Underwater Navigation

The PADI Underwater Navigator Course – $200

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.

What You Learn

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass.

You learn

  • Navigation patterns
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass navigation
  • How to mark or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface
  • Underwater map making
  • How to follow irregular courses with the Nav-Finder
  • Dive site relocation
  • How to estimate distance underwater


  • 10 years of age or older
  • PADI (Jr.) Open Water Diver certification or equivalent

Getting Started

The first thing you need to do is visit one of our 5 convenient locations in Orange County or call us at 949-443-3858 to schedule* your course and pick up your PADI Underwater Navigation Crew Pack. After your course is scheduled and you have completed the course materials, you will meet with your instructor, review the PADI Underwater Navigation Manual, and complete 2 open water navigation dives. From there, you will be a certified wreck diver, one step closer to obtaining your Master Scuba Diver Rating!

Ask us about combining this course with one of our many convenient boat trips!

*Underwater Navigation courses are scheduled on an as needed basis. Call us today to schedule!

**The cost of the Underwater Navigation Course includes tuition, the PADI Underwater Navigation Crew Pack, and certification fees. The student must provide his own dive equipment, dive knife, light, whistle and safety sausage. Dive Computers are highly recommended for this course.