Aaron's Dive Shop


This course helps you expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You’ll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat.

Much of the world’s best scuba diving is accessible only by boat. Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course will benefit you because boats in various parts of the world do things differently. Scuba diving from a boat is fun and relatively easy because you usually descend directly onto your dive site.

The PADI Boat Diver course teaches you about the advantages and ease of diving from a boat. You’ll practice boat diving techniques and learn:

  • Boat terminology.
  • Boat diving procedures and etiquette, including how to enter and exit, and where to stow your gear.
  • Boating safety, including how to locate safety equipment.

Course breakdown:

This course is conducted during 2 open water dives.


  • Must be certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher
  • Must be at least 10 years old

Materials Needed:

  • Materials needed will be provided.



Courses are scheduled around your availability. 

Courses may require an eLearning portion.