Master Scuba Diver

With the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, you have reached the highest non professional level in the PADI System of diver education. It means that you have acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments.

Why become a Master Scuba Diver?

For those who want to go into the dive business to work then the divemaster course may be the first level to aim for. However, for those who just want to have fun and want to extend their knowledge and experience in their hobby, then the Master Scuba Diver rating is the level to aim for. This is what the best of the best reach for, because the dive possibilities are endless.


  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation)
  •  PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation)
  • 12 years old
  • Minimum of five PADI Specialty Diver courses
  • Minimum of 50 logged dives

How do I become a Master Scuba Diver?

The best plan is to complete your Advanced Open Water Certificate, after that let us work you out a plan to achieve the goal.  It usually takes a good 6 to 12 months to achieve this properly.  We map out the specailties your intesested in then set the dates for you and begin your training.

Once you meet the prerequsites applying to PADI for the Master Scuba Diver rating costs $55. If you already have the qualifications to become a Master Scuba Diver, simply come into the shop and see us to begin an application. Bring your certification cards if you have trained with an organisation other than PADI.