PADI Whale Defender Distinctive Specialty
An Introduction to Whale Conservation
Once feared by sailors as sea monsters they now captivate the hearts and minds of so many of us. They are remarkable creatures. From the largest animal to have ever lived on earth, to their hauntingly beautiful songs, incredible migrations, playful calfs, and some even going out of their way to protect other species from harm. Our mammalian ocean cousins need our help. The PADI Whale Defender course distinctive specialty course was written by Dive Ninja’s very own Jay Clue and explores the complex intertwined history of humans & whales, as well as why whales are important for healthy oceans, threats they face, and how you can help protect these incredible ocean giants. You’ll learn about whale biology & evolution as well as citizen science projects you can get involved in right now and so much more. Join Team Ninja and become a Whale Defender today.
Duration: 1/2 day
Cost: $130 USD
Includes: Everything. Learning materials, ninja instructor, Project AWARE Our World, Our Water manual, certification fee, special Project AWARE PADI certification card, and a donation in your honor to help fund Project AWARE’s hard work protecting our oceans.
Prerequisites: None. Open to all ages. No prior experience with diving, snorkeling or freediving is required.