• Sea Turtle Awareness

Sea Turtle Awareness

There’s been a steady decline in worldwide sea turtle populations, but there are ways to fight this. Learn basic sea turtle identification, how to record sightings and conservation steps you can take. The course includes two scuba dives or two snorkeling excursions.

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Minimum Course Prerequisites:

  • certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver
  • At least 10 years of age


  • Basic scuba gear, available for rent
  • Slate for Recording

What You Learn

  • To familiarize you with the role Project AWARE plays in preserving the aquatic environment.
  • To introduce you to the turtle species you are likely to see on a dive in temperate or tropical waters. Being more knowledgeable about the turtles you encounter will enhance your enjoyment and appreciation of various aquatic ecosystems.
  • To provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct turtle identification and record sightings. This will enable you to collect valid scientific data on the distribution and abundance of turtles at the dive sites you visit.
  • To provide you with the knowledge of why our turtle population is in decline, why they are important for marine biodiversity and what individuals can do to prevent further decline.

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact ATLANTIC EDGE.

Your Next Adventure

If you enjoy this course, consider taking some of our other AWARE courses!




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