continue your scuba education with padi specialty courses
We offer many PADI Specialty courses so there will be something to interest everyone. There are many benefits of taking Specialties. Specialties let you engage in new activities and try new equipment under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will extend your diving abilities and have increased awareness of the underwater environment. If you have already done one of the specialty dives as part of the Advanced course, you can credit this towards the specialty, and vice versa, saving you time and money. Course prices include academic materials and certification fees.
Enriched Air Nitrox = $120
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty
scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives
you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives.
If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds
appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver.
Deep Diver = $275
Deep dives give you access to many dive sites you may not otherwise reach. The lure of the deep. There’s something exciting and mysterious about exploring deeper dive sites while scuba diving. Sometimes it’s a wreck that attracts you below 18 metres/60 feet, and on wall dives it may be a giant fan or sponge. Whatever it is, to scuba dive with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130 feet, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course.Learn to notice the effects of nitrogen narcosis on your body under the watchful eyes
of our instructors. Gain the knowledge, skills, and techniques for diving deeper and learn about its planning, techniques, and hazards. Maximum depth 40m/130ft. Four dives.
Sidemount Diver $275
Sidemount is becoming one of the most requested PADI Specialty courses!
Sidemount is a scuba diving equipment configuration which has tanks
mounted alongside the diver, below the shoulders and along the hips, instead
of on the back. It is becoming a very popular way to dive, more so given you
only need to be Open Water certified with 10 dives to take the course!
Night Diver $150
It is a different world down there at night. See your favorite dive site in a completely new light. Octopus, squid, and other cool critters come out at night, as do other marine creatures you are unlikely to see during the day. Three dives.
Underwater Navigator $175
Learn the important skill of underwater navigation and start to dive without a professional. This will increase your confidence immensely, you will feel more in control on guided dives, and enable you to start diving without a guide if you wish. Three dives.
Peak Performance Buoyancy $100
We believe that good buoyancy control is the most important skill you can learn as a diver. It is an essential part of a safe and comfortable dive. It will extend your bottom time, and protect the fragile underwater environment as well as protect expensive dive equipment. Fine tune your buoyancy with PPB. Two dives.
Self Reliant Diver = $275
The Self-Reliant Diver specialty course recognizes and accepts the role of the
buddy system and its contributions to diver safety while identifying and
developing self-reliance and independence while diving. This course covers
applicable diving alone situations, the need to compensate for those
situations, and includes dive planning, life support system readiness,
adaptive training, equipment and responsibility. This course is perfect for
photographers who often get left alone, and serves as a great stepping
stone between recreational diving and Tech Diving. It is also a very useful
qualification for Divemasters and Instructors who may find themselves
having to dive alone at times, especially when working as guides. Must be
AOW with 100 logged dives. Three dives.
Wreck Diver = $275
Learn the techniques for diving on wrecks, for using reels and lines, tying off and penetrating exciting underwater wrecks! Four dives.
Drift Diver = $150
What a great feeling to just hang motionless mid water and let the current take you along as you watch the underwater world go by. Learn the techniques and procedures for drift diving. Two dives.
Search and Recovery Diver = $200
You will develop the techniques involved in locating and retrieving lost articles, large and small, within recreational limits and while avoiding disturbing delicate marine life. You will learn search patterns and how to use lift bags, putting all of this into practice on real "missing" items. The mechanics of the search are truly an art; while the principles applied to the operation are firmly grounded in science. Four dives.
Equipment Specialist = $150
Learn how to maintain and repair your scuba equipment. Non-diving.
Boat Diver = $125
In your future as a diver, you are almost guaranteed to dive from a boat. Say goodbye to long surface swims and surf entries and learn all the ins and outs of boat diving. Two dives.
Master Scuba Diver
Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive
life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver. The Master Scuba Diver rating
places you in an elite group of respected divers who have earned this
rating through both significant experience and scuba training. Fewer
than two percent of divers ever achieve this rating. When you flash
your Master Scuba Diver card, people know that you’ve spent time
underwaterin a variety of environments and had your share of dive
adventures. The path starts with earning a PADI Open Water Diver
Diver (or qualifying certifications). You also need to earn five PADI Specialty
Diver certifications and have logged a minimum of 50 dives.
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