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PADI SPECIALTY DIVES

PADI offers many different specialty courses, such as night diver, Ice Diver, Altitude Diver, Cavern diver, Deep Diver, Dry Suit diver, Fish Identification Diver and many many more. At Africa diver we are able to offer many of these specialty dives, but clearly not dives like ice diver, since there is just not that much ice in sunny Cape Town.


 

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Night Diver
Underwater Photographer
Dry Suit Diver
 

Why PADI Night Diver?

When you go night diving you'll see a whole new world. Even your local dive site takes on a new personality at night, as many underwater creatures and plant life (different from those you see during the day) are active at night.

What do I need to start?

PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Minimum age: 12 years old

What will I do?

You'll learn night dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also learn how to control your buoyancy, navigate and communicate at night. Since many of the plants and animals you'll see are different, you'll also get an introduction to nocturnal aquatic life.

How long will it take?

Recommended Course Hours: 12
Minimum Open Water Training: three dives over one day
 

What will I need?

Night-Pak, which includes manual, video and log insert
Where can I go from here?

Your Adventures In Diving Night Adventure Dive may count towards the Night Diver Specialty course at instructor discretion. In addition, the Night Diver Specialty course counts as one of five Specialty courses required for your Master Scuba Diver certification.

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PADI Underwater Photographer
 

Why PADI Underwater Photographer?

The PADI Underwater Photographer Specialty course can help you learn how to take your fist underwater photographs or fine tune your existing skills to produce photographs that will stun your friends.

What do I need to start?
PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Minimum age: 10 years old
What will I do?

You'll learn the basics of underwater photography such as composition, film type and camera handling, with special emphasis on practical techniques. You'll learn underwater photography dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also learn how to care for and maintain your camera equipment.

How long will it take?
Recommended Course Hours: 12
Minimum Open Water Training: two dives over one day
 

What will I need?
Photo-Pak, which includes manual, video and log insert
Where can I go from here?

Your Adventures In Diving Underwater Photographer Adventure Dive may count towards this Specialty course at instructor discretion. This Specialty also counts toward one of the five Specialties required for your Master Scuba Diver certification

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Why PADI Dry Suit Diver?

If you want to see the spectacular and prolific aquatic life often found in colder water climates you'll need to stay warm and that means a dry suit. But, you want to be trained in proper techniques and this is where PADI Dry Suit Diver Specialty course comes in.

What do I need to start?
PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Minimum age: 12 years old
What will I do?

During your PADI Dry Suit Diver Specialty course, you'll not only cover the background knowledge related to dry suit diving, you'll get into confined water to put that theory into practice. Then, once you've mastered confined water, it's time for two open water dives and applying that knowledge, including dive planning, organization, techniques, problems and buoyancy control.

How long will it take?
Recommended Course Hours: 24
Minimum Open Water Training: as little as one day
What will I need?


Dry Suit Pak, which includes manual, video and log insert
 

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