AWARE Shark Conservation Speciality Course
Do you love diving with sharks? Or are you scared of sharks? Or are you curious and want to know more about these incredible animals? Then this course is for you! The AWARE Shark Conservation course is designed to teach you the value of sharks to marine ecosystems, and economies. How to safely dive with sharks and how to be a passionate and knowledgeable shark defender!
What do I need to start?
- Minimum age 12 years old
- PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher
What will I do?
You will learn about why shark populations are declining, and why that is bad, the value of sharks in marine ecosystems; how you can take action, and how you can become a passionate and knowledgeable defender of the sharks. This course will also teach you about shark behaviour, appropriate shark diving techniques, as well as how to identify shark gender and behaviour. We will then take you out to dive with the beautiful Grey Nurse Sharks and wobbegongs at Fish Rock, and put your new knowledge into practice.
How long will it take?
Generally, the course can be conducted over 1 day with prior completion of the AWARE Shark Conservation manual.
What will I need?
- Towel, sunscreen and swimmers
- AWARE Shark Conservation Manual (supplied by us)
What will it cost?
Total price for the course is $295, this includes a double dive to Fish Rock, full gear hire, background AWARE Shark Conservation information, donation by Fish Rock Dive Centre to Project AWARE to support shark conservation and a PADI Project AWARE Shark AWARE diver certification card.