Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you're going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way.


How to start?

Online learning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Complete the knowledge development section of your course whenever, wherever it's convenient for you.

Work at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device.

In addition to basic scuba gear, you will need a compass and underwater slate. Your PADI Instructor or local dive center staff may suggest other gear to help you stay oriented, such as marker buoys or lines and reels.


The first dive of this PADI Specialty course may credit as an Adventure Dive towards your Advanced Open Water certification - ask your instructor about earning credit. 


Take This Course If You Want to

  • Improve your navigation skills
  • Find the boat without surfacing
  • Learn natural navigation clues

You Will Learn How to

  • Use a diving compass
  • Navigate making multiple turns
  • Estimate distance underwater


With Your Instructor

Practice using a compass on the surface, then apply your skills underwater during three dives. Learn how to estimate distance, follow natural clues and practice finding your way back to the boat or shore.


Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification)

eLearning: 2-4 hours

Total time commitment: 2-3 days

Dives: 3 dives

Minimum age: 10 years or older


Ready to start? 

To start your course, sign up today: 

Cost: $338 (+tax and card fees) - includes eLearning and in person training.