Coral Courses

 

Would like to learn about coral reef restoration in Costa Rica?

We have hands on courses and programs to choose from….

PADI Coral Restoration Specialty Certification

Learn about coral biology, current threats to coral reefs and coral restoration techniques with this informative program. Day One of the course is spent with one of our coral experts delving deep in to the theory of restoration programs including viability, set up and maintence. Day Two you will put your new knowledge to work, identifying and measuring corals, and helping us with the maintence of our coral nursery structures.

Pre-requisites for the Coral Internship

  1. PADI Advanced Open Water Certification
  2. Minimum 20 logged divesĀ 

Coral Discovery Program

Join us for a whole week on our Coral Discovery Program. Take part in our PADI Coral Restoration Specialty Certification before heading out onto the reef and putting your theory into practice. The week includes dives onto the nursery, helping to maintain it as well as taking information on the progress of the coral growth. During your week you will also take part in additional unique marine conservation distinctive certifications, learning more about coral reefs and their inhabitants.

Pre-requisites for the Coral Discovery

  1. PADI Advanced open water certification
  2. Minimum 20 logged divesĀ 

What is included

  1. PADI Coral Restoration Specialty Certification
  2. 1 additional conservation specialty
  3. At least 10 dives
  4. All equipment and materials
  5. Donation to MCCR

Price is $929 per person includine rental of BCD, regulator, weights and tanks. You will need to have your own mask, snorkel, fins and dive watch/computer.