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PADI Wreck Diver

PADI Wreck Diver Course

The lure of exploring sunken vessels, airplanes is something most divers can't resist. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course introduces you to wreck diving and helps you develop the skills and knowledge necessary for safe and fun wreck diving.

Wreck penetration-training dives are limited to within the light zone of the wreck. If the wreck used for training is located in deep water, over 18 metres, the Deep Diver rating is a recommended prerequisite for the Wreck Diver program.

Information contained in your wreck diver speciality

  • The planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of wreck diving.
  • The preparation and use of lights, air supplies, special equipment, wreck penetration lines and reels.
  • Limited-visibility diving techniques and emergency procedures.

How long will it take?

Four dives over two days.

Course Materials

wreck diver manual, DVD and log insert.

Prerequisites:

A PADI Advanced Open Water (or qualifying certification from another training organization) 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)