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Search & Recovery Diver


Course Length: 2 Days/4 Dives

Advanced Open Water
12 Years Old
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Find lost items and lift them to the surface with the PADI Search and Recovery Specialty course. It’s fun to use the lift bag. Not only are these skills fun, but very practical and ultimately useful because eventually, you’ll lose something in the water. Take this course and know how to search for and recover objects.

Why take the PADI Search and Recovery Specialty course?

Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.

What’s involved in the course?

During the course we cover search and recovery dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and how to deal with potential problems; how to locate large and small objects using search patterns; how to use a lift bag and other recovery methods and limited visibility search techniques.

Who can take the Search and Recovery course?

To take this course you must have a Advanced Open Water or Junior Advanced Open Water certification and be at least 12 years old.

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?

For the dives we head to one of the many local dive sites near Porirua and Wellington.

How do I sign up for the PADI Search and Recovery 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.  Don’t forget to let us know when you would like to do the course.

This Specialty counts towards your PADI Master Scuba Diver rating!

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