The SSI Adventure Diver Course
The Adventure Diver course helps you get more out of diving by introducing you to new types of scuba diving adventures. It’s a great opportunity to work with your instructor to build your scuba diving skills and gain more confidence.
The Fun Part
Have you always wanted to try underwater photography? How about wreck diving? Here’s your chance because you can sample three dives of your choice, get a taste of what you like, and feel more at ease in the water, strengthening your underwater skills and letting you enjoy scuba diving more than ever.
What You Learn
You can choose what you’re most interested in learning. Need to work on your buoyancy skills? Try the Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure Dive. Want to know what you’re looking at down there? Try the AWARE-Fish Identification Adventure Dive.
Choose any three of the following Adventure Dives:
Adventure Dives available to scuba divers 10 years old and older:
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Additional Adventure Dives available to scuba divers 12 years old and older:
Diver Propulsion Vehicle
Search and Recovery Diver
Dry Suit Diver
The Scuba Gear You Use
You use all your basic scuba gear including your underwater compass. Depending on which three adventure dives you pick, you may also try out underwater photography equipment , DPVs (underwater scooters), a dive light , a dry suit, lift bags, a dive flag/float or other specialty gear.
To take the Adventure Diver course, you must be
A SSI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Minimum age: 15 years old (10 years old for Junior Adventure Diver)