Diving in a current can feel like flying underwater. In the PADI® Drift Diver course, you’ll learn drift diving tips from an experienced instructor and practice buoyancy control, navigation, use of surface signaling equipment and buddy communication.
Take This Course If You Want to
Try drift diving with an instructor
Feel confident diving in a current
Learn about aquatic currents – causes and effects
During two dives in a current, you’ll practice buoyancy control, navigation and buddy communication. Practice using a delayed surface marker buoy (DSMB), float, line, reel, or other drift diving safety equipment.
- Prerequisites: PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or qualifying entry-level certification)
- Total time commitment: 1-2 days
- Minimum age: 12 years or older
Why Take a Drift Diving Course?
Scuba diving in a current can be both relaxing and exhilarating. You may slowly glide over a reef, or zoom over an underwater landscape so fast it feels like flying. By the end of your drift diver course, you’ll have the skills you need to confidently go with the flow.
$200 Includes PADI Certification. Does not include the cost of diving and any charters. Payment can be made via eTransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org