entire weekend is dedicated to specialty courses and having fun. If you have been wanting to learn how to find something underwater or
learn how to navigate better under the water, then this is the weekend you have been waiting for. Students will get to experience dive
situations while under the supervision of an instructor. If you do not want to do training, then come join us for some fun diving.
Hudson, FL. The city of Hudson, FL is located approximately 40 miles northwest of Tampa. To download printable driving
directions to Hudson, FL click here.
This specialty weekend is offered almost every month of the year. See our
Dive Training Calendar or our
Travel Page for our next trip. If you do not see a specialty weekend
trip scheduled, please contact us and we will setup a trip for you.
Save 10% if you sign-up for more than one specialty or you signed up for the
Specialty of the Month. You should arrive at least 1/2 hour before
class time and unload your personal gear and complete release forms. We will provide drinking water, soft drinks,
and snacks for your convenience.
The prices below DO NOT include weights, tanks or personal dive equipment. If necessary,
we can arrange equipment rental for you. However, we need to know what equipment you need to rent at the time of your reservation.
Park Entry Fee per person per day
A 25% deposit of your total package (training courses, rental gear) is required at the time of booking. The remaining
trip balance (training courses, rental gear) MUST be paid in full 15 days prior to trip date.
• $15.00 - entry into the park
Dive Options (Add) per person per day
• $10.00 - 80 CF Tank (Air)
• $15.00 - 80 CF Tank (Nitrox up to 36%)
• $40.00 - BCD & Regulator
• $25.00 - BCD
• $25.00 - Regulator
• $15.00 - Wetsuit
• $7.50 - Weight Belt & Weights
Optional (Subtract) per person per day
• $15.00 - waived if signed-up for dive training
The park is open for scuba diving from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. We will meet you at the park office when you arrive. We must
accompany you into the park. You will need to bring your own tanks and personal dive gear or let us know and we can arrange
rental for you. There is a restaurant at the park where you can purchase water, soft drinks and food items.
We will provide (email) an itinerary for the activities prior to the weekend so you will know when to arrive at the park. You
should arrive at the park at least 1/2 hour before class time and unload your personal gear and complete release forms.
We try to offer almost any specialty when diving in the grotto. However, not all specialties can be offered. Look through the
list of specialties we offer and pick the specialties you want to earn. Students may only perform 3 training dives per day. If you
are interested in specialty training, then contact us by email at
sign-up online so we make sure we bring the necessary equipment
and materials to perform the dives.
In order for the dive to count as dive one of the corresponding specialty or towards the Adventure Diver or Advanced Open Water
Diver certifications, you must turn in the appropriate knowledge reviews from the Adventures in Diving Manual.
Coral Reef Conservation,
Dry Suit Diver,
Enriched Air (Nitrox),
Peak Performance Buoyancy,
UW Digital Photo,
UW Search & Recovery,
Students training will need to complete the three (3) forms:
Statement of Understanding, and
prior to entering the water.
You will need to provide the following or make arrangements for:
Cancellation Policy: All cancellation notifications are required prior to departure date of the dive trip.
- Certification Cards - Make sure you bring your Dive certification and Nitrox cards
- Manuals - Make sure you bring your Adventures in Diving Manual or Specialty Manuals
- Tanks - Air or Nitrox
- Personal Dive Equip - Mask, Fins, Booties, Wetsuit, BCD, Computer, & Regulator
- Personal Items - Camping Chairs, Towel, Sunscreen, and Sunglasses, Log Book
Space is limited and based upon availability. Prices may change without notice.
- 2 or 3 Tank Boat Trips - 48 hour cancellation notice required for full refund
- Dive Trips with Lodging - 72 hour cancellation notice required for full refund
- International Trips - 70 day cancellation notice required for full refund minus the un-refundable
deposit. Less than 70 day cancellation notice will be 50% refund minus the un-refundable deposit unless we fill the spot with another person.
How To Sign-Up: Space fills up fast so call us at
(972) 467-8314 or contact us by email at
sign-up online so we can reserve your space
on the trip.