Cavern Diver


– Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

– Provide proof of an SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent

– Proof of 25 logged dives

What you get out of this course:

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in cavern diving activities without direct supervision so long as the following limits are adhered to:

– The diving activities approximate those of training

– Planned dives do not exceed diver’s current certification level

-Penetration is limited to the “rule of thirds,” OR 1/6th if using doubles to a maximum depth of 40 metres/130 feet

– Penetration is limited to 61 linear metres/200 linear feet from the surface

– Proper cavern diving equipment must be used

– Maintain a continuous guideline

– No restrictions or areas that are too small for 2 divers to swim side by side

– Safety stops as appropriate or necessary