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Master Scuba Diver

Become a Master Scuba Diver at Dive World Austin!

Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving as a PADI Master Scuba Diver


Requirements: Complete Rescue Diver, 5 specialties, and log 50 dives 

Because Master Scuba Diver requires choices on specialty courses, students must call the store and talk through options and dates with Dive World Austin Staff.

About Master Scuba Diver


The Master Scuba Diver rating places you in an elite group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and scuba training. Fewer than two percent of divers ever achieve this rating. When you flash your Master Scuba Diver card, people know that you’ve spent time underwater in a variety of environments and had your share of dive adventures.


Every diver, who is at least 12 years old, should aim for Master Scuba Diver.


What it Takes

The path starts with earning a PADI Open Water Diver certification, followed by PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certifications). You also need to earn five PADI Specialty Diver certifications and have logged a minimum of 50 dives.

What is included?
  • All PADI materials for Specialty courses selected

  • Scuba Cylinders required for each course

  • Scuba Weights required for each course

  • Instructor Fees

  • Certification Cards for completed Specialties 

Not Included
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Application Fee, paid directly to PADI

  • Personal Dive Gear: Mask, Snorkel, Fins, and Dive Booties. (10% student discount available 

  • Basic scuba equipment including a regulator, buoyancy control device (BCD), Wetsuit, (hoods and gloves will be needed depending on the season and water temperature), and possibly specialty items. 50% off Rental Equipment for Master Scuba Diver courses at Dive World Austin. 

  •  Entrance Fees to Windy Point Scuba Park or other dive destinations (if applicable)


Want it
Dive it
Do it

Take the Master Scuba Diver Challenge

Challenge yourself. Challenge Your Friends.


Challenge Requirements: Complete Rescue Diver, 5 specialties, and log 50 dives within twelve months of signing up.


Application Fee for Master Scuba Diver is paid by the participant directly to PADI. 

Read the Diver Medical Form carefully to determine if you need a physician's approval to participate in this course. 

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