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UNDERWATER NAVIGATOR Find your way underwater

The PADI Underwater Navigator Course

Know where you are and how to get back.


The Fun Part

Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Be the diver that knows how to safely return.


What You Learn

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge. This is done with the tools of the trade, including natural navigation and by compass.

You learn:

  • Navigation patterns
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass navigation
  • Dive site relocation
  • How to estimate distance underwater

You put this information into practice during three open water dives.


Prerequisites

  • PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • 10 years or older


The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear plus a compass!


Your Next Adventure

Underwater navigation is an important skill no matter what type of scuba diving you’re doing. It’s especially useful when night diving, wreck diving or when you’re searching to recover a lost item underwater.

For more information about this or other PADI courses contact us today!