Extended Range Cavern Diving

Dream of diving the clear waters of a Mexican cenote? Of exploring caverns in the Mediterranean? Become an SSI Cavern Diver and discover the thrill of leaving direct access to the surface behind! Learn all you need to independently plan and conduct cavern penetration dives within the light zone to depths shallower than 40 meters.

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Facts and Training Standards

The SSI Cavern Diving course teaches you how to use cavern diving equipment, gas management concepts, and buddy team skills to safely conduct cavern penetration dives. Get certified to go cavern penetration diving within the light zone to depths less than 40 meters. From the grandest cenote to the widest cavern, becoming a cavern diver allows you to experience it all.

Minimum Age for Participation 16
Available as Junior Program No
Minimum Age (Junior Program) Not applicable / mandatory
Certification Prerequisites Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Academic Sessions 7
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions 1
Amount of Open Water Dives 4
Maximum Training Depth 40m / 130ft
Suggested Duration of the Training Program 12 h

Become a Certified Extended Range Cavern Diver with SSI


SSI Extended Range Cave Diver

Scuba Schools International (SSI) began in 1970 and today we are the name to trust in the diving industry. We represent more than 3,300 training centers and resorts in over 130 countries and have over 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals and growing every day. With our uncompromising methodology and standards, our cave diving courses will ensure you become a knowledgeable, safe and confident cave diver. There is an SSI cave diving course for nearly every cave diving ambition or goal you might have.

Are you ready to start the adventure of a lifetime? Our cave diver learning materials are available online and in more than 30 languages.
Learn to dive further and stay down longer than you ever thought possible. Start your extended range cave diver journey with us today.