PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty Course at Mermaids Dive Centre

PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty Course

PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty Course Pattaya Thailland

If you’re interested in aquatic life (as most divers:-), 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. See how the marine world interacts with a coral or wreck environment such as the Hardeep shipwreck in Pattaya, Thailand. Mermaids Dive Centre dive the Hardeep daily.

How can I take the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty?

  •  Be a certified PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organisation).
  •  Be a Minimum age of 10 years old.
  • Possess the required PADI materials – available at Mermaids dive centre
  • Be curious and in wonderment of the underwater world!
What will I do during the truing?

During your PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course, you’ll learn underwater naturalist dive planning, organization, 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. The course might be short but it gives a solid foundation of knowledge that can be built upon on subsequent dives.
How long is the PADI underwater naturalist course?

  •  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 PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.

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