Aaron's Dive Shop


There is no underwater GPS. 

The ability to navigate underwater is an essential diving skill that many divers have yet to master. Whether you need to return to a shore entry point or to a moored vessel: swimming underwater is usually enjoyable than long surface swims. 

This course will teach divers ways to navigate underwater using a compass, as well as natural navigation skills based on cues from the environment. Students will learn to mark and relocate positions, make underwater site maps, and methods to estimate distance.

Course breakdown:

This course is conducted during three open water dives.


  • Must be certified open water divers or higher.
  • Must be at least 10 years old.

Materials Needed:

  • Compass
  • Underwater slate.



Courses are scheduled around your availability. 

Courses may require an eLearning portion.