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PADI Specialty courses

PADI Speciality courses offer fun and adventure. They are a great way to quickly boost your scuba skills. Specialty certifications open up a wide range of new dive sites. You can explore deep sites or wrecks for example, use special equipment or breathe different gases. 

All our courses include dives together with PADI Instructor, door-to-door transfers, lunch and soft drinks, PADI manual, certification fee.

Nitrox divers can enjoy the great bonus of two free Nitrox tanks every trip.

Our most popular PADI Specialty courses

  • Nitrox Diver: breathe gas with extra oxygen to enjoy longer dives
  • Deep Diver: explore deeper sites up to 40 meters (130 feet)
  • Sidemount Diver: dive with super-cool equipment configuration

The Big List of PADI Specialty courses

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer (DUP)

Suitable for: divers with 20+ dives experience

DUP option 1:

  • 2 days / 2 dives
  • IDR 3,400,000
  • IDR 400,000/day equipment rental (including dive computer) if required

Camera hire if required: IDR 550,000 including memory card to keep

DUP option 2:

  • 1.5 days / 2 dives
  • IDR 2,000,000  + AU $148 for eLearning
  • IDR 400,000/day equipment rental (including dive computer) if required
  • Camera hire if required: IDR 550,000 including memory card to keep

Do you want to capture those underwater memories for life? Bought your first underwater camera and don’t know how to use it? With this entry level DUP specialty you will receive instruction on how to perfect your pictures. You can use your own camera on this course or rent one from us. With the guidance of a PADI Instructor you will develop your skills to easily obtain captivating underwater photos. The complete course will take you through the theory of photography with a session practicing in Bali Scuba’s own pool. Then two dives the next day in the heart of the world’s most bio-diverse water; “The Golden Triangle”. Providing you with a wide range of aquatic subjects for perfecting your photography from sharks, to beautiful corals and a huge variety of macro life. If you prefer to learn from home before you arrive you can study with PADI eLearning. It takes about 4 hours and you can study whenever you have some free time. Click here to start eLearning right now.

PADI Drift Diver

Suitable for: divers with 20+ dives experience

  • 1 day / 3 dives
  • IDR 3,400,000
  • IDR 400,000 equipment rental (including dive computer) if required

Effortlessly gliding with the current, feeling the rush of flying underwater, there is nothing more exhilarating. This is where you feel totally weightless and what drift diving is all about. Due to the many excellent drift diving sites around Bali this is a highly recommended specialty. During your PADI Drift Diver specialty course you’ll go on three dives. Enter from one of the Bali Scuba’s powerful 400HP diving speedboats and glide past the rich coral reefs of Nusa Penida. The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course is 2 dives, but we include a 3rd dive with your PADI Instructor as a bonus. You will learn about planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of drift diving. The course focuses on drift diving equipment, buoyancy-control, navigation and communication for drift diving, site selection and overview of currents. You will learn the crucial skills of how to ‘read’ a current and how to stay together with your group.

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy (PPB)

Suitable for: low experience divers

  • 1 day / 2 dives
  • IDR 2,900,000
  • IDR 400,000 equipment rental (including dive computer) if required

Be the last diver to run out of air, not the first. Perfect your buoyancy so your air will last longer and you save energy. Learn to hover on your safety stop and avoid the sin of coral-kicking. You will learn to arrange your equipment so you’re perfectly balanced and streamlined in the water. Work with your Instructor to find the correct number of weights you need. Interesting point: most divers use too much weight. This causes too much air used and too much sinking down. The key to relaxed enjoyable diving is good buoyancy. Perfect your buoyancy now and your dives will never be the same again. This is the perfect specialty course for newly certified divers.

PADI Wreck Diver

Suitable for: PADI Adventure Diver or Advanced Open Water Divers

  • 2 days / 4 dives
  • IDR 4,400,000
  • IDR 400,000 per day equipment rental (including dive computer) if required

A great course for confident divers who want to learn new skills and do some exciting dives. Bali has some fascinating wrecks and on the PADI Wreck Diver course you will get to explore shipwrecks at 2 different locations. The wreck at Padang Bai was sunk recently to create an artificial reef. It has already become home to some interesting marine life and it’s a great wreck to map. The USS Liberty at Tulamben is the most famous wreck in Bali. It’s teeming with life, covered with coral and home to over 400 species of fish. You will get to learn the history of the wreck as well as have a look inside. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you about rewarding and responsible wreck diving. You will practice correct techniques for diving shipwrecks and how to avoid common hazards. You will learn about wreck scuba diving equipment considerations and proper techniques for entering wrecks

Get experience in planning, organising and making four wreck dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

PADI Fish Identification

Suitable for: all levels of diver

  • 1 day / 2 dives
  • IDR 2,600,000
  • IDR 400,000 equipment rental (including dive computer) if required

“What was that yellow one?” Tired of asking dumb questions ? Learn how to identify the most common fish. Get lots of great fish ID tips from Bali Scuba’s knowledgeable Instructors. See examples of the fascinating partnerships between different species. Learn what you should and shouldn’t do when interacting with marine life. Especially important: know which fish and corals are dangerous when touched. Test your fish ID knowledge before and after the course: how many fish can you name from this 2-minute video of Bali’s best marine life? The amazing fish life in Bali means this is the perfect place to take PADI Fish Identification specialty course.

PADI Boat Diver

Suitable for: all levels of diver

  • 1 day / 3 dives
  • IDR 3,400,000
  • IDR 400,000 equipment rental (including dive computer) if required

Learn to boat dive safely. Do you know your port from your starboard? Do you know where the ‘Head’ of the boat is and what it’s used for? Do you know what a trip line is? You will learn a variety of methods of boat entries and exits, use of lines and other safety gear, boat terminology, correct etiquette (you don’t want to upset the captain!), hazards and safety considerations. You will do three seriously fun dives at Nusa Penida with your PADI Instructor from one of Bali Scuba’s powerful 400HP diving speedboats. The PADI Boat Diver Specialty course is 2 dives, but we include a 3rd dive with your PADI Instructor to give you more practice at using an SMB (surface marker buoy). It’s essential for boat diving but not easy to use.

Coral Reef Conservation

Suitable for: divers or non-divers

  • 1 day
  • IDR 2,300,000

A classroom-only specialty course. Learn why coral reefs are so important to our ecosystem and why they are in danger. Most importantly find out what you can do to help. A great choice for all the family.

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  • Bali's premier dive center
  • 17 years of amazing adventures
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  • Which course are you interested in?
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