Courses & Events

Solo Diver


Course Length: 1 Day

Advanced Open Water
21 Years or older
100 Logged dives
Dive skills assessment
Solo diving equipment



Solo Diver?  Not that long ago, the idea of diving alone was considered dangerous.  Dive training agencies have now recognized that there are safety advantages in teaching divers to be self reliant if they do find themselves diving solo.  The SDI Solo Diver specialty course recognizes and accepts the role of the buddy system and its contributions to diver safety while identifying and developing self-reliance and independence while diving.

Why take the SDI Solo Diver course?

The objective of the Solo course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards, and proper procedures for diving solo. Upon successful completion of this course , graduates may engage in solo diving activities.

What’s involved in the course?

This course includes a classroom session and two open water dives. The student is required to, under the Instructors supervision and guidance, plan the two no-decompression dives and surface interval.

Who can take the Solo Diver course?

To take this course you must be; an SDI Advanced Diver or equivalent provide proof of 100 logged dives and be at least 21 years old.

When does the course run?

All our courses run regularly year round. Our training staff can work out an individual schedule for the specialty courses that interest you. Call us and ask – 04 233-8238

Where does the course run?

For the dives we head to one of the many local dive sites: Porirua coast, Wellington Harbour and Wellington south coast.

How do I sign up for the SDI Solo Diver course?

Register easily online, in store, by phone or email.  Remember to let us know when you would like to do the course.