Drift Diver

R2,000.00


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Who should take this course?

The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along. Its like flying except that you’re underwater using scuba equipment. Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. If this sound like fun then the Drift Diver course is for you.

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Description

What will you learn?

Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you’ll:

  • Receive an introduction to drift diving equipment – floats, lines and reels.
  • Get an overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects.
  • Practice with buoyancy control, navigation and communication during two drift dives.
  • Learn techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group as you float with the current.
  • Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask Scuba Evolution about earning credit.

What scuba gear will you use?

Along with your basic scuba equipment, you’ll learn to use various surface marker buoys and floats with lines and reels. Scuba Evolution may suggest other equipment you may need to get the most of your drift dives.

How can you start learning now?

Contact Scuba Evolution to enroll in the course and get your materials. Start to study using the PADI Drift Diver Manual. Your PADI Instructor will then meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your PADI Drift Dives.

Additional information

Course Includes:

• Required PADI Materials
• International PADI Registration & Processing Fees
• Exclusive use of soft gear which includes a Weight belt, Mask, Snorkel and Fins
• Exclusive use of hard gear which includes a ScubaPro BCD, Air system and a Cylinder

Prerequisites:

• Certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver
• Minimum Age – 12 years old

Required Documentation:

Once you have completed your purchase we will send you a confirmation of order email as well as a link with the required administration documentation. Please fill them in and hand them to your PADI professional at the start of your new certification course.

Note:

Due to personal hygiene, the course excludes use of a wetsuit and booties. We do recommend that you acquire your own wetsuit and booties prior to the start date of your course however we can assist you with these items at competitive prices.