CMAS Cave Diver 3 (Full Cave)

The CMAS Cave Diver 3 (Full Cave) is the last level course for anyone who wants to extend the range up to complex cave diving.

The CMAS Cave Diver 3 course is designed to extend the already acquired cave diving skills for continuing practice this specialization with comfort, confidence and competence. You will learn how to plan complex dives, how to navigate through lateral tunnels and perform jumps, how to handle additional bottom gas stages, how to react in case of emergencies and many other things.

After you get the certification it will allows you to dive in Zone 3 of caves, with complex navigation, with stages and until 1/3 of your gas.


The CMAS Cave Diver 3 course is usually conducted over six full days, and includes eight dives (preceded by land drills) and two theoretical lessons conducted in classroom.


The course ends when the students have passed a written exam and have fullfilled all the pratical outcomes.

Pratical Info

In the course fee it’s included:

  • Instruction
  • Teaching materials
  • Certification fees
  • Refills in EAN32
In the course fee it’s not included:

  • Eventual entry fees to the mine or caves we will visit
  • Lunches

Every student must own the equipment required for practice technical diving. Feel you free to contact us in case of any doubt regarding it or to get the list about what’s exactly is needed.


  • 18 Years Old
  • CMAS D3 or equivalent
    CMAS Cave 2 Diver or equivalent
    CMAS Tech Skills or equivalent
    CMAS Nitrox Advanced or equivalent
  • 100 Open Water dives (total 100 hours)
    10 Cave 2 dives
  • Medical Certificate
    Personal insurance

Quick Info

  • CMAS Cave Diver 3
  • Maximum 30 meters
    Complex Navigation
    Maximum 1/3 of gas
  • Nitrox


Stella Del Curto

Stella Del Curto

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Raffaele Mazza

Raffaele Mazza

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