OUR DIVE COURSES

We offer courses from Discover Scuba Diving and Open Water Diver right up to Divemaster. With 3 dedicated instructors on our staff, you can be sure to receive the best dive training possible! Our recreational courses include all materials, equipment use and certification fees.


COURSES SPECIALTIES

COURSES + ACCOMMODATION

PADI 5 Star Dive Training and SSI Diamond Centre in a small group with a dedicated instructor

PADI Courses Carriacou Grenada

DEEFER DIVE TRAINING

PADI 5 Star Dive Resort and SSI Diamond Centre 

At Deefer Diving we treat each student as an individual. We will never rush you, and will do our best to make our schedule as flexible as possible to suit your needs. With 3 dedicated instructors on our staff, we can keep our student groups small to provide a personalised learning experience.
We believe that learning to dive should be fun and continuing your dive education should be a good experience!
For many people scuba diving turns into a lifelong passion! Our instructors speak English & Spanish.

PADI eLearning courses Carriacou Grenada

LEARNING OPTIONS

PADI eLearning - Classroom

PADI eLearning allows you to complete your dive theory in your own time before you go on holiday, so that you can get in the water sooner! You need to pay for eLearning in advance, but we will credit 50% of the cost towards to price of your course when you sign up with this link.
PADI eLearning is also available for mobiles & tablets. Find out more about PADI eLearning Touch.
Alternatively you can complete your dive theory in the classroom with one of our instructors!

PADI Instructor Development in Carriacou

PRO DEVELOPMENT

Become a PADI or SSI Divemaster! 

At Deefer Diving we offer both PADI or SSI Divemaster courses and internship options. The difference is the amount of experience you gain and the time spent on each: the course option can take as little as 11 days to complete, while an internship can last 3 months and add close to 100 dives to your dive log. During your time with us you will gain confidence in the water, leading divers and demonstrating skills, as well as become part of fun loving dive team. 

Deefer Diving Carriacou Free Fun Dives Offer

GET TWO FREE DIVES!

With Open Water, Advanced & Rescue

Enjoy two free fun dives without the need for skills practice after you've finished your course! Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver and specialty courses with dives are included in this offer.
You can also bring a snorkeller along on the boat for free on your open water dives!

Excludes DSD try dives, Scuba Diver, Adventure Diver courses, OW Referrals & 'dry'  courses.
Free fun dives are not transferable.
Cannot be combined with any other discounts.

LEARN TO DIVE IN CARRIACOU

Here you can find information about each of our courses. Anyone can learn to dive - you don't have to be a fantastic swimmer - we are happy to work with you to help you build confidence in the water, help you achieve your goals and find a new hobby you will love!
As part of the sign up process for each course we will ask you to complete a Medical Statement. You can download a copy of the statement and complete it in advance - if you have answered Yes to any of the questions, please check with your doctor and get them to complete the Physician's section on Page 2 of the form.

Discover Scuba Diving

Discover Scuba Diving

Try diving for the first time!
PADI Scuba Diver Course

Scuba Diver

Basic entry level scuba certification
PADI Open Water Diver

Open Water Diver

"The PADI" full certification course
PADI Adventure Diver

Adventure Diver

Choose from 3 adventure dives
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Advanced Open Water

Five new diving adventures
Emergency First Response

Emergency First Response

First aid in an emergency
PADI Rescue Diver

Rescue Diver

Better safety diving awareness
PADI Master Scuba Diver

Master Scuba Diver

Join the MSD challenge!
PADI Divemaster

Divemaster

Become a PADI or SSI professional

Discover Scuba Diving

DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING

INTRODUCTION TO SCUBA DIVING. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 2.5 HOURS. COST: USD $115.00

Try scuba diving for the first time - discover a new world! For those who have never dived before, Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) is an introduction to scuba diving, which gives ou the chance to discover a new world and fall in love with being underwater! During you DSD we cover some basic theory in the form of a short presentation, then take you into shallow water just off the beach, to get you comfortable with the scuba equipment and learn some useful skills. Once you are happy with everything, we will go out on the boat for your first dive!

PADI Scuba Diver Carriacou Grenada

SCUBA DIVER

BASIC ENTRY LEVEL CERTIFICATION. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 2 DAYS. COST: USD $360.00.

