Cavern Diver

Cavern Diver

If you dive within the light zone of a cave, the area near the cave entrance where natural light is always visibly, you're cavern diving. If you want to explore secrets hidden in caverns around the world you'll need your PADI Cavern Diver certification.

What do I need to start?

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification

Minimum age: 18 years old

What will I do?

During your first open water dive you'll practice line handling, reel use and emergency procedures without entering a cavern. But, for your next three dives, you're headed into the cavern, staying within the light zone and 40 metres/130 feet total distance of the surface.

You'll also cover the following:

Planning, organization, techniques, problems and hazards of cavern diving.

Special equipment use, such as lights, guidelines, reels and redundant breathing systems.

Proper body position, buoyancy control, air management and emergency procedures.

Cavern diving hazards such as silting, line problems, disorientation and emergencies.

How long will it take?

Recommended Course Hours: 24

Minimum Open Water Training: four dives over two days


Advanced Open Water Diver, 18yrs old

Where is course held?


For more information please contact us