PADI Underwater Navigator

PADI Underwater Navigation Course

Total time commitment:

1 Days




Maximum  5 members


Piratical : Poseidon Diving Centres

What is the PADI Underwater Navigation Course?

The PADI Underwater Navigation Course is designed to help scuba divers understand the intricate navigation system underwater, using a compass, natural navigation cues, and methods to estimate the distance and time to reach a particular destination. The course involves three navigation dives where you will learn about various techniques of navigation, including patterns navigation, natural navigation, estimation of distance, underwater communication, and more.

What are the qualifications required to do the PADI Underwater Navigation Course?

To enrol in the PADI Underwater Navigation Course, you should hold a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification or equivalent. You should also be able to swim at least 200 meters without any assistance. For those who are already certified in the Adventure Diver program with a navigation dive, this will count towards this course.

eLearning PADI Underwater Navigation Course:

If you want to learn the basic concepts of navigation online, you can opt for the E-learning program offered by PADI. By doing this, you can reduce the course duration to just two days, enabling you to start with the practical part of the course almost immediately.

Underwater Navigator Course Schedule

At Poseidon Diving Centre, Sri Lanka, you can complete the PADI Underwater Navigation Course in just a single day with three dives. Usually, the course starts in the morning, followed by three open water dives with a certified instructor. Every dive is designed to introduce and refine individual navigation skills.

What can you improve after completing the PADI Underwater Navigation Certification?

Completing the PADI Underwater Navigation Course improves your scuba diving skills and makes you a confident diver. You will learn about underwater navigation and its various techniques, which will help you explore the underwater world seamlessly without the fear of getting lost. This course enhances your safety and the safety of the dive buddy as it helps avoid confusing situations, unnerving accidents, and unforeseen circumstances during the dives.

What are the advantages of doing the PADI Underwater Navigation Diver course?

By successfully completing the PADI Underwater Navigation Course, you will receive a certification to certify that you’ve acquired proficient navigation skills underwater. It’s proof that you have a better understanding of navigation methods and underwater communication for a safer and adventurous dive experience. With this certification, you can enhance your diving skills and participate in more advanced courses like PADI Advanced Open Water Certification, Deep Diving, and more.

Where you can follow PADI  Underwater Navigator 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. OWD 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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