Rebreather Diving

A silent, spiritual experience underwater.

Dive Deeper and Longer

Closed circuit rebreathers enhance your diving experience by allowing you to dive deeper, stay longer, and get closer to marine life. Belize Diving Services offers the TDI Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) Air Diluent Diver Course, TDI Megalodon Air Diluent Decompression Diver, TDI Rebreather Cavern Diver, TDI Rebreather Intro to Cave. These courses take an in-depth look at the following and more:

  • History and evolution of rebreathers
  • Comparison of open circuit (OC), closed circuit, and semi-closed circuit, rebreather (SCR) systems noting the pros and cons of each
  • Practical mechanics of the system
  • Gas physiology
  • Proper scrubber packing: in accordance with manufacturers recommendation
  • Electronic or manual systems design and maintenance
  • Dive tables, Dive computers, Dive planning, Dive checklists, Predive checks
  • Emergency procedures

For more information on minimum requirements for this course, required skills to be learned, and online training availability, please visit these TDI resources:

Air Diluent Closed Circuit Rebreather Diver

Rebreather Cavern Diver

Introduction to Cave Diver

Belize Diving Services’ owner James “Chip” Petersen is your instructor. He has extensive experience diving deep profiles in his exploration of reefs, walls, caves and cenotes. He is an SDI/TDI Instructor Trainer and has been trained on the ISC Megaladon Rebreather by its innovative developer, Leon Scamahorn.

In Belize, Chip has spent six years exploring the depths of the Belize Barrier Reef, Turneffe Atoll, Lighthouse Atoll and the Bottom of the Great Blue Hole. With the permission of Belize’s Institute of Archeology, he has reopened Giant Cave, once again making it available for exploration.

Belize Diving Services sells and trains divers to use ISC products, including the Meg 15. ISC is the only mixed-gas rebreather to be approved by the US Navy and NOAA, and it is CE qualified without an exemption. The Meg 15 represents a new generation of rebreathers that has taken technological advancements from various industries and utilized them to create a closed circuit rebreather unit that is beyond compare. Belize Diving Services is happy to help you choose the Meg that suits your needs and work on a customized training program to help you realize your goals.