In the PADI® Search and Recovery course, you’ll learn how to find lost objects underwater. You’ll practice different types of underwater search patterns and learn how to use a lift bag as you plan and execute mock search operations.
Minimum Age: 12
(Jr.) Advanced Open Water or (Jr.) Open Water with Underwater Navigation certification
(All courses are PADI and include basic diving equipment, diving insurance and certification fee)
PADI eLearning: 2-4 hours
Entire course: 2-3 days (dives must be completed over a minimum of two days)
Your next adventure
Finding items underwater is both challenging and rewarding. You need to know how to gather information, organize a search and choose an effective underwater search pattern. This specialty is the ideal complement for the deep dive speciality course, as well as the specialty enriched air diver NITROX.