Divemaster Program

Discovery Diving Co., Inc.
414 Orange St
Beaufort, North Carolina 28516


Continuing Ed

Continuing Ed

Continuing Ed


The PADI Underwater Hunter course is centered on hunting with spear guns and pole spears. The course will also be used to develop the required knowledge and skills for underwater collecting of items such as shells, artifacts, or tropical fish.


Prerequisite certification is PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or an equivalent rating.

Minimum Age


Class Description
  • Classroom Lectures will cover:
    1. Safety
    2. Operation
    3. Maintenance
    4. Target Identification
    5. Types of Spearfishing Equipment
    6. Conservation
    7. Fish and Game Regulations
  • 4 Open Water Dives
Equipment Requirements:
  • Full SCUBA including submersible pressure gauge and an alternate air source
  • Compass
  • Dive Knife
  • Whistle
  • Depth Gauge
  • Dive Timer
  • Goody Bag
  • N.C. Saltwater Fishing License

All spear equipment is supplied, but students should feel free to use their own if they wish.

Spearfishing and Underwater Hunting Handbook is recommended.

Before Class

Complete the PADI Medical Form prior to first day of class.


$270.00 includes one full day of boat dives.

Click here for training schedule.

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