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.
Bermuda Deep Cave Expedition (Bermuda)
Weeki Wachee Karst Project (Florida)
Emerald Springs Deep Project (Florida)
Oceanos Expedition (South Africa)
Antarctica Expedition (Ross Sea)
The PIT Deep Expedition of Dos Ojos (Mexico)
The Wakulla 2 Expedition (Florida)
Jaciento Pat Expedition (Q. Roo, Mexico)
Rio Tuerto/Huatla Expedition (Oxaca, Mexico)
Eagles Nest Project (Florida)
Empress of Ireland Wreck Diving Project (Quebec, Canada)
Mante Expedition (Mexico)
Original Wakulla Project (Florida)
Giant Cave Expedition (Caye Caulkner, Belize)
watch Paul in action
“Something put together by my young friend Oscar in NYC for an award I received in Mexico back at the end of November. (2019) It was a nice recognition! Enjoy the video!” -Paul Heinerth
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
Diving instructor on all levels of the following:
- CCR Cave
- CCR Trimix
- Instructor Training
- Open Water
- Photography & Video (UW)
- Rescue Diver
Also available for underwater camera & lighting specialist and project safety diver.