Drift Diver Speciality Course

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Qualification: Drift Diver Speciality
Min Age: 12
Requirements: (Jr.) Open Water or qualifying rating
Learning Materials: PADI's Drift diver Crew pack
Scuba Gear You'll Need: Basic Scuba Gear, Accessories, Floats
Duration: One Day

DriftThe PADI Drift Diver Course

The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course introduces you to the coolest magic carpet ride you’ll ever experience. This course shows you how to enjoy rivers and ocean currents by “going with the flow,” staying with your dive partner, communicating with the dive boat and knowing where you are the whole time.

The Fun Part

Drift Diving is nearly effortless and relaxing. You simply glide along and enjoy the rush of flying underwater while the current does the work.

What You Learn

During your PADI Drift Diver certification course, you learn about:

  • Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of drift diving
  • An introduction to drift diving equipment -- floats, lines, reels
  • Buoyancy-control, navigation and communication for drift diving
  • Site selection and overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects
  • Techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group