Due to the large numbers and variety of wrecks in the archipelago, Malta represents the ideal location to conduct this course. Many of these shipwrecks were scuttled on purpose for diving attractions, offering to the students an especially safe environment where practice and develop their skills. Thank to this, every year hundreds of divers come to the island to complete this distinctive training.

Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed.

There are many different types of wrecks, some of which are protected by laws that guard their historical and cultural significance.

Your training starts by reviewing guidelines for researching and respecting wrecks. During four dives you’ll learn:


  • safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks;
  • surveying and mapping a wreck;
  • ssing penetration lines and reels to guide exploration;
  • techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants;


The course consists of:

– 2 knowledge developments

– maximum 4 adventure dives


Duration: minimum 2 days


Prerequisites: minimum PADI Adventure Diver or equivalent certification


Minimum age: 15 years old


Price includes: basic diving equipment hire, training dives, land transport from the hotel to the dive sites, PADI manual and certification fee.

Price not includes: torch hire.