Specialty Courses

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Scuba diving is a way to explore the underwater world in new and different ways. PADI Specialty Diver courses teach you the certified diver new techniques and give you the tools to enhance your exploration. You can take courses close to home through Dakota Scuba or while on a scuba vacation. See what’s available from this list of great courses:

Underwater Navigator
Dry Suit
Search and Recovery
Enriched Air
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Full Face Mask
Public Safety Diver

Deep Diver

Duration: 2 days. 4 open water dives. Course Price: $245.00 Prerequisites: Adventure Diver or Advanced Open Water Divers at least 15 years old may participate. Who should take this course? Headed for the Caribbean?  Are you going to be doing repetitive dives during your trip?  Well, more than likely you will be diving deeper than …

Drysuit Diver

Duration: 1 or 2 days. 1 confined water dive and 2 open water dives. Course Price: $229.00 Prerequisites: Open Water Divers at least 10 years old. Dry suit with appropriate accessories. Who should take this course? Want to stay warm? Want to extend your scuba diving season? Then dive dry. A dry suit seals you …

Enriched Air Diver

Duration: 1 day ( this is a non-diving required class.) Course Price: $240 (online version) $144 (manual and classroom version) Prerequisites: Open Water Divers at least 15 years old may participate. Where will you use Enriched Air? Most dive destinations offer enriched air tanks for divers, but you must have your enriched air certification card …

Full Face Mask Diver

Talk Underwater Introducing the Full Face Mask Specialty Diver. New for 2015 Dakota Scuba is offering training with OTS Guardian Full Face Masks. Duration: 2 days. 1 confined water dive and 2 open water dives. Course Price: $229.00 Prerequisites: Advanced Open Water Diver at least 15 years old. Who should take this course? To some, …

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Duration: 1 day. 2 dives. Course Price: $189.00 Prerequisites: Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 10 years old, are eligible to take the Peak Performance Buoyancy course. Who should take this course? Excellent buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and …

Search & Recovery Diver

Duration: 2 days. 4 dives. Course Price: $269.00 Prerequisites: Advanced Open Water Divers at least 12 years old. Search and Recovery diving is the use of search patterns and recovery procedures to locate and retrieve objects lost underwater. You will develop your practical knowledge of search and recovery diving while increasing your diving skills. You …

Underwater Navigator

Duration: 1 day. 3 open water dives. Course Price: $229.00 Prerequisites: Open Water Divers at least 10 years old may participate. Who should take this course? Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches …