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Underwater Navigator

Diver City SCUBA Inc.

Underwater Navigator

Stock No. NAVI
CA$ 249.00

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.

Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass.

Course manual

3 open water dives during which you will learn;

  • Navigation patterns
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass navigation
  • How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface
  • Underwater map making
  • How to follow irregular courses with the Nav-Finder
  • Dive site relocation
  • How to estimate distance underwater

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI specialty can be credited towards your Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Ask us how to get credit!

To enrol in the PADI Underwater Navigator Course you must be;

  • (Jr) Open Water Diver or higher certified
  • In good physical health (medical clearance may be required)

All standard SCUBA equipment is required, including

  • Mask, snorkel, fins*
  • Regulator (with alternate air source and gauges)
  • Compass
  • Dive Computer
  • BCD
  • Weight system
  • At least one audible emergency signalling device
  • Exposure protection suitable for the environment.

Full equipment rental packages are available for an additional fee.

*We recommend that each diver has at a minimum their own mask and snorkel.