CDAA Cave

The aim of this course is to familiarize Deep Cavern (Sinkhole) qualified divers with the theory and practical requirements necessary to safely undertake diving activities in a CDAA defined Cave environment. A Cave site is defined as an enclosed body of water containing overhangs, silt, darkness zones, and passages that are at all times large enough for two divers to swim adjacent to each other and turn around together. Maximum penetration is 1/3 of a twin cylinder gas supply.

Prerequisites:

  • Hold a current CDAA Deep Cavern Diver award. Have logged a minimum of 30 unsupervised Cavern dives totaling a minimum of 15
    h
    ours or 15 unsupervised Deep Cavern dives totaling a minimum of 7.5 hours.
  • Submit a current diving medical Statement (not more than 12 months old).

Cost: $695.00 includes CDAA Cave student manual, application forms for access, dives in Mt Gambier, and CDAA registration.

Requirements:

Complete SCUBA unit comprising of twin cylinder setup, (minimum capacity 50cf/1400 litres per cylinder), depth gauge and timing device or computer, the option of two contents gauges depending on whether a manifold is being used, two regulators, one of which has a hose of at least 2 metres in length. Mask and fins (no split fins), suitable exposure protection, line cutting device/dive knife, one primary and  two back-up lights (each capable of lasting the duration of the dive), pencil and slate, dive tables, approved reel and guideline, spool or jump reel, minimum of 2 line arrows and 4 personal markers.


Course Content:

  • Full day theory session
  • Land drill session
  • 2 controlled water training/assessment sessions
  • 4 site training dives
  • 3 days in Mt Gambier

Want to start?

Contact us on 03 9579 2600 or email for further information.  Click here for Course Dates.

Please note: Accommodation, food, transport and air fills in Mt. Gambier are not included.

Please note: Any additional training dives will incur a necessary fee to cover applicable costs.

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