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PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty

Become more confident with your underwater navigation, picking up observation skills that will assist in knowing your direction, using landmarks, and mastering how to use the compass.

Misty Woodland

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.

You’ll learn the tools of the trade, including navigation using natural clues and by following compass headings. During the navigation dives, you’ll practice:

  • Methods to estimate distance underwater.

  • Compass navigation while making at least five turns.

  • Marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface.

  • Underwater map making.

Misty Woodland


12 years old

(Junior) Open Water Diver

Course Length:

1 Day - 3 open water dives


Gear rental is not included


Transportation is included

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