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DPVs offer a thrilling way for scuba divers to see a lot of underwater territory in a short amount of time. They scoot you through the water allowing you to glide over reefs, buzz around a large wreck or weave through a kelp forest. 

The PADI Diver propulsion vehicle specialty course consists of the following:

Maintaining your DPV.

How to plan dives, including procedures for staying with your buddy.

DPV-handling skills, such as making proper descents and ascents.

Potential problems and ways to deal with them.


Course Structure:

Minimum Open Water Dives: 2  

Whether making a shore or boat dive, a DPV is a great way to see more and have fun doing it.

If you’re at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher, you can enroll in the PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle course.



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


12 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.

Educational material, all instruction.

Certification card processing.

DPV rental.

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