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Nomadik Hub Dive Center is a family owned and operated PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center. Join our tribe to dive into the heart of Qatar and explore the Persian Gulf!
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EMBARK ON A NEW ADVENTURE AND EXPERIENCE THE UNDERWATER WORLD
Ever wondered what happens under the water? Join the team at Nomadik Hub to start a new adventure. Nomadik Hub caters to beginners, Instructors and as the only technical diving center in Qatar, we can take you to new depths. Our own family operated team work tirelessly to ensure you have an experience you won’t forget.
SCUBA DIVING TRIPS
WELCOME TO SCUBA DIVING IN QATAR
We are a family owned and operated 5 Star PADI Instructor Development Center. We take pride in our reputation for our hospitality, commitment to safety, and unmatched quality of scuba diving certification and instruction. The Nomadik Hub Dive Center is located in Ras Abu Aboud, near the old airport, in Doha, Qatar.
We offer you the chance to go scuba diving in the Persian Gulf to see some amazing marine life, including whale sharks, dugongs, and hundreds of different fish species. Join the Nomadik Tribe and we'll ensure that your Qatari diving experience is safe, memorable, and fun.
DIVE TRIPS FOR EVERYONE ON ALL LEVELS
WE PROVIDE TRAINING FOR EVERYONE
No matter your level we can help. Our passion in all things scuba means we can cater to your needs.
Never taken the plunge? Join our PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience. A one off experience for those who want to test the water before diving straight in. Join one of our instructors, become acquainted with the equipment and take that first breath.
Looking to gain a diving license? The PADI Open Water is the first stepping stone. Internationally recognised, the Open Water license allows you to dive with a buddy up to 18m. The course teaches you all the skills you need to dive safely and is the gateway to the underwater world.
Further you experience by taking part in the PADI Advanced Open Water. This incredible certification consists of 5 dives and qualifies you to 30m, perfects you navigation and allows you to test 3 other specialties! You could experience wreck diving for the first time, perfect your buoyancy in our Peak PerformanceBuoyancy dive or even complete night dive. Each dive will further your diving education and become one step closer to becoming a mermaid.
Ever wanted to become an asset to any diving team? Sign up for the PADI Rescue diver. This course teaches you how to handle any situation while diving and our Emergency First Responder course can help you in your everyday life. This course is a must for anyone diving in big groups or to ensure your own safety on each dive.
Become a professional. Join the PADI Team with the PADI Divemaster.The most informative and enjoyable course to take. The PADI Divemaster covers all the diving theory, teaches you to demonstrate support to other dive professional.The PADI Divemaster is the first qualification that allows you to workin the PADI family.
If you don't want to venture down the professional path why not become a Master Scuba Diver. Complete the PADI Rescue course and 5 specialities of your choice to achieve this renowned recognition.
EXPLORE MORE OF QATAR
Qatar has a large array of activities to offer on land. At Nomadik Hub we offer an insight into the 70% surrounding Qatar. The country's coastlines provide an array of dive sites for all skill levels and preferences, with depths ranging from 6 meters to 20 meters offshore at Khor Al Udeid (Inland Sea). As well as sunken wrecks and reefs accessible by our boat, the only dive boat available in Qatar.
Qatar’s aquatic life ranges from some of the brightest,minute nudi branches through to the world largest fish, the whale shark. Dive with one of our experienced team and allow them to guide you through this new venture. Join Nomadik Hub and become a part of the tribe. #jointhetribe
Each day, the sun is just one minute away from setting. The crashing waves will captivate you as they endlessly crash against each other with no signs of slowing down anytime soon! If it feels like there are two timelines happening at once: One where we're sitting here on dry land and another timeline taking place underwater...scuba diving in Qatar may be right up your alley because these islands were built for adventure seekers such as yourself who want more than an ordinary vacation but instead something exciting and new everyday
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the weather like in Qatar?
The weather in Qatar changes quite quickly. In the Summer it gets very hot, around 40 to 45 degrees celcius. In the winter it drops to around 18. For diving, the summer means shorts and a rash guard, in the winter you need a thicker wetsuit.
What is the water like in Qatar?
The water tempreture changes a lot in Qatar so you need a range of suits. The visibility is dependant on tides and currents. Off shore you can see the wreks from the surface. Sometimes you can feel incredible currents which will take you across the site, We can offer you the correct training to go.
Is it hard to learn and get certified?
The first course, PADI Open Water, is a course designed to accommodate any type of learner. It teaches you all the things you need in order to start diving. Our instructors work to ensure that all aspects of the course are taught and understood fully and then they guide students into the water. By the time students reach the sea they are confident and excited to see what's under the water! - Will the fish bother me? The fish in Qatar view divers as big fish. They swim along side you but they don't get close. We don't encourage fish feeding at Nomadik Hub as it is detrimental to the behaviour of the fish and also unhealthy for them. You will see the fish swim along side you checking you out as much as you are checking them out.
What are the accepted currencies?
We accept Qatar Riyals and US Dollars.
How is the payment made?
We accept cash, Credit/debit cards, paypal and direct transfers. For professional development courses (divemaster and above) we can calculate ongoing payments to work with each individuals schedule.
In order to show respect in Qatar we recommend female divers to wear shorts and a rashguard while diving. This is also to protect you from the sun on hot days. The beaches in Qatar allow you to wear a bikini if you wish.
What about Scuba Diving in Qatar, is it any Good?
Yes, It's definitly worth learning and reaching advanced certification in order to see the ofshore sites.Diving in Qatar ranges from shore dives - which are perfect for training - to wreck dives - which attract amazing animals including sharks, huge stingrays and massive skools of fish.
What is the best spots in Qatar? Do you visit these spots?
My favorite dive site is Perculies, its a site reached only by boat, around 40/50 mins from shore. It's a huge ship that had a fire on board, half sinking the ship. The point of the ship remained pointing out of the water until the coast guard purposly blew up the middle to seperate it. Now its attracted a huge range of fish. Huge skools of barracuda and some smaller tropical fish.
Do i have to be a great swimmer to become a great diver?
The pre-requisite for the PADI open water is to be able to swim for 200m and float for 10 mins. You don't need to be a strong swimmer.
What are the language spoken in the Dive Center?
Our dive center can teach in English, Arabic, Afrikaans, French and Greek.
What are the best dive spots in Qatar?
Depending on your interests, Qatar has some amazing wrecks, man made reefs, and natural reef and rock formations. At Nomadik Hub we work hard to maintain dive sites and keep them healthy for divers to see.
What is the best way to dive in Qatar?
The best way to dive in Qatar is with a guide. Our guides will ensure you see the best sites Qatar has to offer and are there to keep you safe.
We always have a cool box full of water for students and guests. We also have some snacks available for inbetween dives. In the cooler months we always have a thermos of Karak to keep you warm and help you get a real taste of Qatar.