Advanced and Specialty Dive Courses

Advanced Open Water / Advanced Adventurer Course The Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about advancing your skills. You'll practice navigation and buoyancy, try deep diving and make three specialty dives of your choosing (it's like a specialty sampler platter). For every specialty dive you complete, you can earn credit toward PADI® specialty ce... Find Out More

Deep Diving If you're ready to expand your boundaries, a PADI Instructor will help you gain the skills and confidence to explore to a maximum depth of 130 feet. During your Deep Diver course, you'll learn how to plan deep dives, manage your gas supply and how to identify and manage narcosis. Through a mixture ... Find Out More

Diver Propulsion Vehicle A DPV allows you to explore more of the underwater world in less time and conserve air. They're also FUN! If scuba diving is like taking a scenic stroll around a park, a Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) is like exploring a neighborhood on an (electric) bicycle.  DPVs, also called underwater scooters, allow... Find Out More

Drift Diving Learn to ride the current and relax as you're carried over the seascape. Drift diving is a rewarding and exhilarating experience, apply navigation, buoyancy control, and buddy communication as well as learn how to safely enter and exit the current and how currents work. Price: $146 Includes: Drift... Find Out More

Dry Suit The Dry Suit Diving specialty program is the best way to become a dry suit diver and teaches you all the knowledge and techniques you need to dive safely and comfortably in a dry suit. Unlike wetsuits, drysuits are filled with air. During your drysuit course, your instructor will teach you how to control the air in ... Find Out More

Nitrox/Enriched Air The Enriched Air Diver course is our most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to beco... Find Out More

Full Face Diving with a full face mask allows you to breathe from your nose and mouth, and provides added comfort in colder water. The mask can also be fitted with communication gear, which can be useful for various types of specialty diving. Because full face masks allow you to breathe from your nose, they are also beneficial f... Find Out More

Night Diving Diving doesn't have to end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. 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 dro... Find Out More

Peak Performance Buoyancy Improve your buoyance control, dive with less weight and improve air consumption.  Buoyancy control is essential to becoming a confident, relaxed diver. Being perfectly balanced allows you to float effortlessly, use air more efficiently and deftly approach skittish marine life to get a closer look. Price: ... Find Out More

SSI Perfect Buoyancy  All divers agree, buoyancy is one of the most crucial skills in diving, so learning to perfect it is widely encouraged no matter your skill level. The Perfect Buoyancy course will teach you the skills nessesary to becoming a more relaxed and confident diver.  Price: $200 Price Includes:  Cou... Find Out More

Refresher Course Dive into your next adventure with confidence. Regain the skills you learned in your first scuba diving course without starting from scratch.  Refresher is the engaging, efficient way to refresh your dive knowledge and scuba skills. Move quickly through topics you know well, dive deeper on topics where your kno... Find Out More

Rescue Diver The Rescue Diver course will change the way you dive – in the best possible way. Learn to identify and fix minor issues before they become big problems, gain a lot of confidence and have serious fun along the way.Discover why countless divers say Rescue Diver is their favorite scuba course. Learn how to think ... Find Out More

Search and Recovery In this fascinating program, you will learn all the skills you need to safely and confidently conduct search and recovery dives. You will be taught how to use search patterns, specialized dive plans and equipment such as lift bags, lines and reels. By developing your search and communication techniques and practicing s... Find Out More

Underwater Navigation Tired of getting lost? Learn how to navigate underwater like a Pro. It’s easy to get disoriented underwater if you don’t know how to use a compass or natural navigation clues. Learn how to easily find your way back to boat or shore without returning to the surface and avoid long, exhausting swims. P... Find Out More

Underwater Photography Learn how to take high quality underwater images that you can share with everyone! Underwater photography has some challenges not found on land, but with the Photo & Video specialty program, you will soon learn how to capture your amazing underwater experiences. This program provides the in-depth knowledge you... Find Out More

Wreck Diving There is nothing quite like wreck diving and the Wreck Diving specialty will give you all the skills and knowledge you need to become a safe and confident wreck diver. Many of the ocean’s best dive sites are wrecks. These impressive structures attract unusually high densities of marine life and give you the ... Find Out More

Ecology Courses Become an Ecology Specialty diver In the SSI Shark Ecology specialty, you will learn how to dive safely with sharks and discover why these charismatic animals are often misunderstood. It is perfect for shark fans! Love rays? Join the SSI Manta & Ray Ecology specialty to learn how to identify and dive safely with... Find Out More

Emergency Oxygen Provider Knowing how and when to administer emergency oxygen is a valuable skill to have in a dive emergency.  Emergency Oxygen Provider prepares you to offer aid and teaches you to recognize scuba diving injuries and illnesses requiring emergency oxygen. This is an excellent course for scuba divers, boat crew, lifeguar... Find Out More