Deep Diver

The Deep Diver course will teach you the procedures and techniques to make deep diving safe, and will enable you to explore areas you maybe haven’t visited before - new sites and new adventures.  This course provides a safe, supervised introduction to deeper diving within the limits of recreational diving - 40m.


Course Outline

You will have 4 dives during the course which includes a dive to 40m where some of you may experience the effects of Gas Narcosis (under the supervision of a qualified Deep Dive instructor).  Beforehand, you will learn the risk management, planning and special equipment required when conducting deep dives.  

The Deep Diver course covers:

  • Planning

  • Problems and hazards of deep diving

  • Safety considerations

  • A review of decompression theory

  • Safety stops

  • Flying after diving procedures

  • Special equipment for deep diving

  • Managing your gas supply

  • Dealing with gas narcosis

Course Program

Introduction Evening (Thursday after work for 2.0 hrs)

  • Complete course documentation

  • Provided with your Deep Diver course manual

  • View the Deep Diver video - completing Knowledge Reviews as you progress

  • Sizing of scuba dive equipment

Day 1 (Saturday)

  • Depart for coast (Ulladulla) at 7:30AM

  • Perform Deep Dives 1 and 2

  • Travel to Narooma for overnight stay

Day 2 (Sunday)

  • Travel by Boat to Montague Island

  • Perform Deep Dives 3 and 4

  • Return to Canberra by approx 5:00PM

What's Included

  • Deep Diver Course manual

  • Deep Diver Diver Specialty Certification card

  • 4 Boat dives

  • All dive gear for use throughout the course

    • wetsuit

    • boots

    • hood

    • gloves

    • Buoyancy Control Device (BCD)

    • regulator set

    • dive computer

    • weight belt

    • fins

    • air cylinders

    • Delayed Surface Marker Buoy (DSMB)

    • mask and snorkel

  • Morning tea between dives whilst at the coast

  • Towels for use at the coast (Private Course Only)

  • Transport to and from the coast (Private Course only)

  • Share accommodation at Narooma Motel (bed linen and towels included)

  • Guaranteed processing of your certification within 48 hours of completing all course requirements


Standard Course


  • Class sizes are a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 students

Private Course


  • 1 on 1 with the instructor, or bring a "buddy" (maximum of 2 students)

  • Transport to and from the coast


Combine this course with the Enriched Air (nitrox) Diver Specialty course and save $100.

Include transport to/from the coast for the standard course. $15

# refer to the Booking, Cancellation and Refund Policy

Canberra Scuba Diving 

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