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UNDERWATER NATURALIST PADI Underwater Naturalist Course

The PADI Underwater Naturalist Course with St. CROIX SCUBA

2 Training Dives Done in 1 Day
1 Training Dive
(If you completed an Underwater Naturalist training dive as part of an Advanced Course)
Buy Course Online  (Coming Soon) PREREQUISITES: 10 Years Old Completion of dive medical form           (see below) COURSE CONTENTS: Knowledge development using PADI Underwater Naturalist manual (included). 1-2 Openwater training dives EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: We provide everything you need. LINKS: PADI Medical Questionnaire

Look closer to see more on your next dive. Look for symbioses, predator/prey and other relationships between aquatic plant and animal life. Learn not just what fish and animals are, but how they interact with each other and the environment.


What You Learn

  • The major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths.
  • The role of aquatic plants, food chains and predator prey relationships
  • Responsible interactions with aquatic life
  • The underwater naturalist’s view of organisms and their roles in the environment


The Learning Materials You Need

  • PADI Underwater Naturalist Manual (included)


The Fun Part

Learn about why some creatures behave the way they do and what their role is in the aquatic ecosystem.



What Is Included?


  • Everything!
  • PADI Underwater Naturalish Manual
  • 1-2 Training Dives
  • Use of All Dive Gear
  • 10% Discount on Any Dive Gear Purchased (within 2 weeks of class)
  • Immediate Processing of Your Certification Card

Your Next Adventure

If you are interested in becoming an underwater conservationist or documenting what you encounter, you’ll also enjoy these specialty courses:  AWARE Fish Identification,  Peak Performance Buoyancy, Digital Underwater Photography, Underwater Videographer.

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the St. CROIX SCUBA Team members.