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Skin Diver

     This course is intended to help swimmers and scuba divers develop better diving techniques as well as skin diving skills. It also affords non-scuba divers the opportunity to participate in dive related training and activities here in Hawaii. For anyone interested in Freediving, this course is a great building block to start with.  Students only need to be able to swim in order to participate in this course.    


The Fun Part

     The best part of taking a skin diving course is learning what skin diving is all about, making new friends, diving in the ocean, and being able to share your adventure with others. 


What You’ll Learn

     This is a one-day certification course covering the fundamental aspects of skin diving. It is a challenging yet education experience. Students learn a about applied ocean sciences, skin diving equipment, dive safety, ocean environments, skin diving techniques, and preparation for diving activities.    


Diver’s Prerequisites

     Skin Diving is a safe sport. But, since it takes place in water, in order to take the class students must meet the following criteria:  

• know how to swim;

• can do the flutter kick; and

• be 8 years old or older.

**Minors 18 and under need a parent’s signature to take this course**


Training Schedule

• Day one: confined training and two ocean training dives

**The maximum student to instructor ratio for this course is 4:1.**


Course Tuition

Price – $199.99


Tuition includes

• course syllabus;

• confined water training;

• two training dives;

• exposure suit: wetsuit;

• Buoyancy Compensation Device (BCD); and

• ballast: lead weights. 

​But, does not include personal gear: mask, snorkel, fins, and boots


Get College Credit!

     Did you know that when you take the skin diver course you may earn elective academic credits for college?  Speak to your college’s academic advisor to find out how many elective credits you can earn toward your college degree when you take the NAUI Skin Diver Course.  


Your Next Adventure

     If you absolutely love the Skin Diver course why not increase your diving skills and explore underwater further by taking our Open Water Scuba Diver Course