Diving courses

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OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE

This is the world's most popular diving course that introduces you to the underwater world in a safe and fun way. The course is a combination of theoretical (which can be done from home) and practical parts in the sea, with the constant supervision of a diving instructor.

The course includes all the needed learning materials, complete scuba equipment, as well as a worldwide recognized certificate that allows you to dive up to 18 m of depth.

ADVANCED ADVENTURER COURSE

With this course, you will acquire an advanced scuba experience by choosing 5 different dives. It is a great way of improving your scuba diving skills in case you're not able to enrol in the Advanced Open Water diver course.

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Diving specialities


PERFECT BUOYANCY SPECIALITY

This speciality teaches you the skills and techniques of buoyancy control. By mastering buoyancy you will reduce your air consumption and have more time for diving and hovering gracefully above the seabed.

NITROX SPECIALITY

Nitrox or oxygen-enriched air, allows the dive to be extended without decompression and reduces the length of surface intervals required between repeated dives. By learning this speciality, you will be able to safely plan your dive with mixtures enriched with up to 40% oxygen.

DEEP DIVE SPECIALITY

Do you want to dive deeper than 18 m and learn all the factors that influence deep dive planning? The theoretical part and the three deep dives that are an integral part of this speciality will give you the knowledge needed for safe planning and deep dives.

UNDERWATER PHOTO & VIDEO SPECIALITY

The purpose of this speciality is to teach you the basics of using an underwater camera. You will learn, in a practical way, how to perpetuate the moments spent underwater through photos and video.

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SHIPWRECK SPECIALITY

Istria offers a variety of interesting and well-preserved shipwrecks which throughout history ended tragically on the seabed. Sunken ships are one of the most alluring dives in the region. By choosing this speciality you will learn how to plan and dive safely on wrecks.

NIGHT DIVE SPECIALITY

Night diving is a completely new dimension of scuba diving. Not only logistically, but also for the possibilities of encountering sea life which is almost impossible to see during daylight. Using an underwater flashlight and new signs of underwater communication, are only some of the skills taught in this speciality.

UNDERWATER NAVIGATION SPECIALITY

Night diving is a completely new dimension of scuba diving. Not only logistically, but also for the possibilities of encountering sea life which is almost impossible to see during daylight. Using an underwater flashlight and new signs of underwater communication, are only some of the skills taught in this speciality.

STRESS AND RESCUE SPECIALITY

By reacting properly in the right moment we can avoid potentially serious accidents above and below the surface. This speciality teaches you the correct way to approach and handle emergencies and earns you a qualification of SSI Stress & rescue speciality.

MARINE ECOLOGY SPECIALITY

The marine ecosystem, with its complexity, is a daily reminder of how fragile and important it is for the survival of the entire human species. With this speciality, we will dive into the world of marine ecology and its human impact on it.

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ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE

Are you interested in shipwrecks? Does underwater photography tickle your imagination? Or are you more of a night diving type? After completing 4 specialities and logging 24 dives, you will automatically earn an Advanced Open Water diver certificate!

DIVE GUIDE COURSE

The first step towards a scuba diving career which will enable you to guide groups of certified divers independently. A certified dive guide has the possibility of working in a dive centre and managing most of the centre's chores.

MASTER DIVER COURSE

This course is the last recreational diving course and a prerequisite to the instructor course. The SSI Master diver kit contains 4 different specialities with a mandatory Stress & rescue speciality. 50 logged dives are needed to complete this course.

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