• Boat Diver

Boat Diver

This course helps you expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You'll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat.

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Much of the world's best scuba diving is accessible only by boat. Whether you've never made a boat dive or you've logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course will benefit you because boats in various parts of the world do things differently. Scuba diving from a boat is fun and relatively easy because you usually descend directly onto your dive site.


The PADI Boat Diver course teaches you about the advantages and ease of diving from a boat. You'll practice boat diving techniques and learn:

  • Boat terminology.
  • Boat diving procedures and etiquette, including how to enter and exit, and where to stow your gear.
  • Boating safety, including how to locate safety equipment.

Prerequisites & Requirements

  • 10 years or older
  • PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or qualifying entry-level-certification)


Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you'll want to have a surface signaling device (SMB), such as an inflatable signal tube. Having a complete spare parts kit is also a good idea.

  • PADI learning materials
  • 2 boat dives with Instructor
  • PADI Boat Diver Certification Card

What's NOT Included

  • Scuba Gear rental: (BCD, Reg w/Computer, Tanks, Weights, Wetsuit)
  • Boat fees
  • You are responsible for providing your own scuba quality personal gear. Mask, fins, snorkel and boots. We offer Student discounts on these items.


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