PADI Wreck Diver

PADI Wreck Diver

Shipwrecks resting on the seabed are a cultural and naturalistic heritage to be explored and preserved. Are you attracted by the unique and mysterious charm that surrounds wreck diving ? Our PADI Wreck Diver course has been refined by our instructors and passionate wreck explorers, to provide you with the most efficient techniques to undertake safe explorations, in respect of the historical and ecological habitats that wrecks often represent.
- Portofinodivers team

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Most of the dozens of wrecks scattered off the coast of Portofino lie on the seabed at depths of over 30 meters. These are merchant and military ships sunk during the last world war.

To access the PADI Wreck Diver course at our dive center and starting to explore the wrecks off Portofino, you must:

To extend the time of underwater exploration and increase safety, in order to fully enjoy the experience dives, it is also recommended to

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course enables to the use of hyper-oxygenated mixtures (nitrox), it can be carried out in conjunction with the PADI Wreck Diver course without changing the duration and number required dives.

This video was shot during a PADI Wreck Diver course in late October.

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Our PADI Wreck Diver takes 3 days, it includes about 15 hours of training divided as follows:

  • Day 1 (9:30-12:30) Knowledge development
    Your instructor introduces you to the basic techniques, equipment configuration and standard procedures for safe wreck explorations. Most of the theoretical part is carried out independently through the study of digital training material PADI eLearning®.

  • Day 1 (14:30-17:30) Shore diving
    One training dive

  • Day 2 (8:00-13:00) Boat diving
    One training dive
    One wreck dive

  • Day 3 (8:00-13:00) Boat diving
    Two wreck dives

Rates per person

Instruction, shore and boat dives, tanks and weights, training material and certification fee

PADI Wreck Diver

590 *
* minimum 2 candidates

  • 3 days
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PADI Enriched Air Diver


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PADI Wreck Diver
+ PADI Deep Diver

990 *
* minimum 2 candidates

  • 4 days
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PADI Wreck Diver courses are carried out on alternate Mondays or upon request for a minimum of 3 candidates.

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