Sharks are crucial to marine ecosystems, yet sharks are in a global decline. Learn about the value of sharks and what is causing the rapid loss of shark populations. The course may include two scuba dives or may be presented as a nondiving education program. The first dive of this distinctive specialty course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification, ask your instructor about earning credit.
This course is specifically geared towards the Sand Tiger shark which we have in abundance in North Carolina. Not only will you learn about this fascinating species but you will experience them up close!
To take this course, you must be:
You use all the basic scuba gear including your dive computer, slate, U/W imaging system and other specialty gear.
The course materials are available for review and download at
*Students must provide their own personal items including mask, fins, snorkel, boots, gloves, dive computer and the Scuba unit. We have rentals available for the Scuba unit, dive computer, wetsuit, tanks and weights.
*Boat dives are required for an additional fee.
For more information or to schedule a Project AWARE Shark Conservation Diver class, please contact Olympus Dive Center at (252)726-9432.