U/W Naturalist CertificationLook closer to see more on your next dive. Look for symbioses, predator/prey and other relationships between aquatic plant and animal life. Learn not just what fish and animals are, but how they interact with each other and the environment. Learn about why some creatures behave the way they do and what their role is in the aquatic ecosystem.


What You Learn

  • The major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths.

  • The role of aquatic plants, food chains and predator prey relationships

  • Responsible interactions with aquatic life

  • The underwater naturalist’s view of organisms and their roles in the environment


You put this information into practice during your two open water dives.




Min Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver (or qualifying rating)

Learning Materials: N/A

Scuba Gear You'll Need: Basic Scuba Gear, Some Accessories

Underwater Naturalist Diver Course