PADI Underwater Navigator

Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately. This course may count towards college credit, ask your instructor.

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.

What the Course Entails

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

Course Pre-requisites

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can enrol in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.

Course Flow

Master challenging, yet fun underwater navigation skills. Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course!

How Can I Get Started?

Visit your local PADI Dive Centre or Resort to enrol in the course and get a PADI Underwater Navigator Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video. By studying before class, you’ll be better prepared to start practicing your navigational skills when you meet with your PADI Instructor.

What is the next adventure?

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Holidays featuring this Course

Solo Divers

Hotel Colombo

Azores, Azores

Located on the warmest and southernmost island of the Azores Archipelago, the Hotel Colombo is the ideal base for a diving holiday with manta ray encounters.

  • Located on Santa Maria Island
  • Dive with manta rays
  • Diving package included
  • Sandy beach close by
  • Haliotis Dive Centre close by
  • Nitrox available

Solo Divers

Siladen Resort & Spa

Indonesia, Siladen Island

Siladen Resort & Spa is exclusively located in the heart of the world renowned Bunaken National Marine Park abundant with amazing marine life, this exquisite hotel is the perfect place to relax.

  • Island resort with sandy beach
  • 10 bungalows split into 20 rooms
  • Premium and deluxe rooms
  • Spa/Pool/Pool Bar/WIFI/
  • Full board basis
  • Great for couples and non-divers

Solo Divers

Bandos Island Resort & Spa

Maldives, Male Atoll

This luxurious and stunning tropical island resort voted as “The Island of Hospitality” will welcome you with smiles and sunshine whilst ensuring all your needs are catered for.

  • Located on North Male Atoll
  • On-site PADI dive centre
  • Private Island Resort
  • Sunset dolphin cruise & spa
  • House reef diving available
  • Kids club available

Solo Divers

Sunset House

Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman

The Sunset House is a friendly, family run resort designed and operated by divers, located on the Southwest shore of Grand Cayman with a wonderful house reef abundant with colourful fish life!

  • Divers Resort
  • House Reef
  • Unlimited Shore Diving
  • 1 Mile from George Town
  • Photo Centre and Gallery
  • Wireless Internet

Solo Divers

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Maldives, Ari Atoll

Veligandu Island Resort located on the island of Veligandu is surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, an excellent house reef and long stretches of white, sandy beach. A paradise waiting to be explored.

  • Located in North Ari Atoll
  • Private island resort
  • Paradise on earth
  • 91 beach & water bungalows
  • Spa facilities available
  • House reef diving available

Solo Divers

Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort

Philippines, Mindoro & Anilao

Located at the end of Mabini, Buceo is the only resort in Anilao that has a sandy beach and is surrounded by a reef full of marine life for guests to take full advantage of.

  • Located South of Mabini
  • BB & HB basis
  • Family resort
  • Dive centre on site
  • Beachfront location
  • 10 exclusive cabanas

Solo Divers

Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino

Bonaire, Bonaire

The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino is ideally located along the west coast of Bonaire with fantastic diving. This bustling resort is great for families, couples and divers alike!

  • 126 oceanfront and garden rooms
  • Located close to restaurants and bars
  • Pool/Spa/Baby Sitting/Casino/Gym
  • Dive centre on-site
  • Room only basis
  • Great for divers and families

Solo Divers

Allegro Cozumel Resort

Mexico, Riviera Maya

The Allegro Cozumel Resort is situated right on San Francisco Beach on the famous island of Cozumel where two worlds of adventure co-exist, the fun in the sun and the amazing undersea world.

  • Located on Cozumel Island
  • Private sandy beach
  • All Inclusive resort
  • Free NITROX
  • Pro Dive Mexico on-site
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Located on Playa Del Carmen
  • Located on Playa Del Carmen

Solo Divers

Allegro Playacar

Mexico, Riviera Maya

The Allegro Playacar is located on the best stretch of white sand beach in Playa Del Carmen, surrounded by lush tropical gardens looking out to the crystal clear and rich waters.

  • Located on Playa Del Carmen
  • All inclusive resort
  • Family friendly
  • Free NITROX
  • Fantastic beach location
  • 286 rooms available

Solo Divers

Uepi Island Resort

Solomon Islands, Central Province

Uepi Resort is a small, relaxed and intimate resort located at the edge of the world’s largest lagoon (Marovo) offering a unique paradise experience and first class diving in this part of the Pacific

  • Hidden piece of paradise
  • Romantic Getaway
  • Max 28 guests
  • Marovo Lagoon location
  • On-site SSI Dive Centre
  • Pristine house reef off the beach