PADI Specialties

R2100-00 - R4500-00

What kind of dive is on your bucket list? A dive in the dark of the night? That wreck that sunk over a 100 years ago? Or diving deeper than you have been before? There is always something new and exciting to explore in the underwater world, but it is important you have the proper training to do so. PADI Speciality courses offer you exactly that; it will teach you new techniques and give you the tools to dive to places you have wanted to explore most.

Night Diver

Night diving is exciting, mysterious and exhilarating. You might have dived a site many times before, but the moment you jump into the water at night a whole new world will be waiting. The life below the surfaces is completely different after the sun sets and you will be amazed what kind of life will appear under the glow of your dive light. Its numerous shore dive entries makes Cape Town the ideal place to start your Night Diver  adventure, which will take you 3 dive to qualify for this specialty. So if you always wanted to experience how the day creatures make place for spectacular night life; this is your ultimate chance.

Requirements: at least 12 years old and qualified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher.

Wreck Diver

Wrecks are fascinating windows to the past and being able to explore these artifacts underneath the surface will be one of the most thrilling things you  have ever done. The many ship wrecks scattered around the Cape are fascinating to explore and often bursts with aquatic life. Each of the wreck dives is like a new discovery, unlocking a mystery not many others have ever witnessed before. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course containing of 4 dives is a popular course, as it opens up new adventures while learning responsible wreck diving practices.

Requirements: at least 15 years old and have a PADI Adventure Diver certification or higher.

Underwater Navigator

Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you are going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards, take this 3 dive course and have fun learning to find your way below the surface.

Requirements: at least 10 years old and be qualified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver.

Deep Diver

There is something exciting and mysterious about going deeper. It might just be that wreck that you always wanted to explore or that specific nudibranch or giant sea fan you want to see from up close, but it is located deeper than your qualified depth of 18 meters. In order to scuba dive with skill and confidence at depths down to maximum 40 meters, you should take a  PADI Deep Diver Specialty course. After 4 deep training dives none of these dive sites will ever be out of your reach again.

Requirements: at least 15 years old and have a PADI Adventure Diver rating or higher.

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Excellent buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. You’ve seen them underwater as they glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover effortlessly. Besides this, good buoyancy also gives you the opportunity to observe aquatic life better without disturbing its surroundings. As with most things, practice makes perfect. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course improves the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and within 2 dives will elevate them to the next level.

Requirements: at least 12 years old and qualified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher.

Enriched Air Diver

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is the most popular specialty 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 to you, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver and spend even more time exploring your favorite dive sites.

Requirements: at least 12 years old and qualified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver.