Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive lifestyle! Explore the underwater world like never before. Become a PADI Master Scuba Diver – a rating that puts you in a class of distinction.


You earn it by diving, writing your ticket to endless adventure through the experience and training that set you apart as a PADI Master Scuba Diver.


With the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, you've reached the highest non-professional level in the PADI System of diver education. This rating tells everyone that you’ve acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments.




  • Minimum Number of Logged Dives: 50

  • Minimum qualifications

    • PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)

  • At least 12 years old

  • Five PADI Specialty Diver Certifications