PADI Drift Diver

Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating. The course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along.

The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along. It feels like flying - except that you’re underwater using scuba equipment. Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. If these sounds like fun, then the Drift Diver course is for you.

What the Course Entails

Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you’ll:

Course Pre-requisites

Course Flow

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enrol in the Drift Diver specialty course.

How Can I Get Started?

Pick up a PADI Drift Diver Manual and the Drift Diving video to start learning immediately. Stop by your local PADI Dive Centre and Resort to enrol in the course and pick up your independent study materials.

What is the next adventure?

DPVs can come in handy when wreck diving because they let you tour more of the wreck, plus reduce your air consumption. You may want to consider the PADI Wreck Diver course while working your way to Master Scuba Diver.

Holidays featuring this Course

Solo Divers

Atlantis Puerto Galera

Philippines Diving Holidays, Mindoro & Anilao

The Atlantis Puerto Galera Resort is located in the heart of the Coral Triangle with spectacular scenery above and below the water. This idyllic resort has to be on every divers bucket list!

  • Boutique resort on the hills of Sabang Bay
  • Center of biodiversity in the Coral Triangle
  • Spa facilities with a range of treatments
  • Up to five dives a day available
  • Excellent camera room facilities
  • 2018 Trip advisor Certificate of Excellence

Solo Divers

Atlantis Puerto Galera

Philippines Diving Holidays, Mindoro & Anilao

The Atlantis Puerto Galera Resort is located in the heart of the Coral Triangle with spectacular scenery above and below the water. This idyllic resort has to be on every divers bucket list!

  • Boutique resort on the hills of Sabang Bay
  • Center of biodiversity in the Coral Triangle
  • Spa facilities with a range of treatments
  • Up to five dives a day available
  • Excellent camera room facilities
  • 2018 Trip advisor Certificate of Excellence

Solo Divers

Atlantis Dumaguete

Philippines Diving Holidays, The Visayas

The luxurious Atlantis Dumaguete is located on a long peaceful stretch of beach with out of this world diving close by including Apo Island, Siquijor and Dauin marine.

  • Beachfront resort on Dauin
  • Day trips to Apo Island and Oslob
  • Rooms with balcony or patio & hammocks
  • Up to 5 dives a day available
  • Spa facilities with sauna and rain shower
  • Dedicated underwater camera facilities

Solo Divers

Atlantis Dumaguete

Philippines Diving Holidays, The Visayas

The luxurious Atlantis Dumaguete is located on a long peaceful stretch of beach with out of this world diving close by including Apo Island, Siquijor and Dauin marine.

  • Beachfront resort on Dauin
  • Day trips to Apo Island and Oslob
  • Rooms with balcony or patio & hammocks
  • Up to 5 dives a day available
  • Spa facilities with sauna and rain shower
  • Dedicated underwater camera facilities

Solo Divers

The Three Corners Sea Beach Resort

Red Sea, Marsa Alam

The Three Corners Sea Beach Resort is ideally situated at only 5 km from Marsa Alam’s International Airport and Port Ghalib.

Solo Divers

The Three Corners Happy Life Beach Resort

Red Sea, Marsa Alam

With a stay at The Three Corners Happy Life Beach Resort in Marsa Alam, you’ll be directly on the beach. The resort offers 300 rooms spread over a main building and several low-rise buildings.

Solo Divers

The Three Corners Equinox Beach Resort

Red Sea, Marsa Alam

Equinox Beach Resort is a highly comfortable family hotel in the totally unique eco system of El Nabaa Bay.

Solo Divers

Sunrise Marina Resort Port Ghalib

Red Sea, Marsa Alam

The Sunrise Marina Resort is situated in the paradise Red Sea Riviera of Port Ghalib offering a unique chance to escape from the ordinary within the vicinity of Marsa Shuna & Blue Lagoon Beach.

  • All inclusive resorts
  • Private sandy beach
  • Emperor Divers close by
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Great for families & couples
  • Spa & wellness centre

Solo Divers

Sunrise Marina Resort Port Ghalib

Red Sea, Marsa Alam

The Sunrise Marina Resort is situated in the paradise Red Sea Riviera of Port Ghalib offering a unique chance to escape from the ordinary within the vicinity of Marsa Shuna & Blue Lagoon Beach.

  • All inclusive resorts
  • Private sandy beach
  • Emperor Divers close by
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Great for families & couples
  • Spa & wellness centre

Solo Divers

Marina Lodge At Port Ghalib

Red Sea, Marsa Alam

The Marina Lodge at Port Ghalib hotel is a beautifully decorated new resort offering comfort and a first class service to all guests.

  • Divers resort by the Marina
  • 203 rooms and suites
  • Half board basis
  • A favourite with our customers
  • Suitable for all types of divers
  • Emperor Divers next door