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Discover the Northeast's best-kept secret: a wealth of maritime and naval history lying hidden beneath the waves. Our coastline is scattered with hundreds of wrecks, each with its own story waiting to be uncovered. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course is your gateway to this fascinating underwater world, offering a unique opportunity to explore the mysteries of sunken ships, aircraft, and other relics.


Course Overview

This course is meticulously designed for divers drawn to the allure of exploring submerged wrecks. By completing four open water dives over two days, you'll gain the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to safely navigate and appreciate these historical underwater sites.


Course Objectives and Structure

Knowledge Development

Embark on a journey through time with a knowledge development session that delves into the planning, organization, and procedures for wreck diving. Learn about the techniques to minimize environmental impact, the importance of respecting underwater cultural heritage, and the legal aspects governing wreck exploration. This foundational knowledge sets the stage for responsible and informed wreck diving adventures.


Practical Application

The heart of the course lies in its practical application—four open water dives along the Northeast’s coast, conducted over two days. During these dives, you'll:

  • Practice safe techniques for wreck penetration and exploration.
  • Learn to navigate and map wrecks to identify points of interest.
  • Use lines and reels to guide your dives and ensure safety.
  • Understand how to avoid common hazards associated with wreck diving.


These immersive dives not only enhance your diving skills but also connect you with the history and stories of the wrecks you explore.



Upon completing the course, you'll earn the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty certification, marking your proficiency in wreck diving. This certification opens up new avenues for adventure, allowing you to explore historic wrecks around the world with confidence and respect.


Why Dive with Us?

Our dive centre is at the forefront of uncovering the Northeast's submerged history, offering expertly guided tours to some of the most intriguing wreck sites along our coastline. Our experienced PADI-certified instructors are passionate about marine conservation and wreck exploration, ensuring you receive comprehensive training in safe and environmentally responsible diving practices.


Join us to explore the hidden maritime history beneath the Northeast’s waves. Contact us today to learn more about the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course or to enrol and start your adventure into the past.

Wreck Diver

  • What's Included

    •  eLearning 
    • A classroom session to prepare you for your open water dives
    • Four open water dives
  • Course Requirements

    • Be at least 15 years of age
    • Be at least a qualified PADI Adventure Diver
    • Be in good physical health
    • For boat dives you must have completed a shore dive with us
    • Completed medical form (Click here)
    • Agree to our terms and conditions (Click here)
  • What's Next?

    If you’re interested in becoming a Wreck Diver, you might also be interested in our Deep Diver Speciality (here), Boat Diver Speciality (here) or Delayed SMB Speciality (here).

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