Ocean Guardian Adv Open Water Course

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



101 20192 min



June 30th - July 2nd, 2021

Come join us at Discovery Diving for our ADVANCED Ocean Guardian Dive Club! Students will earn their Advanced Open Water Diver Certification (15+ yrs old) or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver Certification (12-14 yrs old), while reviewing the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and learning about the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

Participants must be Open Water Diver certified prior to starting the class.


The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Module Ocean Guardian Diver Module teaches about

  • Mangroves
  • Seagrass beds
  • Coral reefs
  • How these are habitats are connected
  • Marine Debris

The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Module, teaches kids about

  • invasive species, specifically the lionfish,
  • Impacts on marine environments.
  • Addressing the invasive species threat in MPAs.

Classes run from 08:00 to 18:00 Monday through Friday with an early boat dive on Thursday (07:00 start time). Shore Dives are at Radio Island during High Tide.

COST: $500

Contact Discovery Diving (252) 728-2265 to reserve your spot!

All modules include a classroom portion, pool sessions, and a boat dive.

U/W Bike Race

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Lionfish Tournament

eventsiconWe need your help to make Carteret County's 6th Annual "If you Can't Beat 'em, Eat 'em" Spearfishing Tournament a success! This Tournament is a joint effort between Discovery Diving and Eastern Carolina Artificial Reef Association (ECARA).

Treasure Hunt

eventsiconFood, prizes, diving, and fun! Proceeds benefit the Mile Hope Children's Cancer Fund and DAN's research in diving safety.


2013Join us in support of the East Carolina Artificial Reef Association.  Click here for more info on this great event and how you can help to bring more Wrecks to the Graveyard of the Atlantic.