PADI Specialty Diver Courses

PADI Specialty Diver Courses

A PADI Specialty Diver is a diver who has completed one or more of the 31 PADI authored specialty courses, or one of many distinctive specialty courses available! Distinctive specialty’s are courses that are designed to teach divers about something that may be very unique to a dive location, technology or species of underwater animal.

Deep Diver

You need to be at least 15 years old, Adventure Diver rating or higher to sign up for the Deep Diver course. There is something exciting and mysterious about exploring deeper dive sites, maybe a wreck or a special reef, learn techniques for diving in the deeper ranges of 18-40 metres. *Specialized deep diving equipment. *Deep dive planning, buddy contact p […]

Wreck Diver

You need to be at least 15 years old and be at a minimum a PADI Adventure Diver certification or higher, to sign up for the Wreck Diver Specialty course. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed. *Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks. *Surveying and mapping a w […]

Enriched Air Nitrox

Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can sign up for the Enriched Air Diver Specialty course. Enriched air gives you longer no decompression time, especially on repetitive dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner appeals to you…..this is a must do course. *Discuss managing oxygen exposure. *Practice analyzing oxygen […]


Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can sign up for the Underwater Navigator Specialty course. Fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater as well as natural navigation technics. *Methods to estimate distance underwater. *Compass navigation while making at least five turns. *Marking or re […]

Search And Recovery

Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old can sign up for the Search and Recovery Diver course. Open Water Divers with a PADI Underwater Navigator certification also qualify. Become a modern-day treasure hunter, make someones day by finding their lost items underwater! *Swimming search patterns using your compass and natural navigation. *Lo […]


Open Water Divers or higher, who are 12 years old or older, can jump on the Night Diver specialty course. You’ve been scuba diving at a site many times, the scene changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge seems mysterious, yet so alluring. *Light handling and communication techniques. *Entering, exiting and navigating in the dark. *I […]

Fish ID

If you’re 10 years old and an Open Water Diver or higher, you can enroll in the AWARE – Fish Identification course. You’ll enjoy your dives, even more, when you recognize the creatures that you see and can identify the main fish families and their characteristics. During two scuba dives, you’ll learn: *How to identify characteristics of local fish […]

Digital Underwater Photography

Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are can enroll in the Digital Underwater Photographer course, there is an option for snorkelers and skin divers to complete the course. The Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated DSLR like the pros. *How to choose the right unde […]

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 10 years old can enroll the Peak Performance Buoyancy course. Glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover without having to think about it. Improving buoyancy skills elevates your diving to the next level. *Determine the exact weight you need, so you’re not too light or too heavy. *Trim your […]


If you’re an Open Water Diver who is at least 15 years old, you can enroll in a PADI Sidemount Diver course. Sidemount diving gives you flexibility, just enter the water, clip them on and go. Discover the joy of mounting cylinders on their sides. *Properly assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment. *Trim your weight system and sidemount gea […]