(All courses are PADI and include basic diving equipment, diving insurance and certification fee)
The PADI underwater navigation course
Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI underwater navigation course. Learn the secrets of underwater guidance and save time searching for interesting places to dive. Save time to get to your dive destination and return using the least possible time to your boat or shore point
The fun part
Finding the way is not a matter of luck! When everyone buzzes over the reef or examines a sunken ship, they are having a great time – until it’s time to leave. Then they look at you, because like PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the ship.
Get academic credits
You can earn academic credits with the PADI Underwater Navigator course.
What will you learn?
This specialty can be challenging, however, with the PADI underwater navigation course, you will master that challenge. You will learn the necessary tools, including natural orientation with references and a compass.
- Navigation paths.
- Natural navigation (without compass).
- Navigation with compass.
- How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object or position it from the surface.
- Pick up an underwater map.
- Relocation of a dive site.
- How to calculate distances under water.
- Prerequisite for certification: PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification
- Minimum Age: 12
- Minimum open water training: 3 dives
Your next adventure
The Under Water Navigation specialty course represents an important skill no matter what type of diving you are doing or plan to do throughout your life as a diver. It is especially useful in other diving specialties such as night diving, diving in sunken ships or finding and recovering lost objects under water and for your own safety. you will always want to go back to the point from which you left!