PADI Specialty Dive Courses

Take your diving to a new level, With YOUR training Adventure! Explore the Solitary Islands and learn more skills. DPVWe offer a range of PADI Specialty Dive courses, which we love to share with you, so you can take your diving further!

Click for full details of each PADI Specialty programme.
From Night dives to Nitrox courses, from Deep diving to DSAT Gas Blending, we can open new worlds of excitement, experience and adventure with you.

 

Master Scuba Diver – Take the Challenge!

The PADI Master Scuba Diver rating is awarded when you have 60 logged dives and complete 5 PADI Specialty Courses and the PADI Rescue Diver Course, YES, you’ve reached the highest non professional level in the PADI System of diver education. It means that you’ve acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments. Click PADI Master Scuba Diver to find out more.

 

PADI Deep Diver Course   from $395 including 4 dives

The PADI Deep Diver course takes you to a 40m Depth rating, wow! – “The advanced course introduces Deeper Diving, now get serious experience”.
The course includes 4 Dives at the Solitary Islands with depths up to 40 metres. Learn SMB deployment and Redundant Air skills. Click PADI Deep Diver Course to find out more.

 

PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) Course  from $129

Use Nitrox when Wreck diving, Underwater Photography, or a vacation in some tropical paradise. The Enriched Air Diver course helps you get more out of diving by giving you more No Deco time underwater!  This can mean you can still dive to a reasonable depth on even dive 3 in a day! Click PADI Enriched Air Diver to find out more

 

PADI Digital Underwater Photography Course from $295 including 2 dives

Digital Cameras have taken the world by storm! Anyone can take photos, but maybe not so good underwater? Learn how to take good underwater photos faster than you imagined!  This course we help fine tune the skills from basic buoyancy to positioning to get the best out of your dive with a camera. Click PADI Digital Underwater Photography Course to find out more.

 

PADI Shark Diver and Shark Awareness Course from $195 including 2 dives

An adrenalin filled experience! Learn some correct techniques of Shark Diving, as well as aspects about their behavior and habitat. Exciting and Educational! Click PADI Shark Diver and Shark Awareness Course to find out more

 

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Course  from $295 including 2 dives

Improving buoyancy skills will make diving easier and more enjoyable! When you are more comfortable and in control you can use less air, giving you more bottom time. Have better position for Photos and Video. Click PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Course to find out more!

 

PADI Underwater Naturalist Course  from $195 including 2 dives

Find out the different major aquatic life groupings and how they interact – see the aquatic world differently! The Solitary Islands Marine Park has all of the groups and an amazing mix of Tropical and Sub-Tropical Marine Life. Click PADI Underwater Naturalist Course to find out more.

 

PADI Night Diver Course from $345 including 3 dives

The sun sets, as you gear up. Although you’ve seen this reef many times before, this time you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light. Click PADI Night Diver Course to find out more.

 

PADI Underwater Videographer Course from $345 including 4 dives

Why do some people have great Go Pro Videos? Learn the fundamentals of good videography from equipment setup to shot types and sequencing. Go Pro’s make it much more accessible to produce great U/W Video’s if you get it right. Click PADI Underwater Videographer Course to find out more.

 

PADI Wreck Diver Course from $119 extra to trip away

Without Wrecks locally we offer the PADI Wreck Diver specialty on our trips away. Learn the skills, knowledge and procedures to answer that call! Click PADI Wreck Diver Course to find out more.

 

Project Aware Fish ID Course from $195 inc 2 Dives

Will you take the Project Aware Fish Identification Challenge?

 

Equipment Specialist Course

Familiarize yourself with the operation and maintenance of your dive equipment

 

 Explorer Rebreather Diver Course

Experience the Quiet World of Rebreathers with the Hollis Explorer Rebreather course

 

First Aid course HLTAID003  $120 inc textbooks

Divers Alert Network (DAN) or PADI RTO workplace accredited HLTAID003 Apply First Aid is the easiest way to do Workplace First Aid Course in Coffs Harbour. Study at home and practical and assessments in our Training centre

 

PADI Oxygen Provider Course

Learn how to administer Oxygen first aid therapy and gain a statement of Attainment for O2 Therapy

 

PADI Scientific Diver Course from $495

Work in Marine Sciences? This is YOUR Occupation Diver Rating

 

PADI Sidemount Diver Course from $595

When one tank is just not enough! Dive Sidemount and go beyond air limits of a single tank. Learn the extra skills to become independent of your buddy with two systems.

 

DSAT Gas Blender

When you’ve got your EANx (Nitrox) rating, learn how to blend your own gas

 

Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Course

Ok, flashy talk for SCOOTERS! These things are a blast to ride! Learn procedures and techniques. Diver etiquette and hazards

PADI Snorkel Instructor Course

Work in Marine Education? – this is YOUR Occupational Snorkel Instructor Rating…