- PADI Specialty Wreck Diver course consists of 4 dives.
- Dives are conducted over 2 or 4 days.
- Theory classes are conducted in our air-conditioned classroom or our beach side restaurant.
- Wreck dives conducted on the Felipe Xicoténcatl C-53 Wreck.
Pick up service is not included. Guests need to make their own way to our dive center for the trip meeting point.
The theory session takes place in our custom-built air conditioned classroom. The classroom theory and video will take 2- 3 hours approximately. We recommend this is done the afternoon/ evening before the first dive day. You will need to meet us at the shop the day before so we can give you the educational material.
(Day 1): Specialty Wreck Dive # 1
Dive 1: Identify potential hazards, maintain proper buoyancy, navigate the wreck from outside
Dive 2: Fun Dive
(Day 2): Specialty Wreck Dive # 2
Dive 3: Map the wreck, determining the size and points of interest. Survey for penetration dive and evaluate possible entrances
Dive 4: Fun Dive
(Day 3): Specialty Wreck Dive #3
Dive 5: Demonstrate the deployment and retrieval of penetration lines outside of wreck. Navigate to ascent point.
Dive 6: Fun Dive
(Day 4):Specialty Wreck Dive #4
Dive 7: Plan and perform a wreck penetration
Dive 8: Fun Dive
Upon completion the student is presented with a temporary PADI Wreck Diver certificate that enables diver to participate in wreck dives while waiting for their full dive certificate card to arrive from PADI headquarters.
Must be over the age of 15 years.
Must be healthy to dive.
Must complete 4 wreck specialty dives.
Must be an Adventure Diver.