Advanced Adventure

Price: $350/person

If you’ve taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your knowledge but would like to see what is out there first, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you! The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. Two of the required specialties are the Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties which are the foundation of continuing diver education.
This course is for any certified open water scuba diver who wishes to expand their diver knowledge and skill set

Course Prerequisites:

Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent*

*Note: Junior divers (10-15) can only take specialties approved for their age

Limits for Junior Divers:
Deep Diving: Maximum depth for divers 10-15 is 21 metres/70 feet
Dry suit; minimum age 12
Wreck: Limited penetration minimum age 15



Advanced Buoyancy Control

Price: $180/person

Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver’s sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver’s understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy, and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.


Course prerequisites:

SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent
Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent


Altitude

   Price: $200/person  

The purpose of the SDI Altitude Diver Course is to acquaint a diver with the necessary procedures and knowledge to dive safely at altitudes at least 300 metres/1000 feet above sea level.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent or current enrollment in one of those courses
Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

Boat

Price: $250/person

Boat Diving occurs every day around the world; whether is it an inland lake or in the Caribbean, South Pacific or Read Sea, divers can explore the underwater world located off-shore. Dive boats vary from small private vessels to a large live-aboard dive boats. The SDI Boat Diver Course covers the “how-to’s” of boat diving from how to board, proper boat etiquette, entry(s) and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of boats you may be diving from.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or Equivalent

Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent


Computer

Price: $100/person

The SDI Computer Diver Course is designed to expand a diver’s knowledge in the use of their personal dive computer (PDC) and is primarily intended for divers who are certified with agencies using traditional dive tables for planning, rather than PDC’s throughout training.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scube Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent

Minimum Age 18, 10 with parental consent


Computer Nitrox

Price: $100/person

Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This course will cover the use of nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.


Course prerequisites:

SDI Open Water Scube Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent, or current enrollment in one of those courses
Minimum Age 18, 10 with parental consent


Deep

Price: $280/person

SDI’s Deep Diver Course is a must for any diver wishing to explore a little more, go a little deeper, and learn the risks and benefits associated with deep diving. Many interesting sights lay just beyond open water diver training limits such as: beautiful wall dives, shipwrecks, and critters that don’t come into the shallows.The purpose of this course is to provide the necessary training to plan and execute dives that are beyond the depth range experienced during an SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, specifically beyond 18 metres/60 feet and to a maximum depth of not greater than 40 metres/130 feet. By the end of the course your knowledge, awareness, and comfort level with deep diving activities will have increased.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent

Minimum Age 18, 10 with parental consent


Diver Propulsion Vehicle

Price: $250/person

The SDI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver Course is designed to train divers in the use of a Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) and familiarize them with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of using a DPV in a non-overhead environment.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent


Drift

Price: $450/person

Drift diving allows a diver to travel over a large area without expending much energy. You simply get neutrally buoyant and enjoy the dive as the scenery moves past you. The SDI Drift Diver Course covers the “how-to’s” of drift diving from, how to enter and exit drifts, what to do if you get caught in a drift and wish to get out, how to get out of the drift to observe something special, and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of drift currents you may be diving in.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent


Dry Suit

Price: $450/person

The SDI Dry Suit Diver Course will open up a whole new world of diving to you. Many of the diving environments around the world are better experienced in a dry suit. Why? These areas have an abundance of marine life waiting to be seen and photographed – they just happen to be a little colder! Dry suits are also used in tropical water during the cooler months.This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills to properly use a dry suit. It will discuss the types of dry suits, accessories, maintenance and how to make basic repairs.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent
Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent




Marine Eco Systems Awareness

Price: $150/person

Divers have a vested interest in protecting the marine environment. In many cases, divers do not have environmental information about local sites. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver’s understanding of marine and freshwater environments, the problems facing these unique ecosystems, and the role that diver’s play in protecting our marine resources.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent


Night/Limited Visibility

Price: $300/person

Many divers find that night diving is their favorite type of diving. As with all specialty diving applications, procedures are different than those associated with open water diving. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the open water diver with the procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving at night, or in limited visibility. Becoming familiar with the use of dive lights, and night diving techniques such as navigation, buddy system procedures, communications, buoyancy control, and interacting with nocturnal aquatic life, the diver can safely enjoy night diving.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent


Sidemount

Price: $400/person

The certified diver looking to use a sidemount cylinder instead of the standard back mount unit.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Diver or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

Search and Recovery

Price: $300/person

This specialty is designed to acquaint the diver with special skills and techniques necessary to successfully plan, execute and evaluate a search and recovery dive.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

Underwater Photography

Price: $180/person

The SDI Underwater Photographer Diver Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques and procedures necessary to take underwater photographs, and allow the student to experience and discuss many areas of interest to the underwater photographer.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent


Underwater Navigation

Price: $300/person

Divers are intensely fascinated by navigation… It allows them to make their way back to a special spot discovered on an earlier dive. They use the tricks and techniques of navigation to find an ideal exit point at the end of a dive without the need for an uncomfortable surface swim.Your SDI Underwater Navigation Specialty course will help you overcome the obstacles inherent to finding your way underwater. You will learn how easy and simple navigation can be and how it will help you both above and below the surface. During this course, you will review natural aids such as sand ripples or reef formations, which can accurately predict your route. Tools such as mechanical or digital compasses are a surprising challenge to the novice but we will help you unravel the challenge and teach the practical skills and techniques you’ll need to use them effectively.

This course is designed to give students a greater understanding and experience on how to properly navigate underwater using both natural and compass navigation.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

Underwater Video

Price: $180/person

Most divers have a desire to bring home the sights and sounds of being underwater. Underwater video makes it possible to save our underwater experiences and share them with others. Shooting underwater video is fun, exciting, and easy to learn. The SDI Underwater Video Diver Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques, and procedures needed to plan and shoot underwater video with maximum safety.


Course prerequisites:


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

Wreck

Price: $400/person

Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving. This course may be taught as a non-penetration, 2 dives required, or as a limited-penetration course, requiring 3 dives. Limited-penetration is defined as a swim through or within the ambient light of entry point.


Courseprerequisites:


SDI Open Water Diver, or equivalent

Minimum age 18, 15 for limited penetration course with parental consent

Minimum age 10 with parent consent for a non-penetration course

Junior Open Water Divers may not participate in any penetration activities or dives deeper than 18 metres/60 feet

Divers must have a deep diver specialty certification or be able to provide proof of experience in order to dive deeper than 18metres/60 feet in this course


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