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Underwater Navigator Specialty

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigation Specialty course.

Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone's buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they're having a great time - until it's time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass.

What You Learn

  • Navigation patterns
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass Navigation
  • How to "mark" or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface
  • Underwater map making
  • How to follow irregular courses with the Nav-Finder
  • Dive site relocation
  • How to estimate distance underwater


Underwater Navigator
Master Scuba Diver Challenge

The PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course counts towards your PADI Master Scuba Diver Certification. Give us call at 281-741-9949 to learn how you can earn one of the most respected dive certifications in the world.

Diving Equipment You Will Need

Each diver needs a complete set of scuba equipment. Texas Dive Center carries a full line of rental equipment as well as scuba gear from premier manufacturers.

Course Price

If you are interested in earning the PADI Underwater Navigator specialty, call Texas Dive Center at (281) 741-9949 to discuss prices and schedules.