PADI Master Diver Rating

Scuba courses
Master Scuba Diver


Course cost

  • The costs of this course gets calculated by adding up the costs of the 5 specialties that you would like to do, and receiving 10% discount off the total price if you take it as a package.

Included in the cost

  • All equipment rental needed
  • All theory materials needed
  • All dives for the various specialities
  • All registrations with PADI
  • * Please note that the 50 dives needed to obtain your Master Scuba Diver Rating are not included in the price of the Master Scuba Diver Course.  Depending on how many dives you have logged so far, you might need to log a few more after doing your 5 specialties.

Optional add-ons

  • Buy the ultimate hard gear set for R12995! (Normal retail R19950). With the Scubapro Seahawk and the Scubapro Mk25/S600, you have the ultimate set, and chances are that you will never need anything more than this for your diving.


  • Must be a certified Rescue Diver
  • Minimum age: 15


Are you one of those people who take your hobbies seriously, and want to qualify yourself as much as possible? Do you want to be able to dive deeper, take better pictures, penetrate wrecks, and dive into caves?

Become the James Bond of diving by getting your Master Scuba Diver Rating! Do any 5 PADI Specialty Courses, and once you have logged 50 dives you can apply for this rating. Choose the specialties that you like, and obtain the highest non-professional rating in diving! This specialty aims to develop you as a well rounded diver, being capable and knowledgeable in a lot of the diving disciplines.

Quick overview of the PADI Master Scuba Diver Course in Cape Town

  • Consists out of 5 specialties
  • You can choose out of the following specialties:
    • Underwater Photography
    • Wreck Diver
    • Deep Diver
    • Underwater Navigation
    • Peak Performance  Buoyancy Diver
    • Night Diver
    • Boat Diver
    • Enriched Air Diver
    • Underwater Naturalist


Your Master Scuba Diver Rating consists of any 5 specialties. The dives for the various specialties can be done all after each other (full-time), or we can space them out over a period of time for you.

Please not that you will only  be able to receive your Master Scuba Diver rating once you have completed all 5 specialties, and have logged at least 50 dives in total. Each of the specialties is unique, but you would typically do a theory section on each specialty, and also some Open Water Dives.

We typically meet at Into the Blue Scuba Centre at 9am for the dives, and our days typically finish at 4pm. The times might be different for different courses.

For more information on the various specialties, please go to pages of the specific specialties that you are interested in.


  1.  Is this qualification the same as the Dive Master Course?

    No, not at all. The Divemaster Course is a course designed to teach you how to work as a dive professional, looking after divers, while the Master Scuba Diver Course has been designed to develop your specific diving skills, and to qualify you as a recreational diver to the max.
  2. Does the course involve theory?

    Yes – you would do a theory section for each of the respective specialties.