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PADI Night Diver speciality

The underwater world changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge. If you've wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, enroll in the PADI Night Diver speciality course.

The thought of dipping below the surface at night is mysterious yet alluring. Although you may have dived a site many times before, at night you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light.

Scuba diving at night teaches you to focus on what you can see in your light’s beam, on controlling your buoyancy by feel, on staying with your buddy and on paying attention to details you may overlook during the day. During three night dives, you’ll practice:

  • Light handling and communication techniques
  • Entering, exiting and navigating in the dark
  • Identifying how plants and animals differ or change behaviour at night


Read what past students had to say about the PADI Night Diver speciality

Ben Kingshott
'I've dived this site many times during the day but what comes out at night?' For me this was the biggest reason to take the PADI Night Diver Course. My curiosity and the somewhat mysterious allure of the darkness pushed me to learn new skills. Dive Academy gave me the training and confidence and were there with me every step of the way. From communicating with my torch, navigating in the darkness and spotting those nocturnal animals this course gave me the confidence to explore the darkness in a safe and structured way. Thanks Dive Academy!
Ben Kingshott
Ben Kingshott