What do I need to start?
PADI Open Water Diver
or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Minimum age: 10 years old
What will I do?
PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course
, you'll learn underwater naturalist dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also get an overview of the major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths. You'll put this information into practice during your two open water dives.
How long will it take?
Recommended Course Hours: 12
Minimum Open Water Training: two open water dives over one day
Where can I go from here?
Adventures In Diving
Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dive may count towards your Underwater Naturalist Specialty course at instructor discretion. This Specialty course also counts toward one of the five required Specialties for the
Master Scuba Diver
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