First Things First – Get Certified!

If you are not already a certified diver, you need to get certified by  a recreational certification agency. The two most popular and largest agencies are PADI and NAUI.

PADI is the world’s largest and most respected scuba diving training organization. They are ISO Standards Compliant and have courses for all levels of diver expertise, tons of  educational information available, and business opportunities and support. In addition, they are a growing force concerned with increasing environmental awareness and protection philosophies that emphasize the importance of protecting fragile aquatic ecosystems. You can check it out at and get more info at

NAUI’s  has a global reputation for the best in training and educational products.  They too have some of the highest training standards in the recreational diving industry and are also highly regarded for our Technical Diver Training. Like PADI, they are committed to preservation and conservation of our underwater environment.  See more at

Below is a complete list of all the agencies:

You have to choose which is right for you. So get out there, educate yourself, get certified and get diving!!! You will be glad you did!