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Enjoy Diving Trips and Courses in Ifaty, Madagascar

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Enjoy diving in Ifaty, Madagascar!

We were started in 2012 by an American, Anne Furr. We are an official PADI Dive Resort thus adhering to PADI's safe practices and standards.

We offer scuba diving, PADI dive courses, snorkeling, discover scuba diving (a shallow try-out dive), surfing, whale watching, and excursions to the local mangrove conservation project.

We speak English, French and Malagasy. Come and visit the third longest barrier reef in the world!

Dive Sites: Bevato , Dippy, Canyons, Cathedral, Grotte Juliette, Massif des Roses, Vato Soa.

PADI Dive Courses:

• Discover Scuba Diving: €45 EUR/Day

  • Its includes PADI Confined Water Dive 1 (Skills practice and general understanding of how  equipment functions)

• Open Water Diver (3- 5 Days): €395 EUR

  • Its includes dive theory,subsequent knowledge review and assessments, 5 confined water dives, 4 open water dives, final exam

• Advanced Open Water: €305 EUR/ 2-3 Days 

  • It includes 5 dives, 2 dives obligatory,Navigation Dive

• Rescue Diver Course: €330 EUR/ 3 days

  • Its includes classroom theory and in-water rescue scenarios.

• Emergency First Response (EFR) : €165 EUR/ Day

  • It includes Basic First Aid and CPR

• Dive Master: 

  • €825 EUR (3 Weeks)
  • €1,760 EUR (2 months)

Activities:

• Scuba Diving: We offers dive sites to those of all scuba certification. Beginner divers can start out in the shallows of the bay enjoying protected reserves with a maximum depth of 5-10 meters. 

Prices:

  • 1 Dive: €40 EUR 
  • Double Tank Dive: €65 EUR
  • Dive Enthusiasts: 9 dives and the 10th is FREE.

• Night Diving: €45 EUR - 1 Dive

We propose night dives when the weather and sea are calm. Mangily Scuba offers two choices: one we leave at sunset and we dive just after sunset. The second option is that we do a sunrise dive. Thus we meet at the club 1.5hours before sunrise, prepare our equipment, and then complete the night dive just as the sun is coming up. We will go dive either Rose Garden or Coral Garden dependent upon the diver’s experience with night dives.

• Snorkeling: 

Explore the shallows of the Baie de Ranobe. The top two snorkeling sites, a short boat ride from shore, are Rose Garden (Massif de Roses) and the south pass. For the skin diver, scuba diver or adventurous snorkeler, the south pass is the site to see. The south pass is located 5 kilometers from Mangily’s shore.

Prices:

  • Rose Garden: €15 EUR
  • Rose Garden & the South Pass: €20 EUR
  • Price Guide: includes all reserve entrance fees and equipment for minimum 2 person.

• Discover Scuba Diving: Those who are Interested in learning to dive but not quite sure if you want to pay for an entire dive course or maybe you just do not have five days to commit to a dive course? Perhaps a Discover Scuba Diving course may just be for you! Le Grand Bleu staff starts off on land explaining how to assemble the gear and all of its functions. he entire course lasts between 2 hours and 2.5 hours. 

Price:  €45 EUR/ 2 hours

  • Price Guide: includes all equipment and reserve fees

• Whale Watching: €35 EUR/ Person

Our whale watching season lasts between mid-June until the end of September. We offer two whale watching trips per day. The boat is staffed by one captain and someone who will explain the ecology and biology of the Humpback whale.

It includes minimum two person.

• Surfing: 

Come surf the Grand Recif de Tulear! The waves break to the right over the barrier reef 5 kilometers from shore. Depending on the weather conditions, the swell can sometimes reach 3 meters. 

Prices:

  • Board Rental: €20 EUR
  • Board Rental plus transport: €35 EUR

 • Mangrove Excursions: €35 EUR/Person

We offer a half-day excursion to visit the mangroves of Ambondrolava, halfway between Tulear and Ifaty/Mangily. 

Come and learn about the ecology of the mangroves and local bird life in the region with a tour by a locally trained guide on the recently constructed boardwalk snaking its way through the mangroves. Minimum 4 Person.

Details

  • Type: Diving
  • Capacity: 1 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day

Rental Requirements

Age Requiremnt:

  • 10+ years

Specs

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Diving regulator
  • Buoyancy compensator
  • Diving cylinder
  • Tank
  • Helmet/mask
  • Diving suit
  • Depth gauge
  • Diving mask
  • Flippers

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Meet Anne

Anne

Member Since Nov 2016

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  • Listing Address
  • Unnamed Road
  • Ifaty, Toliara Province
  • Madagascar

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