PADI Search and Recovery Diver

Course Type: Diving Pro

Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.

Why do this course

Find lost items and lift them to the surface. It’s fun to use the lift bag. Not only are these skills fun, but very practical and ultimately useful because eventually, you’ll lose something in the water. As a Search and Recovery Diver, you’ll know how to search for and recover it.

Equipment & Materials


  • Be a PADI Open Water Diver or jnr Open Water Diver with PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty(or equivalent training)
  • OR Be A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or jnr Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent training)
  • Be at least 12 years old


4 Ocean dives