Become a Wreck Diver!
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 have missed. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course is popular because it offers rewarding adventures while observing responsible wreck diving practices.
Every wreck is different. During the PADI® Wreck Diver course, you’ll learn how to explore different types of wrecks by investigating their layout, history and hazards, and practice specialized wreck diving skills.
What you can expect to learn
- Survey a wreck
- Use lines and reels
- Avoid common problems
- Explore inside wrecks
- See fascinating artifacts
- Learn special finning techniques
Course Equipment Requirements
In addition to scuba gear required for the environment, during this course you may use:
- Dive lights
- Slate and underwater compass for mapping and navigation
- Line and reel (for practicing wreck penetration)
Other equipment appropriate for wreck diving in your area (ask your instructor).
15 years or older
PADI Adventure Diver (or similar from another training organization)
How do I get Started?
During four dives with your instructor, you’ll survey and map a wreck, practice special finning techniques and may use penetration lines.
How long will this take?
Entire course: 2-3 days (dives must be completed over a minimum of two days)
How much is the course?
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