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.
Along with reviewing reasons for deep diving and the importance of knowing your personal limits, you'll learn about:
16 years or older
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification, or proof of equivalent diver certification from another training organisation
Approximately 4 hours
It's best to use your own scuba equipment, including a dive computer, plus a dive light and slate. Your PADI Instructor can help you find the equipment that is appropriate for local deep diving.
Personal Equipment — You'll need to provide your own bathing suit and towel. For your personal hygiene and comfort, there are some things that we simply choose not to provide you with, and this is more out of concern for your health and well-being than anything else. These include:
If you don't already have them, you can buy these items in our dive shop online or in-store. Our experienced dive shop staff can help you with the right equipment choices.
Rental Equipment — Rental gear is not included in the price. The Scuba Doctor has high-quality BCDs, Regulators with Dive Computers, Scuba Cylinders, Wetsuits and Weight Belts available for hire. See Scuba Equipment Rental for details.