The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular speciality scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver.
Minimum age : 12 yrs/parental approval
Certificate: Open Water Diver or equivalent
This is 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.
To scuba dive with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130 feet, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course. Meanwhile, get to know and appreciate your personal limits.
Minimum age: 15 yrs
Certificate: adventure diver or advanced open water diver
The thought of dipping below the surface at night seems mysterious, yet so alluring. Although you’ve been scuba diving at a site many times before, at night you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light. The scene changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge.
Drop into a whole new world and experience the dramatic overnight change of underwater scenery. If you’ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, sign up for the PADI Night Diver Specialty course!
Minimum age: 12 yrs/parental approval
Certificate: junior open water or equivalent certification from another training organization
You have discovered your ambition for technical diving and it has come to your attention that tec divers are always equipped with more than one tank. This course shows you how to deal with the configuration of multiple cylinders. Once you’ve completed the sidemount course, it enables you to project your knowledge on other tec courses.
1 Confined dive plus 3 open water dives.
Minimum age: 15 yrs
Certificate: Open Water Diver
Recommended: Enriched Air Diver
Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and with so many underwater cameras to choose from, it has become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated dSLR like the pros.
Minimum age : 10 yrs/parental approval
Certificate: junior open water or equivalent
Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others may have missed. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course is popular because it offers rewarding adventures while observing responsible wreck diving practices.
Minimum age : 15 yrs
Certificate: open water diver or equivalent; adventure diver