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  • Altitude

Altitude

Diving in altitudes higher than 300 metres/1000 feet above sea level is altitude diving. Discover a hidden world where only a few have ventured. 

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Imagine descending below the surface of a clear mountain lake to explore a well-preserved wreck. Interested? Any time you scuba dive at an altitude higher than 300 metres/1000 feet above sea level, you're altitude diving. If you’re ready to discover a hidden world where few have ventured, then the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Altitude Diver course.

 

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Altitude Diver course.

Academic

Learning to adjust your dive plan for the reduced surface pressure at altitude is an important part of the course. You’ll complete two scuba dives and learn:

  • Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures and techniques.
  • How to adjust your dive computer for altitude diving or calculate altitude dive profiles using the RDP Table or eRDPMLTM.
  • How to avoid problems and handle emergency situations, if they occur, at altitude.

Equipment

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you may need different exposure protection depending on where you dive. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional equipment depending on the dive site features and visibility. Check with us to get advice about diving at altitude.

Getting Started

Reach new heights and earn your next certification:

  • Contact us to enroll in an Altitude Diver course.
  • Check out the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.
  • Look for scuba diving vacations to altitude diving destinations.

Costs:

Course Fee: $199

Age Requirement
10 years or older

Course Prerequisites
PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or qualifying entry-level-certification)

Includes:

  • Two Altitude dives with instructors
  • Altitude diver Materials
  • PADI Altitude Diver Certification card

What’s not included:
You are responsible for providing your own scuba quality personal gear. Mask, fins, snorkel, boots & clips. Snorkel gear will not work for this course.  We also offer Student discounts on these items. 

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