PADI Drift Diver Specialty
Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating. The course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along.
The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along. It feels like flying – except that you’re underwater using scuba equipment. Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. If this sound like fun, then the Drift Diver course is for you. If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enroll in the Drift Diver specialty course.
Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you’ll
- Be introduced to drift diving equipment – floats, lines and reels
- Get an overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects
- Practice buoyancy control, navigation, communication and methods for staying close to your buddy as you drift along