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PADI Specialty Courses

Continue your education and join one of the many PADI Specialty Courses we offer!

Specialty Courses Pathway 2 Master Scuba Diver

Pathway 1 - Master Scuba Diver

Show off your skills by becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver! After completing your PADI Open Water Diver course, you can attain the highest rating in recreational diving, by completing the following:

 The PADI Master Scuba Diver rating is achieved by less than 2% of all divers and is the highest recreational diving level!

Pathway 2 - PADI Professional

If you’re keen to share your love of diving with others, the second pathway is the professional one by becoming a PADI Divemaster or Instructor! To become a PADI Divemaster, you need to be at least 18 years old and the have completed the following:


We also highly recommend completing the following specialties before starting your PADI Divemaster Course:

The PADI Divemaster Course is the first professional level and your gateway to becoming a diving instructor!
PADI Specialty Courses Professional Pathway
PADI Deep Diver Specialty Course

PADI Deep Diver Course

Explore the depths of the ocean (or the sinkhole) and get certified to dive down to the recreational no deco diving limit of 39m! You will learn invaluable deep diving skills on this course to safely and comfortably dive to your new depth limit and will touch on what it means if you exceed your no deco limit or run out of air with a required stop on your dive computer.


Course Structure: 3-4 Dives

PADI Digital Underwater Photography Specialty Course

PADI Digital Photography Course

Upgrade your underwater photography skills under the expert guidance of one Diving Adelaide’s skilled underwater photographers! Boost your skills to take the shots you want by focussing on the exposure triangle, composition, lighting and post production!

Course Structure: 2 Dives

PADI DPV Underwater Scooter Specialty Course

PADI DPV (Scooter) Course

There aren’t many specialty courses that are more fun than the Dive Propulsion Vehicle, otherwise known as Underwater Scooter, Specialty Course! Jump in with our Scubajet Pro underwater and circumvent the entire northern Port Noarlunga Reef on a private course with your DPV Instructor).

Course Structure: 2 Dives

PADI Drysuit Diver Specialty Course

PADI Dry Suit Diver Course

Stretch the diving season to 12 months of the year and stay toasty warm during your dives even in the middle of Winter by diving dry! The PADI Dry Suit Diver Specialty Course teaches you to safely and comfortably dive in a drysuit under the expert.

Course Structure: Confined Water & 2 Dives

PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Specialty Course

PADI Oxygen Provider Course


Be prepared for a diving emergency and know what to do in a suspected case of decompression illness. The O2 Provider course teaches you how to handle accidents and how to provide oxygen to responsive or unresponsive divers. This course is especially valuable for those in dive clubs that dive in remote locations.

Course Structure: Theory Only

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Course

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Course

The Enriched Air Nitrox Course is the most popular PADI Specialty Course and for good reason! This dry course is quick, affordable and easy and either increases the bottom times during your dives or makes you an even safer diver, which are two priorities on any diver’s bucket list! This is a theory only course.

Course Structure: Theory Only

PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course

PADI Navigation Course

It takes most divers years and countless dives to master underwater navigation. Others keep diving the same sites, because they know the structure and geography of the site well. Underwater navigation is a skill that can be taught, so you can dive new dive sites confidently without the fear of getting lost. The sun, the sand, your compass and depth profile and many other factors play a pivotal role in finding your way back and this course will teach you all about them!

Course Structure: 3 Dives

PADI Night Dive Specialty Course

PADI Night Diver Course

See the reef come to life after the sun sets by joining the PADI Night Diver Specialty Course! During the course, you will learn to safely dive at night, the hand signals and emergency procedures that are used on night dives and while enjoying the amazing noctural life that Port Noarlunga Reef has to offer.

Course Structure: 3 Dives

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Course

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy

The core skill that every scuba diver needs to master is buoyancy! Through a series of buoyancy exercises and by working on your trim, position in the water column and weighting, your instructor will teach you
valuable skills to perfect your buoyancy in no time!

Course Structure: 2 Dives

PADI Sidemount Diver Specialty Course

PADI Sidemount Diver Course


Sidemount diving is becoming increasingly popular and is the gateway to tech diving! A large proportion of this course is dedicated to gear setup and getting comfortable in your new gear. Through a series of exercises you will learn to comfortably dive sidemount with one or two cylinders under the expert guidance of your instructor.

Course Structure: Confined Water & 3 Dives

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