The Fun Part
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. Discover this magic with the Night Diver Specialty.
Who should take this program?
If you’ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down and are at least a 12 years old PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers or higher, sign up for the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.
What will you learn?
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.
What scuba gear will you use?
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.
What learning materials you will need?
Contact us to enroll in the course and get a PADI Night Diver Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video. By studying before class, you’ll be better prepared for the thrill of exploring the underwater world at night.
Dipping below the surface at night is mysterious, and yet so alluring! You drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light. New creatures, new feelings… and great experience!