Underwater Navigator

Who should take this course?

Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you  are and where you’re going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course  fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately  use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards,  take this course and have fun finding your way. 

What you will learn!

You’ll learn the tools of the trade, including navigation using  natural clues and by following compass headings. During three scuba  dives, you’ll practice:

  • Methods to estimate distance underwater.
  • Compass navigation while making at least five turns.
  • Marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface.
  • Underwater map making.

You may be able to get college credit for the Underwater Navigator course – ask your instructor.

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.