PADI Search & Recovery Specialty

Learn patterns to search and recover the lost treasure.

Most divers will confirm, one day it comes to the point where you or one of your buddies loses or accidently drops one of his or her belongings into the water. We have seen it all, lost dive computers, dropped cameras or wedding rings. To retrieve lost items or divers underwater there are effective ways to search for those objects. Increase your chances of finding the treasure by using special patterns and techniques. It might be challenging to find small items, but you will see how rewarding it can be.

What will you learn?

During four dives your instructor will teach you how gather information and resources to then plan the following search. You learn special swimming patterns using natural and compass navigation. You practice locating the lost treasure and different recovery methods, including the use of a lift bag to bring up large and heavy items to the surface.


+ free Scuba Legends T-Shirt


  • Four dives
  • Dive Equipment
  • Certified and experienced PADI Dive Instructor
  • PADI Certification
  • Refreshments & a small snack between dives
  • Transfer from your accomodation within Puerto del Carmen

Time Commitment

  • 2 Days


  • 12 years +
  • Be an Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Medically fit for diving