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PADI Wreck Diver Specialty

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Person Ages 15+


Discover new sunken adventures

  • Ships, airplanes and even cars, whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past.
  • The Wreck Diver Specialty is a training developed during 4 days of diving, while exploring the best dives site of the Yucatan peninsula. Is a course that offers, during 4 specialty dives, rewarding adventures while observing responsible wreck diving practices.
  • If you’re at least 15 years old and have earned a PADI Adventure Diver or higher, you can enroll in the Wreck Diver Specialty course.
  • What will you learn?
  • There are many different types of wrecks, some of which are protected by laws that guard their historical and cultural significance.
  • In this course you’ll learn the rules for researching and respecting wrecks:
    • Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks.
    • Surveying and mapping a wreck.
    • Using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.
    • Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.
  • You’ll take the PADI Wreck Diver Manual to prepare the knowledge reviews and, the day before starting the dives, you’ll meet your Instructor for a lesson by which discuss the knowledge reviews and to plan the 4 wrecks you’ll visit during your open water scuba dives.
  • Mama Viña wreck, C-56 Juan Escutia, C-53 Felipe Xicotencatl en Cozumel are pieces of history of this peninsula.

Note: If you’re staying at Sandos Caracol or Playacar, you must pay a fee of 50 usd per exit concept of boarding fee and transportation.