Come and have fun with the Algarve's best recreational diving courses
Explore your dives with greater confidence up to a maximum of 40 meters. Sign up now in your dive centre at the Albufeira Marina for this new adventure.
Lure by the deep? There is something exciting and mysterious about exploring deep water. Sometimes it’s a shipwreck, a wall with a magnificent sponge. Regardless of what it is, diving to these depths requires special training. If you always wanted this type of dives, then this specialty is for you.
Full Dive Gear
PADI Adventure Diver or higher
From: 240.00 €
- AcademicYour training starts by reviewing reasons for deep diving and how important it is to know your personal limits. During four deep dives with your instructor, you’ll go over: Specialized deep diving equipment. Deep dive planning, buddy contact procedures and buoyancy control. Managing your gas supply, dealing with gas narcosis and safety considerations. You may be able to get college credit for the Deep Diver course – ask your instructor. Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.
- EquipmentYou’ll need a dive computer along with the rest of your basic scuba equipment. A dive light and slate are also recommended. Your PADI Instructor or local dive centre staff may suggest other gear appropriate for local deep diving.
- Getting StartedGet a PADI Deep Diver Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video by visiting your local PADI Dive Centre and Resort to enrol in the course. Read the manual and watch the video before meeting with your PADI Instructor to plan your deep diving adventures.