Drift Diver Course

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Experience the new adventure of feeling like flying underwater with our Drift Diver Course

The  Drift Diver Specialty course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along. It feels like flying – except that you’re underwater using scuba equipment. Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. If this sound like fun, then the Drift Diver course is for you.

If you’re a (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enrol in the Drift Diver specialty course.

What will you learn?

Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you’ll:

  • Receive an introduction to drift diving equipment – floats, lines and reels.
  • Get an overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects.
  • Practice with buoyancy control, navigation and communication during two drift dives.
  • Learn techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group as you float with the current.

Get credit! The first dive of this Specialty Diver Course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advance Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

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When can I start this course?

Get a Drift Diver Course online link to start your speciality course, once complete you can start your practical with your instructor

A few sample easy steps:

  • Get in contact with us by Phone or email us your enquiry or click the BOOK NOW button below
  • We will book you in
  • We will provide all your gear for the course
  • If you need equipment, our retail shop has a wide variety of gear to suit your needs and budget
  • Course duration is three (3) days
  • No Medical Requirements (Unless there is mayor health issues)
  • Medical declaration to be completed on site before the course starts
  • Fee Payment will be required prior to starting your course
  • Online Component will also need to be completed prior to start date
  • At the end of the course you will receive a notification and receive your DRIFT  DIVE SPECIALITY certification on your SSI profile

Gear Required for Drift Diver Course

Along with your basic scuba equipment, you’ll learn to use various surface marker buoys and floats with lines and reels. Ask your  Instructor at Gold Coast Dive Centre staff about other equipment you may need to get the most of your drift dives.

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