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Al’s Diving has 20 years of diving experience and 10 years as a PADI certified instructor. Al’s Diving goal is not only to pass on our knowledge and experience, but teach safe diving practices to our students and to those who want to experience safe SCUBA diving in San Diego and around the world.

San Diego Scuba Diving is an incredible experience. Let Al’s Diving /Diving4Less show you the part of San Diego like no one else can. San Diego is the vacation scuba dive capital with La Jolla Cove and the La Jolla Shores being the two most popular dive sites in all San Diego county. While on your vacation join our PADI certified Dive Instructors and Guides and discover the beautiful underwater world of San Diego either at our La Jolla Cove, or the La Jolla Shores or both, La Jolla diving tops many vacationers to do lists here in San Diego.

Al’s Diving /Diving4Less and our PADI certified guides will show you the underwater playground we call home, explore Scripps Canyon, La Jolla Shores, La Jolla Cove, or maybe, The Marine Room, a site named after one of our local restaurants here in San Diego.

Come Dive with us in San Diego!

Shirts & Stuff

Diving in San Diego with Al’s Diving. After Diving San Diego with Al’s Diving dive Shirts and Stuff are Available for souvenirs of your dive with us. Diving4less will soon offer other dive gear as well since we only want to offer dive equipment the meets or exceeds Industry standards, It will take some time to align ourselves with the right manufactures. Keep coming back and checking or contact us from time to time.


PADI Certified dive instructors are waiting to take you on the journey of a life time, learn to dive explore the underwater world of San Diego, move on to advanced diving , or maybe some specialty classes. Then the course most people say is the best class they have ever taken the Rescue course, or the first step to a professional diver the Dive Master course or Instructor. Diving4less dive Instructors will take you as far as you want to go.


Specialty classes E.F.R., O2, Adaptive Scuba Diving, Taking your diving to another level, you have always wanted more from your diving San Diego , diving specialty courses give you that something more, with E.F.R. first aid, you will learn to be calm, confident in emergencies, help others, Adaptive scuba lets you become more aware and, teaches you to make a change in the lives of those with disabilities.

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A.E.D Automatic Electronic Defibulator

The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) course builds on the skills learned in the Primary Care (CPR) course to teach the proper AED use. This life saving device can increase a patient’s chance of survival from a cardiac arrest by fifty percent. During this course you’ll review the basic principles of Primary Care (CPR) and learn how to deploy and use an AED in an emergency situation. includes book.

Refresher Dive Open Ocean

A guided shore dive re-introducing you to the open ocean, Your guide will assist you with gear preparation if needed and assure that your lack of time in the water hasn’t rusted your talents, Your guide will also check your dive gear and make recommendations for upgrading, repairing or replacing, if repair is need equipment will be available so you don’t miss your dive. If you need equipment your instructor will makes suggestions. for what you may want to start purchasing first no pushing you into buying just suggestions. the dive will be a off the beach dive so your can ease into the first time back into the water.

This dive is great for those that are comfortable being in the water. but have been out of the water for a while and want to get back into diving. Good choice.

Disabled Divebuddy Training

Learn to be a dive buddy for someone with disabilities, Paraplegic, Quadriplegic, Blind divers, amputees and other disabilities This Class is the most rewarding class you will ever enroll in, prerequisites are that you must first be a certified scuba diver open water, or above, Instructors can learn to teach that disabled diver.

Advanced Open Water

The Advanced Open water Class, consists of 5 dives two which you can choose from any adventure dives. Three dives that must be completed are the Navigation dive, the deep dive and the Night dive these dives are designed to take you to depths you have not yet gone to while gaining experience learning to navigate, and build confidence taking you on your first Night dive. The next two dives are of your choice which can be something you have wanted to try or like most people want to do a boat dive and go look at the wreck’s the HMS Yukon, the Ruby E. and the El Ray. Some of the most popular dives here in San Diego

Rental Gear is included for class. Boat Fees are extra, depending on the boat and destination.

