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Diving in a current can feel like flying underwater. With the PADI Drift Diver course in Komodo, you’ll learn drift diving tips, practice buoyancy control, navigation, use of surface signaling equipment and buddy communication.

Book in advance! Starting from USD 400 /pers

Reserve now & pay later: Save your spot free of charge with flexible booking.

Popular PADI Specialty Course in Komodo.

Flexible cancellation.

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Course Snapshot


Duration: 1 day

Hotel transfer offered

2 dives

E-Learning included

Group: max 3 students per instructor

Komodo is famous for strong currents and drift dives. Scuba diving in a current can be both relaxing and exhilarating. By the end of your drift diver course, you’ll have the skills you need to confidently go with the flow.

Know before you go

Reservation is required.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver certification required or equivalent.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Available languages

English, Chinese, Indonesian, Romanian


During the PADI Drift Diver course in Komodo you will conduct two dives in one or two dive sites with currents. You’ll practice buoyancy control, navigation and buddy communication. Practice using a delayed surface marker buoy (DSMB), float, line, reel, or other drift diving safety equipment depending on local regulations.

Time commitment

PADI eLearning: 2-4 hours

Entire course: 1 day

The course begins with studying the PADI eLearning material. Once the eLearning is completed, you will meet your PADI Instructor and begin practical training.

Important Information

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • PADI Certification
  • Professional PADI Instructor
  • Boat rental
  • Car rental
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected areas)
  • Scuba Diving Insurance
  • Full set scuba diving equipment
  • Towels
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water


  • Additional equipment such as but not limited to: additional dives, private instructor, additional courses.


1 days.

Estimated hotel transfer at 7AM. Estimated return 3-4PM

Departure details

Traveler pickup is offered.

Free hotel transfers are available in Labuan Bajo. We also provide transfers from and to vacation rentals, Airbnbs, points of interest.

Meeting point: Komodo Resort, Sebayur Island, Komodo, Flores, Indonesia

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