PADI Wreck Diver

wrecks are fascinating windows to the past

Torpedo Ray Scuba Wreck Diver

Medical Form

The medical needs to be filled out and returned by the date your course begins. Students will be unable to complete their course without an approved medical. Please call us for details.

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

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

$299.99

Dry Land Practical Training

Pool Simulated Enviroment Training

Ocean Simulated Overhead Enviroment Training

Ocean Wreck Enviroment Training

Purchase
 
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.

2017 Course Schedule

Course Number Schedule Class/Pool Ocean
WRK 117 Fri, Sat, Sun July 14 July 15, 16
WRK 217 Fri, Sat, Sun Oct 13 Oct 14, 15