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Shulamit's Eilat Diving Adventures
Crowne Plaza Promenade
at the Eilat Marina

+972 54 475 8525
PADI IRRA Member S-21541

Licensed by the Israeli Sport Diving Authority

Shulamit Koretz
PADI Master Instructor

PADI Diving Courses

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Experience the underwater world and the feeling of weightlessness. Explore beautiful coral reefs, watch aquatic creatures, dive shipwrecks, see astounding underwater landscapes!

Children and teens:

Kids usually take to diving like the proverbial fish to water. Imagine the fun of learning to dive together as a family! The minimum age for diving in Israel is 12, with parental approval required under age 18. Kids under 15 receive a Junior Open Water Certification, which can be easily upgraded to a full Open Water certification when reaching age 15.

Take the plunge now!

Courses for beginning divers

Course Description Length Prerequisites

Open Water Diver


In just a few exhilarating days, you’ll learn to scuba dive. Your first dives will take place in calm, shallow water, but soon you'll venture deeper and will finish the course with dives to 18m (60 ft).

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of:

  • 5 Knowledge Development modules including both classroom sessions and self study for gaining the knowledge necessary for understanding the basics of diving
  • 5 Confined Water Dives for skill training (and a little bit of fun diving) in shallow water
  • 4 Open Water Dives for skill review and development, and lots of diving for fun

After this course you will be fully certified to dive anywhere in the world, to a depth of 18 meters (60 ft).

4-5 days You must know how to swim and be in generally good health. The medical statement form may be found here.
Scuba Diver

You don't have time for a full Open Water course right now? Your vacation schedule doesn't allow it? Then take the three-day PADI Scuba Diver course! This course is a part of the Open Water course and can be supplemented any time by the remaining segments of the Open Water Course.

The Scuba Diver course consists of:

  • 3 Knowledge Development modules
  • 3 Confined Water Dives
  • 2 Open Water Dives

A PADI Scuba Diver is certified to dive to 12 meters (40 ft) and must be accompanied by a diving professional.

2 days You must know how to swim and be in generally good health. The medical statement form may be found here.
Discover Scuba Diving You're not yet sure that scuba diving is for you? Check it out! With PADI's Discover Scuba Diving Program - much more than an 'intro' dive.

You'll learn about the very basics of diving and engage in a confined-water skills session, and then a go on a completely fun open water dive to at least 6 meters (20 ft). And if you come back to Shulamit's Eilat Diving Adventures within 12 months for a PADI Open Water Diver (or Scuba Diver) course, your Discover Scuba Diving experience can count toward the first day's requirements of your course!

0.5 days You must be in generally good health.

Advanced and Specialty courses for certified divers

Expand your diving knowledge, refine your diving skills and learn new ones, and explore new underwater interests!

Course Description Length Prerequisites
Advanced Open Water Diver

You’re an Open Water Diver, already certified to dive to 18m (60ft). But there's much more to experience, beyond this depth. The Advanced Open Water Diver course introduces you to many of the kinds of adventures you can experience underwater.

The course consists of five themed open-water dives from PADI’s Adventures in Diving program, with a Deep Dive and an Underwater Navigation dive as mandatory components. Depending on your interests, the other dives can be selected from: Night Dive, Search and Recovery Dive, Underwater Naturalist Dive, Wreck Dive, Enriched Air Dive (for those continuing to their Enriched Air Diver certification), and others. Each dive is accompanied by a brief classroom session which can be expanded upon through self-study using the excellent course manual.

After this course you will be fully certified to dive anywhere in the world, to a depth of 30 meters (100 ft).

2 days, 5 dives Open Water Diver certification from any recognized dive training organization.
Adventures in Diving Program The PADI Adventures in Diving program gives you an opportunity to gain more experience and expand your diving horizons at a more relaxed pace than the full Advanced Open Water Diver course. Take any 3 Adventure Dives to qualify for the Adventures in Diving certification, which can be upgraded to Advanced Open Water Diver whenever you have time to complete the course. 3 dives Open Water Diver certification from any recognized dive training organization.
Rescue Diver

This amazing course will expand your knowledge and experience level and show you a different side of scuba diving. You'll learn safety and rescue skills for helping yourself and you'll learn how to rescue other divers in a variety of situations.

Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. You'll cover the following topics:

Self-rescue and diver stress
Emergency management and equipment
Panicked diver response
In-water rescue breathing protocols
Exits with victims
Dive accident scenarios

2-3 days PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent) and Emergency First Response Course (or any current CPR certification)
Emergency First Response State-of-the art first aid and CPR course, generally offered in conjunction with a Rescue Diver course. 0.5 days no prerequisites
Specialty Courses
Enriched Air Diver (Nitrox)

Enriched Air, also known as Nitrox, is a blend of air with additional oxygen that gives you longer bottom times with increased safety. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

You'll learn: Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox, enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations, managing oxygen exposure.

