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The PADI Wreck specialty course consists of the following:

Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks.

Surveying and mapping a wreck.

Using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.

Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.


Minimum Open Water Dives: 3 on 2 wreck sites. 

While maintaining proper buoyancy control, identify and avoid potential hazards.

With a buddy, map a wreck (or portion of a wreck), determining the approximate size and marking points of interest. 

Demonstrate the deployment and retrieval of a penetration line, for practice, on the outside of a wreck, while working in buddy teams. 

Plan and perform an actual wreck penetration under the direct supervision of Gwen.



Course available as one on one, families, or small groups on request


15 years old at time of course.

Dive quality mask, snorkel & boots.


Related Courses:

All rental gear, tanks, wetsuit, BCD, regulator & dive computer.

Not included:

Boat dives fees.

Must be a Nitrox diver

Educational material, all instruction.

Certification card processing.

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