PADI Deep Diver Specialty

From €330

3 dives

You’ll discover depths between 18 and 40 metres thanks to the PADI Deep Diver Specialty and you’ll be trained in a fun and enjoyable manner.

Whether it’s to get access to the wrecks or to discover a new underwater landscape with it’s intense blue light and crystal sounds, there is a very strong chance that the call of the deep will get to you one day in your diving career.  That said, deep diving requires particular techniques and certain precautions.  The PADI Deep Diver Specialty will teach you to enjoy this new realm safely and confidently.

You’ll be welcomed in a familiar and relaxed atmosphere, by a team of serious professionals who put an accent on leisure and pleasure!


What you can do after certification:

  • PA40 and PE40 (autonomous and guided to 40 metres under the French Code du Sport).
  • No ceiling.
  • No compulsory safety stops.


  • To want to do it.
  • 15 years old (permission from parents for miners).
  • PADI Adventure Diver or equivalent.
  • Medical certificate.


Competences you’ll acquire:

The PADI Deep Diver course progress you to diving guided or autonomously to a maximum depth of 40m.  You’ll be able to anticipate the incidents that may arrive at this depth.  You’ll learn about the techniques, organisation, planning and equipment and physiological considerations to dive safely.

  • Discovery of the Rapture of the Deep.
  • Autonomy.
  • Navigation.
  • Descending and ascending.
  • Helping a distressed diver.
  • Mastery of breathing.
  • Mastery of buoyancy.
  • Equipment.
  • Theory knowledge.
  • Understanding and respect of the environment.

The course includes:

  • Adapted and personalised training.
  • Course conducted by a high level professional.
  • 3 training dives.
  • Theory teaching.
  • PADI certification.
  • Continuous assessment (no final exam).
  • A good atmosphere!

The course does not include:

  • Accommodation and meals.
  • Sun cream or shower gel.
  • Equipment hire (50% off for a diver doing a course).

Additional options:

  • Basic Nitrox course.
  • Private tuition.
  • Additional training dives.
  • Warm up dives.
  • After obtaining this Specialty, pass 4 other Specialties and become a Master Scuba Diver.


What’s different with Aqualonde?

  • No lifting, your gear is systematically transported with our chariots between the centre and the 10 metres distance towards the boat.
  • Hot showers on the boat and in the dive centre changing rooms.
  • Access to the most beautiful and prestigious dive sites of the Meditterranean.  The “Grec”, “Donator”, “Hellcat”, “Ville de Grasse” : the only paddle steamer wreck still intact or even a submarine decorated with “The order of freedom”.  Not forgetting the pinnacles or the famous “Gabinière drop off”, one the richest marine life sites in the heart of the “Port Cros” national park.  There is something for all tastes, enormous schools of barracuda, from turtles to sunfish via monkfish and groupers and red gorgonians!
  • The closest dive centre to the Golden Islands from the mainland.
  • Many hotels and restaurants nearby, for all budgets.  La Londe Les Maures is at the heart of the Côte d’Azur, between Hyères and St Tropez, in one of the most preserved areas due to the “Port Cros” National Park and the summer residence of the President of the Republic : “Fort Bregançon”.  We’re located on the port, with a big car park, a departure point for the ferries to the Golden Islands and all public transport connections.  There are many other activities available for all of the family while you’re making bubbles!  Find all of our recommendations here. 
  • Did you like the equipment you used?  We offer it for sale at competitive prices.


Organisation and booking:

RDV at 8.30am in front of the dive centre at La Londe les Maures.  When you book please choose the course and the date you want for the first lesson.  We’ll agree the date of the other lesson after your first (if you want both dates immediately please specify when booking).

Price and Payment

  • €330.  PADI Deep Diver Specialty.