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Speciality Diver

Ready to take your diving skills to new heights? Join us at Dive Antilles and embark on an unforgettable underwater adventure. Diving is a multifaceted activity, offering a vast array of environments and experiences to explore. Specialty courses allow divers to focus on specific interests, whether it's underwater photography, wreck diving, deep diving, or marine conservation. These courses provide specialized knowledge and training, enhancing safety, confidence, and enjoyment underwater.

 

So whether you're interested in exploring historical shipwrecks, or gaining a deeper understanding of marine ecology, PADI and SSI specialty courses offer something for every diver. Embark on a journey of discovery, expand your diving skills, and unlock new underwater adventures with these specialized training programs.

 

Specialty Courses Offered at Dive Antilles

  • Wreck Diving: Dive into history and explore sunken shipwrecks teeming with marine life. Learn proper wreck penetration techniques and uncover the secrets of these underwater time capsules

  • Boat Diving: Master the skills required for diving from boats of various sizes and configurations. Gain confidence in boat etiquette, entry and exit techniques, and safety considerations specific to boat diving.

  • Night Diving: Experience the magic of the underwater world after dark. Learn how to navigate and communicate effectively in low-light conditions while encountering nocturnal marine life.

  • Drift Diving: Go with the flow and experience the thrill of drift diving. Learn how to use natural currents to your advantage while exploring vibrant reef systems and encountering pelagic species.

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy (PPB): Fine-tune your buoyancy control skills for optimal comfort and efficiency underwater. Master proper weighting, trim, and propulsion techniques to enhance your diving experience.

  • Fish Identification: Expand your knowledge of marine life and learn to identify various fish species encountered during your dives. Enhance your appreciation for underwater biodiversity and ecosystems.

  • Navigation: Develop proficiency in underwater navigation techniques using compasses, natural clues, and dive site mapping. Improve your ability to navigate underwater environments with precision and confidence.

  • Marine Ecology: Deepen your understanding of marine ecosystems and conservation principles. Explore topics such as coral reef ecology, marine biodiversity, and human impacts on the marine environment.

  • Underwater Naturalist: Enhance your awareness and appreciation of the underwater world. Identify various marine species and learn about their behaviors and interactions within their natural habitats.

  • Deep Diving: Experience the thrill of exploring deeper depths under the guidance of experienced instructors. Gain knowledge about dive planning, gas management, and decompression procedures for safe deep dives.

  • Surface Marker Buoy (SMB) Deployment: Learn the importance of deploying a Surface Marker Buoy (SMB) for safety and communication during your dives. Master techniques for deploying and managing SMBs effectively in various diving conditions.

 

 

Can't Find What You Like? Ask Us!

If you don't see a specialty course that interests you, don't hesitate to reach out to us. Our team at Dive Antilles is dedicated to providing customized diving experiences tailored to your preferences. Contact us today to discuss your diving goals and let us help you plan your next underwater exploration with Dive Antilles!

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For PADI, acquire your eLearning material simply by purchasing it  directly from their website and you can get started right away.

 

On the other hand, SSI streamlines the process by including eLearning in the course fee. To get started, register online, and we'll grant you access to all the course materials you need.

 

Remember, regardless of which platform you choose, be sure to select Dive Antilles as your dive shop to ensure seamless tracking of your progress.

Price below is based on 4 dives, but price will vary depending on the amount of dives needed to complete the course. Please confirm price with us depending on the course chosen. 

Become A Master Diver 

Reaching the pinnacle of recreational diving achievement, the Master Diver certification is a prestigious accomplishment that signifies a diver's commitment to excellence, proficiency, and passion for underwater exploration. Both SSI (Scuba Schools International) and PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) offer Master Diver programs that provide divers with the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to become true experts in the sport.

 

Whether you choose to pursue the SSI Master Diver certification or the PADI Master Scuba Diver certification, becoming a Master Diver represents a significant achievement in your diving journey. By completing specialty courses, accumulating dive experience, and demonstrating proficiency in various diving skills, you'll join an elite group of divers who have mastered the art of underwater exploration. Take the next step in your diving adventure and embark on the path to becoming a Master Diver with SSI or PADI today!

All you need to do is.... 

  • Complete Open Water Diver Certification: Start your diving journey by becoming a certified PADI Open Water Diver, gaining essential skills and knowledge for safe underwater exploration.

  • Earn Specialty Certifications: Complete at least five specialty courses, including popular options such as wreck diving, underwater photography, enriched air nitrox, and more.

  • Rescue Diver Certification: Obtain the Rescue Diver certification, which focuses on accident prevention, emergency management, and diver rescue skills.

  • Log Dives: Log a minimum of 50 dives to demonstrate your experience and proficiency in various diving environments and conditions.

  • Master Scuba Diver Recognition: Upon fulfilling all requirements, you will be awarded the prestigious PADI Master Scuba Diver certification, recognizing your dedication to mastering multiple aspects of recreational diving.

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