You can combine this with an Advanced Open Water Diver certification to make the most of your diving experiences afterwards.

1 day, 2 dives PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)
Deep Diver

Safely extend your depth range to 40m (130 ft) with the PADI Deep Diver course.

In addition to performing a dive to 40m (130 ft), you will learn more about emergency breathing equipment and other diving techniques useful for deep diving.

2 days, 4 dives PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)
Wreck Diver Why take a Wreck specialty course? Would you like to take a look inside a wreck?
Learn how to do it safely. The PADI wreck specialty course familiarizes you with the hazards of wreck diving, especially the hazards of entering an overhead environment, and teaches you how to avoid or overcome those hazards. You'll learn general wreck diving techniques, map and navigate a wreck, and have the opportunity to penetrate a wreck (limited to light zone). You'll also hear about the historical value of wrecks, about researching wrecks, and more.
2 days, 4 dives PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)
Search and Recovery

Have you ever lost anything in the water? This course will teach you find underwater objects and bring the to the surface.

This course is a fun course where you learn very useful skills. You'll learn different search techniques, how to find small and large objects and you'll learn working with a lift bag.

2 days, 4 dives Advanced Open Water Diver (or Open Water Diver with UW Navigator Certification)
Underwater Navigation

Have you ever lost your way in “blue” water or on a flat, featureless ocean bottom? You want to find a certain point in the sea? The Underwater Navigation Course teaches you how to use your compass in an efficient way and how to use other clues for underwater navigation.

You'll also learn navigation patterns, relocating a submerged object, underwater map making, distance estimation under water

1-2 days, 3 dives

PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)


Night Diver

Never dived at night? Try it. Get to know a whole new view on the underwater world. You can see the day time creature sleeping (mostly fish) and you'll find creature you rarely see out in daytime: crabs, lobsters, squids and cuttlefish, nocturnal nudibranch species. You'll see the corals feeding or spawning, a whole different part of the the reef becomes alive.

You'll learn about Night dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems, buoyancy control at night, underwater navigation and night, and of course using a dive light.

3 dives

PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)


Digital Underwater Photographer

Just getting started with your new digital camera? Or you have been taking underwater photos already but are not satisfied with the results? Or, you don't have a camera yet, but want to try it anyway? Take the PADI digital underwater photography course. You'll learn techniques how to achieve sharp and colorful pictures, how to compose pictures, how to improve your camera settings and how to maintain your camera equipment.

Every underwater photograph on this website was taken by us in Eilat using an ordinary digital camera.

1 day, 2 dives PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)
Underwater Naturalist

Get a deeper understanding of the entire underwater flora and fauna. Have more fun by being a better observer.

You'll learn the major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths, the role of aquatic plants, food chains and predator prey relationships, symbiosis, responsible interactions with aquatic life and more.

1 day, 2 dives PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)
Fish Identification

Have you ever asked yourself: What's that fish? This course helps you with tips and guides for easy fish identification.

You'll learn how to identify characteristics of fish families and species, fish survey techniques and strategies, and how to practice fish identification dive planning, organization and procedures.

Did you identify the red frogfish in the photo?

1 day, 2 dives

PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)


Peak Performance Buoyancy If you have the impression that your buoyancy should be improved or that you are using too much air during your dives, take the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Course. You'll learn how improve your buoyancy skill, your weighting and how to be more relaxed in the water and therefore use less air. 1 day, 2 dives PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)
Dry Suit Specialty You got yourself a new dry suit but have never used it. Before using it on your own, gain the knowledge and skills to safely don, dive with, doff and store a dry-suit. You'll learn dry suit buoyancy control skill, emergency skills, and about dry suit maintenance. 1 day, 2 dives PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)
Emergency Oxygen Provider This course teaches you: Recognize diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen, proper equipment setup, and how to administer oxygen. This course is useful for every diver who wants to be able to assist a fellow diver and for non-divers who are around divers, such as boat crews and non-diving buddies 1 day no prerequisites
DSAT Gas Blender

The Gas Blender course will train you as a qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide gas mixes to appropriately certified consumers. You'll learn the physical properties of oxygen, its associated hazards, handling requirements and what cleaning equipment is necessary. Finally, you will learn the five methods of obtaining the desired enriched air nitrox mix and the various methods used to obtain proper helium mixes.


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