Altitude Diver


Any time you’re diving at 300 to 3000 metres/1000 to 10,000 feet above sea level, you're altitude diving. If you want to explore the hidden world of a mountain lake, the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you.

The PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course familiarizes you with the rules and procedures necessary for altitude diving, including how to use the Recreational Dive Planner at altitude.

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  • Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization) 

  • Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards

  • Recreational Dive Planner procedures for diving at altitude

  • Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures at altitude 

  • Special equipment is necessary for altitude diving 

  • Two open water training dives

  • Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.

Cost:  $125.00

Price includes the certification card and Instructor tuition only. All associated diving fees, books, pool fees, park fees, rental gear, etc; will be the responsibility of the student.
All dives must be completed to the Instructor’s satisfaction. The Instructor reserves the right to require further training and can refuse to issue a certification card if the students performance does not meet the course standards.

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