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Hovering is easy!

After doing the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty, you will be amazed how easy you find it to hover! 

Feel comfortable

When you have a good control of your buoyancy, you can comfortably and safely dive anywhere! 

Dive like a PRO

Learn the buoyancy control skills you need to join an advanced group of divers! 

Do the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty to:

  • Reduce your air consumption
  • Use less energy while diving and relax more underwater
  • Feel free and comfortable in any position
  • Look and feel like an advanced diver 

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Features

In two dives and one theory session you will learn about:


  • Estimating weight using guidelines
  • Conducting an effective buoyancy check at the surface
  • Suitable weight distribution for better position control

Controlling your buoyancy

  • Changes in your buoyancy due to your air consumption
  • Variables requiring you to adjust your buoyancy while diving
  • When you should use your BCD to adjust your buoyancy
  • Using your lung volume to fine-tune your buoyancy

Diving techniques

  • Streamlining yourself and your equipment
  • Using visualisation to help you relax, breathe comfortably and swim gracefully
  • Physical fitness to aid your buoyancy control

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Prerequisites

Minimum age

  • 10 years old

Diving Certification and Experience



  • Standard set of diving equipment
  • Dive computer
  • Compass
"Learnt more in 2 days than in previous longer experiences.  Great professional team, all happy to spend extra time before and after dives to teach lots of different techniques. Thanks again- I’ll be back!!" Jane  (45 yrs, Advanced Open Water Diver)

"Thank you to all D2G crew, who were very helpful and supportive to me. I was not the best student you have ever had, but you did very well to get the best out me! I hope to see you next time I am in Plakias." Ian (65, Open Water Diver)  
PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty

Key Information
Prerequisites: PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or equivalent) 
Minimum age: 10 years old
Duration:  2 dives (1 day)
Required study materials: PADI eLearning - Peak Performance Buoyancy

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty on Crete Video