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PADI Night Diver


Description

The thought of dipping below the surface at night seems mysterious, yet so alluring. Although you’ve been scuba diving at a site many times before, at night you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light. The scene changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge. If you’ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, sign up for the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.

Minimum Requirements:
PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 12 years old, can enroll in the Night Diver specialty course.

Academic

Scuba diving at night teaches you to focus on what you can see in your light’s beam, on controlling your buoyancy by feel, on staying with your buddy and on paying attention to details you may overlook during the day. During three night dives, you’ll practice:

  • Light handling and communication techniques.
  • Entering, exiting and navigating in the dark.
  • Identifying how plants and animals differ or change behavior at night.


Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Along with your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a primary dive light and want to have a backup light, too. Your PADI Instructor may suggest other equipment options, such as wearing more exposure protection to stay comfortable after dark.

Getting Started

You can enroll in the course online or come by the shop.  You will need to get a PADI Night Diver Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video.  You can pick one up while you're here. By studying before class, you’ll be better prepared for the thrill of exploring the underwater world at night.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

CONTACT US

  •                Phone
  •          410-768-2782
  •                 Email
  • info@aquanauticsllc.com
  •                Address
  • 715 E. Ordnance Rd. Suite 109 Baltimore, MD 21226
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