Get to know your diving neighbours a little better and start to understand more about the aquatic realm. Get involved in constructive participation and be an ambassador for the preservation of our underwater world!!
Your PADI Underwater Naturalist programme will include 2 open water dives which may be conducted in just the same 1 day. It will introduce you to the different types or branches of marine life and include an overview of responsible human interactions with aquatic life.
Topics covered include:
The planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of diving in different aquatic environments;
Factual information that dispels myths of potentially dangerous aquatic life;
An overview of basic aquatic life interactions and associations;
Diving techniques used to help preserve bottom dwelling aquatic life and minimise aquatic life disturbance.
The elective Underwater Naturalist dive from the Adventures in Diving programme may count toward the certification requirements for this specialty. Interested in sea life? Then this programme is for you!