Be Part of the Biggest Day in Diving

Women's Dive Day
21 July 2018

2018 PADI Women's Dive Day

Join in a day of shared adventure and passion for the ocean.

Events are held at hundreds of locations worldwide for divers of every level and ability. Find one near you or journey to a dive destination of your dreams.

Get certified in advance or continue your dive training by contacting a PADI dive shop or exploring options in the PADI course catalog.



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A course for everyone.

Learning to dive is one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Whether you’re already a diver or looking to expand your horizons by advancing your dive skills, a PADI certification will forever change the way you see the world, both above and below the surface. Find your next course and share your experience at the 4th annual PADI Women’s Dive Day on 21 July!

Open Water Diver

Diver certification begins here. Start with PADI's online eLearning course. Move to the pool and practice your new skills. Then experience four open water (ocean/lake) dives.

Adaptive Support Diver

Increase your awareness of divers’ varying abilities, and explore adaptive techniques to apply while diving or freediving with a buddy with a disability.

Advanced Open Water Diver

This course can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. It's titled PADI Advanced Open Water Diver because it advances your diving knowledge & skills.

Meet: Sylvia Earle

Age 82, the Matriarch of the Underwater World and an inspiration to all. Affectionately nicknamed Her Deepness, Time Magazine Women of the Year 2017. She works tirelessly as an advocate for marine conservation and for fostering public awareness of the perils to ocean ecosystems caused by overfishing and pollution. Her work with Mission Blue (a PADI partner) and now with Deep Hope is designed to educate the public on the importance of MPAs and protecting our blue planet. She also serves as a scholar and "Explorer-in-Residence" for the National Geographic Society.

Thanks to generations of curious, daring, intrepid explorers of the past, we may know enough, soon enough, to chart safe passage for ourselves far into the future.

Meet: Christina Zenato

PADI AmbassaDiver, PADI Course Director. Shark Whisperer. A professional diver since 1994, she shares a combined passion for the oceans, sharks and caves through her work of exploration, education and conservation. A shark ambassador, she works with sharks in the wild and is known for the special relationship she has with them. Her work is global and has helped change people’s perception of sharks in places like China and Singapore.

My mission is to show anybody that each person counts and that each and every one of us can make a difference through our daily actions.

Join divers around the world for the fourth annual PADI Women’s Dive Day.