Learn to dive in just 2 days! This is an easy accessible course for those who want to gain a diving certification, but don't have the time for the full Open Water course. Scuba Diver qualifies you to dive to a maximum depth to 12m (40ft) while accompanied by a professional. The course takes two full days, during which we will watch 3 videos, complete knowledge reviews & quizzes, practise scuba skills in shallow water, and go for two open water dives from the boat. Scuba Diver can easily be upgraded to a full Open Water certification at a later date!

PADI Open Water Diver Carriacou Grenada

OPEN WATER DIVER

COMPLETE ENTRY LEVEL CERTIFICATION. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 4 DAYS. COST: USD $575.00.

This is the Open Water Diver course, designed to take you from zero to fully certified diver, while boosting your confidence in the water and exploring Carriacou's beautiful underwater landscapes. This course usually takes 4 days. Click here to view our typical schedule. We can be flexible with our schedule, so you can split it over more days if you would like to. We also recommend getting started at home with eLearning to reduce the amount of time we have to spend in the classroom. Don't worry, we're still there to answer any questions you might have and help with the theory!

PADI Adventure Diver Carriacou Grenada

ADVENTURE DIVER

EXPAND YOU HORIZONS. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 2 DAYS. COST: USD $237.00.

Prepare for a new diving adventure! There are many different kinds of exciting dives out there: drift dives, deep dives, night dives, wreck dives & lots more. Each one of these has its own thrills & challenges! To become an Adventure Diver, choose 3 of these Adventure Dives: AWARE Fish ID, Boat, Deep, UW Photography, Drift, Night, Perfect Your Buoyancy, Search & Recovery, Sidemount, UW Naturalist, UW Navigation and Wreck dives. Take 5 Adventure dives to become a Advanced Open Water Diver! Each dive can also be counted towards the specialty of the same name. There is no exam for this course!

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Carriacou Grenada

ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

NEW DIVING ADVENTURES. MIN. AGE: 12 YRS. LENGTH: 2 DAYS. COST: USD $420.00.

Discover new diving experiences! For most divers this is the next step up from the Open Water course. The Advanced Open Water Diver course introduces you to new diving situations and increases your comfort level underwater. You will complete 5 Adventure dives, including Deep and Navigation, plus 3 dives from the following: Fish ID, Boat, UW Photography, Drift, Night, Perfect Your Buoyancy, Search & Recovery, Sidemount, UW Naturalist, Sidemount and Wreck dives. Each dive can also be counted towards the specialty of the same name. There is no exam for this course!

Emergency First Response

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE

FIRST AID COURSE. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 1.5 DAYS. COST: USD $160.00.

Learn valuable First Aid skills! The Emergency First Response (EFR) course is a valuable experience for everybody - not just for divers! Anybody with an interest in learning First Aid can take this course. We will teach you how to assess emergency situations, and how to safely help victims. You will learn about CPR and the steps to handle an emergency. We will also cover secondary care, where you will learn how to help people who are unwell or have been injured. This course is a prerequisite for the Rescue Diver, Divemaster and Assistant Instructor courses.

PADI Rescue Diver Course Carriacou Grenada

RESCUE DIVER

LEARN TO HELP OTHERS. MIN. AGE: 12 YRS. LENGTH: 4 DAYS. COST: USD $595.00.

Become a better scuba diver! Becoming a Rescue Diver makes you more aware of what's going on around you - you identify and help resolve problems before they occur, and become a more confident diver because you have been taught how to handle yourself in an emergency underwater or on the surface. The Rescue course takes 4 days, during which we will cover Rescue Diver knowledge development, complete skills & drills in shallow water, and then move on to open water. We complete the course with a rescue scenario where (almost) anything can happen! We recommend cutting down on classroom time for this course by enrolling in eLearning.

PADI Master Scuba Diver

MASTER SCUBA DIVER

SHOW YOUR EXPERIENCE. MIN. AGE: 12 YRS. LENGTH: 1 WEEK+. COST: depends on the specialties you choose

The highest accolade of the recreational scuba diver! As a Master Scuba Diver you stand out from the crowd. To achieve this rating, you need to have a minimum of 50 dives logged and be certified as both Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver, and complete 5 specialties. This is both challenging & rewarding, as well as good fun! Choose from our range specialty courses to take you to the next level! How long it takes to achieve your Master Scuba Diver rating depends on your current certification level and the specialties you choose. Email us and let us help you create your MSD package!

