PADI Underwater Naturalist

$275 | 1 Day 1 day

Get a better understanding about the local ecosystem and the differences between terrestrial and aquatic worlds. See new things, even in the most familiar dive sites.

Each course contains the following over 1 day:

  • Morning: theory review
  • Dive 1 – shore dive site, location tbc
  • Dive 2 – shore dive site, location tbc

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Description

Look closer to see more on your next dive. Look for symbioses, predator/prey and other relationships between aquatic plant and animal life. Learn not just what fish and animals are, but how they interact with each other and the environment.

Each course contains the following elements over  1 day

  • Knowledge development 1 – Shore Dive Site (Location Tbc)
  • Dive 1 (optional) – Shore Dive Site (Location Tbc)
  • Dive 2 – Shore Dive Site (Location Tbc)
  • Dive 3 – Shore Dive Site (Location Tbc)
  • Graduation night

*these may vary

To enroll in the PADI Underwater Navigator course, you must be:

  • 12 years of age and above and Open Water certified (or Junior OW)
  • Medical pre-requisites: A full dive medical must be obtained prior to starting this training. For a list of diving doctors please go to www.spums.org.au

What you learn

  • The major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths.
  • The role of aquatic plants, food chains and predator prey relationships
  • Responsible interactions with aquatic life
  • The underwater naturalist’s view of organisms and their roles in the environment
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