Wreck DiverPADI Wreck Diver

Dive Chicago (312) 922-5090

Why PADI Wreck Diver?

The lure of exploring sunken vessels, airplanes and automobiles is something most divers can't 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.

What do I need to start?

PADI Adventure Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)

Minimum age: 15 years old

What will I do?

Information contained in your wreck diver program includes:


  • The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of wreck diving


    The preparation and use of lights, air supplies, special equipment, penetration lines and reels


    Limited-visibility diving techniques and emergency procedures Wreck PakHow long will it take?


  • Recommended Course Hours: 24

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    Minimum Open Water Training: four dives over two days What will I need?


    Wreck Diving Manual with Video Retail $45.00 our price $30.00 <Buy On-Line>


    For penetration Wreck Reel Retail $121.00 our price $96.29 <Buy On-Line>

    Where can I go from here?

    Your Adventures In Diving Wreck Adventure Dive may count towards this Specialty certification at instructor discretion. This Specialty certification also counts as one of five Specialty certifications required for your Master Scuba Diver certification.



  • Course Fee and Boat Charter fee (Great Lakes Explorer) Special Training rate $280.00 <Buy On-Line>

    To explore the treasures hidden beneath the surface, drop us a line and sign up for the Wreck Diver program today. Sign up by e-mail info@DiveChicago.com or leave a voice mail at our dock phone 312-922-5090.

    * Wreck penetration-training dives are limited to within the light zone and within 40 metres/130 feet from the surface, vertical and horizontal distance included. If the wreck used for training is located in deep water (over 18 metres/60 feet), the Deep Diver rating is recommended as a prerequisite for the Wreck Diver program.

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