Deep Diver

The PADI Deep Diver course is designed to help you develop the necessary skills, knowledge, and techniques to safely participate in deep diving activities.


  • 15 years of age or older
  • PADI Advanced Open Water certification or equivalent


  • Home study viewing PADI video cassette and Deep Diver manual
  • 5 open water dives
  • Review and briefing at open water dive site
  • Course information covered
    • Planning, procedures and techniques
    • Risk factors and dive tables review
    • Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures
    • Special equipment, descent lines, and buoyancy control considerations
    • Procedures for flying after diving and high altitude diving
    • Orientation to decompression chambers


Four open water dives with a certified PADI instructor are required to complete the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course.  Open waters are available at the Homestead Crater,  Blue Hole and locally at the Aurora Reservoir – see schedule.

COURSE FEE:  $150.00


  • Briefing and review of course at open water dive site
  • Four open water dives with a certified PADI Instructor
  • Tanks, weights, and weight belts
  • 10% discount on all diving equipment purchased during your term as a student (course materials, sale items, and equipment rentals excluded)


  • PADI Deep Diving video and manual – $73.65
  • Diving gear for the open water dives – BCD, regulator, wet suit, etc…but may be rented during the course
  • Transportation, meals, and accommodations for the open water dives
  • High altitude Conversion Tables – $8.95
  • PADI certification fee of $39.45 to process your C-card

Come and learn the skills and techniques required to become a deep diver specialist.  It will enhance your diving experiences and make you a more confident and comfortable diver.