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(Solo Diver) Course

Learn to Dive Solo!

Course Objective:

  • To develop the skills of planning and carrying out dives without a partner when preferred or necessary

  • To sharpen skills of diving self-reliance, making the diver a stronger partner in a dive pair or team

Self-Reliant Certification Qualifies Divers to:

Make solo dives when the environmental factors and dive level of the given dive are appropriate for your skill level and experience

a solo diver over the reef


  • At least Advanced Open Water certified

  • 18 years old

  • 100 logged dives

  • Complete the DIVER MEDICAL - Participant Questionnaire. Read the form carefully. If you are able to answer "YES" to any of the questions, a Physician must SIGN OFF and give APPROVAL for you to participate in diving activities.

What is Involved?

  • ​Knowledge Development (classroom)

  • (3) -Open Water Dives

Required Course Materials:

  • PADI requires no course materials

Required Course Equipment:

  • Standard scuba equipment (BCD, regulator, mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, tanks, and weights)

  • Surface marker buoy or DSMB with at least 100' of line

  • ​Redundant gas source (one of the following):​

          - Pony cylinder (30 cu/ft or larger)
          - Twin cylinders with or without isolation

  • Redundant depth gauge and bottom timer, or dive computer

  • Redundant surface signaling device

  • Knife/cutting tool

  • Slate and pencil

  • Back-up Mask

How Many Students In The Course?

Our courses are smaller allowing us to focus on your every need along the way of becoming a great diver. We take an average of 3 students per instructor. Some of our courses are PRIVATE, 1 on 1 Instruction.

How Long Is The Course? 

This course is normally completed over the course of one day.

No Hidden Fees: 

​​​This course includes rental equipment, additional air fills, and certification fees. 



PADI Self-Reliant Diver (Solo Diver)-- $350

Includes:  Rental Equipment, Additional Air Fills, Course Tuition, & Certification Fee

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