Wreck Diver Course
The PADI Wreck Diver Course
Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open interesting windows to the past. Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even automobiles approximately irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving.
The Fun Part
The fun part of the PADI Wreck Diver course is visiting wrecks, unlocking mysteries and starting to gain the knowledge and experience that allows you to see things that others overlook. Sometimes, only the trained, experienced eye recognizes that a little hole or open door likely caused the vessels demise.
What You Learn
- Techniques for diving exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards
- How to research and learn the background of your favorite wrecks
- Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations
- Considerations and techniques for entering intact wrecks
- Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four wreck dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor
The Scuba Gear You Use
You use all the basic scuba gear including a dive computer, some accessories and a dive light.
A dive light and wreck reel is required. These items and can be purchased at Aquatic Safaris.
The Learning Materials You Need
Prepare for the exciting -and specialized- world of wreck diving with PADI’s eLearning knowledge development. Preview the skills you’ll practice during your open water dives, become familiar with wreck diving etiquette, and take in breath-taking images from wreck diving hot spots around the world.
The eLearning code ($138 value) is included in your course fee.
To enroll in the PADI Wreck Diver course, you must
- Be 15 years or older
- Have a PADI Advanced Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
Your Next Adventure
Many shipwrecks are often found in deeper water. That’s why the PADI Wreck Diver course is a natural companion to the PADI Deep Diver course.
Other training to consider is the PADI Enriched Air Diver course on your way to PADI Master Scuba Diver.
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|Equipment provided by student
||Student is responsible for providing their own gear or can rent for $80 to the entire class from Aquatic Safaris. Student must have a wreck reel.
|Services provided by Aquatic Safaris
||Wreck Diver eLearning code, four open water dives.
||$200 per student. Your payment secures your class spot and gets you the learning materials.
||Cost of two charters for wreck dives, optional gear rental ($80 for the 2 charters).
Your Next Adventure
Many shipwrecks are often found in deeper water. That’s why the PADI Wreck Diver course is a natural companion to the PADI Deep Diver
course. Sometimes you can take these two specialties concurrently.
Other training to consider is the PADI Enriched Air Diver
course on your way to PADI Master Scuba Diver