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Deep Diving Course

Diving deep is not a goal by it self. You don't make a deep dive just to go deep, but as a means to an end. As a Deep diver you have access to new dive sites that lie below 60 or 100 ft (depending on if you are an Adventure or Advanced diver today), and allows you to extend some of the activities you enjoy to new depths. Through deep diving you can observe aquatic life that doesn't live in shallow water, visit wrecks that rest in deeper water, as well as shoot photographs. In some places, deep diving makes it possible to drift effortlessly past deep water reefs, and in other areas, you might collect or recover objects that were lost in greater depth. Those are just five examples of many possibilities when making deep dives.
The Deep diver course is designed to be an introduction to deep diving and help you as a diver to develop the necessary skills, knowledge and techniques to safely participate in deep diving activities.

Course Overview
The Deep diver course covers the knowledge and techniques of deep diving:

  • The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of deep diving.
  • Deep diving definition.
  • Deep diving equipment.
  • Decompression illness, identification, treatment and prevention.
  • Nitrogen narcosis, identification, treatment and prevention.
  • Navigation on deep dives.
  • Minimum diving depth are 60 to 100 ft and no deeper than 130 ft.
  • All dives conducted within the no-decompression limits.


  • A PADI Adventure Diver or a certification equivalent to a PADI Advanced Diver certification f
  • Minimum 15 years of age.
  • Ability to sign the Medical and Liability release statement.
  • Optional: PADI Enriched Air Diver or equivalent certification from another agency.

    Cost Includes

  • 4 dives in two days.
  • Instruction by a Deep Diver Specialty Instructor.

    Required Equipment

  • Personal gear (mask, snorkel and fins).
  • Exposure protection (optional and seasonal).
  • Scuba gear (Regulator, Octo, BCD, weights and tanks, your own or rented).
  • PADI Deep Diver crew pack (book and video)







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    To find out our next course date please call us at 800-34-SCUBA
    or email lessons@scuba.com

    The above course description is general in term. There will be variations on the course depending on certification agency.


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