Blue Region Scuba and PADI Specialties

Want to know more about your very special interest in diving?  Do you want to increase your skills in your love of diving?

Blue Region Scuba's PADI specialty courses will give you more knowledge and skills to make your diving more enjoyable and safer. EXAMPLES: In the Underwater Digital Photographer Specialty Course you will learn how to hover and turn like a helicopter to get that shot your want to hang at home or on your office wall.  In the Boat Diver Specialty you will learn to look for safety features on a commercial dive boat plus give you ideas on what type of boat you will be safest and more comfortable on.

Specialties offered by Blue Region Scuba:


Project AWARE Specialty

Join the growing number of diver that are learning more, doing more, and caring more about our oceans.  This course starts your quest of knowledge about the wonderful wonderland we all call Mother Ocean.  Become a HERO and join our quest.  Read More


AWARE Fish Identification

Have you ever been scuba diving and asked yourself, "What was that?"
The PADI Project AWARE Fish Identification Specialty course provides you with the fish identification basics so that next time, you know the answer
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AWARE Coral Identification

Swimming weightlessly along have you ever wondered what type of coral you were seeing?  The PADI Project Aware Coral Identification Specialty course will provide you with the basics for identifying corals in the Caribbean and Pacific.  Next time you can tell your buddy what type of coral her or she saw.  Read more


Boat Diver

Whether you've never made a boat dive or you've logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course can benefit almost every diver because different boats in different parts of the world do things differently. Read more

Cavern Diver

Can you see the light? If you dive within the light zone of a cave - the area near the cave entrance where natural light is always visible - you're in the cavern zone. Read more

Deep Diver

After your first few scuba dives, you soon want to explore a bit deeper. There's something exciting and mysterious about the depth that attracts dives. Read more

Digital Underwater Photographer

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. Read more

Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver

DPVs offer a thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory in a brief amount of time. They scoot you through the water without kicking. Read more

Drift Diver

Drift Diving is nearly effortless and relaxing. You simply glide along and enjoy the rush of flying underwater while the current does the work. Read more

Dry Suit Diver

Wanna stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then dive dry. Yes! Unlike a wetsuit, a dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm! Even in surprisingly cold water.  Read more

Emergency First Responder

First aid and CPR are good skills for anyone involved in adventure sports - just in case. And, you need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course. Read more

Emergency Oxygen Provider

Be the one ready to help a fellow diver should the need arise by becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider. Read more

Enriched Air (Nitrox) Diver

Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.      Read more

Equipment Specialist

Whether it's a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments.  Read more

Night Diver

As the sun sets, you don your dive gear, slip on your scuba mask and bite down on your dive regulator. A deep breath and you step off the boat - into the underwater night. Although you've seen this reef many times before, this time you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light.
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Peak Performance Buoyancy

The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course refines the basic skills you learned as a PADI Open Water Diver and elevates them to the next level.   Read more

Search and Recovery

The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up. Read more

Underwater Naturalist

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. Read more

Underwater Navigator

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

Underwater Videographer

Show your scuba vacation adventures to your friends and family. Use your editing skills to share your clips with the world through YouTube, MySpace, Facebook and more. Use your underwater videos to turn more of your friends into dive buddies. Read more

Wreck Diver

Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open fascinating windows to the past. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving.
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