PADI Underwater Naturalist

PADI Underwater Naturalist course

Total time commitment:

3 Days




Maximum  5 members


Poseidon Class Room

Piratical : Poseidon Diving Centres

What is the PADI Underwater Naturalist course?

The PADI Underwater Naturalist course is a unique opportunity for divers to learn more about the marine environment and how to protect it. This course allows divers to develop a better understanding of the underwater world, the creatures that live within it, and the relationships between them. By taking the course, you’ll be able to recognize and identify the various types of marine life that you encounter on your dives.

What qualifications do you need to take the PADI Underwater Naturalist course?

This course is designed for certified Open Water Divers or above. However, it is recommended that you have some diving experience under your belt before taking this course. This is an ideal course for those who want to learn more about marine animals, and it’s also suitable for those who wish to learn more about marine conservation.

Underwater Naturalist Course Schedule

The PADI Underwater Naturalist course has both classroom and dive components that cover the following aspects of the underwater environment: ecology, fish identification, and the relationships between underwater organisms. The course takes two days to complete, and you’ll have four dives in total.

What can we improve upon after taking the PADI Underwater Naturalist certification?

By taking  this, you’ll start to pick up on the finer details of the underwater world. You’ll learn to appreciate the little things that you might have missed before, from the different species of fish to the various kinds of corals. This course also helps you understand how human activity can impact the marine environment and how you can take action to protect the underwater ecosystem.

What are the advantages of taking the PADI Underwater Naturalist course?

This course allows you to explore underwater ecosystems in a way that is both respectful and non-invasive. You’ll also gain a greater appreciation for the intricacies of the marine world. By taking this course, you’ll discover how small actions you take can significantly impact the environment for the better. This course is unique in that it helps you become more than just a visitor to the underwater world it makes you an advocate for its protection.

Where you can follow PADI  Underwater Naturalist Course in Sri Lanka?

This course is available at all Poseidon Diving Centres. Poseidon diving center is the first five-star PADI diving center in Sri Lanka and has been in operation for 50 years. Underwater Naturialist certification is available at the best price in Hikkaduwa (October to April South Coast) and Nilaveli Trincomalee (April to September East Coast).

South Cost

Hikkaduwa Diving Centre

November – April

East Cost

Nilaveli Diving Centre

April – October

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