inability to equalize and personal health conditions are not premises for a refund.


Transport

All divers and passengers making use of AquaVenture Malta transport need to be decently dressed and are asked to wear dry clothes. As a courtesy to other customers using the transport, passengers with wet clothing will not be allowed on to the transport.  Wrap around towels are not adequate.

Our vans are not equipped to carry infants. Persons wishing to have non diving family members join the excursion, need to organise their own means of transport.


Insurance

Guests are responsible for taking out adequate insurance cover for their diving activities and equipment.

Personal items or equipment left in the Dive Centre during the day or over night are not covered by AquaVenture Malta Insurance. Items left on AquaVenture Malta premises are left at customers own risk.

Personal items or equipment left in the vehicles during diving are not covered by AquaVenture Malta Insurance and are left at customers own risk.


Force Majeure

Actions of Independent contractors such as Airlines and Tour Operators are not the responsibility of AquaVenture Malta.

We reserve the right to shorten a trip, change itineraries or substitute a vessel for weather or mechanical reasons.


Securing your booking

A deposit is required to secure a booking for Guided Diving & to secure a booking for all diving courses. No booking is secure without this payment. Email confirmation without proof of deposit payment is not sufficient.

Deposits required are as follows & are per person

Guided Diving€ 50.00
Bubblemaker€ 10.00
Discover Scuba Diving€ 25.00
ReActivate€ 25.00
Scuba Diver Course€ 100.00
Open Water Diver Course€ 100.00
Adventure Diver Course€ 100.00
Advanced Open Water Diver Course€ 100.00
EFR Course€ 50.00
Rescue Diver Course€ 100.00
Deep Diver Speciality Course€ 75.00
Nitrox Diver Speciality Course€ 75.00
Underwater Naturalist Speciality Course€ 50.00
Wreck Diver Speciality Course€ 75.00

Deposits made on diving courses include the fee to register you for PADI online E-Learning where available.

Payment may be made on-line by Credit Card through our secure payment link or by direct bank transfer to our bank account or by Revolut payment, please contact us for more details. No credit card fees are added by AquaVenture Malta.


Cancellation Policy

We recommend all travellers to obtain sufficient holiday Insurance to cover cancellation fees.

Cancellations more than 48 hours before the booking will have the desposit refunded. Deposits will not be refunded for cancellations within 48 hours. If possible we will transfer your booking to another day.

Seasickness, inability to equalize and personal health conditions are not premises for a refund.


Items to bring with you to the Dive Centre:

Certification card
Doctors certificate when needed
Log Book / Referral or E-Learning paperwork
Swimsuit, towel, change of dry clothes, sunscreen
Money for Lunch, drinks, sundries


Rental Equipment

Though every effort is made to ensure our equipment is in proper working order and fit for purpose it is the responsibility of each diver to check their equipment prior to its use.

All our equipment is sanitized after every use.

Customers are fully responsible for any AquaVenture Malta equipment they use and will be charged full replacement cost for any dive center equipment lost or damaged. Please ensure equipment is taken care of.

Replacement costs are as follows:

  • Weights = maximum €5 per kg
  • Weight Pocket = €15 each
  • Weight Belt = €10
  • BCD = maximum €250
  • Regulator = maximum €250
  • Mask €25
  • Fins €50
  • Wetsuit €200
  • Computer €150
  • Other POA

There is a €25 service charge for any regulator rinsed without the dust cap.

General

The use of drugs or alcohol before diving is strictly prohibited and anyone who arrives for a course or guided dives under the influence or incapacitated will not be allowed to dive.

Fish Feeding is strictly prohibited, collecting shells, corals, or any living or dead organisms from the sea is also strictly prohibited. Please do not collect or touch anything (other than rubbish) and respect the sea and the environment.

The use of any form of artificial lighting is also strictly prohibited when photographing seahorses.

Maltese Laws relating to public decency are very strict and as such we ask divers to respect the local population and traditions by dressing appropriately at all times and cover themselves when changing in public.


Rates quoted are in Euro and are subject to change without prior notice.