Copper Helmet Diving is for Open Water 1 divers only. The diver will wear an Imperial Navy Diving suit which consists of a copper helmet (18kg), lead boots (9kg each), a canvas suit, and other lead weights. The total weight of the equipment is 60kg. Air is supplied from the surface through an umbilical cable.
The diver will be able to talk to the supervisor on the surface.
The diver will be lowered into the I&J Predator Exhibit on a platform.
10h30, 12h30 and 14h30 daily (dives last approx. 20 minutes). Divers must arrive 1 hour prior to their dive time.
On the day of the dive, the diver must wear loose comfortable clothing (eg tracksuit) thick socks.
In the line with recognized diving practices, dives may not occur if divers are to fly less than 12 hours after dive time.
A maximum of 4 people will be allowed to accompany the diver to the roof to see the diver getting dressed.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
Bookings must be made at least two days in advance and are subject to availability.
A non-refundable deposit of R450.00 is required to secure the booking. This will not be refunded upon cancellation.
The Aquarium entrance fee, for the diver, is included in the dive price. Friends, family and all others accompanying the divers are required to pay the normal entrance fee.
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Comprising some of the most experienced members of the South African dive industry, M14980 is an accredited member of the South African Tourism and Services Association (SATSA) and Tourism Kwazulu Natal (TKZN) and meets their stringent safety and insurance requirements as well as quality standards which are your...
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