Let Joe’s SCUBA Shack take you further with our PADI specialty courses!

PADI eLearning

Classes include Instruction and knowledge reviews of the materials as well as the dives needed for each specialty.  If you have completed an adventure dive previously, it may be counted as one of the open water dives required.  The dives can be completed at the Homestead Crater or while traveling on one of our escorted dive vacations.  **Additional fees apply for the Open Water dives, see below. **

There are many Specialty Courses available. The following is a list of our most popular choices:

  • Boat
  • Drift Diving
  • Aware Fish ID
  • Aware Coral Conservation
  • Altitude diving
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Digital Underwater Photo 
  • Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • Equipment Specialist
  • Shark Conservation Diver

** Tuition $100 plus student crew packs

  •  Enriched Air (Nitrox)
  • Navigation
  • Deep (prerequisite must be AOW certified)
  • Night
  • Search and Recovery

** Tuition $130 plus student crew packs

**Does not include transportation, meals, hotels, entrance fees, scuba gear except for air tanks and weights.  The Homestead currently charges approximately $28 daily entrance fees. **

Master Diver:

This is the highest non-professional ranking there is in Scuba Diving.  You must be an Advanced Open Water Diver and complete 5 specialties and a Rescue Diver course along with 50 documented dives in your log book to qualify.  Visit with one of our dive professionals to custom design your Master Diver Program. An application fee for this rating applies and is paid directly to PADI.