PADI Underwater Navigator Course

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One of a divers  biggest challenges is working out where we are underwater. This challenge is is easy to overcome, as navigation is an easy skill to learn if you receive the appropriated training


The PADI Underwater Navigation Course is ideal for newly certified divers, or divers who are sick of getting lost.
The aim of the Underwater Navigation program is to:

  1. Develop your practical knowledge of underwater navigation
  2. To enable you to enjoy more your diving using navigational skills
  3. To increase your diving confidence, by taking the stress out of being able to navigate underwater

Program Structure
Navigation is a practical skill, for that reason we will spend the day diving in putting the theory in use. There are a total of three dives on the PADI Underwater Navigation course.  By the end of the day you will surprise yourself with your new found diving skills, as well as your added comfort in the water.

You will need full scuba gear and compass, that can be picked up at the store on the day prior the diving if required. Theory study must be done prior the Ocean session via PADI Navigation Manual, provided upon booking.

Course usually happens on a Sunday every couple of months, but if these dates don't work for you just email and we can organise a suitable schedule.

Dive #1

  • Measuring distance underwater: “kick cycles”
  • Compass use—reciprocal swim
  • Surface and u/w compass use
  • Introduction to square navigation patter

Dive #2

  • Underwater navigating patterns: square & hollow U’s
  • Fixing an underwater feature at the surface for relocation

Dive #3

  • Underwater orienteering exercise
  • Draw a map of underwater area


  • 12 years or older
  • Hold a PADI Open Water Certification or equivalent
  • Complete the diving Medical Questionnaire and seek medical clearance if required
  • Provide transport to/from dive sites

What's Included

  • FREE Gear Hire (except for mask/snorkel/fins)
  • PADI Underwater Navigation E-Learning
  • PADI Instructor tuition and administrative fees
  • PADI Underwater Navigator Diver International Certification E-Card upon completion of the programme

      What to bring

      • Towel and swimmers
      • Dry & comfortable clothes for after training sessions
      • Personal accessories for a beach day like hat, sunscreen, tongs, etc
      • Food and drink for surface intervals
      • Transport to/from dive site

        Scuba Diving

        A wide array of scuba diving gear, including high-performance regulators, buoyancy control devices, wetsuits, and cutting-edge dive computers, is readily available for purchase, ensuring divers have access to top-notch equipment for a safe and enjoyable underwater experience.


        Spearfishing enthusiasts can explore a variety of specialised equipment for purchase, such as high-quality spearguns, camouflage wetsuits and snorkels, providing a comprehensive selection to enhance their underwater hunting experience.

        Free Diving

        For those passionate about freediving, a range of equipment, including freediving fins, low-volume masks, specialised wetsuits, and innovative breath-holding training aids, is readily available for purchase, allowing enthusiasts to elevate their underwater exploration and breath-holding skills.


        An extensive selection of snorkeling gear, ranging from comfortable masks and snorkels to innovative fins and full-face snorkel masks, is readily available for purchase, catering to the diverse needs of enthusiasts seeking an immersive and hassle-free underwater exploration.