Scuba dive Uganda is Uganda's pioneering company in collaboration with Maleng Travel that offers a unique experience to explore the waters of Lake Victoria .
Our experienced divers Raymond Kasaija and Sam Mutabazi are certified by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)(Scuba Schools International )SSI .ensuring the highest international safety standards
Tony Ofungi is an Ex-seaman with 83k GRT Disney Magic Cruise liner that sailed the clear waters of the Caribean with safety management training in life at sea from response in fire to Public health as well as rookie snorkeling exploits.
What to wear
Come with spare clothing to cange , sunscreen and a smile J
What to see
Lake Victoria is the worlds largest tropical fresh water lake covering 30,000 Sqm .It is rich is aquatic life including Tilapia ,Nile Perch, cat fish , cyprinids ,African tetras ,silver butter catfish and crustaceans
The lake has a maximum depth of between 80 and 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft.) The dive day/session is as follows :
Ø Meet at at the swimming pool of choice (preferably at Entebbe hotel for Lake Victoria ) for the pre dive session. Divers are given a feel of the dive, rules to follow, as well us to be sure that the client is healthy enough to dive (eg, not pregnant or other health conditions that may not permit the client to dive) as well as to sign a liability waiver agreement.
Ø You are driven to the waterfront beach Entebbe , hire the boat and cruise up to 10 km /2 hours to the appointed location. To begin your dive. The actual dive session is one hour, but, the underwater session lasts a maximum of 45 minutes per dive.
Ø Return ashore and download your gear, for lunch and debriefing. This is very important session because we have to make sure we release the client in good health, and, to dive means ‘going places, meeting people and doing things’. You come as a client, leave as a friend.
Ø The dive can be aborted at any time if the guide determines that the experience is too dangerous for the client.
1. Buoyancy compensator device (BCD)
2. Diving mask
3. Swimming fins
4. Diving knives/blades
5. Diving compass (optional for the tourist)
6. Dive weights
7. Dive tanks (several)
1. All the above diving requirements
2. Pre dive session in a swimming pool (in Entebbe)
3. Medical insurance (plus First Aid preparation kit)
4. Boat hire from Entebbe waterfront beach side
5. Lunch after dive with post dive briefing.
6. Pictures and videos for an extra fee, especially underwater