NAUI Corporate Alliances
NAUI is the official Dive Training Agency for the Walt Disney World Resorts' Typhoon
Lagoon & Shark Reef and The Living Seas
These relationships assure that the divers who work at America’s best known theme
park receive the best diver training in the world.
Because of our special relationship with Typhoon Lagoon, NAUI Instructors and their
students can dive in Shark Reef and count one dive towards their certification.
Divers at all levels can benefit from NAUI's relationship with Walt Disney World
and Dive Quest by getting a 10% discount off your dive! Simply click on the link
below for a printable coupon good for a 10% discount on your Dive Quest dive, courtesy
Walt Disney World's Typhoon Lagoon & Shark Reef
– Reservations (407) 560-4025
Walt Disney World's Living Seas
& Epcot’s Dive Quest
- Reservations (407) WDW-TOUR
to get your printable coupon for 10% off your next Dive Quest dive at
The Chinese Underwater Association (CUA)
The Chinese Underwater Association (CUA)
in conjunction with the China Water Sports
officially legitimized NAUI to provide translated diver training
materials and diver training in the People’s Republic of China.
The organizations have also agreed that NAUI instructors will also be members of
CUA. The China Water Sports Administration is the national Olympic organization
for all water sports in the world’s most populated nation.
The Malaysian Sport Diving Association (MSDA)
The Malaysian Sport Diving Association officially adopted NAUI standards for use
in their diver training in Malaysia.
NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory at the Johnson Space Center
NAUI is the diver training organization of choice of NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory
at the Johnson Space Center
in Houston, Texas (USA) where the astronauts in the
United States space program train for Extra Vehicular Activities (EVAs) – space
walks – in the world’s largest pool that contains a replica of the International
Space Station and an Orbiter cargo bay.
NAUI’s alliance with the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory provides training materials,
certification cards and collateral materials for their scuba program, and NAUI instructors
are on staff to assure the safety and excellence of the NASA astronaut diver program.
NAUI is the Official Dive Training and Certification Organization of The Florida Aquarium,
and Official Sponsor of their Guest Dive Experience programs, "Dive with the Sharks"
and "Swim with the Fishes".
You can benefit from NAUI's sponsorship with The Florida Aquarium
by getting a 10%
discount off your next dive! Click here
to get your printable coupon for 10% off
your next Guest Diver Experience at The Florida Aquarium, courtesy of NAUI.
The Florida Aquarium's Guest Diver Experiences
- Reservations (813) 367-4005
Universal Referral Program
NAUI is a proud member of the Universal Referral Program
, a worldwide customer service
program that allows Instructors to refer their students for certification dives
with either NAUI or other diver training agencies. The URP simplifies the referral
process, eliminates problems, and provides quality referral training, thus making
learning to dive easier and more appealing.
The URP was developed in 1998 through the cooperative efforts of IDEA, NASDS, NAUI,
PDIC, SSI, and YMCA for the benefit of the scuba diving industry. PADI Instructors
and facilities can also receive students and be registered as Referral Instructors
and Locations under the Universal Referral Program.
In the United States, US Navy SEALs
, Coast Guard
rescue divers and other special
military forces are trained to NAUI standards as part of their overall training
with open and closed circuit rebreathers; the US National Parks Service
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
divers receive NAUI training
In dozens of nations around the world, countless police, fire & rescue personnel,
government officials, public and private security teams; Olympians such as 1996
Decathlon winner Dan O’Brien
, actors like Kevin Costner
and “Sea Hunt’s” Lloyd Bridges
even characters from movies, sports teams and live entertainment are NAUI trained
and certified divers.
The very long list of NAUI members includes Olympians and professional athletes
like world-class golfer Tiger Woods
; world-famous actors such as China’s Mark Cheng
movie stuntmen and women, musicians and performers; well-known doctors, scientists,
astronauts, aquanauts, business people and corporate leaders, politicians, statesmen,
leaders and even royalty.
NAUI members are everywhere, in every walk of life, training and certifying the
best divers in the world!