Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open
fascinating windows to the past. Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even
automobiles nearly irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues
of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life. The PADI Wreck Diver course
teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving.
What will I learn?
-Techniques for diving exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards
-How to research and learn the background of your favorite wrecks
-Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations
-Considerations and techniques for entering intact wrecks
-Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four wreck dives under the
supervision of your PADI Instructor
What are the prerequisites?
-PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification
-Minimum age: 15
What materials will I need?
-As Advanced OW or Rescue, you will need a mask, snorkel, and fins. Divemasters need
all equipment with the exception of tanks and weights.