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


Take the Master Scuba Diver Challenge


Sign up for the Master Scuba Diver Challenge any time. The challenge: you must complete Rescue Diver, 5 specialties, and log 50 dives within twelve months of signing up. Upon completion, you will be rewarded! Your name will be added to our Master Scuba Diver plaque and you will be eligible to receive our exclusive Master Scuba Diver Surf Fur hoodie.  

Challenge yourself. Challenge Your Friends.

Pricing and Options

Dive world Austin offers two bundles


Existing Rescue Diver Certified

Bundle and select 5 specialty dives

Cost: $1100  


Rescue Diver plus Master Scuba Diver 

Bundle Rescue Diver Certification and select 5 specialty dives

Cost: $1425

Download your Medical Form here. 

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If you have a yes on your medical release form, your physician will need to sign the permission form prior to starting class. You MUST bring this form filled out to attend class.

Download the talent release here. 

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Want it

Dive it

Do it

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 

  • Scuba Weights

  • Air Fills

  • Instructor Fees

  • Certification Cards for Specialties completed

Not Included
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Application Fee

  • You will need to provide your own Mask, Snorkel, Fins, and Dive Booties. (10% student discount available in store!)

  • You will need 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 Fee to Windy Point Scuba Park; $15.00 per person, per day. (if applicable)