Altitude Diver Course
Any time you’re diving at 300 to 3000 metres/1000 to 10,000 feet above sea level, you're altitude diving. If you want to explore the hidden world of a mountain lake, the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you
The Fun Part
Dive more challenging dive sites while you satisfy your curiosity for “I wonder what’s down there?” The fun part about altitude diving is that you can explore places many people have never seen.
What You Learn
You’ll learn the effects of pressure at higher altitudes and how to adjust your dive plan accordingly. Whether you use a recreational dive planner table (RDPtm), an electronic eRDPtm or a dive computer, you’ll learn how plan and make a dive at high altitudes. You’ll learn :
Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
Recreational Dive Plannertm procedures for diving at altitude
Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures at altitude
What you need to start
PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent and 10 years old
How long does it take?
As little as 1 day