Taganga has become one of the most popular places in all South America to get a scuba certification. Over 2- dive centers offer courses and day trips year-round. The shallow sites are sheltered from strong currents which provide calm waters that make it easy for beginners descend.
Daily spots are chosen upon departure according to wind direction, but usually head out to Tayrona National Park where coral can be found in great conditions and plenty different sizes. Barracudas, trigger, angel, and lionfish; eels and squids are amongst some of the possible sightings.
On top of that, it is one of the cheapest Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) open-water diving courses in South America.