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Aware Specialist Certification

Want to make a difference for ocean protection? Become a certified PADI AWARE Specialist! We are a 100% PADI AWARE Partner.

As divers, we share a deep connection with the ocean. We can make a difference every time we dive.

The Casino Point Dive Park is a Marine Protected Area which is considered one of the top shore diving destinations in the country, abundant with stunning kelp forests, hundreds of species of fish, wrecks and artificial reefs with depths of up to 100 feet.

During your time with us you’ll hear how we’re making a difference at Casino Point.

Through interactive discussions, we’ll discuss how you can be a force for change every time you travel. A dry, ‘fins-off’ course, this specialty is ideal for divers and ocean enthusiasts alike to gain insight into how decisions above and below the surface impact our water planet.

We’ll cover a range of topics including:

  • an introduction to the AWARE movement
  • 10 Tips to Save the Ocean
  • developing an action plan for how you can personally make a difference

PADI AWARE unites scuba divers and water enthusiasts to make a difference. Become a PADI Torchbearer! Join the PADI AWARE movement and add on a certification to your reservation – it even credits toward your PADI Master Scuba Diver rating!


Our Environmental Commitment

Everything we do is centered around sustainability. Whether it’s reducing our impact by making sure our gear, products and packaging are eco-friendly or joining in ocean conservation efforts, we take our personal responsibility as divers seriously. We even provide debris bags for each diver to use during your time with us – make every dive a cleanup dive!  Learn more


The PADI AWARE Specialist certification is available as an add-on to your reservation during the booking process at $55 per person.

We will process your certification and PADI will issue a certification e-Card upon completion of your class.  Best of all, because we’re a 100% AWARE partner, you will receive a special PADI AWARE version of your PADI certification card so that you can proudly display your support of ocean conservation! Physical cards may be purchased from PADI at an additional charge.

All prices are in US dollars.

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