“The BRIGHT YELLOW Dive Store” 

Open 8am to 5pm Daily 

(Excluding Public Holidays)

“The BRIGHT YELLOW Dive Store”

Open 8am to 5pm Daily 

 (Excluding Public Holidays)


AWARE Specialty


The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems.

Course Length: 3 hours

Prerequisites: None

When: There is a Free course on the 21st of July!

Count’s toward PADI Master SCUBA Diver

eMail:  nzsa@scubadiving.co.nz
Phone: 04-233-8238


Wellington Foundation Local Action. Global Impact.

The underwater world needs AWARE heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems.

Why take the PADI AWARE Specialist course?

Learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them from the AWARE Specialist Course. It’s informative, interesting and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference.

What’s involved in the course?

The PADI AWARE Foundation is the scuba diving industry’s leading nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to conserving the aquatic environment through education, advocacy and action. Besides completing the AWARE Specialty course, you can become a partner in the efforts to preserve the underwater environment. You learn about the ocean commons and coastal zone issues, fisheries challenges and sustainability, and the role of the scuba diver in protecting aquatic environments.

Wellington dive course

Who can take the AWARE course?

Anyone can take this course, diver or not.

When does the course run?

All our specialties run regularly year round. Our training staff can work out an individual schedule for the specialty courses that interest you.

Where does the course run?

The presentation is run in our Mana Dive Centre near Porirua, Wellington

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How do I sign up for the AWARE Specialty?

Register online above with your details, it’s that simple!  You can also come by the store or give us a call or email.

Related Courses

  • PADI Open Water Diver teaches you to Scuba Dive.
  • PADI Dive Against Debris covers appropriate methods and collection of Marine Debris and recording.

PADI Open Water Diver Course                 PADI Dive Against Debris


This Specialty counts towards your PADI Master Scuba Diver rating!

Two People Scuba Diving, Doing a Specialty to Advance their dive skills and build confidence working toward their Master Scuba Diver rating at New Zealand Sea Adventures