The Dive Shop Altitude Diver

Improve Your Skills - Altitude Diver

PADI Altitude Diver course.

Why PADI Altitude Diver?

Any time you're diving from 300 to 3000 meters/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.

What do I need to start?

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old can enroll in the Altitude Diver Course.

What does the course cost? - $170

What will you learn?

The Altitude Diver Specialty course familiarizes you with the rules and procedures necessary to use the Recreational Dive Planner at altitude. This includes:

  • Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
  • Special Recreational Dive Planner procedures for diving at altitude
  • Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures
  • Special equipment necessary for altitude diving

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Class Includes:

  • 3 Hour class at The Dive Shop
  • 2 dives, one day at Lake Pleasant
  • Tanks and weights
  • PIC (certification card)

Call 520-326-DIVE to register for the PADI Altitude Diver class.

The Dive Shop is a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center

The PADI System of diver education is based on progressive training that introduces skills, safety-related information and local environmental knowledge to student divers in stages. PADI courses are student-centered and provide maximum practice and realistic application.