PADI Wreck Diver Course

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Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery. 

The PADI Wreck Diver program provides training and experience to safely dive around wrecks but does not include penetration skills. You will cover wreck diving and the law; wreck diving hazards, wreck diving techniques & wreck research. Depths shall not exceed 30m.

Program Structure

The course consists of one evening academic session (usually on a Wednesday night, prior the weekend of diving) and four boat dives (usually over one weekend). 

Academic Session - Wednesday Evening

Topics to be covered includes:

  • Wreck diving planning & procedures
  • Wreck diving techniques
  • Wreck diving equipment
  • Wreck hazards
  • Limited visibility techniques
  • Emergency procedures

Saturday - OW Dives

Dive #1

  • Recommended depth 30m
  • Map a section of the wreck
  • Stage bottle rigging (SBR)

Dive #2

  • Recommended depth 20-25m
  • Orientation to limited visibility wreck diving
  • Orientation to using reels

Sunday  - OW Dives

Dive #3

  • Diving theEx-HMAS Adelaide
  • Recommended depth 20m to 30m
  • Wreck navigation techniques
  • SBR
  • Simulated 8 minute deco at 5m

Sunday Dive # 4

  • Diving theEx-HMAS Adelaide
  • Recommended depth 20m to 30m
  • Underwater tour


  • Student need to be at least 15 years old
  • Hold PADI Advanced Open Water Certification or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of one logged dive within the 3 months prior the start of  practical sessions;

What’s Included

  • PADI Wreck Diver E-Learning
  • FREE Gear Hire
  • PADI Instructor tuition and administrative fees
  • PADI Wreck Diver International Certification E-Card upon completion of the program

    What to bring

    • E-Learning certificate of completion 
    • Towel and swimmers
    • Dry & comfortable clothes for after training session
    • Personal accessories for a beach day like hat, sunscreen, tongs, etc
    • Food and drink for ocean dive days
    • Transport to/from dive site


    Get your PADI Wreck Diver and PADI Deep Diver Certification together and save! 

    The PADI Deep Diver program is designed to introduce you to deeper diving between 18m and 39m. It is for people who wish to learn deeper diving techniques and safety procedures.

    The program consists of 4 boat dives over one weekend (usually on the weekend after the Wreck Diver Course).

    Do both courses for $950, valued at $1050 when bought separately (SAVE $100!).