The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course at Joe’s Gone Diving introduces you to the coolest magic carpet ride you’ll ever experience. This course shows you how to enjoy the ocean currents by “going with the flow,” staying with your dive partner, communicating with the dive boat and knowing where you are the whole time. Bali offers some great drift dives, so what better place to take your course than on Bali?
Depth: depending on certification
Duration: 1 day, 2 dives
Who can join: Minimum certification needed: PADI Open Water Diver Certificate (or qualifying certification from another training organization). Minimum age: 12 years old
The course consists of both theory and practice. You will study your drift diving manual before the start of the course and prepare the knowledge reviews. You instructor will go over the knowledge reviews with you during the course. There is no specific drift diver exam.
After going over the most important drift diving techniques with your instructor, you will make 2 drift dives on the amazing Bali dive sites under the guidance of an instructor. You will soon find out drift diving is nearly effortless and relaxing. You simply glide along and enjoy the rush of flying under water while the current does the work.
- Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of drift diving
- Drift diving equipment - floats, lines, reels
- Buoyancy-control, navigation and communication for drift diving
- Site selection and overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects
- Techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group
After successfully finishing your course you will receive the PADI Drift Diver certificate. This PADI specialty counts towards your Master Scuba Diver Rating and can also count as an adventure dive for your PADI Advanced Open Water course.
- All required PADI course materials
- All scuba equipment
- PADI Instructor
- Hotel transfers
- Lunch, water, snacks & towels
- Dive Insurance
- Park and Porter fees
Like all our courses, these courses are available in multiple languages. Book your PADI specialty course in Bali now!
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