Any time you’re diving at 300 to 3000 metres/1000 to 10,000 feet above sea level, you’re altitude diving. Yes that includes Lake Okanagan at 342m. If you want to explore the hidden world of a mountain lake, the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you. Dive more challenging dive sites while you satisfy your curiosity for “I wonder what’s down there?” The fun part about altitude diving is that you can explore places many people have never seen.


Must be an Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) or a Junior Open Water Diver and be 10 years of age.


We provide you with Tank, Weights, BCD & Regulator Set

You need to provide your own personal mask, fins, snorkel, boots, hood and gloves. These items are also available for hire at additional cost if required.


You’ll learn the effects of pressure at higher altitudes and how to adjust your dive plan accordingly. Whether you use a recreational dive planner table (RDPTM), an electronic eRDPTM or a dive computer, you’ll learn how plan and make a dive at high altitudes.
You’ll also learn:
Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
Recreational Dive PlannerTM procedures for diving at altitude
Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures at altitude
Complete 2 certification dives

If you have a Dry Suit Certification, you can rent one for the dives for an additional $50