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Certification Cards
Wish You Had a New Limited Edition Card Design?

Your certification card shows your PADI-certified diver status around the globe. Choose a design that represents you and your love for the ocean with a card that gives back. The Live Unfiltered Whale Shark design and PADI AWARE's Flight of the Whales and Great Hammerhead Shark cards donate $10 to ocean conservation and endangered species protection.

Support our blue planet and carry your card with pride. Get your mobile eCard, physical recycled card, or both – these designs won't last long!

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12 of the Oldest Marine Species That Still Exist Today

Scuba divers get to experience incredible species others can only see in pictures or on TV. From the oldest sea creatures to bucket list pelagic encounters, the opportunities are endless.



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Your Eyes Can Protect the Great Barrier Reef

Donate your screen time on the PADI Leaderboard today and create ocean change from home.

Dive Travel

Our PADI Travel Scuba Experts can help you find the perfect destination, with a variety of marine life, and plan a dive adventure that’s fun, memorable, and as worry-free as possible.  Choose your dream vacation whether staying overnight on a diving boat or enjoying dive trips at a dive resort.
Jacques Cousteau's Favorite Dive Destinations
Jacques Cousteau's Favorite Dive Destinations

Uncover the secrets of the world's most incredible dive sites and discover their stunning beauty. From the SS Thistlegorm in the Red Sea to the Great Blue Hole in Belize, this guide features all of the famous spots beloved by the renowned French marine explorer.

Discover the World’s Best Wreck Diving
Discover the World’s Best Wreck Diving

Wrecks offer a window into the past and the allure of adventure. Explore forgotten shipwrecks and unearth their hidden treasures while encountering marine creatures in these unique habitats. Fulfill your desire for exploration and discovery with this guide.

Find Your Next Scuba Trip
Find Your Next Scuba Trip

PADI Dive Guides can provide you with all the information you need to make the most of your adventure. You'll discover the best diving spots, learn about local marine life, and gain access to all the resources you need to book your dream dive vacation.

Maximize Your Summer Fun with Essential PADI Gear

Maximize Your Summer Fun with Essential Gear

Eco-friendly gear you need, made from materials you'll love.