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Regulator Fundamentals PADI Regulator Fundamentals Distinctive specialty. Don’t miss a dive due to a regulator issue that could have been prevented, or can be easily solved. Find Out More

Digital Underwater Photographer Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. This is why there are actually two PADI underwater photography courses. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly with today modern... Find Out More

Peak Performance Buoyancy Learn to master your buoyancy skills. What is neutral buoyancy? Scuba divers like to be neutrally buoyant so they neither sink nor float. It can be a tricky thing. Divers who’ve mastered the highest performance levels in buoyancy stand apart. You’ve seen them underwater. Find Out More

Equipment Specialist PADI Equipment Specialist Course. Don’t miss a dive due to a scuba gear issue. Whether it's a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments. Find Out More

Underwater Videographer Other than taking someone diving, there’s only one way to show someone the sounds, motion and dynamics of the underwater world: video. Find Out More

Underwater Navigator PADI Underwater Navigator Course. Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course. Find Out More

Discover The Adventure

Drift Diver The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course introduces you to the coolest magic carpet ride you’ll ever experience. This course shows you how to enjoy rivers and ocean currents by “going with the flow,” staying with your dive partner, communicating with the dive boat and knowing where you are the whole time... Find Out More

Boat Diver Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course can benefit almost every diver because different boats in different parts of the world do things differently. Find Out More

Dry Suit Diver Wanna stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then dive dry. Yes! Unlike a wetsuit, a dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm! Even in surprisingly cold water. Find Out More

Deep Diver After your first few scuba dives, you soon want to explore a bit deeper. There is something exciting and mysterious about the depth that attracts dives. Find Out More

Night Diver As the sun sets, you put on your dive gear, slip on your scuba mask and bite down on your dive regulator. A deep breath and you step off the jetty or boat – into the underwater night. Although you’ve dove this spot many times before, this time you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under ... Find Out More

Wreck Diver Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open fascinating windows to the past. Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even automobiles nearly irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life. Find Out More

Ice Diver If the spirit of adventure and unusual, challenging diving appeals to you, try diving under the ice. During the course, you dive with a PADI Professional in one of the most extreme adventure specialties recreational diving offers. Find Out More

Discover The Enviroment

AWARE Fish Identification Have you ever been scuba diving and asked yourself, "What was that?” The PADI Project AWARE Fish Identification Specialty course at DIVE KAWARTHA provides you with the fish identification basics so that next time, you know the answer. Find Out More

Coral Reef Conservation The AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course is designed to inform you about the world’s coral reefs. As a scuba diver, the health of aquatic ecosystems is often what makes a good dive. Become aware of the fragileness of coral reefs and how you can help preserve them. Find Out More

Project AWARE Specialist 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. Find Out More

Underwater Naturalist Look closer to see more on your next dive. Look for symbioses, predator/prey and other relationships between aquatic plant and animal life. Learn not just what fish and animals are, but how they interact with each other and the environment. Find Out More

PADI Aware - Dive Against Debris PADI Aware - Dive Against Debris Find Out More

Go Beyond

Search and Recovery Diver The next time someone loses an item underwater, you can be the hero that finds the missing object. In the PADI® Search and Recovery course, you’ll learn how to find lost objects underwater. You’ll practice different types of underwater search patterns and learn how to use a lift bag as you plan and exec... Find Out More

Sidemount Diver Find a new and different way to configure your cylinders with the PADI Sidemount Diver course. Find Out More

Discover Rebrather Rebreathers are intriguing. They’re cutting-edge dive technology. Always wanted to try one? Find Out More

Rebreather Diver Rebreathers used to be only for technical diving, but not any more. New Type R (recreational) rebreathers are lightweight, easy-to-transport and have sophisticated electronics to simplify their use. Why dive a rebreather? Find Out More

Advanced Rebreather Diver If you arere interested in rebreathers for their silence and maximized no stop dive time, and are happy to stay within recreational diving depth limits, then the PADI Advanced Rebreather Diver course is for you. Find Out More

PADI Distinctive Specialties PADI Instructors who have special scuba diving interests and expertise can write their own specialty diver courses. Find Out More

PADI Full Face Mask Diver PADI Full Face Mask Diver Find Out More

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