PADI Wreck Diver

wrecks are fascinating windows to the past

Torpedo Ray Scuba Wreck Diver

Medical Questionnaire

You will need to complete the questionnaire before your course begins. If all your answers are NO, then you do NOT need to see a doctor. If you can answer YES to any of the questions on the form, you will need a doctor's approval to dive. Students will be unable to start their course without an approved medical, if required. Please call us for details.

Please download and review this form before your course. Download Medical (.pdf) (right click, and select "save as" if you have difficulty)

Executive Upgrade

The executive upgrade is applicable to any learning package.

For an additional $219.99 to the course price, we include the optional equipment for divers interested in owning some of the most common personal items, at an affordable price with free boots and a log book!

  • ProBlue Dive Mask
  • Mares Semi-Dry Snorkel
  • Mares X-3 Superchannel Fins
  • Free 7mm Akona wet boots
  • Free Torpedo Rays Logbook

Who should take this course?

Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course is popular because it offers rewarding adventures while observing responsible wreck diving practices.

What will you learn?

There are many different types of wrecks, some of which are protected by laws that guard their historical and cultural significance. Your training starts by reviewing guidelines for researching and respecting wrecks. During four dives you’ll learn:

  • Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks.
  • Practice analyzing oxygen content in your scuba tank.
  • Surveying and mapping a wreck.
  • Using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.Set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox
  • Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.

Required Equipment

Required gear you'll need
  • Slate
  • Compass
  • Wreck Reel
  • Knife and Line Cutter
  • Primary and Backup Dive Light

Course Pre-Requisites

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent) -or-
  • PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver who is at least 15 years old

Purchase a Package

Standard Course


Dry Land Practical Training

Pool Simulated Enviroment Training

Ocean Simulated Overhead Enviroment Training

Ocean Wreck Enviroment Training

Included in the cost of the course is a Non-refundable $100 deposit. The deposit can be applied to any course if you need to put the course off for a period of time.

2018 Course Schedule

Course Number Schedule Class/Pool Ocean
WRK 118 Fri, Sat, Sun July 13 July 14, 15
WRK 218 Fri, Sat, Sun Oct 12 Oct 13, 14