Why Underwater Naturalist?
If you're interested in aquatic life then the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course is for you. This course is an introduction to the underwater aquatic environment and will help develop safe and responsible aquatic life interaction techniques.
What do I need to start?
PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organisation) Minimum age: 10 years old
During your PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course, you'll learn underwater naturalist dive planning, organisation, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also get an overview of the major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths. You'll put this information into practice during your two open water dives.
How long will it take?
Recommended Course Hours: 12
Minimum Open Water Training: two open water dives over one day
Where can I go from here?
Your Adventures In Diving Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dive may count towards your Underwater Naturalist Specialty course at instructor discretion. This Specialty course also counts toward one of the five required Specialties for the Master Scuba Diver rating. To learn more about the aquatic life in your area, stop by Divenut.
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Kids and Adults
Individual or group lessons
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Queens Park - Change in Opening Hours
From 11th August, Queen's Park is shutting at 8.30pm
Because of this we will need to meet at 6.30pm, not 7.00pm.
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Chesterfield Adventure Centre,
Tel. 01246 245408
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