Underwater Navigatior & Underwater Naturalist

Underwater Navigator

Ever wondered how your instructor manages to find their way back to the boat every time? Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the Underwater Navigator Specialty course.

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge.You learn to navigate using natural references and your compass. You learn to estimate distance underwater, follow navigation patterns and know where you are while following an arbitrary, irregular course using the Nav-Finder.

You will learn:

  • Navigation patterns, natural and compass navigation
    • Following irregular courses with the Nav-Finder
    • Dive site relocation

Included in The course:

  • Tuition, Book and Certification
  • Three Navigation Dives
  • All Necessery Equipment
  • Free Kayak and Snorkel Equipment use
  • Free Wifi

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Underwater Naturalist

Are you fascinated by aquatic life, always wondering what that fish is and why it behaves as it does? Then Underwater Naturalist is for you!

In addition to learning about the complex eco-system that is the reef surrounding Utila, you will also be learning more about fish and other aquatic life behaviour, and how as divers we can responsibly interact with the marine world.

It’s not all about the classroom though – the course also has two dives which allow you to observe all you’ve been learning about. Come diving with us and find out why a porcupinefish will swim away from a 2 inch damselfish!

You will learn:

  • Overview of aquatic life groupings and interrelations
  • The role of aquatic plants, food chains and predator prey relationships
  • Responsible interactions with aquatic life

Included in The course:

  • Tuition and Certification
  • Two Dives
  • All Necessery Equipment
  • Free Kayak and Snorkel Equipment use
  • Free Wifi