Diving Baptism in the Heart of the Cousteau Marine Park – Departing from Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

4 reviews


  • The unforgettable experience of your first scuba diving session

  • The individual monitoring throughout the session

  • The discovery of the under-water ecosystem of the Cousteau Marine Park

Essential info*

Duration 2hrs

  • English
  • French

Starting time 9:30 AM, 2:00 PM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Set off for the discovery of the ocean ecosystems of the Cousteau de Malendure Reserve, off the coast of western Guadeloupe.

All necessary explanations will be given to you on the boat. Once you have arrived at the diving site, you will complete different water surface tests in order to familiarize yourself with the mask and how to breathe using oxygen tanks. After this, accompanied by your monitor, you will discover the ocean floor in a defined rhythm adapted to your level and evolution. You will be amazed by the diverse underwater life!

The Cousteau Marine Park or Cousteau Reserve gets its name from the famous Captain Cousteau who declared in the 1960’s that this site should be preserved and protected. Discover a rich and diverse flora and fauna including magnificent gorgonian coral! 


When you book, you will be asked to choose from the following packages:

  • 1st diving baptism (20-minute immersion)
  • Freediving baptism (30-minute immersion)

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: Rocher de Malendure, Basse-Terre
  • This activity is prohibited for children under 6 years of age
  • PLEASE NOTE: for pressure issues, you should not fly on the same day as your first diving session!
  • Your monitor will accompany you individually throughout the diving session. In this way, your monitor will help you become comfortable with this activity, allowing you to enjoy the experience as much as possible in complete safety
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The scuba-diving initiation supervised by a professional monitor
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Boat transport to the diving site

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

4 reviews
  • Équipe très sympa et compétente. Lieu magique pour la plongée.
    Jean-Luc G.
    Oct 21, 2019
  • Bon accueil, personnel pro, et belle première expérience de plongée ! C'était magnifique !
    Jennifer B.
    Nov 24, 2018
  • Equipe chalereuse et professionnelle, poissons splendide, cadre extraordinaire,... que demander de plus!
    Maé M.
    Feb 3, 2018

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