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Ocean Frontiers Diving & Snorkeling Adventures in the Cayman Islands

Shark Conservation Specialty Class

Shark Conservation Specialty Class
You’ll learn more about the causes of declining shark populations and the actions you can take to become a knowledgeable and passionate shark defender. By being informed, you can dispel misconc...

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Description

Love sharks? Scared of sharks? Or do you just want to know more about them? Enroll in this AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty course and discover the value of sharks to marine ecosystems and economies. You’ll learn more about the causes of declining shark populations and the actions you can take to become a knowledgeable and passionate shark defender. By being informed, you can dispel misconceptions and act to protect sharks. Sharks need you!

Prerequisities
PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old

Highlights

At the end of your classroom session and two open water dives, you will be able to explain:

  • The conservation status of sharks, why they are unique and vulnerable, and the importance of healthy shark populations.
  • How to manage threats to sharks, recognize the value of sharks and remove barriers to conservation.
  • Actions you can take to protect sharks and how joining a global movement of divers can help to protect sharks.
  • Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

What's Included
Instruction, certification, classroom lesson, air tanks, belts, lead weights, towels and drinking water.

What's Not Included
Cost of boat dives, Nitrox, rental gear (BCD, Regs, Wetsuit), Dive Computer. eLearning is not available for this specialty certification class. Gratuities Not Included.

Transportation to and from your hotel to the departure point in East End is not included. You will need a rental car or taxi if you are not staying in the East End district.

Specialty certifications with Ocean Frontiers are listed as instruction fees only and do not include the cost of the boat dives, cameras or nitrox, where applicable. The prices are structured to be 'add-on' classes to existing dives you have already booked with Ocean Frontiers.

How to Get Started
Download and read the AWARE Shark Conservation Diver Study Guide from the Project AWARE website.  Book your dives with Ocean Frontiers and then 'Add-On' this specialty class.  You can add it on via the shopping cart online, call or email to complete your reservation.