Teaching fun & safe diving
since 1977

Paul Heinerth


world famous
pioneer
in diver education

Paul Heinerth is a pioneer in diver education, in both open water and overhead environments. He has been instructing for the National Association of Cave Divers (NACD) and curently with the National Speleological Society Cave Diving Section (NSS-CDS) for over 36 years.

Paul carries a Master Instructor Rating with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), and a Trimix, Cave & Rebreather Instructor qualification with the International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers (IANTD). He also has the rating of instructor trainer with PADI/DSAT, IANTD and TDI .

Paul has held world records for deep cave penetration and is credited with many cave discoveries. Paul is a member of the United States Deep Caving Team and participates in significant expeditions that explore and survey the uncharted reaches of our world. His work has been covered by National Geographic in Florida, Mexico, Bahamas and Antarctica.

Paul loves wreck diving and has dived such wrecks as the ocean liner Oceanos off the Wild Coast of South Africa and the wreck the Empress of Ireland in the Saint Lawrence Seaway in Canada.

Expeditions Completed

2011

2007

2005

2004

Emerald Springs Deep Project (Florida)

2003

Oceanos Expedition (South Africa)

2001

2000

The PIT Deep Expedition of Dos Ojos (Mexico)

1998

1996

Jaciento Pat Expedition (Q. Roo, Mexico)

1995

1990-91

Eagles Nest Project (Florida)

1990

Empress of Ireland Wreck Diving Project (Quebec, Canada)

1989

Mante Expedition (Mexico)

1987

Original Wakulla Project (Florida)

1982

Giant Cave Expedition (Caye Caulkner, Belize)

watch Paul in action

Paul Heinerth – Giant Cave Revisited 2013 – Paul Heinerth returns to Giant Cave in Belize to dive what is possibly the worlds largest underwater cave that he discovered in the late 70’s.

Weeki Wachee Springs Cave Exploration

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Services

Diving instructor on all levels of the following:
1-10
  • Open Water
  • Rescue Diver
  • Underwater photography/video
  • Cavern
  • Technical
  • Sidemount
  • Trimix
  • CCR Cave
  • CCR Trimix
  • DPV
  • Instructor Training
  • Rebreather
  • Also available for underwater camera & lighting specialist and project safety diver.

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