Family Diving Holiday Guide
|About Diving Holidays - Holiday Companies|
|This section lists the companies that provide family diving holidays along with a summary of what they offer. If you need more details, please click on the links to visit the company website or request their brochure.|
|Family Diving, Kuoni.|
Family Diving is an established, specialist travel company focused on providing a broad range of tailor-made holiday packages for families who would still like the opportunity to dive after having children. They provide holidays to diving destinations worldwide including Sharm El Sheikh, St Lucia, Tobago, Grenada, Turks & Caicos, Mauritius and The Maldives. Family Diving provide their own qualified childcare in d Sharm El Sheikh and offer a range of childcare options at the other locations. They aim to let parents enjoy their holiday with some diving, knowing that their children are being well cared for.
|Destinations||Caribbean: St Lucia, Tobago, Grenada, Turks & Caicos
|Egypt: Sharm El Sheikh.|
|Accommodation||Caribbean: A broad range of hotels and villas are available.|
Egypt: A choice of 3, 4 and 5* hotels with family rooms available at some hotels. Family Diving can also offer a number of live-aboards with their chosen dive centre departing from Sharm El Sheikh. Short mini boat safaris of 3 nights are also available.
Maldives: A range of accommodation is available including beach villas, water villas, garden villas and family suites.
Diving: For land-based stays, PADI dive courses for all levels of diver are provided by the local diving operators.
Family Diving Creche (Sharm El Sheikh): Family Diving offers a creche based at the Savoy Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh. The creche runs during school holiday in 2010, 6 days a week (Sunday - Friday). It offers full day, long mornings and long afternoon sessions to fit around full day and half day boat dives.
|Children's Clubs: Many of the hotels provide free Children's Clubs from 4 – 12 years old.|
|Babysitting: Most of the resorts offer a babysitting service for younger children if required.|
Diving: 5 years for PADI SASY course, 8 years for PADI Bubblemaker programme, 10 years for diving certification courses.
|Liveaboard holidays: 4 years|
Kuoni specialises in holidays to long haul destinations. It offers great value diving holidays to some of the most exciting destinations around the globe. Holidays can be single centre, multi-centres or liveaboard. All levels of diver are catered for from beginner to expert. Kuoni recommends 8 destinations for diving families where childcare or crèche facilities, suitable accommodation, junior diving courses and land-based attractions are available.
|Destinations||Bahamas, Caribbean, Egypt, Kenya, Maldives, Thailand.|
|Accommodation||Hotels or liveaboard.|
|Activities||Diving: PADI dive courses for all levels of diver are provided by the local diving operator. Children's courses include Bubblemaker (ages 8 - 11), PADI Seal Team (ages 8 - 11) and Junior Open Water Diver (ages 10 - 15).|
|Watersports: available at some hotels|
|Childcare||Kids Clubs are available at some of the hotels|
|Minimum Age||Diving: 8 years for PADI Bubblemaker programme (swimming pool based), 10 years for diving certification courses.|
|Liveaboard holidays: 12 years|
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