DRIFT DIVING SPECIALTY - $170
Drifting in a strong current can feel like flying! drift diving allows us to explore the huge expanse of the reef wall as we use the aquatic currents to float long. During the Drift diving specialty course you will get to understand drift diving techniques and procedures, how current are caused and how this affects diving and how to use equipment like floats and reels. You will practice ways of staying with your group as well as buoyancy control and navigation in currents.
DEEP DIVING SPECIALTY - $280
The Deep Diver Specialty course offers you the opportunity of a lifetime. You will be going deep to see things others can only dream about. During a total of four training dives ranging from 60ft to 130ft you will learn about deep dive planning and organization, special equipment, procedures and techniques, safety considerations and the potential hazards.
WRECK DIVER SPECIALTY COURSE - $280
The lure of exploring sunken vessels, airplanes and automobiles is something most divers cannot resist. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course introduces you to wreck diving and helps you develop the skills and knowledge necessary for safe and fun wreck diving. During three dives you will learn about the planning, organization, procedures, techniques, and hazards of wreck diving. You will find out how to use lights, air supplies, special equipment, penetration lines and reels, and practice limited-visibility diving techniques and emergency procedures.
UNDERWATER NAVIGATION SPECIALTY - $220
Ever wondered how your dive master finds their way around the reef? Let us show you how by taking the Underwater Navigation specialty course. During three training dives, you’ll practice how to use natural features to navigate while diving, methods to estimate distance underwater, compass navigation using different patterns and making an underwater map. You will also learn how to mark an object's position from the surface and how to relocate it.
NIGHT DIVING SPECIALTY COURSE - $265
Go scuba diving at night to discover a whole new aquatic world, you will focus 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. You will get to see how plants and animals differ or change their behavior at night. You will be able to see the true colors of Roatan's reef in your light beam and observe the multitude of phosphorescent creatures that we see here after the sun goes down.
PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY SPECIALTY - $200
If you want to fine-tune your buoyancy and soar over reefs, extend bottom time by reducing air consumption and prolong the life of your dive equipment, the Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course is for you. During two open water dives you will determine the correct amount of weigh to use and where to position it for trim and streamlining, learn how to do the buoyancy check and how to use visualization techniques while diving in Roatan.
FISH IDENTIFICATION SPECIALTY - $130
You’ll enjoy your dives even more when you recognize the creatures that you see and can identify the main fish families and their characteristics. Once you learn to recognize what types of fish you see, you’ll find it easier to reference the exact species after a scuba dive. If you know what fish family it belongs to, you can more easily look up the local name or at least be able to intelligently ask the local scuba instructor what you saw. During two scuba dives, you’ll learn how to identify characteristics of local fish families and species, survey techniques and strategies and all about Project AWARE activities that can help protect marine life in Roatan.
UNDERWATER NATURALIST SPECIALTY COURSE - $170
If you are interested in aquatic life then the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course is for you. This course is an introduction to the underwater aquatic environment and will help develop safe and responsible aquatic life interaction techniques. During your PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course, you will learn about underwater naturalist dive planning, organization and potential problems. You will also get an overview of the major aquatic life groupings and interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths. You will put this information into practice during your two open water dives.
DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY SPECIALTY - $200
Got your own camera and underwater housing but not sure how to make the most of it? The PADI Underwater Photographer Specialty course can help you learn how to take your first underwater photographs or fine tune your existing skills to produce photographs that will stun your friends. You will find out about the basics of underwater photography during two dives. You will learn about underwater photography dive planning, organization, composition, camera handling, with special emphasis on practical techniques an how to care for and maintain your camera equipment.
SEARCH AND RECOVERY SPECIALTY - $280
It happens: People accidentally drop things from docks, off boats or even while scuba diving. If you’ve ever lost something in the water and wanted to go find it, then the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is for you. During four scuba dives you’ll practice swimming search patterns using your compass and natural navigation, locating large and small objects using various search patterns, using a lift bag for large or heavy objects, and planning a search operation based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive.
ENRICHED AIR DIVER SPECIALTY - $200
Maximize your time with the upgraded PADI Enriched Air Diver course. Enriched Air Diver saves you time by allowing you to:Stay underwater longer Get back into the water sooner. Get your certification while simultaneously completing dives for other PADI courses! By diving with Enriched Air you may feel less tired on your vacation. How much more time can I be underwater? For example, if you dive to 15 meters/50 feet on air, your no decompression limit is 80 minutes. But, diving on EANx36 gets you 220 minutes of no decompression time - an increase of 140 minutes! It’s perfect for underwater photographers, wreck divers and anyone who wants to stay down longer.