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Advanced Scuba Diver

Our Normal Rate Y32,500   *Ask for local/military prices

This is a continuing education course for certified divers. it is an enjoyable program of continued supervised experience designed to introduce divers to a variety of diving activities and to be taught entirely in an open water setting. Minimum age is 15 years, 12-14 years old for Junior certification. Courses start every week and can be tailored to fit your own crazy schedule. Estimated 6 hours of academics and 6 open water dives. Required dives are navigation, Night and Deep. Choose from our list of specialties to round out the rest.

Rescue Scuba Diver

Our Normal Rate Y37,000   *Ask for local/military prices

This course trains divers in the knowledge and skills needed to manage risks and effectively handle limited in-water problems and diving emergencies. Must be certified as a Scuba Diver and have certification in First Aid and CPR. If First AID and CPR certification is not held, it can be added to the course by your instructor.

Master Scuba Diver

This is a continuing education course required for entry into leadership and Technical programs. It is also the most informative and challenging course there is for recreational diving. Challenge yourself to really go "behind the scenes" in diving education. Minimum age is 15 years. Must be Advanced Certified or equivalent. Estimated 23 hours of academic instruction with a minimum of 8 open water dives.


This is a certification course for certified scuba divers who desire to assume greater rescue capabilities during diving activities. The training emphasizes accident supervision and management with practical applications in open water. Certification is valid for a period of three years. Minimum age is 17 years. Must be Advanced Scuba Diver or Equivalent. Current PR and First Aid by a recognized agency, with training in one rescuer adult CPR, infant/child CPR, two rescuer CPR and rescue mask -barrier device use. Proof of Oxygen Administration training within past 2 years. (can be included in the course)


This course is to provide the diver with the information necessary to utilize EAN as a breathing medium. The course may be taught as a stand-alone specialty course or combined with other general certification courses. Estimated 8 hours of academics and 2 open water dives on EAN, one which must be a repetitive dive.


This course is to provide the diver with the knowledge and skills to plan and make deep dives while minimizing risks and avoiding the need for stage decompression. Training dives are not to be conducted beyond 130 feet (40m).


This course is to provide the diver with the skills and knowledge to do those underwater tasks commonly needed by the experienced recreational diver to minimize the risks of such tasks. Academic areas covered are Underwater Navigation, Limited Visibility Diving, Search Methods and Light Salvage and Recovery.

WRECK DIVER (External Survey)

This course provides the diver with the skills and knowledge to gain experience and minimize risks in wreck diving. Wreck Diving (External Survey) is defined as diving around a sunken vessel, aircraft or debris field.


This course is to provide the diver with the skills and knowledge necessary to spearfish, take game and collect specimens while minimizing the diving risks of such activities. (May be for skin or scuba divers)


This course is to provide the skin diver with the skills and knowledge to gain experience and minimize risks in breath-hold diving.


This course is to provide the diver with the skills and knowledge needed to minimize the risks of diving at night. (may be for skin or scuba divers)


This course is to expose the diver to the physical and biological aspects of the diving environment with emphasis on coral reefs in the local area. This course will draw much of the subject material from related sciences, e.g., oceanography, climatology, geology, biology and ecology.


This course is to qualify the diver in the skills and knowledge necessary to perform as a training assistant during diver training sessions. This course is to enhance the diver's general skills and abilities and is not a substitute for specific leadership courses.


American Safety & Health Institute CPR and First Aid. This training is recognized by all agencies as fulfilling the requirements for CPR and First Aid training. Can be combined with RESCUE and ADVANCED RESCUE courses. This is a prerequisite for all leadership training.


Oxygen is the divers best chance of full recovery after a diving accident. This course provides the diver and non-diver the skills and knowledge necessary to administer oxygen in the event of a diving accident. Course will cover physiology as related to diving injuries, oxygen delivery systems, oxygen safe handling practices and and oxygen administration. This course is a prerequisite for all leadership courses.


Whats Hot!!!!!

Wreck Diving Trips!!!

Reef Encounters will be heading to Chuuk Lagoon in Nov to explore the many WWII era wrecks found there.  We will be suporting both recreational dives and tech dives on this trip with wreck ranging from 60fsw to deep wrecks in the 200fsw range.  With plenty of wrecks to choose from and multiple boats running daily awe can accommodate any experience level on this trip.  Exact dates and pricing coming soon.

Yonaguni Trips for 2015.

Dates for 2015 trips will be announced shorlty.  If you have some dates in mind please forward them on to us and we may schedule a trip around your dates we are currently looking to book the last week of January and two trips in Feb.  Get your groups together now to join us on these amazing shark diving trips!

Get Certified at Reef Encounters!!

We are still offering certification classes weekly.  Advanced classes also go weekly.  Remember we have day, evening and weekend schedules available.  Classes can be taught in English or Japanese. 

Intro to Tech and the new NAUI Tech classes to include Technical Decompression Diver and Extreme Exposure Diver are also available monthly.

Also Reef Encounters is hiring instructors and DM's email Doug for more info!!!



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