Distinctive Specialties

These PADI specialities are ONLY available at Key Largo Undersea Park!


Jules’ Undersea Lodge is happy to introduce our newest underwater specialty “The InnerSpace Diver Specialty”.  This is the first specialty offered where an overnight stay is not a prerequisite.  However, your lesson will be conducted from Jules’ Lodge.

Course Philosophy – To introduce the student to some of the training astronauts experience while in an underwater environment.  The effects of gravity and the lack of it in outer space, and techniques for working in outer space.


1.   Understanding the relationship between Astronauts and Aquanauts.

2.   Developing neutral buoyancy skills.

3.   Enable planning and executing tasks underwater safely.

The InnerSpace Specialty will be a one day course with a lunch break.  You will need to bring a set of dry clothes to change into while in the lodge.  Cost for the InnerSpace Specialty is $395.00 per person.   For those who plan an overnight stay with us your cost is $295.00.


Jules’ Habitat Specialty covers the history of Marine Habitats and their many uses for Marine Exploration.  The advantages and disadvantages of different structures and life support logistics and techniques to provide electric power, water, food and atmosphere regeneration are also examined.  This course is an academic course given to you by our Mission Director while you are staying in the lodge.   Please sign up when you make your reservation.  Cost per person is $95.00.


The Aquanaut Program is a 24 hour stay in the lodge combined with three lagoon dives.  Upon arrival, you will receive a systems briefing on both the lodge and its topside support systems by an experienced Aquanaut.  A Jules’ Undersea Lodge Aquanaut Certificate suitable for framing will be provided upon completion along with the PADI Aquanaut Specialty.
Please book at least 1 month in advance.

Price: The Aquanaut Specialty Program is $825.00 per person per night BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY and $950 per person FOR SINGLE OCCUPANCY. All dive gear along with dinner, lunch and breakfast are included with your program.  The Aquanaut Program starts at 1:00 pm and ends at 1:00 pm the following day.  Taxes not included.

Please book at least 1 month in advance.

Underwater Maintenance Distinctive Specialty

Our Underwater Maintenance Specialty is designed for the recreational diver to participate in underwater clean-up with safety for the diver and the environment first and foremost.

You will learn the importance of proper buoyancy, the correct tools needed, use of a lift bag, analyzing and executing the proper procedures for the task at hand and how to work around the coral reefs to protect them from injury.

This is a one day PADI specialty for those already an open water diver, designed by MSDT Daniel Blezio and conducted exclusively in Jules’ Lagoon.

Your Underwater Maintenance Distinctive Specialty: $175.00

If you are a guest of Jules’ Lodge: $150.00

Labs in the Lodge Excursion

Vacation/Education at Jules’ Lodge.

Vacation/Education at Jules’ Lodge.

If you’ve ever wanted to know more about the marine creatures you see on your dive to Jules’, or the marine creatures you CAN’T see, take advantage of the Labs in the Lodge Excursion!  Our very own, Jessica Pulfer, Marine Biologist and Habitat Education Specialist will be happy to teach you – and show you – all about the marine life surrounding Jules’ Undersea Lodge. You can incorporate a Lab in the Lodge Excursion into any lodge visit. To guarantee your Lab, please reserve when you schedule your visit.   Call the office at 305.451.2353 for details.

For one to two guest: $150.00 plus tax

Additional guest:  $50.00 plus tax


Jules’ Undersea Garden Specialty/Excursion

Science has taken us undersea to live; now Key Largo Undersea Park, Inc. and Jules’ Lodge are exploring how to grow our food in Jules’ Lagoon.

Join, Master Scuba Diver, Daniel Blezio for a dive to the Undersea Garden and see firsthand the limitless possibilities science has given us for growing vegetables and herbs in this underwater environment.  Daniel will explain the history behind these unique spheres and how this concept originated.

This Specialty/Excursion will be available September1st, 2019.

Offered exclusively to Jules’ guests and please book when you make your reservation. $125.00 per person.