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CONTINUING EDUCATION DIVE COURSES
Love Scuba Diving and want to really immerse yourself in? Then discover continuing education courses with Buccaneer Adventures Niue Dive. Enrolling in a specialty course is a great way to hone your skills and learn some new ones. Continuing Education is exciting and limitless and you can choose your personal combination of training and diving experience to reach your diving goals today! It is up to you to decide how far you want to go.
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Refresher Course

If you love diving but haven't been in a while then you will need to complete a refresher course. This course will re-introduce you to the important scuba skills and get you comfortable and confident in the underwater world again. This program only a few hours to complete and is a pool only program. 

Whats involved: Re-introducing you to the equipment and a pool session going over the important scuba skills.

Course Cost: $70.00nzd per person

Course Requirement: Must have an Open water certification.

Is a certification received?: No, this is not a certifying course but a program to get you confident with scuba again.

When to Book: If you haven't dived in 2 years or more than you must complete a refresher course in order to dive. These can be run Mon-Sat all year round and must be completed before any booked dives. You can also book this course if you feel you need more pool work before going into the ocean or need to build up confidence.

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Rediscover Diving Package

Haven't dived in over 5 years? Rediscover the magic of Diving with the special package. This course will re-introduce you to the essential scuba skills and get you comfortable and confident in the underwater world again. Re-discover why you fell in love with the underwater world.

Whats involved: 2 day Scuba Skills Update Course with pool,  theory and 2 dives. 2 extra Boat dives with free Gear hire for all dives. 

Course Cost: $500.00 per person

Course Requirement: Must have an Open water certification.

Is a certification received?: No, this is not a certifying course as you already have a certification. However it will be registered on your Online diver record as proof of the course.

When to Book: If you haven't dived in 5 -10 years than you must complete a Scuba Skills Update in order to dive. These can be run Mon-Sat all year round and must be completed before any booked dives. 


 


Advanced Adventurer/Advanced Course
The Advanced course is the next step in your dive education after the open water course. No matter what your goal is in diving, the advanced course gives you the confidence, skills and experience for a whole new level of underwater exploration.

You will be introduced to a range of different diving types with 5 open water dives over 2-3 days. The dives will give you the ability to conduct dives such as  Deep, Navigation, Night, Search and Recovery, Navigation and Buoyancy Control. 

Whats involved: 5 open water dives including: Deep, Navigation and three other dive types of your choosing. 

What dive types can I choose: Search and Recovery, Night, Peak Buoyancy, Computer Diving, Underwater Photography, Waves, Tides and Currents.

Whats included in the course: All dive equipment, your dive instructor, certification.

Course Cost: $600.00nzd per person

Course Requirement: Minimum age is 12 years old and you must have an Open Water Certificate.

Is a certification received?: Yes, you will receive our Advanced Adventurer Certification through SSI allowing you to dive anywhere in the world up to 30 metres. 

When to Book: Courses run from March-November and must be pre-booked before arrival. 

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Specialty Courses

Specialty Courses let you tailor your dive training to what type of diver you want to be and what different diving styles you want to pursuit. The ocean is the limit!!

Here is a list of the Specialty Courses available: 

Many of the more exciting and intriguing dive sites are located in deeper water. Without proper training, this kind of diving can put you at risk. Deep Diving program will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and experience required to make these types of dives safely and comfortably. Explore the big blue!
Whats included in the course: 3 Dives, all dive equipment, your dive instructor, study materials and certification.
How long will the course take: 2-3 days
Course Cost: $430.00nzd per person

 

Your Total Diving System is like a buddy underwater who you need to be able to rely on at any time. You will learn about equipment selection best suited for you, care and maintenance of your equipment, and how to properly store it; to ensure performance and extend the lifetime of your equipment.
Whats included in the course: Dive equipment, dive instructor, study materials and certification.This specialty is theory based only there is no diving in this course.
How long will the course take: 1 day
Course Cost: $200.00nzd per person

 

To become a safe and confident diver, it is critical to develop an understanding of navigation. You will learn how to navigate with a compass, and how to apply natural navigation skills, estimate distances, navigate different search patterns, find your way to marking points, and be able to get back to the exit point.
Whats included in the course: 4 dives, all dive equipment, dive instructor, study materials and certification.
How long will the course take: 2-3 days
Course Cost: $500.00nzd per person

 

Whether it's day or night, limited visibility can be an adventure. Just because the visibility is limited doesn't mean the opportunities have to be. This program is filled with information about planning and conducting night and limited visibility dives for fun, adventure, and exploration.
Whats included in the course: 3 dives, all dive equipment, dive instructor, study materials and certification.
How long will the course take: 1-2 days
Course Cost: $430.00nzd per person



Proper buoyancy control can only be mastered with proper training. The Perfect Buoyancy program will improve your swimming position and reduce your effort which will lead to less air consumption. In addition, proper buoyancy control is the best skill for environmental protection.
Whats included in the course: 2 dives, all dive equipment, dive instructor, study materials and certification.
How long will the course take: 1-2 days
Course Cost: $350.00nzd per person

 

Learn everything you need to know to be a successful underwater photographer! Digital Underwater Photography will teach you the proper photography techniques to get better results instantly and teach you how to optimize your camera system with valuable accessories.
Whats included in the course: 3 dives, all dive equipment, dive instructor, study materials and certification.
How long will the course take: 1-2 days
Course Cost: $430.00nzd per person

 

Science of Diving addresses all the areas of diving knowledge in a detailed and comprehensive manner: Physics, Physiology, Decompression Theory, Aquatic Environment, and Diving Equipment. If you are simply interested in diving or plan to become a Dive Professional - the Science of Diving program is what you need!
Whats included in the course: Dive instructor, study materials and certification. This specialty is theory based only there is no diving in this course.
How long will the course take: 3 days
Course Cost: $400.00nzd per person

 

Whether it's the gold of a sunken ship or that your buddy lost his/her dive light, there are times when knowing how to search for lost objects would be very beneficial. The Search and Recovery program will teach you different search patterns for use in various conditions and the proper techniques to lift objects.
Whats included in the course: 4 dives, all diving equipment, dive instructor, study materials and certification. 
How long will the course take: 2-3 days
Course Cost: $500.00nzd per person

 

Be prepared for those unexpected emergencies. The Diver Stress & Rescue program will teach you about accident prevention and how to handle situations that might occur. You will learn how to avoid, recognize, and solve problems on the surface and underwater. Enhance your safety!
Whats included in the course: 4 dives, all diving equipment, dive instructor, study materials and certification.
How long will the course take: 3 days
Course Cost: $550.00nzd per person

 

Water motion can have a tremendous effect on your enjoyment during your dives. Adequate training is critical to handling the various water motion conditions you may encounter. You will learn to interact with waves when entering from shore, how to react in a rip current and other water conditions.
Whats included in the course: 2 dives, all diving equipment, dive instructor, study materials and certification.
How long will the course take: 1-2 days
Course Cost: $350.00nzd per person



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All specialty courses must be pre-booked before arrival in Niue. All participants must be minimum of 12 years old and have at least an Open Water certification. 
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