Rescue Classes

The Rescue course is both challenging and thought provoking some people say it’s by far the best course they have taken.

The course takes you back to the pool to learn Rescue techniques, CPR, First Aid, Oxygen administration and much more, it ultimately makes you a better diver by increasing your in water confidence and building diver knowledge, you will become aware of the people around you, and best of all if that time ever comes you will be prepared to help.

Open Water

The Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases.


All the Equipment need during your training diving will be there for your class. at no extra cost. How cool is that?

Divemaster Class

Dive Master the first step into the professional divers world, work hand in hand with a dive instructor, helping with beginning classes conducting discover scuba diving classes, maintain the watchful eye over students, as they perform skills, be there for the students when and if they need help or questions.


Diving Specialties offer many diving Specialty courses, Underwater photography, Drysuite diving, Deep diver, Night Diver, Underwater Navigation. Search and recovery.

Oxygen Provider for first aid

Emergency First Responder

Automated Electronic Defibulator

The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) course builds on the skills learned in the Primary Care (CPR) course to teach the proper AED use. This life saving device can increase a patient’s chance of survival from a cardiac arrest by fifty percent. During this course you’ll review the basic principles of Primary Care (CPR) and learn how to deploy and use an AED in an emergency situation.

Dive Buddy for Disabled

Become a dive buddy for someone with Disabilities, changing lives one diver at a time, assist in the dive assist in training as a buddy become, make a difference in the life of someone else, and yourself, You will learn diver transfers from chair to water, assist with dawning of Scuba Equipment, guiding the diver underwater, helping a instructor guide a diver, improve buoyancy tenfold dive skills and the mechanics of those skills.


Kayak Dive

Kayak diving off of La Jolla shores can be awesome, a short paddle. to the kelp beds from the shores. dropping into the kelp saves a lot of time and a long kick, a new experience paddle out dive and paddle back. price of the dive includes the kayak rental.

Rental equipment is available for an extra fee If needed.

La Jolla Cove

Diving in San Diego offers a divers diving experience, diving4less experienced guides will take you from the shore to the underwater world of the La Jolla Cove, and the ecological reserve and introduce you to some of the locals, Garibaldi, banded guitar fish, some hiding California spiny lobsters, all you have to do is have your camera ready. You may even see the giant black sea bass. Diving4less tour guides will make sure your dive is a memorable one as well as a Safe one.

La Jolla Cove dives are available for an extra fee $55.00 includes mask, fins snorkel booties, BCD, regulator, Tanks and weights and a 7mm/ wetsuit . So even if you don’t have your gear we will get you into the water, remember you will be asked for you Dive Card so don’t for get to pack it.

La Jolla Shores

Located in beautiful La Jolla, California the shores (as locals will refer to her) this beach is a popular destination for divers and non-divers. Diving4less tour guides will show you everything there is to see,
What makes this beach one the most frequented dive locations in San Diego? The facilities, generally good conditions and relatively easy surf entries make the Shores a good spot for diver training. For advanced divers, there is easy access to the La Jolla submarine canyon.

The conditions are usually good, with relatively small surf and often favorable visibility. The bottom is mostly sand with sand dollar beds on the way out to or canyon. La Jolla Shores is within the boundaries of the La Jolla Ecological Reserve, so take a lot of pictures leave only bubbles.

Rental equipment is available for an extra fee.

La Jolla Shores at Night

Night diving at La Jolla Shores, Diving4less qualified tour guides will take you on an underwater tour of La Jolla at night. getting into the water just before sun set when the fish that are normally sleeping begin to venture out, Jumbo Shrimp, octopi, free swimming squid looking for shell fish, and a cast of others that are not normally active during the day.

As always Rental equipment is available if need, for a additional fee.

Nick May 07, 2018

I live in lakeside Ca, and would like to see the cost of getting cirt. My first time Thanks


Felicia February 03, 2020

I am coming to SD and would like to do the La Jolla dives. I will in town July 2 and 3 for diving. I am PADI cert but I have only done one dive thus far so kind of a beginner. Can you give me more information on your tours?


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