PADI National Geographic Diver Speciality

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As a PADI National Geographic Diver you join an elite group of explorers, adventurers and conservationists. The insight and training you gain during this program will broaden your awareness and take your diving skills to a new level. You'll learn to observe and explore like an underwater scientist.

Most PADI Divers are fascinated with the aquatic world, which inspires them to learn more. Because you have already learned the theory and skills of diving, the National Geographic Portal gives you the opportunity to build on your dive experience to learn about new adventures, exploration and conservation opportunities.

The PADI National Geographic Portal will help you take your dive experiences to a new level. How? You'll learn more about the world's oceans and waterways and discover details that will enhance your personal dive adventures.

What do you need to start?

PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)

Minimum age: 10 years.

What will you do?

During the PADI National Geographic Portal, you'll take your exploration skills to an advanced level by collecting data to construct a visual representation of what you explored. This project may result in a map, graph, sketch, diagram, photo essay or video. You and your instructor will decide on your area of focus and plan your dive accordingly. You'll also gain navigational skills that will aid in the exploration process. Your exploration skills will give you a new appreciation for the aquatic environment and add enjoyment to each dive. You'll find yourself sharing your discoveries with other divers and becoming a true underwater ambassador.


Whether you are a certified PADI Diver or certified by another organization, you can take advantage of the PADI National Geographic Portal. The National Geographic Portal consists of a knowledge review based on information from the National Geographic Diver Almanac and DVD. In addition, you'll fine-tune your buoyancy, navigation, exploration, and observation skills while on an open water dive.

What's included in the PADI Course?

At Scuba Cat, all our scuba diving certification courses include manuals and free scuba diving equipment rental For the National Geographic Diver program you'll receive the National Geographic Diver Almanac and National Geographic Diver DVD. In addition, we teach all of our diver level courses in small groups to ensure that you receive the attention that you deserve. All our courses are taught to PADI Standards.

How much will it cost?

The Price for PADI National Geographic Diver Speciality Course is 10,000 Baht (For certified divers 1day / 2 dives). Including the National Geographic Diver Almanac and DVD, scuba diving equipment rental two boat dives, certification and instructor fees.

What can you do next?

After completing the PADI National Geographic Diver Speciality program, you'll want to continue your dive education. This Speciality course can also be one of the five Speciality certifications necessary for your PADI Master Scuba Diver certification. Or why not join us for some day trip diving or even a liveaboard trip?