PADI Wreck Diver

There’s something mysterious about wrecks, be it wrecks that are purpose-sunk as an artificial reef or those that were lost as a result of an accident. Wrecks also, usually have an abundance of aquatic life. Explore & discover fascinating ships, cars and airplanes underwater by being a PADI Wreck Diver.


  • must be at least 15 years old or older
  • must be certified PADI Adventure diver or higher

All you need to do is, complete 4 Open Water Dives.

What you will learn:

  • Guidelines for researching & respecting wrecks
  • Safety considerations for navigation & exploring wrecks
  • Surveying & mapping a wreck
  • Using penetration lines & reels to guide exploration
  • Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck & aquatic life

Note: The first dive of The PADI Wreck Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification.