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PADI Drift Diver course

Overview of PADI Drift Diver 

  • From 12 years old
  • 1 day
  • 2 dives
  • Dive theory 
Feel the thrill of the current!

Ever wondered what flying is like? You love the diving but wanted to raise the stakes and get a little more exhilaration and adrenaline going?

PADI Drift Diver is the speciality for you and Nusa Penida is the best place in Bali (and arguably Indonesia) to do it.

Diving in Nusa Penida is known for its potential strong currents and incredible reefs, you just jump in and let yourself be carried by the flow to take it all in. The PADI Drift diving specialty course gives you the tools to really enjoy the experience and avoid common errors whilst under the supervision of you PADI instructor.

Who is it for? 

If you are a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can sign up for the Drift Diver specialty course.

For all courses you will need to fill a medical form, download it here. If your answer to any of these questions is "Yes", you will need to be cleared by a doctor for diving. 

Course description

You will do two dives in currents with your PADI instructor.

You will learn:

Special planning and organisation techniques as well as hazards and emergency responses specific to drift diving

Buoyancy control, entry and exit, communication and navigation in currents

Overview of currents, what to look out for on a dive site, tides, moons etc

Some current specific equipment

Price: 3,000,000 IDR


This includes your training materials, your rental equipment and everything needed for the course. 

Next level? 

Your PADI Drift Diver speciality certification counts towards your master scuba diver rating, the highest non-professional rating in scuba diving.

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