When you are underwater, it is necessary to know where you are and where you are going.

The PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course will help you become a professional when finding your way underwater.

Your Adventures In Diving Navigation Adventure Dive may count toward your Specialty course at the instructor’s discretion. This Specialty also counts toward your Master Scuba Diver certification.

Course Outline

During your PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you will learn underwater navigation diving procedures, techniques, planning, organization and potential problems.

You will also be introduced to natural navigation, underwater patterns, distance estimation and advanced compass navigation skills. You will put these into practice during your three open water dives.

Materials and Course Cost



The minimum age is 10 years old with PADI OPEN WATER DIVER or JUNIOR OPEN WATER DIVER certification (or qualifying certification from another organization).