Prerequisites:

  • ​​​You must to be at least 12 years old

  • You need to be a PADI Advanced Open Water diver or Open Water Diver with Navigator Specialty (See our FAQs)

Course Costs:

  • ​​​R3250 per person

Details

Included in the package:

  • PADI course materials and registration.

  • ​​​Rental of all equipment for the duration of the course.​

  • MPA Dive Permit

  • Tuition & dives

Bring along:

  • ​​​Swimsuit and Towel

  • Refreshments, Snacks

  • Sunscreen

It happens: People accidentally drop things from docks, off boats or even while scuba diving. If you’ve ever lost something in the water and wanted to go find it, then the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is for you. There are effective ways to search for objects underwater that increase your chances of success. And there are good and better methods to bring up small, large or just awkward items. Search and recovery can be challenging, but a whole lot of fun. 

Course Overview:

During your course, you'll practice:

  1. Planning a search operation based on facts, before getting in the water
  2. Various search patterns and how/when to use them.
  3. Various recovery methods for different items, including lift bag use. 

This course is easily completed in two days.

PADI Search & Recovery Diver