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Revised PADI Open Water Course

Revised PADI Open Water Course

Dive Utah is pleased to be teaching the revised PADI Open Water Diver Course.

With a bigger emphasis on planning dives and better buoyancy control, the revised course will make beginning divers even more comfortable. Plus, with updated manuals and videos, you now longer have to see the corny jokes that were a bit painful!!

Can’t live without your tablet? Check out the Open Water Touch, the industry’s first tablet based course!!

For more information read Dave's Deep Thoughts blog post. Read more about Revised PADI Open Water Course

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New Course Directors

Chris and Dave

Dive Utah is proud to announce that Chris Langehaug and Dave Mohowski recently passed their PADI Course Director Training Courses.

Course Director is the highest level in the PADI System of Diver Education. As Course Directors, they are able to train other PADI Instructors. Most dive centers do not have a Course Director on staff, Dive Utah has 3!! Congrats to Chris and Dave!!

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Hogle Zoo - Rocky Shores

Hogle Zoo

The Hogle Zoo has a fun new exhibit called Rocky Shores.

Seals and sea lions are in one tank and Rizzo, the polar bear is in the other. These tanks are large with Plexiglas sides so you can see the animals as they swim around in the water. The harbor seals are almost always playing and will come right up to the window to watch you!! Read more about Hogle Zoo - Rocky Shores

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Indonesia Trip Report

Kungkungan Bay Resort in Indonesia

In March 2013, Dive Utah took a group to Kungkungan Bay Resort in Indonesia.

They spent a week diving the Lembah Straight. This area is famous for muck diving. Creatures that live in these black sandy bottoms have learned how to blend in and they are sure hard to see.

One of the highlights was diving the Mawali wreck. This was a Japanese cargo ship sunk during WWII. We saw many different critters during our week including different octopi, star gazers, pygmy sea horses, ribbon eels, decorator crabs and the list goes on.

The resort was very nice and we had it all to ourselves. The staff was quite possibly the most attentive we have ever seen. Read more about Indonesia Trip Report

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2013 Fun Dive Calendar

Sand Hollow

While we might not have the ocean down the street, we still have some pretty great diving here in Utah. Join Dive Utah as we explore the best diving right in our own back yard.

There is no charge to join us for a local dive (except for September - see below). Please call ahead to register so we know how many divers to expect. Read more about 2013 Fun Dive Calendar

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