Retrieve lost items that have fallen overboard or over a dock. Learn effective swimming patterns and using a lift bag for heavy objects.
It happens: People accidentally drop things from docks, off boats or even while scuba diving. If you’ve ever lost something in the water and wanted to go find it, then the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is for you.
There are effective ways to search for objects underwater that increase your chances of success. And there are good and better methods to bring up small, large or just awkward items. Search and recovery can be challenging, but a whole lot of fun.
Transportation between accommodation and dive sites
Full set of gear including dive computer
Certification fee included
Snacks, water and towel.
What will you get?
PADI Search and Recovery Diver Certification
10 years or older
PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or qualifying entry-level certification)
Barracuda Point is a great shore dive accessible in front of Sandals Resort via shore diving.
Barracuda Point has nice, healthy coral formations. Watch out for the boat traffic entering and exiting the Spanish Waters Harbour.
Jan Thiel or Jan Thiel Bay is a well known and beautiful beach and dive site in Curacao.
It’s a dive site for everyone. Beginners, underwater photographers and snorkelers will all find what they are looking at this wonderful location.
Visit the bay, the wreck of the sailboat, the deep well and the coral reef
Enter the water at Snake Bay from the beach. Until the drop-off, which starts at a depth of 10 meters, you will mainly dive over a gradually sloping sandy bottom. As soon as you have reached the wall, you can dive your left or right. The wall is beautifully overgrown and consists of a mixture of different types of corals.
Fisherman´s Wharf dive site:
Also known as Water Factory because it is located in front of the old water factory.
Here lies this gorgeous healthy shallow coral reef. There are lots of different hard corals and large barrel sponges and orange elephant ear sponges with a shallow steep wall just at the end of the coral reef.
The entire Curaçao is a spectacular destination for dive sites as it is the home to warm waters, biodiverse reefs, and vibrant island life.
The Island is located in the southern Caribbean and is part of the group of Antilles known as the ABCs. The other two islands in this collection include Aruba on the West and Bonaire on the east