SPECIALTY COURSES

Our specialty courses include all materials, equipment use, certification fees and two free fun dives! All our marine conservation related diving courses are available at the discounted rate of USD $180.00.
Complete 5 specialties and apply for the rating of Master Scuba Diver!

Project AWARE Fish Identification Carriacou Grenada

AWARE Fish Identification

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

This specialty teaches you how to identify common Caribbean reef fish, the terminology used in fish ID, how to become a REEF.org member, conduct roving diver surveys, and submit your data online.

PADI Boat Diver Carriacou Grenada

Enriched Air Diver 

Min. Age: 12 yrs. Dives: no. Length: 1 day Cost: USD $160.00

The Enriched Air Diver course will teach you how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen, allowing you to extend your bottom time. We recommend eLearning for this course.

Caribbean Lionfish Containment Carriacou Grenada

Caribbean Lionfish Containment

Min. Age: 18 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

What are invasive lionfish, and what can we do to contain lionfish on our reefs? Learn about the Carriacou Lionfish Containment Programme and join our Lionfish Hunters!

PADI Coral WAtch

Coral Watch

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

Learn to identify coral found on Caribbean reefs, the importance of coral reef conservation, how to conduct Coral Watch surveys, and earn the Coral Watch distinctive specialty.

PADI Deep Diver Carriacou Grenada

Deep Diver

Min. Age: 15 yrs. Dives: 4. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $250.00

Do you have a Depth Wish? Take your dives deeper, and learn how to safely explore beautiful deep dive sites down to depths of up to 40m/130ft. Check out our Deep Diver video on YouTube.

PADI Digital Underwater Photography Carriacou Grenada

Digital Underwater Photography

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $275.00

There are so many things to see underwater - learn how to capture beautiful images to share with your friends. We will also look at manual settings and photo editing.

PADI Sidemount Diver Carriacou Grenada

Drift Diver

Min. Age: 12 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $250.00

Drift dives can be totally amazing & exciting - like flying over a beautiful reef garden! Learn how to manage your drift dives safely, so that you can relax & enjoy your dive.

PADI Equipment Specialist Carriacou Grenada

Equipment Specialist

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: no. Length: 1 day Cost: USD $160.00

This is a practical classroom based course. Learn how to look after your equipment, and to diagnose & resolve simple issues.

PADI Night Diver Carriacou Grenada

Night Diver

Min. Age: 12 yrs. Dives: 3. Length: 3 days Cost: USD $250.00

The reef at night is an awesome place to be! Learn about signalling, night-time navigation, safety procedures, and how to have a great night dive!

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Carriacou Grenada

Perfect Your Buoyancy

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

This is the #1 specialty we recommend to all divers - whether you want to reduce your air consumption, become a better photographer or simply feel & look better in the water!

PADI Project AWARE Carriacou Grenada

PADI Project AWARE

Min. Age: n/a. Dives: no. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $160.00

The aim of the Project AWARE course is to raise awareness of the importance of marine conservation. This course is not just for divers: anybody with an interest in the environment can attend!

PADI Search & Recovery Carriacou Grenada

Search & Recovery

Min. Age: 12 yrs. Dives: 4. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $250.00

Learn how to safely recover an anchor! The Search & Recovery specialty teaches you about search patterns and the safe use of lift bags.

PADI Recreational Sidemount Diver Carriacou Grenada

PADI Underwater Naturalist Carriacou Grenada

Underwater Naturalist

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

If you love marine life, this course is for you! Learn about marine creature classification, and how to identify common Caribbean aquatic life!

PADI Underwater Navigator Carriacou Grenada

Underwater Navigator

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 3. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $250.00

Learn how to find your way around underwater! We will look at compass use and natural navigation, and how to find your way back when exploring new dive sites.

PADI Wreck Diver Carriacou Grenada

Wreck Diver

Min. Age: 15 yrs. Dives: 4. Length: 2.5 days Cost: USD $250.00

Join the league of Wreck Heads and learn how to map, and safely explore & penetrate a wreck! This course can be taught as either sidemount or backmount (BCD).

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox

Recreational Sidemount Diver 

Min. Age: 15 yrs. Dives: 3. Length: 3 days Cost: USD $400.00

Sidemount is the new recreational course that has taken the diving world by storm! It is an easy efficient way of diving with two tanks, while at the same time improving your buoyancy control.

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