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Gary Wyant, Master Scuba Diver Trainer(MSDT) Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI), Scuba Diving International(SDI) Instructor and RAID Instructor.

Gary started his adult life serving in the Military. His love of the ocean brought him to scuba diving and he has been a certified diver for nearly 30 years. He has a vast experience in scuba diving by dropping on dive sites all over the United States to include west coast deep water lakes, Florida fresh water springs, Gulf of Mexico, and the list continues. He is an experienced PADI certified Instructor and  his attitude towards safety will make your experience one of the safest and most fun you can have in the water!  

Gary is also Founder and President of Bright Horizons Diving, Inc., a non-profit corporation for special needs individuals and is one of a handful of people in the entire world to hold a PADI adaptive dive techniques specialty. He was on the PADI review board for the development of the Adaptive Dive Techniques Specialty certification and he is a Redaptive Dive instructor through RAID for certification of the adaptive dive students and their buddies.  Gary specifically created the Bright Horizons Diving program which is designed to introduce the underwater world and change the lives of people with disabilities who want to take the plunge. 

PADI Certifications 

  • Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Adventure Diver Instructor
  • Advanced Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Rescue Dive Instructor ,
  • Emergency First Responder  (EFR) instructor
  • Dive master instructor
 Speciality Classes
  • Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor
  • Adaptive Techniques Specialties Instructor
  • Underwater Photographer Instructor
  • Underwater Navigator Instructor
  • Enriched Air Instructor  (Nitrox)
  • Deep Diver Instructor
  • Boat Diver Instructor
  • Ocean Reef Integrated Mask Instructor
  • Wreck Dive instructor
  • Night Dive Instructor
RAID Instructor
Open Water 20
RAIDdaptive Open water 20
RAID Advanced open water
Redaptive Dive Buddy Course

Ask about other courses that can be taught through the RAID certification program

S.D.I
I carry all the same certifications for RAID and SDI as listed above
Contact Info
  • Fort Walton Beach Scuba
  • fortwaltonbeachscuba@gmail.com
  • 850-716-0867
  • 425 Page Bacon Road
    Mary Esther, FL 32569
  • Hours:
    Tuesday - Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
    Sunday: 9 am - 2 pm
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